"Yes, this doping scandal makes me extremely sad – as the follower, viewer and fan I also am. But as a female cyclist, it mainly makes me very angry. Angry that now when the news is negative, all of a sudden people see us as ‘real’ cyclists. Normally we are just silly girls riding a bike. Sweeties who train hard and want to be athletes – but who aren’t to be taken seriously at all."
Marijn on the way some journos and fans only have an opinion on women’s cycling when it comes to doping