Joseba Beloki

Eighteen months after he was linked to Operacion Puerto, Joseba Beloki has recognised that the time has come to call it quits on cycling.

The 34-year-old Spaniard, who finished third twice and second once in the Tour de France, has not raced since Puerto hit the headlines back in May 2006.

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