Wiggo's comments on drugs doubters.

Discussion in 'Pro Cycling (Road and Track Racing)' started by Globalti, 11 Jul 2012.

  1. Globalti

    Globalti Legendary Member

  2. dragon72

    dragon72 Veteran

    Mexico City
    The more i read his comments in that press conference, the more and more it sounds like the sort of inarticulate Armstrong-style counterattack of someone who has something to hide.
    Wiggo is probably clean - who knows. I certainly hope he is.
    But a real anti-doper welcomes cynicism, not attacks it.
  3. Nearly there

    Nearly there Über Member

    Do you not think its cos sometimes they get sick of the same bullsh*t questions?I mean If your on form you gotta be cheating right?
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  4. MissTillyFlop

    MissTillyFlop Evil communist dictator, lover of gerbils & Pope.

    I don't see what the problem is - it was a pretty dickheaded question anyway.

    They don't go to all the athletics championships and ask if they're all on drugs relentlessly, do they?

    And you must have done next to no research if you are surprised by Wiggins giving such a response - that's what they wanted him to do.
  5. jdtate101

    jdtate101 Ex-Fatman

    Boring Birmingham
    I hope Wiggins goes on being his usual blunt self. Makes a refreshing change from the uber slick PR machines that most professional sportsman employ to handle press.
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  6. yello

    yello Legendary Member

    I thought at first was another expletive laden response... then I saw the date on the report. He made reference to it today when asked after the stage, and he was laughing it off. For a guy who claims to not like the cameras, he does a pretty darned good job of it!
  7. Red Light

    Red Light Guest

    Wiggo's up to his eyeballs in it donchaknow? He's leading the TdeF and as has been established here with Lance Armstrong, if you're winning the TdeF you must be doping. And as if we needed any more evidence he's only gone and denied it. What more can you say? ;)
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  8. Noodley

    Noodley Guest

    So this is a thread started about something we have already spoken about? By someone looking for some sensation? What a <enter a word that Bradley would use> :laugh:
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  9. zimzum42

    zimzum42 Legendary Member

    He'd just come off riding a full stage, I think he held back as best he could in the face of a cynical, cowardly question (The reporter just lays the blame at the tweeters, when he should have had the balls to ask the question outright)
  10. threebikesmcginty

    threebikesmcginty Corn Fed Hick...

    ...on the slake
    Are you thinking of a specific Wig-word or any one of the many he used?

    farking self-gratification artist

    Were there any others...
  11. threebikesmcginty

    threebikesmcginty Corn Fed Hick...

    ...on the slake
    Oooo one got through!
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  12. iLB

    iLB Hello there

    "You can't blame people for doubting the Tour's credibility for years ahead." Wiggins after his team got chucked off le tour in 2007, he obviously forgot what he said the other day.

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  13. Thomk

    Thomk Veteran

    Does it? Not to me and I can't see where you're coming from at all. Why should he welcome cynicism? He is clean and does not deserve any form of innuendo unless evidence is forthcoming.
  14. Flying_Monkey

    Flying_Monkey Toll Collector on the Road to Nowhere

    We've already had this discussion. The OP is a bit late to the party.
  15. broomwagon

    broomwagon Active Member

    Top bloke Wiggins. He doesn't suffer fools and I'd of said the same probably.
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