Flandis

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  1. AzB

    AzB Fattest thin man

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  2. Askel

    Askel Perma-n00b

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    Da UP, eh.
    I think he just left himself logged in someplace. :lol3
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  3. MisterMo

    MisterMo mach schnell!

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    Yup, sad for sure, but props should be given to guys who turn the corner onto a better road. I deplore Landis' cheating and deceipt. I applaud his decision to come clean and be honest.

    About Lance: Where there's smoke, there's fire. Around Lance there's smoke, burning embers and trees aflame, yet there are those who deny the existence of the fire.

    Time to get real about Lance.
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  4. Norhasken

    Norhasken Tryin' to find my way

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    Tragic on many fronts.
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  5. wannaklr

    wannaklr Long timer

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    I'm getting to the point where I don't care what they do. Make it all legal and let science build us some superhuman freaks. The juicers seem to be able to stay ahead of the testers so let them do whatever it takes to win!

    Has Armstrong ever tested positive?
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  6. heynowref

    heynowref ...

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    Gotta love the PR angle.

    Email sent almost 3 weeks ago.
    USA Cycling doesn't want it to get out before TofC so they sit on it.

    It gets "leaked" right in the middle of the biggest domestic race of the season.
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  7. CGH

    CGH Polluting the ether

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  8. heynowref

    heynowref ...

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    Armstrong just abandoned the TofC
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  9. Jurgen

    Jurgen Trolljegeren Super Moderator

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    No one liked or believed Jose Canseco.
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  10. Powershouse

    Powershouse Flower Sniffer

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  11. cogitate

    cogitate What Marcellus Wallace Looks Like

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    My take on the scenario:

    I bet this is why it unfolded:
    at the recent Tour de Gila, in which both Landis and Armstrong raced, Landis
    probably reminded Lance that he took the bullet for the team by not ratting
    anybody out. How so? French authorities told Floyd that they would brush his
    incident under rug and he could keep his yellow jersey, if he gave them a "Fish
    bigger than him". That would be Lance, whom the French love to hate. Floyd did
    not do this. Lance probably blew Floyd off at the Gila, in his typical fashion
    when he no longer has any need for anybody (at least according to the press).

    Landis thought, "I will fix him!"

    The drama has just begun.

    I just read that Armstrong crashed out of the ToC. No way to be tested if you crash. His head was not in the game. I think there is something to this.

    Sad.:nod
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  12. Jurgen

    Jurgen Trolljegeren Super Moderator

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    :baldy- I keep meaning to get down and Ride the moto and watch. :baldy :baldy :baldy

    This would have been a good year.
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  13. Kamala

    Kamala Long timer

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    I was a huge Lance fan!

    (until they did up his gifted GTO on Overhauled!) :lol3
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  14. Moving Pictures

    Moving Pictures Sir Loin of Biff

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    So you would believe a man who has

    a) cheated
    b) raised public money to fight the resulting ban when caught
    c) lied
    d) admitted to cheating and lying?

    You also watch Fox news a lot?
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  15. cogitate

    cogitate What Marcellus Wallace Looks Like

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    Sure. Why not? Andreau denied doping, then came clean. He was on Motorola with Armstrong. Heras denied doping, was caught while racing, raced on Lance's team. We all know about Tyler. Why not Floyd too, who, because of his personal reasons, practiced omerta and did not rat out anybody.
    Until he had a reason.

    Amidst the lies there are grains of truth. This might be one. (ps, I don't watch Fox, and have been a supporter of Lance all the years, but, whatever).
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  16. Norhasken

    Norhasken Tryin' to find my way

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  17. monkeyfez

    monkeyfez Enabler....

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    Fuck Landis.

    If it's true Fuck Lance.

    THis has royally screwed US pro cycling.

    Dopers suck.
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  18. dragoon

    dragoon I'm the REAL Dingo Joe

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    Let's have some proof first. :lurk

    I heard you were gay
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  19. fullmonte

    fullmonte Reformed Kneedragger

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    Johan Bruynell said of Landis, “He needs to seek professional help, and I’m not talking about lawyers.” :lol3
    Honestly, I think the lot of them are dopers. They have to be in order to ride like that, especially at the end of a 100+ mile day. Those of us who have pedaled up some category 2 climbs with excruciating leg cramps know better.:deal
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  20. Signal

    Signal Cynical Idealist

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    hard to decide which side to believe.

    There is a very long list of former Armstrong team members that have tested positive, or admitted to doping at some level. Several have either direectly or indirectly implicated Armstrong.

    Landis
    Andreu
    Hamilton, just to name the americans.......

    that said, I think it's just an indication of the cycling climate in the late 90's, early '00s.....Look at the french/belgian/etc....
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