Did Tramadol Help Nairo Quintana at the Tour de France?

Semi-Pro Cycling

02-09-2023 • 10 mins

Delving into the controversy surrounding Nairo Quintana's positive tests for tramadol during the 2022 Tour de France. We discuss the complex considerations surrounding the substance's classification, its potential impact on performance, and recent developments that have prompted new discussions.

Plus, 750D? Another new wheel size has been revealed, this time for gravel bikes, more controversy, team finances, and the social media rounds.

Watch this on Youtube: https://youtu.be/pjvUKLWDWeY

WADA Twitter post: https://twitter.com/wada_ama/status/1574912951995322369
Tramadol study on Outside Online: https://www.outsideonline.com/health/training-performance/
New Gravel Bike Wheel Size on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/CwQZImfh4Tg/?hl=en
Lotto-Dstny terminates Allan Davis' employment: https://www.cyclingnews.com/news/lotto-dstny-terminates-allan-davis-employment-following-inappropriate-social-media-messages/
Article on swapping Giro and Vuelta dates: https://www.cyclist.co.uk/in-depth/giro-vuelta-weather-swap
Groupama-FDJ finances: https://inrng.com/2023/08/groupama-fdj-finances-2021/
Greg Van Avermaet Instagram post: https://www.instagram.com/p/Cvw7m9XMJCx/
Sam Gaze MTB Rider Instagram post: https://www.instagram.com/p/CwSvfgKr-4F/
Robert Gesink Instagram post: https://www.instagram.com/p/CwS30aGt-VT/?img_index=6