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08-26-2012, 01:52 PM
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Originally Posted by KevFist View Post
yeah, Lance was a promising young rider who was pretty much a time trial specialist. He'd won the Worlds, Fleche Wallone and Liege Bastogne Liege, but that's about it. He was a big boy. Cancer forced him to take some weight off his frame. Without cancer, Lance's career plays out much like George Hincapie without the sprinting ability.

There's no doubt in my mind that he was doping.
He probably was doping but to call him a TT specialist is a bit much. He was a classics guy who could climb. He was too big for Alpine climbs but good enough for the Ardennes classics and the mountains in the Tour duPont/Trump.

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