Should we legalise doping? Make it open to all, and avoid the controversy and scandal. A regular issue comes around for the Olympics. In this article, I address that question in a Q&A format.
Doping in Cycling
Eight quick thoughts on the Froome data
Chris Froome’s data, or the first part thereof, was published in Esquire yesterday evening. Some thoughts on what it says, means, and what may yet be added
Froome’s scenarios: The data, dilemmas and dark side of the moon
Chris Froome’s data is due to be released tomorrow. Here are my thoughts on what it shows, what it can’t show, the testers, the process, and some predictive scenarios for you to play with when those numbers do come out
Semi-transparency, smoke, mirrors and an illustrative case
As rest day #2 of the Tour arrives, more and more talk of transparency, with a vague commitment of average cadence from a stage from Sky. I say keep it, and share more thoughts on transparency, including the case of Pinot to illustrate the value
Neanderthals, aliens, performance data & context
A neanderthal took to urine throwing in the Tour. Patriotism sure does inspire stupid actions sometimes. The preoccupation with the performance and physiological data inspires similar passions. But what would an alien visitor make of it, if the context was added to the debate?