Monday, April 14, 2008

Monday Roundup

The CyclingNews says that Jan Ullrich has accepted a "deal" with German prosecutors in which he pays a hefty fine under his fraud case, but by doing so he admits no guilt in the matter. In other "dopingnews" a Spanish judge refuses to turn over one bag of blood, crucial to the investigation of Operation Puerto, to the CAS:

According to the Reuters news agency, the CAS had requested the bag of blood in order to have a DNA comparison made. It is in connection with the appeal by the UCI and the World Anti-Doping Agency of the Spanish Cycling Federation's claims that Alejandro Valverde was not connected to OperaciĆ³n Puerto. The Spanish cyclist has denied any involvement in the doping scandal.

HarrisonK is refining his TT position and reviews what he considers the two dominant styles cyclists use to ride TTs.

describes what sounds like quite a ride yesterday with someone who likes to go fast.