Tuesday, July 24, 2007
Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away
This is Alexandre Vinokourov. His blood test in the Tour de France (time trial stage) showed that he had received a transfusion (to boost his red blood cell count). This is illegal in cycling, so his team Astana, has pulled out of the Tour. The sport of cycling is so dirty, it's sickening. One has to wonder how far this doping mentality has trickled down. In my next installment, I will recount a little of the history of Jacques Anquetil.