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Mr. Sixty

by frank / Mar 25 2007 / 5 posts

What a shocking week in cycling. About a half dozen riders and two team doctors have admitted to doping at Team Telekom (which later became T-Mobile) during the 90′s. Among the riders who have admitted using drugs are cycling icons Erik Zabel and Bjarne Riis.So far, the admissions have culminated with Riis admitting that he used EPO during t...
Some of you may have noticed KRX-10‘s comment on my earlier post regarding Sabotage. Well, needless to say, I was overjoyed to see the pictures he provided of the “sabotage” incident. I’m sure it’s lost on no one that his joke is based on the fact that I’m an American citizen of direct Dutch decent and because o...

Doping in Cycling

by frank / Mar 3 2007 / 9 posts

We’re huge pro cycling fans. Michelle and I both get very involved with particular riders; for Michelle her favorites have been Jan Ullrich and Marco Pantani; for me, it’s been Ullrich, Pantani, and Ivan Basso. It seems we’re bent on loving riders who eventually get wound up in some sort of doping mess, and it’s getting real...