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Must Reads: Team Sky boss on ‘zero tolerance,’ clenbuterol ingestion, and McQuaid’s lawyer puts Landis on notice

NYVelocity: McQuaid and Verbruggen put Landis on notice NYVelocity reports that Floyd Landis has received a letter from a lawyer representing UCI president Pat McQuaid and former president Hein Verbruggen, telling the retired racer to retract statements he’s made against them within 15 days. If he doesn’t, the…

NYVelocity: McQuaid and Verbruggen put Landis on notice

NYVelocity reports that Floyd Landis has received a letter from a lawyer representing UCI president Pat McQuaid and former president Hein Verbruggen, telling the retired racer to retract statements he’s made against them within 15 days. If he doesn’t, the letter says, the pair will file suit in a Swiss court “to defend their honor.” In an interview with a German TV station, and elsewhere, Landis has charged the UCI covered up positive doping tests from favored riders.

The Guardian: Team Sky boss talks Olympics, Cavendish and more

The full the transcript of the Guardian interview with Team Sky boss Dave Brailsford, who talks about Olympics, Mark Cavendish and the concept of “zero tolerance” in today’s peloton.

The Associated Press: Travelers test positive for clenbuterol

According to a story by the AP, a German lab has found that humans can ingest clenbuterol from eating meat. The lab discovered that 22 out of 28 travelers returning to Germany from China tested positive for low levels of clebuterol.