F-Bombs vs. H-Bombs

Ah, the wages of cheating continue to be paid out?now we hear that Piepoli has been sacked even though he hasn’t turned up a positive test. I would guess that he must’ve admitted something to the team that then brought his career to an end. As for Ricco, he remains too conceited to admit anything […]

Bobke’s Daily Call In

Ah, the wages of cheating continue to be paid out?now we hear that Piepoli has been sacked even though he hasn’t turned up a positive test. I would guess that he must’ve admitted something to the team that then brought his career to an end. As for Ricco, he remains too conceited to admit anything […]

Ricco Freed From French Jail-Ricco & Piepoli Fired From Saunier Duval

After spending the night in the gendarmerie in Palmiers, France, Riccardo Ricco’ was transported to the court of of Foix this morning by 15 gendarmes for two court hearings. The first one was in front of a criminal judge about his epo positive, then he faced another judge regarding possession of illicit products. In the […]

Why?

Why? I think it all comes down to conceit. When you’re willing to cheat you’ve already made a moral judgment. That level of conceit also brings with it a level of sloppiness. It’s like a bank robber who doesn’t get caught the first time. The conceit builds at what they think they can get away […]

Bobke’s Daily Call In

Why? I think it all comes down to conceit. When you’re willing to cheat you’ve already made a moral judgment. That level of conceit also brings with it a level of sloppiness. It’s like a bank robber who doesn’t get caught the first time. The conceit builds at what they think they can get away […]

Ricco Elected Bathroom Monitor At San Quentin

In a strange turn of events, Riccardo Ricco, heir to Pantani, hope for many as the poster boy for the new generation of cycling champions was voted by inmates at San Quentin as a potential bathroom monitor for the evening shift at the famous high security prison once he works out all his legal problems […]

Ricco’ Positive For EPO, Saunier Duval Pulls Out Of Tour

Italian rider Ricardo Ricco’ of the Saunier Duval-Scott team has tested positive for blood booster erythropoietin (EPO), the French national anti-doping agency (AFLD) confirmed on Thursday.The 24-year-old Ricco’ , winner of two mountain stages, provided a urine sample which contained the banned subtance CERA (Continuous Erythropietin Receptor Activator) after the fourth stage, a 29.5 km […]

Road Bike Action: First Edition News 17 July, 2008

Unknown Factors Make 95th Tour SuspensefulWith 10 days of racing left in this year’s Tour, the Tour is still a wide open contest to see who will wear the Maillot Jaune in Paris on July 2th. Current leader Evans and second place Frank Schleck are separated by one tick of the clock, while little know […]