Commentary and Analysis
The majority of WorldTeams have not yet publicized plans for any kind of new activities.
During scary and transformative times like these, we often look to history to provide insight, answers or comfort. When have similar calamities befallen mankind in the past, and how did we react? Did new innovations result? Was there eventually a silver lining? There is one historic parallel which should be of great interest to the cycling community.
Pro cycling managers have told The Outer Line that the COVID-19 pandemic could spell financial ruin for professional teams as their sponsors weather the uncertain economic future.
The Outer Line checked in with members of the pro cycling community in northern Italy, to get a sense of the situation on the ground there.
Rally Cycling recently came up with a creative way to stretch its sponsorship dollars at last month's Tour Colombia 2.1.
The former Danish law enforcement officer and top tennis player says cycling has come a long way from the dark days of the Festina Affair.
The Outer Line sits down with legendary American rider Davis Phinney to relive his career, the career of his son, Taylor, and to discuss the current state of the sport.
Doping rings often use legal pharmaceuticals that have been illegally diverted to the black market. The Outer Line examines how anti-diversion tactics used by the healthcare industry can be used to combat doping.
The Outer Line examines the role that rider agents play in pro cycling. These power brokers can influence which riders start in which races, who gets a contract and who is left out, and how much a rider will get paid.