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Old 02-25-20, 08:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Riv-Lantis View Post
That reminds me of Dave Zabriskie riding a fixed gear up a mountain with Floyd Landis for the State Bicycle video. He pretty much says you work so hard to get to that level and then find out it's not what you though it was, referring to the doping you have to do to stay with a team at the top tier.
I really hate to say this, but at this point if you're a kid coming up through the ranks you have to know the score when you're looking to make the jump up to a World Tour team. There's no way you can be that naive after spending enough time in racing.
Without proof, just assumptions, that is a reason we guided our kid out of the pro cycling direction. Even if you are clean, folks think you aren't. I am nostalgic about it, but pretty sure it was a good move.
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