A storm of controversy has broken over the heads of the six IDRD-Bogota Humana-San Mateo-Solgar cyclists
from Colombia, after their photos at the Giro della Toscana
in Tuscany hit the Internet. Their cycling kit with flesh-coloured panels around the midriff made them look naked. The BBC was so prudish it put a black stripe across the crucial zone (CLICK
). I put some images into my trusty copy of XnView and did some graphic jiggery-pokery to delve into this shocking exposure. You can see that the "rude" part is a pad. In the Tuscan sunshine this pad casts a shadow that looks like pudic hair. Not so rude after all. CLICK
to view an original photo.