Bike riders = dopers?

29 01 2011

As most everyone knows, Lance Armstrong is still in the news fighting the drug allegations. And while it sounds like that investigation may not wrap up for quite a while, Alberto Contador‘s “tainted meat” defense seems to be falling apart as he received a one-year provisional suspension and may be stripped of last year’s Tour de France title (depending on the outcome of his appeal). Obviously, I have no idea who does or doesn’t dope during their career in the Tour (and in a way, I don’t really care). This guy, though seems to have it all figured out (warning: language is probably NSFW). Still, it cracked me up. Enjoy:

It’s a shame that performance-enhancing drugs seem to tarnish just about every sport to some degree. But as long as athletes have to compete against other athletes who do use drugs, there’s no good way to level the playing field. New guidelines and testing will continue to be done, but each new drug test just opens the door for someone to figure out how to cheat and circumvent the drug tests. It’s a never-ending circle. Still – drugs or no drugs – I always enjoy watching the Tour each year. I can’t wait to see what happens this year!

Life’s a journey. Enjoy the ride!

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2 responses

13 02 2011
Alice Z

Thanks, Alice! I loved the video. I’ll feel a lot better about cycling now, although I’m boring, *not normal*, and sober.

21 06 2011
fitness bike reviews

With as much doping going on in the biking world as we are led to believe, aren’t they still on a level playing field? I personally believe that Lance is innocent, but it does seem pretty miraculous that a man can come back from cancer and perform the way he did. Either way, with all the allegations being thrown around the cycling world it seems like everyone was on them to some extent. Does this mean Lance was better or that he just had better drugs?

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