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Performance analysis is never 100% definitive, but it guides understanding. Here's why choosing blindness just because 20/20 isn't on offer is a foolish response for cycling's followers
Skepticism is an essential part of cycling's quest to regain the trust of its followers. Here's why
Chris Froome's near-record ascent of Ax-3-Domaines asks some challenging physiological questions. Proof is impossible, but the implications warrant consideration.
A brief look at the the effect of doping on performance, with a view to predicting when, if ever, a clean performance will surpass a doped one
Team Sky have refused to publish their cyclist's power outputs for fear of misinterpretation by "pseudoscientists". Does he have a point, or is transparency better in all circumstances?
The 2013 Tour de France gets underway this weekend, and in preparation for our analysis, I explain the principles and concepts behind analysing Tour mountain performances.
Was the barefoot and minimalist running 'explosion' just a fad? Recent stats from the shoe industry suggest a decline. Here's why it's more likely a "sustainable niche", along with more caution on extremism and advocacy.
The 2013 London Marathon highlighted the importance of pacing strategy. The science of pacing, and thus fatigue, offers fascinating insights to the limits of performance and the 2-hour marathon