Pat McQuaid appeals to riders to help clean up cycling

Pat McQuaid

Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) president Pat McQuaid has issued an open letter to professional cyclists asking them to assist in restoring cycling's image after a string of doping scandals and revelations.

In the letter - published on Tuesday afternoon - McQuaid admits that the "tests provided by the scientific community were simply not adequate enough to combat the problem" of doping.

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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.