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Chicken, cow, it's all dirty farm shit to me

What a retard. I'm proving guilty before innocent. Sue me. This is two-thousand-friggen-seven. You signed up to be a pro cyclist you vain f_ _k. Tell the UCI and your frickin country's anti doping division where you will be training. You signed up for the vampires and that blood of yours should be squeaky clean. Bring 'em on is what you shoudl be saying. Not playing international man of mystery in your all black kits. "I hate fans asking for signatures as it interrupts my training." Then train in Moosjaw Saskatchewan Mikey. Play games with WADA and make them find you there...but tell 'em!

Taro is Za Plan. I trust him as a friend, as a mentor and therefore it gives me that slightly unique visibility into this to believe it through and through. I'm close to this one and I'm boiling. No one's got designs here to bring anyone down. Except when the hubris is so thick it basically is paramount to Rasmussen pulling down his bibs past his bony-ass legs and taking a giant crap on our sport. All because he can rape it, grab cash, retire and fade into the ether. No harm no foul right? "I don't need to be a DS or announcer. I just take my cash now. Ciao."

Normally I'd glance over the dope scandal stories (they come fast and furious these days) of these poor Euro kids who get wrapped up in this. The peloton is filled with Euro youth...our version of the kid in the ghetto who has hoops to get him out of the gangs and somewhere. They have natural skill to shoot, run, dunk. What God gave 'em. These fools just want to get out of their mom's house. I guess the pampering and cooking is too much. I guess to stay in the peloton you have to juice. Self fulfilling prophecies in motion.

I am going to climb my bike tomorrow and stew over this. Probably end up laughing lots. Rasmussen is so bush league. I can't stand him in yellow.

Reader Comments (7)

Amen, well said.

July 21, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterMRussell

Rasmussen is bush league if he did it. Richards and Smith should also be ashamed of themselves. I'm sorry if they were put in an uncomfortable situation, but if someone asked me to dispose of a body for them, I wouldn't keep it to myself for 5 years. I understand Smith is a friend/mentor of yours, but by not telling anyone, they helped Rasmussen dope just as much as the guy sticking the needle in his arm.

July 21, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterCorey Carlson

I hear you Cor. Sincerely. I'm not here to claim holier than thou (it's easy to do with blogs like this) nor am I here to start a dialog on what Taro and Richards should have done. Like I said, I am admittedly claiming guilt before innocence with Rasmussen but I am so fed up.

July 21, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterGreg

Whoa, are you serious about the rant? Do you think he is the only one who doped? Do you feel bad for all of the clean guys in the top 10? C'mon Greg, wake up and smell the coffee, mmmmmm coffee, oh yeah, the rant, those guys are pussies for waiting until now to say something and are just looking for 15 minutes.

July 23, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterTim

So understood, man. I can see and am torn equally by so many sides on this. I do not have enough data to go by either other than continued rage and then I tend to rant. In this situation, I am made to understand that:
a) Dude befriends a guy
b) Dude gains trust
c) Dude gets nearly hosed by friend importing goodies.
d) Dude wants to stab guy in the face with a pencil for putting him in this situation.

I can see where the 15 minutes would be utterly opportunistic....especially when your betrayer pulls on the yellow and the guy has had a target on him for years. I hear the guys rage (never met him) that someone betrays him again and says "Trust me..." at thr tour and he loses it. Homie, I am naive and admit it I guess. I just want to see grainy images of dudes climbing in the Alps on my DVD's and believe they are clean. Maybe I'm doped. As I watch Rasmussen this Tour, I want to be excited but can't. I just can't.

July 23, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterGreg

you nailed it with that last comment.
You watch 'em throw it down and you want to get excited......
but for the past few's not the same.

July 25, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

I was not fully informed until today about the full story. I would like to apologize to Taro and Whitney, they tried to do the right thing. It was the media that recycled the story. They both were put into an awkward position.

August 10, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterTim

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