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Old 07-20-09, 06:34 PM   #1
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so when are the (contador) doping accusations going to begin?

i'll preface by saying that i give people the benefit of the doubt... maybe i'm foolish and naive, but i'm not out accusing anyone of anything, let that be the governing body's business.

that said...

do we really think the sport is clean now? or do we think others are doping to keep up and contador is just that much better clean? i can't think of the last person who puts on a performance with such ease that hasn't been at least accused (by the internet peanut gallery) of doping, much less the numbers that have been accused legitimately and the numbers convicted.

so.. do we think he'll get busted? if he doesn't do we think he's clean? if so, what makes him different in the eyes of increasingly skeptical fans?
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Old 07-20-09, 07:00 PM   #2
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Lighten up and enjoy the race.

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Old 07-20-09, 07:11 PM   #3
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Who cares. Let 'em all dope.
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Who cares. Let 'em all dope.
amen to that. i just assume they all dope. they haven't let me down yet .

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Who cares. Let 'em all dope.
Agreed. Imagine how much fun it would be to see Contadope, Chicken and The Cobra battling it out in the high mountains. Or if we got to see Basso in his prime.
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Old 07-20-09, 07:19 PM   #6
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amen to that. i just assume they all dope. they haven't let me down yet .

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I urge all to read the great SI article comparing U.S. reaction to doping and Europeans reaction to the same thing.
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Agreed. Imagine how much fun it would be to see Contadope, Chicken and The Cobra battling it out in the high mountains. Or if we got to see Basso in his prime.
Don't forget Lance Pharmstrong.
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Hey, I mean he, the Schlecks and Sastre all pulled away from the supposed "Second Greatest Doper of All Time"(Pharmstrong), so, they must all be juiced to the gills.(sarcasism guys, it's just sarcasism)
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they've begun years ago. Even for Contador. Ever heard of Operation Puerto. 2004? Try Google. Then come back and report what you've found.
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they've begun years ago. Even for Contador. Ever heard of Operation Puerto. 2004? Try Google. Then come back and report what you've found.
Exactly, he's just lucky to be spanish. French or Italian and he might not be in this race.
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Don't forget Lance Pharmstrong.
*sigh* - time to merge....
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Don't forget Lance Pharmstrong.
Geeze

Do you really think Lance doped?

I'm shocked
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Lets not go down the Armstrong doping thing please or it's sure to be closed or moved.
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But, can we go down the Operation Puerto and the obvious connection to Johan Bruyneel route?
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Before we go that route let me get my tin foil cap adjusted.
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seems like my question has been answered... "after the ITT"

Contador, doped or not?
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they've begun years ago. Even for Contador. Ever heard of Operation Puerto. 2004? Try Google. Then come back and report what you've found.
You beat me to post this..."AC".
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