Kimmage: 'UCI just want to shut me up'

Bradley Wiggins and Paul Kimmage, Revolution 26, December 2009

Journalist, author and former professional cyclist Paul Kimmage is preparing to take on the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) with the help of public donations. The international cycling body subpoenaed the Irishman to appear in a Swiss Court on December 12 for articles he has written and an interview that he gave last year.

"The fact that they targeted me was quite vindictive, and it was all about keeping me quiet, getting a gagging order on me," Kimmage told Cycling Weekly yesterday. "They just want to shut me up and give me a public slap."

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