Former Bardiani-CSF pro fails to overturn growth hormone doping ban

Former Bardiani-CSF pro fails to overturn growth hormone doping ban

The Italian rider had appealed his four-year ban but the case was rejected Nicola Ruffoni. Credit: Yuzuru Sunada Former Bardiani-CSF rider Nicola Ruffoni has failed to overturn his four-year doping ban. The Italian tested positive for growth hormone on the eve of the 2017 Giro d’Italia and was sanctioned by the UCI in December. Ruffoni, […]

Which is a better cardio workout: running or cycling?

Which is a better cardio workout: running or cycling?

Cardio workouts are not created equal. Here, the two giants of cardio go head-to-head to see which makes for a better workout: two wheels or two feet… The cardio workout science Running: When done at the same level of perceived effort, you’ll shift slightly more belly fat pounding […]

Things you'll only understand if you're a Sufferfest convert

Things you'll only understand if you're a Sufferfest convert

The nuances that Couchlandrians just won’t understand… Indoor cycling was big news last year, and the sweaty march in pursuit of elevated functional threshold power and improved sprint watts looks set to continue. There’s a variety of indoor cycling apps designed to keep boredom at bay for those pedalling indoors – but The Sufferfest has […]

Cyclists killed in Beetham crash despite police escort

Cyclists killed in Beetham crash despite police escort

Photo by Roger Jacob TWO cyclists were killed in an early-morning ride along the Beetham Highway after a car ploughed into their group. Police reports confirmed that Joanna Banks and Joe Brown died as a result of the accident. At 7.15 am the group of cyclists were heading east along the highway when a […]

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