As if I didn’t have enough to do today, Velonews released all sorts of Juicy stories, aggregated here in the Juice report:
Italian cyclist Gabriele Bosisio (LPR Brakes) got popped in an out-of-competition test for EPO. He was the stage 7 winner of this year’s Giro d’Italia, and was targeted for this out-of-competition due to abnormalities in blood values throughout the season. What did David Millar once say? If someone’s performance looks to good to be true, it’s probably not. Read the whole story.
And in local amateur “donkey-trying-to-race-with-horses” news, a Houston-based amateur named Mitch Comardo (Bike Barn) tested positive for a a whole grip of substances. Not to take the farm animal analogy and further than needed, he claims all of these substances entered his corpus through an over-the-counter male enhancement supplement, but my guess is the old bodybuilder trick of hooking up with a local vet as a supplier. Read the whole story.
Words I’ve Heard
"I'm not a businessman. I'm a business, man." --Jay-Z
"The only thing keeping us from going is leaving." --Ewan Mcgregor
"Adventures suck, when you're having them." -- Anonymous Rally Car Driver
"It is, absolutely, without question, unequivocally, about the bike. Anyone who says otherwise is obviously a twatwaffle."--RULE #4, Velominati.com
"Always carry a flagon of whiskey in case of snakebite and furthermore always carry a small snake."--W.C. Fields
Deal O’ The Day