Tour warns Armstrong over testing

Tour warns Armstrong over testing

There are 55 comments on the Surrey Hants Star story from Sep 10, 2008, titled Tour warns Armstrong over testing. In it, Surrey Hants Star reports that:

'The rules are much more strict than they were before' 'Suspicion has followed Lance Armstrong since 1999' Christian Prudhomme during this year's Tour de France.

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Gus

Vancouver, Canada

#1 Sep 10, 2008
...wassamarra,don't they trust him? He's NOT that stupid.BTW do they trust the LABS?,get e grip.
Gus

Vancouver, Canada

#2 Sep 10, 2008
...get a grip.

“I Love Life, People & Animals”

Since: Feb 07

El Paso, Texas

#3 Sep 10, 2008
The last time I looked, any rider racing professional events has to adhere to drug testing.

So, is this a tricky statement or is the ASO reinventing the wheel now!

Cheers Gus

“I Love Life, People & Animals”

Since: Feb 07

El Paso, Texas

#4 Sep 11, 2008
Well it's going to be interesting to see how the other riders react on Astana.

Levi Leipheimer was doing well with winning the Tour of California.

Alberto Contador won the Tour de France.

I don't see Alberto Contador willing to play second fiddle to Lance Armstrong.

Cheers
jpr

Latonia, KY

#5 Sep 13, 2008
Screw the TDF and start a international stage race in the USA.
Pieter Claassen

South Africa

#6 Sep 15, 2008
jpr wrote:
Screw the TDF and start a international stage race in the USA.
Now your talking, young man!!!
Gus

Vancouver, Canada

#7 Sep 15, 2008
Pieter Claassen wrote:
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Now your talking, young man!!!
...it would be interesting,but would never compare to the TdeF the Giro La Vuelta etc.The U.S. is a huge country but doesn't have the likes of the Pyrenees,Alps,Dolomites etc.Let's face it ,it would get boring after a while.
Just M.O.I.Canada,,sorry for stealing a wee bit of your thunder MO'
Cheers!
Pieter Claassen

South Africa

#8 Sep 15, 2008
Gus wrote:
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...it would be interesting,but would never compare to the TdeF the Giro La Vuelta etc.The U.S. is a huge country but doesn't have the likes of the Pyrenees,Alps,Dolomites etc.Let's face it ,it would get boring after a while.
Just M.O.I.Canada,,sorry for stealing a wee bit of your thunder MO'
Cheers!
Gus, do you still remember our Rapport tour, from Johannesburg to Cape Town? It's 1600km and took about 2 weeks to complete. The Americans do things in a BIG way. How about building some mountains?

regards
Pieter

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Gus

Vancouver, Canada

#9 Sep 15, 2008
Pieter Claassen wrote:
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Gus, do you still remember our Rapport tour, from Johannesburg to Cape Town? It's 1600km and took about 2 weeks to complete. The Americans do things in a BIG way. How about building some mountains?
regards
Pieter
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...can only be done in TEXAS,oops that's Lance territory!
Cheers!
Raymond

Allemond, France

#10 Sep 15, 2008
Just keep calm, let Lance compete. History will judge him. Any man with his pedigree who returns to pro cycling for his cause to make people aware of cancer, for me is a moral hero. Raymond7348

“crystelZENmud”

Since: Jan 07

Reality City

#11 Sep 16, 2008
I am certain that Lance will be 'more transparent' than ever could be LNDD-now-dda (d├ępartement des analyses) and its mentor, the AFLD...

more importantly, will TdF and FFC stay sanctioned/exiled from UCI? For how long, and what crisis will end this real cycling charade?

ZENhereagain
Gus

Vancouver, Canada

#12 Sep 16, 2008
Pieter Claassen wrote:
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Gus, do you still remember our Rapport tour, from Johannesburg to Cape Town? It's 1600km and took about 2 weeks to complete. The Americans do things in a BIG way. How about building some mountains?
regards
Pieter
Sorry, I did not receive your e-mail, will you please re-send?
...I remember the Rapport whence the Great Sean Kelly emerged from.He was suspended for riding it and turned Pro,the rest is History.Also there was a Brilliant rider from Scotland who was also suspended,he stayed on in S.A. but disappeared from the scene a couple of years later.Gotta go have my daily shot of Geritol....Cheers!
Gus

Vancouver, Canada

#13 Sep 16, 2008
...the Scot was John Curran.

“crystelZENmud”

Since: Jan 07

Reality City

#14 Sep 16, 2008
"Tour warns Armstrong over testing"

Should be:

"Armstrong warns over Tour testing"

ZENroight?

“crystelZENmud”

Since: Jan 07

Reality City

#15 Sep 16, 2008
hate when that happens:

"Armstrong warns Tour over testing"

ZENdoped
PS: why isn't there room to type 'topix' after the four-digit numbers below?

“I Love Life, People & Animals”

Since: Feb 07

El Paso, Texas

#16 Sep 16, 2008
Gus wrote:
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...it would be interesting,but would never compare to the TdeF the Giro La Vuelta etc.The U.S. is a huge country but doesn't have the likes of the Pyrenees,Alps,Dolomites etc.Let's face it ,it would get boring after a while.
Just M.O.I.Canada,,sorry for stealing a wee bit of your thunder MO'
Cheers!
I agree with you Gus. I have always and will continue loving Le Tour de France.

I do believe that Canada, South Africa, and the United State have the geographical make up for some exciting cycling events.

Cheers Gus

“I Love Life, People & Animals”

Since: Feb 07

El Paso, Texas

#17 Sep 16, 2008
Pieter Claassen wrote:
<quoted text>
Gus, do you still remember our Rapport tour, from Johannesburg to Cape Town? It's 1600km and took about 2 weeks to complete. The Americans do things in a BIG way. How about building some mountains?
regards
Pieter
Sorry, I did not receive your e-mail, will you please re-send?
We already have the Rocky Mountains and Apalachian Mountains Pieter.

Cheers Pieter
Ken Tucky

Latonia, KY

#18 Sep 16, 2008
I heard about a tour in the USA trying to be put together last year but havent heard anything else about it....even if something like this happened it still would never be like the TDF.

“crystelZENmud”

Since: Jan 07

Reality City

#19 Sep 17, 2008
Yup... you can't surpass 105 years (minus Wars) of French doping history... it's so... French... so mysterious, so 'coup d'├ętat'-ish...

No race can ever rival le Tour... or Armstrong's defiant glory in victory... victories...

ZEN...

“I Love Life, People & Animals”

Since: Feb 07

El Paso, Texas

#20 Sep 17, 2008
Ken Tucky wrote:
I heard about a tour in the USA trying to be put together last year but havent heard anything else about it....even if something like this happened it still would never be like the TDF.
You're correct. We haven't heard anymore about this race.

Cheers

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