Opinion: Why I think Jon Tiernan-Locke is clean

I was in a pub around the corner from my house in Bristol with Jon Tiernan-Locke a few years ago, and over drinks we were chatting a little about the upcoming Bristol half marathon. I wondered if it would be sensible to enter without doing any kind of training, and how much damage it would do in the following days.

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Former professional rider and now Sports Director at Drapac Professional Cycling, Tom Southam writes exclusively for Cyclingnews during this year's

Santos Tour Down Under

Follow him and his Pro Continental riders as they take on the elite from the WorldTour in Australia.