Chris Froome on Lloyd Mondory's EPO positive: 'What an idiot'

Chris Froome on the podium after Stage 4 of the 2015 Tour of Andalucia Ruta Del Sol

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Chris Froome took time to answer fans' queries in an impromptu Twitter question-and-answer session on Wednesday, including his reaction on hearing the news this week that French rider Lloyd Mondory had tested positive for EPO.

"What an idiot" was Froome's reply to Alexandre Mignot who asked "What was your first thought when you learned Lloyd Mondory's positive test?".

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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.