n.— «“If it doesn’t show up in the drug controls, then it’s not doping.” The UCI announced that it was targeting 10 or so “men in black”—riders who trained in far-flung, secret locations in black jerseys that disguised their identities, ostensibly to foil drug-testers. What’s the big deal, replied Astana in a statement. Yes, our riders sometimes train in plain clothes—not to avoid UCI “vampires,” as the drug-testers are called—but to foil “cyclo-tourists” who are always trying to get autographs.» —“Inside the Tour de France: Collateral damage” by Austin Murphy July 24, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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