Gaimon calls Cancellara mechanical doping accusations a 'red herring'

Accusations that Fabian Cancellara resorted to mechanical doping during his career are once more in the news after former pro Phil Gaimon raised doubts about Cancellara's infamous acceleration to drop Tom Boonen on the Kapelmuur in the 2010 Tour of Flanders in his latest book, "Draft Animals: Living the Pro Cycling Dream (Once in a While)", which was released last month.

Thank you for reading 5 articles in the past 30 days*

Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read any 5 articles for free in each 30-day period, this automatically resets

After your trial you will be billed £4.99 $7.99 €5.99 per month, cancel anytime. Or sign up for one year for just £49 $79 €59

Join now for unlimited access

Try your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Laura Weislo
Managing Editor

Laura Weislo has been with Cyclingnews since 2006 after making a switch from a career in science. As Managing Editor, she coordinates coverage for North American events and global news. As former elite-level road racer who dabbled in cyclo-cross and track, Laura has a passion for all three disciplines. When not working she likes to go camping and explore lesser traveled roads, paths and gravel tracks. Laura specialises in covering doping, anti-doping, UCI governance and performing data analysis.