Originally Posted by thehog
I would agree. Brailsford was talking of Tour "domination" for years to come in August. I think that concept went out the window when the USADA reason decision dropped.
You can win. Just don't win by too much and for too long!
Depends on the 'narrative' the UCI and the sponsors want to create. They will choose the option that will make them the most money.
If they think that there is money 'clean Brits socking it to dirty johnny foreigner' - then it'll be more of the same.
We don't know if we are merely hitting the reset button back to 1999. Looking at the degree of support that McQuaid has within the upper reaches of the sport and the clear attempt to sweep the UCI corruption issue under the carpet
Everyone has got the memo with the talking points. You can play rider bingo.
'In the past'
'Most tested athletes'
I wouldn't make it a drinking game because it is the short cut to alcoholism
Hog - I thought you might like this other early indication of Froome's elite level skills.
Back when he was Chris Froome of Kenya.
I wonder what other thread links the three...