Luigi

“Luigi !!” was the only reaction by Lance Armstrong to Fabian Cancellara’s Olympics Time Trial victory. He wrote this comment on his Twitter account in response to the message posted by the US-based team Trek-Segafredo, who congratulated their rider on his victory. The message of the Texan was an innuendo, can be interpreted as an accusation of doping.
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What does “feeling great” mean to a cyclist?

Today’s quote is from Tyler Hamilton. Hamilton was a teammate of banned cyclist Lance Armstrong during the 1999, 2000 and 2001 Tour de France where Armstrong won the Yellow jersey. He is the only American rider to win one of the Five Monuments of Cycling (Liège–Bastogne–Liège in 2003). Unfortunately, he was doping when he won the race, like the vast majority of the pro peloton, in the “dark ages of cycling”. But after reading his book, The Secret Race, I am convinced that Hamilton is a good guy. You can also read the comments about the book on amazon.
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Kimmage has doubts about Wiggins and Team Sky

Paul Kimmage, journalist and former pro cyclist, has doubts about Bradley Wiggins and Team Sky, suggests that their dominance at Tour de France 2012 is suspicious.
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Tyler Hamilton’s “The Secret Race” wins William Hill Sports Book of the Year prize

Tyler Hamilton‘s book, “The Secret Race” won William Hill Sports Book of the Year prize for 2012, becoming the third cycling book to win the prestigious British prize.
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USADA Banned Six Former Armstrong US Postal Teammates

Lance Armstrong’s former US Postal teammates Leipheimer, Vande Velde, Zabriskie, Danielson, Barry and Hincapie suspended by USADA (US Anti Doping Agency) for six months, and disqualified some of their past results.
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Will Oskar Svendsen join the greats in future?

Oskar Svendsen, Junior Men Time Trial World Champion, has tested at the University of Lillehammer and his Vo2 Max measured sensational 97.5 ml/kg/min, believed to be the highest ever recorded.
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2013 Tour de France: Mont Ventoux and two ascents of L’Alpe d’Huez

2013 edition of Tour de France official presentation will take place in Paris on October 24, Wednesday. But rumors and speculations already spread. Le Dauphine Libere, the French news outlet is reporting that the legendary Mont Ventoux and the Tour classic Alpe d’Huez will be included the 100th editions’ rote. And Alpe d’Huez not once, but twice!
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Tyler Hamilton’s book “The Secret Race” has been published.

Tyler Hamilton was a teammate of banned cyclist Lance Armstrong during the 1999, 2000 and 2001 Tour de France where Armstrong won the Yellow jersey. According to the forthcoming book of Hamilton, “The Secret Race”, Armstrong built an elaborate doping program within his Tour de France teams and hid his corruption from the adoring public through intimidation, lies and sabotage.
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