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Is Lance Armstrong the Barry Bonds of Cycling?

On the recommendation of a friend I immediately downloaded  a book onto my Kindle, Game of Shadows: Barry Bonds, BALCO, and the Steroids Scandal that Rocked Professional Sports by Mark Fainaru-Wada and Lance Williams. To quote from the Amazon.com description; “This is the complete inside story of the BALCO steroids scandal from the award-winning reporters […]

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Armstrong out of Milan-Sanremo

Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong will not be able to participate in Milan-Sanremo, the second ProTour event of the 2010 season. The Team RadioShack leader, suffering from acute gastroenteritis, will be replaced by teammate Fumiyuki Beppu. “It would have been good to have Lance lineup for the start but we prefer not to […]

The squeaky wheel gets the lube

I’d heard about the Tony Kornheiser’s comments about running over cyclists a few days ago. To be honest, it really didn’t faze me. He’s a sports commentator whose whole schtick is to be controversial. His bosses expect that and pay him to be controversial. Did I honestly think that he believed what he said, that […]

My Plaid Thermos: The Twitter war is over, The Art of War and Androids

Well it looks like the Twitter war is over before it even got started. Vaughters has clarified his “soft-pedaling” comment on the Versus site, much to my disappointment. I was hoping that it was going to elevate to some real back and forth, possibly dragging Wiggins into the fight creating a virtual Twitter “death-match” – […]

RadioShack Camp – Day 2

Day 2 of the RadioShack camp is in the books. Ace photographer Brian Hodes of Velo Images has returned from a day of facing backwards on the moto, thawed off and downloaded images. Hodes reports that the day started off with Johan Bruyneel telling the assembled media to obey the rules of the road. “In […]