The drug will be banned from cycling starting March 1, and the UCI will be looking out for it.
The Australian rides to a safe 23rd, but will continue with one fewer teammate.
Italian star Ivan Basso admitted the emotions were in full flow as he prepared to complete his return to the Tour de France today.
Xavier Florencio has been suspended by his team on the eve of the Tour de France after he was found to have violated the squad’s anti-doping policies by using medication without notifying medical staff.
Cadel Evans looked decidedly less upbeat and confident the day before he begins his bid to relaunch his Tour de France career after a disappointing performance in 2009.
Tour de France sprint king Mark Cavendish admitted he could face a tougher challenge from his rivals this year as he takes aim at more stage wins in the three-week race.