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UCI 'studying' alleged hidden motors

Updated: June 2, 2010, 2:08 PM ET
Associated Press

NYON, Switzerland -- The International Cycling Union will examine so-called "mechanical doping" at a meeting next week with bike manufacturers.

UCI president Pat McQuaid said Wednesday he did not believe rumors sweeping the sport that racers were cheating by getting extra power from battery-powered motors hidden in their bike frames.

"We have no belief at the moment that it's actually a fact," McQuaid told The Associated Press in a telephone interview.

But he said the subject ...

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