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End of the Ride for Lance Armstrong

End of the Ride for Lance Armstrong

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With the caveat that I’m thoroughly sick of discussing The Disgraced Texan, and the disreputable goings-on of the 1990’s and early 2000’s, this is a really excellent read from Juliet Macur in the New York Times.

The way doping was managed by major pro teams, through soigneurs who purchased and administered doping products, is not a new revelation. This has been widespread knowledge since the Festina Affair and the arrest of Willy Voet.

The typically methodical detail Macur brings to this piece is fascinating, and it illuminates what we already knew in a way that I think is well worth reading.