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Amgen Tour of California announces doping controls

AEG, Amgen and the US Anti Doping Agency (USADA) announced what they claim is “the most comprehensive anti-doping program in the history of the Amgen Tour of California.” But first, there’s this news about Filippo Simeoni’s response to an interview Floyd Landis did with Paul Kimmage.

My show notes

I participated in last weekend’s episode of The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast. Here are my show notes.

CONTEST: Win Mark Cavendish Book

  I’m running a contest! The winner gets a copy of THE ACTUAL BOOK that Mark Cavendish held in his sweaty hands and autographed shortly after winning the first stage of the 2010 Amgen Tour of California.

Stuff I like: Bicycle books

I’m a book guy — I buy or borrow about a book a week. Here are some bike books your cycling friends might like as a gift. Please let me know if I missed any new books about bikes that I should list. Custom Bicycles: A Passionate Pursuit is a lovely coffee table book of read more »

Paul Kimmage and protecting the peloton

For many local media outlets, the highlight of last night’s Amgen Tour of California press conference was Sunday Times sports writer Paul Kimmage when he pointedly asked Lance Armstrong why he admires cyclists who, in Kimmage’s opinion, are proven, unrepentant dopers. Armstrong, visibly angry about Paul Kimmage’s infamous “the cancer is back speech” last September, read more »

Rainy days

While Canada and much of the northern half of the USA have had sub- sub- sub- sub-freezing temperatures, I’ve been having to suffer through drizzly rain all week in California. Here’s the news and oddball stuff from around the world of bicycle blogs. Warren found this unusual unicycle. Amgen Tour of California adopts “adopt the read more »