McQuaid: "We need a couple more years to restore credibility of cycling"

Pat McQuaid, Giro d'Italia press conference, May 25 2010

Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) president Pat McQuaid has said that it may take a couple more years to restore the credibility of cycling after years of doping scandals have rocked the sport.

Speaking during a review of the 2011 cycling season, McQuaid said: "I don't think we've completely restored the credibility [of cycling]. We still need another couple of years like we had this year and then we can safely say that we have restored credibility."

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Nigel Wynn
Former Associate Editor

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.