Dutch Doping Book

Discussion in 'Pro Cycling (Road and Track Racing)' started by Flying_Monkey, 11 May 2010.

  1. Flying_Monkey

    Flying_Monkey Toll Collector on the Road to Nowhere

    Cyclingnews has an interesting report on a book about doping by a former Dutch team doctor. Amongst other things he says that small doses of EPO aren't dangerous and may even prevent serious harm to athletes in long events.

    However, what's really interesting is his view of the current peloton:

     
  2. raindog

    raindog er.....

    Location:
    France
    Thanks FM, I'll have a look for that article. I know alot of cycling fans who reckon that every rider in the pro peloton is on the juice, so if it's really only 20 then it doesn't seem that bad.
    Wouldn't it be great to know who the 20 odd are though? :smile:
     
  3. OP
    OP
    Flying_Monkey

    Flying_Monkey Toll Collector on the Road to Nowhere

    I'm guessing though, given his views on EPO, that he isn't really counting micro-dosing EPO as being 'doping' as such...
     
  4. rich p

    rich p ridiculous old lush

    Location:
    Brighton
    What happened about the other 3 riders who were going to be outed last week or did I miss something?
     
  5. TijnUK

    TijnUK New Member

    Location:
    Brighton
    Hi Fm,

    Do you know who the writter was of that book?
     
  6. raindog

    raindog er.....

    Location:
    France
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