Having cheered Lemond on for every TdF he was in, and having cheered 7/11 team as well, I hate to see that happen. But if it needs to happen, it needs to happen.
For what I have seen, Carmichael could yet be guilty of nothing more than being a coat-tail-rider and wheelsucker. Ochowicz, as much as I hate to say it, looks to be in a position where he had to be complicit - "in the know" - at the least.
It is of great use to the sailor to know the length of his line, though he cannot with it fathom all the depths of the ocean. ~ John Locke