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Let’s not go off half-cocked here
Already? We’ve already got to endure Alberto Contador with his fake pistola? This is excruciating. I don’t think I can handle another season of this. Quick, call the Fake Crisis Hotline — I’ve got a fake pistola to my head and I might pull the fake trigger because I can’t take it any longer. Aiieeeee!
That thar’s some straight shootin’, podnuh. — Editor
Machado looks promising
I noticed that The Shack rider from Portugal, Tiago Machado, made the podium in the Volta ao Algarve, which Alberto Contador won. I’m no aficionado, but could there be an untold plan for this young rider? Do you suppose he will be on The Shack’s Tour de France team? Lance Armstrong has a way of finding diamonds in the rough with GC abilities. What do you think?
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Keith, for your answer let’s turn to José Azevedo, the Portuguese ex-pro who rode in support of Armstrong for his last two Tour victories and is now a sport director with RadioShack. In an interview with European correspondent Andrew Hood, Azevedo called Machado “an important rider for the future” who “needs to race in the big events against the top riders.” — Editor
Forget ’cross — bring track to the Winter Games
I think we should move the track events to the Winter Games. Most tracks are built with roofs now and it would mesh with the track World Cup. Maybe we could get the pursuit back?
The fun part would be watching the sprinters trying to trackstand on ice. — Editor
Name ’em and shame ’em
If people are really serious about cleaning up our sport, then let’s name the cyclists who brought drugs off Joe Papp. Until there is accountability, cyclists will still watch their own EPO levels and doctor their results, as needs be.
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada