Xavier Florencio Banned for Ephedrine

By Livingly Staff on
Ephedrine is one of the banned substances that the cycling authority screens for.  It's considered a stimulant.  Unfortunately for the Cervelo TestTeam, Xavier Florencio got caught with ephendrine.Florencio was planning to race in the 2010 Tour de France on behalf of Cervelo, but now he is out.  Florencio is automatically banned from the Tour for using the drug.The Tour de France started today.  All eyes are on Lance Armstrong and Alberto Contador, but there are almost 200 riders in the event.Read Full Story