Wild Cards, Wild Choices

After endless tweets urging us to vote for our wild card selections for the 2014 Giro, RCS have released the names of the lucky 3 who will line up in Belfast in May. And, surprise, surprise, they’re all Italian. I don’t have a huge problem with this in itself – I’ve always been of the … Continue reading

CIRC or Circus? Truth without reconciliation and learning from past mistakes

What links Alberto Contador, extraordinary rendition  and the Branjevo Farm? The answer, perhaps surprisingly, is the composition of the UCI’s Cycling Independent Reform Commission (CIRC) – or UCI IC v2.0 – announced on 8th January. Set up to “investigate the problems cycling has faced in recent years, especially the allegations that the UCI has been … Continue reading