- Deal, Kent
Steve Austin said:I suppose it would be symbolic, but i can't think how it would benefit anyone.
I think he should stay silent on current cycling issues and bask in his yesteryear victories.
ChrisKH said:Stupid article in The Times this morning [La mort du Tour] which says 'the monument [ie The Tour] was crumbling after ten years of doping scandals which began in 1998 when a team doctor was arrested with EPO and amphetamines.'
I think it began long before that. Stimpson was obviously a user. Even my father in law has said that drugs were around in (top) amateur racing in Luxembourg in the 50's and he was often offered something pre-race to keep him 'in contention'.
fuzzy29 said:They need to have a winner to symbolise that the Tour cannot be bought down by the actions of a few.