See, here's what I have a problem with. Not only is he on sanctions but 8 of the top 10 riders during his streak are also sanctioned? So where's the problem? So a bunch of juiced up bike riders can't beat a guy who is also juiced up. Sounds like a pretty even field to me! I'd bet you that out of the field of 200 riders (this years field) that 160 of them are juicing.
This is clearly a sport that is taking itself way to damn serious. I'd much rather watch golf or tennis than cycling any day. If I want to see a guy ride a bike, I will go to the fucking park and watch people do it there or even better, get off my ass and ride a bike myself.
(edited by Rush4Life on 4.9.12 1830) Chuck Norris drives an ice cream truck covered in human skulls.
By "new Gracies" I was refering to guys like Rhalan and Daniel -- there's some slow burning hype surrounding a number of late teen and early twenties guys who are (reportedly) beasts on the ground and standing up. We shall see.