Banned racer wins Breck 100

According to CyclingNews, Banned racer, Michael Weiss, is banned from sanctioned races from Nov 2011 to Nov 2013 for visiting a plasma lab and last week he won the prestigious Breck 100.

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When Michael Weiss (Team SRM Profiles) won the Breckenridge 100, round five in the Kenda National Ultra Endurance (NUE) Series in Breckenridge, Colorado, this past weekend, it caused a bit of an uproar. Weiss is currently banned from competition for doping.
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Prior to the race, he was up front about his suspension with the Breckenridge 100 race director, who approved his entry into the race, but he did not notify the NUE Series of his intended participation. The NUE Series was forced to address the issue after Weiss won and several mountain bike pros like Evan Plews and Todd Wells publicly questioned Weiss's participation

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The Breckenridge 100 is not a

The Breckenridge 100 is not a USAC sanctioned race.

The USAC recently fined Tommy D. for competing in the Teva Games per UCI rules, which do not differentiate between road or mtb Elite riders. However, the UCI rules calls for a suspension and a fine.

However, this guy has no USAC Elite license, so it doesn't matter anyway.

But, Todd Wells does have a USAC Elite license and if the USAC followed the UCI rule as written, he would get fined, too.