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Trek going going gone

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“Trek is disappointed by the findings and conclusions in the USADA report regarding Lance Armstrong. Given the determinations of the report, Trek today is terminating our longterm relationship with Lance Armstrong. Trek will continue to support the Livestrong Foundation and its efforts to combat cancer.”

Nike, Anheuser-Busch, and Trek on the same day!

His sources of funding are drying up fast and his lawyers are charging by the hour! Ladies and gentlemen, start your suit! Armstrong's power has always come from his money. I suspect this is going to change.
 
The dominoes are falling, Oakley will be soon:

Ten little sponsors, sitting in a line
One said you deceived me, then there were nine.

Nine little sponsors, committed to wait
One couldn't take the heat, then there were eight

Eight little sponsors, hatin' what they're gettin'
One pulled the plug, then there were seven

Seven little sponsors, all in the fix
One saw the bottom line, then there were six.

Six little sponsors, barely alive
One got worried, then there were five.

Five little sponsors, looking at that door
One slammed it shut, then there were four

Four little sponsors, wanting to be free
One said bye-bye, then there were three

Three little sponsors, wondering what to do
One bailed immediately, then there were two

Two little sponsors, not having fun
One cut its losses, then there was one.

One little sponsor, paying all alone
They said no more, then there was none.
 
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Love the Scenery said:
Oh, yeah!



Nike, Anheuser-Busch, and Trek on the same day!

His sources of funding are drying up fast and his lawyers are charging by the hour! Ladies and gentlemen, start your suit! Armstrong's power has always come from his money. I suspect this is going to change.

I think we may be days away from a confession...when the money is hit, the will crumbles...I think, I hope...Cycling needs it.
 
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Guys hold up a second, from what I'm reading they are all still supporting Livestrong. Lance will still get paid. Good PR strategy from them. He's still part owner of Trek and Honey Stinger
 
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will there be an apology to Greg LeMond?

I think what there will be is a suit from LeMond. They may be trying to step out of the way so LeMond will only sue Armstrong and not Trek. A penniless Armstrong makes a much easier target than Trek, and he still has lots of big mansions he can sell to pay damages. He's already selling his ranch in Dripping Springs. Watch the mansions fall one by one as the lawyers suck him dry.
 
AcademyCC said:
Guys hold up a second, from what I'm reading they are all still supporting Livestrong. Lance will still get paid. Good PR strategy from them. He's still part owner of Trek and Honey Stinger

Yeah, but the livestrong brand is but part of his income. Sponsorships are a ton. This is about the best we could have hoped for.
 
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AcademyCC said:
Guys hold up a second, from what I'm reading they are all still supporting Livestrong. Lance will still get paid. Good PR strategy from them. He's still part owner of Trek and Honey Stinger

livestrong won't even be around in 6 to 9 months I bet...
 
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Guys hold up a second, from what I'm reading they are all still supporting Livestrong. Lance will still get paid. Good PR strategy from them. He's still part owner of Trek and Honey Stinger

Unless Livestrong pays his legal bills it won't make a difference. He needs an income of millions per year to keep paying his legal team and maintain his jet set lifestyle. If Livestrong is paying him an actual salary that too will come under fire. Besides, if you think donations to Livestrong are going to continue to come in the way they have in past years, I think you are wrong. The whole reason for his comeback was a sharp drop in donations over the years 2006-2008. And there was no public disgrace at that time. Believe me, once the dust settles, Livestrong's revenues are going down, down, down, and they won't be able to justify paying Armstrong.

Tygart for president.