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Would you have started doping if your team manager asked you to?

Old 06-13-20, 06:12 AM
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You are back at 20 years old
you just got recruited by a pro team, you won the junior championships riding clean
you get in the pro peloton, you are able to follow and pull on the first stages
but you lose your endurance after 1 week of racing and canít compete in the mountains
your team manage comes see you privately and tells you you have the determination and that you could win
he tells you that everyone body on other teams do micro dosage of EPO to stay undetected
he tells you that if you want to win and continue on the team you have to start the secret sauce to
you sacrificed everything in the last 5 years to reach the level you are now
would you have agreed to reach the level of the rest of the peloton or would you have rejected the offer?
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Old 06-13-20, 06:19 AM
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I've never raced. Maybe you'll tell us how you handled it?
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Old 06-13-20, 06:23 AM
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Lance, it's OK, we went over this.
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Old 06-13-20, 06:25 AM
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I wasn’t pro
i was training for medchool during the start of the racing seasons,
i have a friend who took 5 years off to compete in tracks olympics. He had a fracture and didn’t qualify.
I don’t think I would have doped because I didn’t make enough sacrifice to reach a high level in the sports but If I had sacrificed 5 years of my life to reach the pros and everyone doped in front of you I guess I would have not done it because I had another option in my life
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Is there a "daydreaming about what might have been for ex-racers over 50" forum?
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Old 06-13-20, 06:43 AM
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Cool. Here's another. You are on a bike tour and camped at a lovely and isolated spot. Jennifer Lawrence rides into camp and confesses she's long harbored an intense desire for old fat men. You've been happily married for 40 years. Would you have rejected the offer?
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Originally Posted by WhyFi View Post
Is there a "daydreaming about what might have been for ex-racers over 50" forum?
is there a ę daydreaming for anyone useless in potential discussions Ľ forum?
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Old 06-13-20, 06:51 AM
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Originally Posted by dr_max View Post
is there a ę useless discussions Ľ forum?
fify. And yes, it's called "Foo"

This isn't the racing forum. It's not former racers forum. It's not the former racers reminisce forum. We get it, you think you coulda been a contenda, but this isn't the place for discussions on doping.
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Old 06-13-20, 06:55 AM
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Originally Posted by WhyFi View Post
fify. And yes, it's called "Foo"

This isn't the racing forum. It's not former racers forum. It's not the former racers reminisce forum. We get it, you think you coulda been a contenda, but this isn't the place for discussions on doping.
No, I could have not been a pro contender
i just road cycle for fun
I am just starting a discussion on road cycling forums about road cyclists who have raced and could bring interesting discussion viewpoints.
If you donít have anything I interesting to say, donít come lure the threads into negativity.
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Old 06-13-20, 07:01 AM
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I can't find it but I think, back a number of years ago when doping was of interest, there was a sticky thread in the racing section. I could be wrong, it's been awhile.
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Why are you assuming the team manager is a he?

It's 2020 you know.
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Originally Posted by dr_max View Post
No, I could have not been a pro contender
i just road cycle for fun
I am just starting a discussion on road cycling forums about road cyclists who have raced and could bring interesting discussion viewpoints.
If you donít have anything I interesting to say, donít come lure the threads into negativity.
You think that this is thought-provoking stuff? Lol.

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Cool. Here's another. You are on a bike tour and camped at a lovely and isolated spot. Jennifer Lawrence rides into camp and confesses she's long harbored an intense desire for old fat men. You've been happily married for 40 years. Would you have rejected the offer?
Are we talking Silver Linings Playbook JLaw or Dark Phoenix JLaw?
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Old 06-13-20, 07:07 AM
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Originally Posted by znomit View Post
Why are you assuming the team manager is a he?

It's 2020 you know.
you’re right.

Jennifer Lawrence, the team manager, asks . . .

Last edited by BillyD; 06-13-20 at 07:23 AM. Reason: Nah, let's not go in that direction.
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Besides the bickering, drug threads aren’t generally allowed. Have a nice day.
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