The Weekly Spin: The Intersection Of Pro Cycling And Basic Human Rights

It’s always been difficult for me to embrace WorldTour racing in what amount to repressive, police states. And as the professional peloton heads to the Middle East this week, this annual conflict resurfaces anew. The tenth edition of the Tour of Oman begins Saturday and runs through February 21. A few days later, the six-stage … The post The weekly spin: The intersection of pro cycling and basic human rights appeared first on CyclingTips .

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