The Practical Effect of Cycling’s Doping Scandals

One of my favorite bike racers, Alexandre Vinokourov, is winning the Vuelta. Vinokourov is a great joy to watch – an unpredictable, attacking racer with a flair for the dramatic.

I had no idea he was winning. It’s not that I intentionally boycotted the Vuelta. I just got out of the daily habit of checking Velonews.