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Old 06-14-19, 01:02 AM
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Originally Posted by MyTi View Post
Not a froome fan but it does take away from the race with him not being there. I know he cheats with PEDS and all but they all do so who cares.
Armstrong and his cronies wrecked careers, made threatening phone calls to women, brought legal suits against journalists (complete with perjured testimony); all to screw anybody who dared to speak the truth (even if that person did so because he as called up by a grand jury). You and I would be behind bars for what Armstrong and his cronies did. Very few other riders, teams and support casts did the like. He also had inside help at UCI: telephone calls to announce out-of-competition tests and testing riders threatening Armstrong on GC at the Tour when requested by Postal/Discovery. It wasn't remotely an even playing field.
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