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Gr8Scott 10-12-09 05:28 PM

Vandenbroucke dies at 34
 
sad news...

http://www.velonation.com/News/ID/19...aspx#Comment94

Laggard 10-12-09 05:39 PM

Very sad. An extremely talented rider with serious mental health issues that he could only deal with the wrong way.

Jason4516 10-12-09 08:33 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Laggard (Post 9845878)
Very sad. An extremely talented rider with serious mental health issues that he could only deal with the wrong way.

With epo?

cyclezealot 10-13-09 06:52 AM

Sad.. Makes me wonder of the health consequences of pros constantly keeping their heart rate up near 100% of capacity.

Gr8Scott 10-13-09 07:28 AM

looks like he was partying a bit hard:
http://www.velonation.com/News/ID/19...aspx#Comment94

henrythenavigat 10-13-09 10:20 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Gr8Scott (Post 9848663)
looks like he was partying a bit hard:
http://www.velonation.com/News/ID/19...aspx#Comment94

I like what he is quoted as saying in this article. In essence, "yes I doped, but so did everyone else in that race." No **** Sherlock. Just wish everyone had the guts to come to terms with this. Pro riders dope. Period.

luxroadie 10-14-09 09:57 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by henrythenavigat (Post 9849708)
I like what he is quoted as saying in this article. In essence, "yes I doped, but so did everyone else in that race." No **** Sherlock. Just wish everyone had the guts to come to terms with this. Pro riders dope. Period.



HTN - what Frank was saying comes very close to what Jacques Anquetil says in your quote ...

cofgrn 10-14-09 11:08 AM

It is a sad story of a troubled dude.


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