The day after its annual general meeting and a few hours after the presentation of the 2017 Tour de France - during which Christian Prudhomme vigorously argued the movement is the vision to share - it's time for the MPCC to publish its views on the past year.More information
That is unprecedented: since the beginning of the year, a baseball player has been busted every three days. Thanks to the headlines focusing on the Russian athletes suspected of doping, the fact has remained unnoticed. Our quarterly infography is made to highlight that the figures actually collected aren't the illustration of the scandals with a high impact on the media.
Within MPCC, there is no need to reflect on the corticosteroids TUEs issue. This is an automatic proccess: the rider who need to be treated with this medicine ceases to work for a 8-days period. The measure is effective and followed to the letter by the movement's members.
In an infography, we have represented the 2016 Vuelta a EspaÃ±a peloton, distinguishing member teams and non-member teams of MPCC. Amongst member teams, no riders have ever been suspended. Within non-members, 5 already have!
While his title partner Direct Energie has decided to join the MPCCâ€™sÂ college of sponsors, Jean-RenÃ© Bernaudeau is going to complete his 10th year as a member of the movement. He explains why he considers that the MPCC remains a relevant actor in the cycling landscape.Â
7 MPCC's members on 18 teams
17 MPCC's members on 23 teams
17 MPCC's members on 153 teams
7 MPCC's members on 40 teams
We are convinced of the need for all the teams to agree on a new ethic code applicable for all teams and all the riders.