What follows are a few recent emails in repsonse to this site (Thanks for sharing your comments and thoughts everyone!):
I was intrigued by your website and it spawned an idea in my head. Our group is extremely committed to clean and fair competition and like many cyclists have grown extremely frustrated over doping scandal after doping scandal and believe that the future of the sport resides at the grassroot level with local clubs and community support. I believe our vision and passion is extremely consistent with that of RIDECLEAN.
"There are two levels of guys," Andreu told the NYT. "You got the guys that cheat and guys that are just trying to survive." Andreu didn't specify when he took EPO, but said it was only for certain races. The anonymous rider said that he did not take EPO during the Tour. "The environment was certainly one of, to be accepted, you had to use doping products," he said. "There was very high pressure to be one of the cool kids." Both riders said that they never saw Armstrong using illegal performance enhancing substances.
As for the "environment.....doping products and cool kids".......how about a RideClean environment that is cool?
The USA started its world championships campaign in fine style by winning the gold and bronze medals in the women's time trial. Kristin Armstrong (Boise) became the country's third ever elite women's TT champ by beating two time champion Karen Thürig of Switzerland by 25.57 seconds, while teammate Christine Thorburn won the bronze medal. The other US competitor, Amber Neben, placed 10th in the event.