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Old 11-18-12, 13:46
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basso should retire and also give up his giro 2006 win. that was downright pathetic
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Old 11-19-12, 16:03
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My apologies, dear CN!! And many thanks for the Moncoutie retrospective!
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Old 11-19-12, 16:28
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Im surprised by you. Usually you are better than this. Obviously calling freire an irrelevant drug cheat is really pushing it, but to suspect people who side with Armstrong makes perfect sense. Its clear as water that large numbers of.uncaught riders have/had some.skeletons in the closet and going by who openly sides with la and the like seems to.me to be 1 of the more effective ways cycling fans have of putting some names.to.the blanks.
Freire has been vocal in his anti-doping stance, being very critical of his own compatriots on this issue multiple times, also immediately after the USADA report was released... so far the only Spaniard of importance to do so, I think.

It seems to me that he's called for a little less hypocrisy regarding Armstrong, but I could be wrong. Most of what these guys say gets lost in translation anyway. Yes, the "I never suspected Armstrong" comment is a bit lame, but keep in mind it's Freire we're talking about.
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Old 11-19-12, 20:43
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Pantani's Les Deux Alpes Bianchi only went for 13,000 at auction? That seems really cheap no?
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Old 11-21-12, 12:52
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Ceramica Flaminia confirmed as development team for Saxo-Tinkoff:
http://www.teamsaxobanktinkoffbank.c...g=uk&n_id=3829
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Old 11-21-12, 13:17
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Sylvain Chavanel wants to start in the Giro next year.
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horrible. boonen just the same guy as years before and this course is too hard for him. that's why he rode like a coward there were at least 3 guys stronger than boonen today and none of them won: sagan, ballan, pozzato
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Old 11-21-12, 13:21
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Sylvain Chavanel wants to start in the Giro next year.
In what capacity? stage winner? podium hunter? or what else.
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Old 11-21-12, 13:29
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In what capacity? stage winner? podium hunter? or what else.
Stage winner and wants to wear the maglia rosa at least once to complete his collection.
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horrible. boonen just the same guy as years before and this course is too hard for him. that's why he rode like a coward there were at least 3 guys stronger than boonen today and none of them won: sagan, ballan, pozzato
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Old 11-22-12, 13:32
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Stage winner and wants to wear the maglia rosa at least once to complete his collection.
I guess that's as much as he can expect. With the likes of Wiggins racing too, winning the ITT will be difficult for him.
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Old 11-22-12, 14:08
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I guess that's as much as he can expect. With the likes of Wiggins racing too, winning the ITT will be difficult for him.
without wiggins he didn't stand a chance either
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