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The redemption of Tyler Hamilton

He’s a stage victor in all three Grand Tours, and the winner of the 2003 Liège-Bastogne-Liège. He’s also a former pro rider, past doper and current anti-doping advocate. Tyler Hamilton spoke this month to a crowd of students and academics in Oxford, England. He opened up about his past in the sport, using his example …


Analysis: What can pro cycling learn from the IOC’s handling of whistleblowers?

Cycling is a simple sport, at least to the untrained eye. Though for those who follow it closely — fans, journalists, the cycling industry — it is a multifaceted behemoth with storylines and details that extend way beyond the basic business of racing bicycles. These days this is true to such an extent that many of us …


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Roche outsprints Zubeldia on stage 18 of the Vuelta, Dumoulin resists attacks to maintain lead; Wout Poels wins stage 5 of the Tour of Britain, Boasson Hagen into yellow; Floortje Mackaij claims stage 3 of the Lotto Belgium Tour, Johansson into lead; Boeckmans finally out …


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Anti-Doping Denmark report finds Riis encouraged or tolerated doping, but Dane escapes punishment; Kittel inching back into form prior to Giant-Alpecin’s Tour roster announcement; Injury woes rule Schleck out of Tour de France, Trek Factory Racing announces squad; Van Garderen’s backup named for Tour de France, Dennis …


Tyler Hamilton’s “The Secret Race”

I honestly didn’t intend to read Tyler Hamilton and Daniel Coyle’s new book “The Secret Race” this soon after it was released. Another depressing account into the dark era of professional cycling and quite frankly, I need a break from it. This stuff doesn’t affect my own love of riding a bike and it makes …


Tyler Hamilton 60 Minutes Interview

What can I possibly say about Lance Armstrong that hasn’t been said before. Between 1999 and 2005 I was glued to the television watching him make history. I loved his domination and his celebrity profile. He was the one who motivated me to switch from mountain bike racing to road racing. Without Lance there would …


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