In terms of rubbish excuses they don’t get much worse than trying to blame your dad for getting busted for cheating in cycling. That is exactly what Belgian rider Femke van den Driessche has done which is a bit of a shocker. Full story at the BBC. To me the rubbish lie is almost worse than the relevation that UCI commissaires found a motor found in her cyclocross bike. The rumours have been there for years, but it’s now apparent that rider aids are definitely in use and the sport has another area to police and try and catch the cheats… .