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Old 12-08-12, 08:26
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Just look what comes up on Photobucket if you do a search for images of 'Pat McQuaid'.




http://s1286.beta.photobucket.com/us...cling/library/

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Old 12-08-12, 11:29
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This is great! A big thanks to whoever went to the trouble of printing and flyposting this in Aigle (I designed the poster). This is definitely one for the album.
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Old 12-08-12, 12:49
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What about some bigger ones around the city on designated billboards? All proper and paid for. I'd donate for that.
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Old 12-08-12, 14:13
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The grass and shrubbery really needs tending to at UCI HQ.

It really is a disgrace to see such a beautiful building spoilt by the wild grass and foliage growing out of control.
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why hasn't anybody thought of an online petition asking for Phat's resignition?

CCN is of course aiming at that, but UCI can apparently simply ignore CCN and Cyclingnews and others are letting them get away with that.

I think (as others have also suggested) CCN's weak point is that those asking for the change are putting themselves forward as replacements. UCI can apparently pretend that they're dealing with a rebellious, mutinous minority trying to take over the ship.

But an explicit, direct, in-your-face online petition signed by the fans with enough votes and an explicit message would perhaps be more difficult for the UCI to ignore, especially if the press pick it up.

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Old 12-08-12, 18:59
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The grass and shrubbery really needs tending to at UCI HQ.

It really is a disgrace to see such a beautiful building spoilt by the wild grass and foliage growing out of control.
Come on Hoggie.

As a not for profit operation they run on a shoestring budget. They can't expect any more donations from their sole benefactor, LA, since Pat publicly agreed (with the USADA Reasoned Decision) that LA was a pariah to cycling.

"McQuaid: "Armstrong has no place in cycling.""

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Old 12-08-12, 19:05
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Come on Hoggie.

As a not for profit operation they run on a shoestring budget. They can't expect any more donations from their sole benefactor, LA, since Pat publicly agreed (with the USADA Reasoned Decision) that LA was a pariah to cycling.

"McQuaid: "Armstrong has no place in cycling.""

Motorman was once a gardener so maybe be could take time out from the bike shop and working with Yates to tend to the UCI lawns?
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Old 12-08-12, 23:27
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The grass and shrubbery really needs tending to at UCI HQ.

It really is a disgrace to see such a beautiful building spoilt by the wild grass and foliage growing out of control.
This is how grass grows at a PED/paraphernalia burial site. What could be a safer place to dispose of old vials and syringes than the front lawn of the UCI building?
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Old 12-09-12, 20:27
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Even the London Review of Books knows what the score is when it comes to the UCI:

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The UCI, which had the power to clean up the sport, was located near Lausanne, a stone’s throw from the headquarters of that other bastion of probity and good practice, the IOC. The view from Switzerland was that Armstrong was not to be touched.
http://www.lrb.co.uk/v34/n22/david-r...dy-gets-popped

The whole article is very good, especially seeing that it is written by an 'outsider' to the sport.
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Old 12-11-12, 02:24
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Even the London Review of Books knows what the score is when it comes to the UCI:



http://www.lrb.co.uk/v34/n22/david-r...dy-gets-popped

The whole article is very good, especially seeing that it is written by an 'outsider' to the sport.
The major "outsider" news journos will be the ones that force the change at IOC level. And maybe even for cycling. The inside cycling journos are a big part of the problem. We had some of them come out and do mea culpas, but they have since gone back to their Omerta caves. Certainly little investigative work being done. We/they have but 3 months until the season begins again to expose and cut the rot for what it is.
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