It's not a lie. Fignon was neither allowed to use clip-ons at the Merckx GP nor at the Baracchi Trophy. Hampsten was not allowed to use them at the Tour of Italy. They were not sanctioned by the UCI and break the UCI 3-point rule (Art.49 of the UCI ruling in 1989). It wasn't LeMond's fault but it's still an injustice ...Big Doopie said:i had to stop right there as you repeated this oft-repeated lie.
Exactly. Kelly is in a league of his own. The two others can't hold a candle to him.Big Doopie said:first, kelly is not comparable. he is not even in the same league. he was a great champion, but just NOT in the same league.
Which 'what ifs'. I'm just stating facts.Big Doopie said:as for what ifs... that is completely ridiculous.
A popularity contest on one of the crappiest newspaper in a country does not care about anything but its own national tour. That is very convincing.Big Doopie said:Le Monde newspaper did a poll of FRENCH people at the turn of the century and LeMond was voted the second greatest cyclist of the 20th century...