What Is 'Mechanical Doping'?

Published on February 1st 2016


What is mechanical doping? IS it really possible to bring a motorbike to a bike race? In light of events at the world championship, we find out. Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN At the cyclocross world championships in Zolder, Belgium, a rider was – for the first time ever – caught with a motor in their bike. There have been rumours about this for years, but this is the first time that we've actually seen or heard of hard evidence and a rider getting caught. Let us know your thoughts down in the comments! Buy GCN winter kit, casual wear and accessories in the GCN Shop: http://gcn.eu/TheGCNShop Buy GCN Santini kit - USA: http://gcn.eu/GCNkitUSA Rest of World: http://gcn.eu/gcncyclingkit Photos: © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ & ©Tim De Waele / http://www.tdwsport.com