[Ads-l] Word: mechanical doping

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jul 1 02:51:56 EDT 2016


Hugo posted about the interesting term "mechanical doping" in January 2016.

Title: New kind of doping: "mechanical doping" (aka "technological fraud")
Date: Jan 31 2016

http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2016-January/140642.html


On Fri, Jul 1, 2016 at 2:11 AM, Chris Waigl <chris at lascribe.net> wrote:
> A headline on quarz.com (which, I believe, is Indian):
>
> “””
> Thermal imaging cameras will be used to detect mechanical doping at Tour De France
> http://qz.com/719035/thermal-imaging-cameras-will-be-used-to-detect-mechanical-doping-at-tour-de-france
> “””
>
> Mechanical doping? Springs and levers? As it turns out, motors”
>
> “””
> There is no room for hidden motors at this year’s annual bike race in France.
> When the 103th Tour De France race begins in Normandy on July 2, all bikes will undergo thermal screening, the International Cycling Union (UCI) said in a press release. UCI authorities expect to conduct up to 4,000 tests by fitting thermal imaging cameras on the roadside or on motorbikes that will follow the race route. [etc.]
> “””
>
> Chris
>
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