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Tyler Hamilton Admits To Triamcinolone

With the recent focus on doping charges that have come with several legendary riders like Lance Armstrong, many are coming forward with frank admittance of how they used dope and how it is still prevalent in the pro and amateur circles.

Tyler Hamilton is another instance of a rider who had faced doping charges and had ridden for the US Postal service. Having suffered conviction on such charges he remembers how he exploited corticosteroid Kenacort during his professional career.



POOLEY DENIES INVOLVEMENT WITH SIMON COPE

In recent talks with Emma Pooley, the cyclist has spoken about her whereabouts on 12 June 2011.

Pooley has asked Dave Brailford and team sky to clarify their statement on the issue. The duo seems to have incorrectly alleged that Simon Cope, a member of the British cycling staff had brought a mystery package to Pooley in France when he had really been meeting with Bradley Wiggins to deliver a medical package to the cyclist at the criterium du dauphine in 2011.



GRAYLING TO FACE PROSECUTION FOR DOORING OFFENSE

A UK transport secretary may face prosecution for dooring a cyclist.

Chris Grayling who is currently the Transport Secretary had ‘doored’ cyclist Jaiqi Liu outside the Houses of Parliament Credit in October this year.

Responding to the incident, Cycling UK has offered to speak with the victim who was knocked off his bike by Grayling’s car door, and offer their service in case of a possible private prosecution.



David Tanner targeting high for the Brabantse Pijl

David Tanner will head IAM Cycling squad at the De Brabantse Pijl, looking to echo his 2015 functioning, with a improved result, when Aussie animated the 1.HC race with the winner Ben Hermans (BMC).

In 2015, Tanner ended in 30th place following the winning attack by Hermans He told that along with the Amstel Gold Race, La Flèche Brabançonne has been his most loved race ever since he became professional. The course just appeals to him.

He loves these short, stiff climbs for the puncheurs. As soon as they have to be climbing for more than 10 minutes, he is at a disadvantage.



Cadel Evans to release autobiography on his Tour de France win, reports

Cadel Evans, the great ever cyclist from Australia, is penning an autobiography.

It has been reported that his new book will be released sometime later this year. It is believed that the retired BMC man is working hard on the book. It will offer, for the very first time, his thoughts into winning the Tour de France 2011 as well as the world championship in 2009.

A lot of sources are saying that the book would not just be his own story. Evens is really motivated to share the beauty of cycling and this very sport to an audience that is rapidly growing. In the past, Evans has unveiled a book named ‘Close to Flying.’ However, that was before he became the very first Aussie to win the most popular bike race in the world.



Adidas Launches New Cycling Range Adistar With Laura Trott

Adidas has long been a favorite of cyclists given its revolutionary kits and recently the iconic label has come up with new cycling range Adistar.

The new range was launched with reigning British double Olympic riding champ Laura Trott.

The legendary sportswear brand, which is famous for providing kit for all-conquering Molteni squad since the 1960s- has promised its iconic rich heritage along with style, performance & innovation with the latest launch. The Adistar clothing would be available in both women’s & men’s specific cuts; the aerodynamic racing outfit would be handy for anybody looking to cheat the wind.



Steve Cummings eyeing Tour de France

The sizzling performance by Steve Cummings from the winner of stage is taking him to Tour de France which is largely due to the invitation of the summer of the MTN-Qhubeka team.

The Majorca Challenge went with the flow of the Wirral cycling in the initial season itself. Of the Majorca Challenge for the four days, Steve became victorious in the second stage.

The leg was of 150 km. The latest team was of South Africa for which he was riding when he was late in reaching Mirador d’Es Colomer. He snatched the victory from world number one Aljendaro and also from Davide Formolo. At the end he was able to come in the front and snatch the victory from the rest.



Graeme Brown Signs Up With Drapac

Cycling hero Brown has reportedly signed up with Australian riding squad Drapac of late. He was previously one of the most notable members from the leading European cycling squads.

The riding veteran is surely a significant name for the rising Aussie team and it’s a huge step for him as well since his recent joining signified his prolonged 13 years of tie up with his previous Euro squads. He always had this long-term idea to run with Australian team Orica-GreenEDGE in Tour France.



Cadel Evans Plan To Retire In 2015

Tour de France winner Cadel Evans is the sole Australian clinching the title in 2011. When he was in Spain he stated that he will call it quits on 1st February 2015. According to him this is the time to call it quits as he cannot proceed further.

He had presumed it earlier that 40 is the time after which he will not be able to continue. It was the Giro d’Italia last year from where his performance began to decline.

He had focused special attention to the Giro d’ Italia but secured 8th place. He yearns for his family and wants to reach home and spend time with them. He has other things to do this year and wants to fulfil it all. He is going on a different direction altogether.



Cycling Transfers That Have Taken Place For The Year 2015

Cycling teams are busy finalizing their squads for the 2015 cycling season because the 2014 season is coming to an end soon. Most of the transfers will be taking place in the months of July or August in 2015 but then it might happen that riders move to other teams during the months of winter. Here is a look at some of the cycling transfers that have taken place for the 2015 cycling season.
Nicolas Roche (Irish rider) is leaving Alberto Contador’s Team Tinkoff-Saxo in order to strengthen Chris Froome’s Team Sky. Luis León Sánchez (Spanish rider) is joining Astana Team for the 2015-16 cycling season and leaving Caja Rural-Seguros RGA.