Time to select the year’s top amateur cycling doping stories.  Stories that highlight a major challenge facing the sport, one that the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) allows to grow unabated within the gran fondo world, particularly with ex-pro participants.

For 2022 the Top 10 Amateur Doping Stories almost all involve ex-professional cyclists:

#10 SWISS PRO RAPHAEL ADDY WINS RACE, THEN SKIPS ANTI-DOPING TEST

#09 BANNED FOR LIFE RENZO ASCI TRIES TO STEAL WORLDS MEDAL

#08 RIDING HIGH, EX-DOPER WINS GRAN FONDO FIN DEL MUNDO

#07 SPANISH POLICE CATCH ACCUSED DRUG DEALING FONDO CHAMPION

#06 GRAN FONDO WORLD CHAMPION PARENTE POWERED BY EPO?

#05 EX-DOPERS TAKE 3 OF 4 TOP PLACES AT GRAN FONDO WORLDS RACE

#04 BAD BOY BANNED FOR LIFE AFTER BREAKING ALMOST EVERY ANTI-DOPING RULE

#03 BRAZILIAN PRO ON EPO TRYS TO WIN HAUTE ROUTE ALPS

#02 LAUGHABLE AND LUDICROUS WATTS GETS E-DOPER HOOLE BANNED

#01 BANNED FOR LIFE GFNY WORLD CHAMPION BEATS GRAND TOUR SUPERSTAR

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