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Zerak-Tul said:
Riis was 3rd and 5th in the TdF in 95 and 93, so not that big a surprise.

Check his 89 results. He finished in the mid 90s. Behind Paul Kimmage. Riis is the biggest surprise when taking into consideration the advancement of EPO use in the early 90s. He had prior results. When Lance became a pro, EPO was in use. Riis not so much.
 
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Galic Ho said:
Check his 89 results. He finished in the mid 90s. Behind Paul Kimmage. Riis is the biggest surprise when taking into consideration the advancement of EPO use in the early 90s. He had prior results. When Lance became a pro, EPO was in use. Riis not so much.

You do know Riis actually admitted using EPO in that Tour right?
 
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roundabout said:
I always thought that Jalabert was more than a sprinter, but i agree that winning the Vuelta in a fashion that he did was a bit ridiculous and i say that as a fan.

Sean Kelly would disagree.

Just saying...