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Lance Armstrong

Postby King Sid the Great 87 on Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:37 pm

Is there a bigger a-hole in the history of sport? Now that it benefits him, he's going to cry on Oprah's shoulder, likely trying to portray himslf as the victim.

Enjoy your last bit of attention, Lance. Nobody would even care if you hadn't spent the better part of the last 15 years being a self-righteous *****.

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Re: Lance Armstrong

Postby JeffDFD on Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:38 pm

Did Lance steal your bike or something?
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Re: Lance Armstrong

Postby blackjack68 on Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:39 pm

They all cheat. He never got caught. Haters gonna hate.

He used his fame to start a charity that's raised countless millions.

Good for him.
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Re: Lance Armstrong

Postby Godric on Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:39 pm

cycling is like 10x worse than baseball with the percentage of cyclists who doped lol...

I don't hate lance but I think he is a joke
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Re: Lance Armstrong

Postby KennyTheKangaroo on Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:41 pm

kenny the kangaroo does not hate lance armstrong because he doped and cheated

kenny the kangaroo hates on lance armstrong because he is a.) a liar b.) A grandstander c.) a fraud that made millions based on a self perpetuated lie.

f him.
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Re: Lance Armstrong

Postby Gaucho on Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:42 pm

Gaucho fully agrees with KennyTheKangaroos's sentiment.
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Re: Lance Armstrong

Postby DocEmrick on Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:43 pm

I hate people who ride bike's and dress like him.

If it wasn't illegal I'd just swerve into them.
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Re: Lance Armstrong

Postby Godric on Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:45 pm

DocEmrick wrote:I hate people who ride bike's and dress like him.

If it wasn't illegal I'd just swerve into them.


Dress like Armstrong? I sometimes dress in CYCLING GEAR whenever I'm CYCLING

:flipsthebird:
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Re: Lance Armstrong

Postby DocEmrick on Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:46 pm

Godric wrote:
DocEmrick wrote:I hate people who ride bike's and dress like him.

If it wasn't illegal I'd just swerve into them.


Dress like Armstrong? I sometimes dress in CYCLING GEAR whenever I'm CYCLING

:flipsthebird:


Please say it isn't so Godric! PLEASE TELL ME YOU'RE NOT ONE OF THOSE PEOPLE!!?!?!?

:cry: EVERYTHING I KNEW HAS BEEN A LIE!
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Re: Lance Armstrong

Postby Godric on Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:48 pm

DocEmrick wrote:
Godric wrote:
DocEmrick wrote:I hate people who ride bike's and dress like him.

If it wasn't illegal I'd just swerve into them.


Dress like Armstrong? I sometimes dress in CYCLING GEAR whenever I'm CYCLING

:flipsthebird:


Please say it isn't so Godric! PLEASE TELL ME YOU'RE NOT ONE OF THOSE PEOPLE!!?!?!?

:cry: EVERYTHING I KNEW HAS BEEN A LIE!


I'm actually not but I would be if I had a "Road bike"

I only have a moutain bike and BMX bike atm.

I do A LOT of shopping @ REI though... does that mean we aren't friends anymore?
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Re: Lance Armstrong

Postby llipgh2 on Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:49 pm

I don't hate him.

But I have no respect for him whatsoever. I definitely agree with KTK's assessment. Replace hate with "don't respect".
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Re: Lance Armstrong

Postby DocEmrick on Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:51 pm

Godric wrote:/quote]

I'm actually not but I would be if I had a "Road bike"

I only have a moutain bike and BMX bike atm.

I do A LOT of shopping @ REI though... does that mean we aren't friends anymore?


Oh no BMXing is straight. I'm talking about the asshats on the road who are like SHARE THE ROAD...well then maybe you shouldn't make an illegal left at a red light, I say to that.

Close on Godric... :fist:
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Re: Lance Armstrong

Postby Idoit40fans on Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:53 pm

I didn't care about him before, but I guess it was annoying (sparingly) hearing about someone that rides a bike a lot. Hearing people hating on him now is much more tolerable.
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Re: Lance Armstrong

Postby Godric on Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:54 pm

DocEmrick wrote:
Oh no BMXing is straight. I'm talking about the asshats on the road who are like SHARE THE ROAD...well then maybe you shouldn't make an illegal left at a red light, I say to that.

Close on Godric... :fist:


Oh no, never.

I break the "law" I ride on the sidewalk. :pop:
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Re: Lance Armstrong

Postby shafnutz05 on Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:56 pm

USA Cycling didn't screw Lance, Lance screwed Lance.
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Re: Lance Armstrong

Postby tifosi77 on Mon Jan 14, 2013 3:04 pm

I have a hard time getting upset over this. He still beat a field of cheaters seven consecutive times, because he is fundamentally a superior athlete. That he doped to remain competitive is just not something I can get all honked up over.

blackjack68 wrote:He used his fame to start a charity that's raised countless millions.

Livestrong has actually raised close to half a billion dollars in 15 years. That's crazy.
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Re: Lance Armstrong

Postby KennyTheKangaroo on Mon Jan 14, 2013 3:14 pm

tif, what about the lying and/or grandstanding
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Re: Lance Armstrong

Postby MRandall25 on Mon Jan 14, 2013 3:20 pm

KennyTheKangaroo wrote:tif, what about the lying and/or grandstanding


At the point of lying, what is better/what would people react to better:

A: "Everyone else is doing it" without saying if you have

or

B: "No, I don't do it."
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Re: Lance Armstrong

Postby cheesesteakwithegg on Mon Jan 14, 2013 3:20 pm

It's most likely the contrarian in me, but I have no problem with the guy.
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Re: Lance Armstrong

Postby Puffymuffin on Mon Jan 14, 2013 3:38 pm

He didn't got caught cause he used advanced doping that they weren't able to detect back then. They tested his samples from 1999 years later and he tested positive on all samples. He also pushed others into using doping else they weren't allowed to ride on his team (despite their contracts) and he and his lawyers intimidated and threatened people who knew too much or talked too much about him. He a big ******* and a cheat.

He pushed other people into using doping!!
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Re: Lance Armstrong

Postby shafnutz05 on Mon Jan 14, 2013 3:40 pm

I couldn't care less about professional cycling, so the doping and stuff is meh to me. However, it is widely thought that he probably would have never been caught/stripped of his medals/investigated that heavily if he wasn't such a colossal A-hole to everyone he knows and meets. His horrific personality is pretty well-documented, and that's cited as one of the main reasons why investigators were so aggressive in uncovering his wrongdoing.
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Re: Lance Armstrong

Postby Gaucho on Mon Jan 14, 2013 3:48 pm

It's fair to say that the French had more than a casual interest in his downfall. I approve. I used to be a huge cycling fan. I was never under the illusion that the sport was clean, but I wasn't prepared for what was really going on. So filthy it even puts capitalism to shame.
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Re: Lance Armstrong

Postby newarenanow on Mon Jan 14, 2013 4:05 pm

Gaucho wrote:Gaucho fully agrees with KennyTheKangaroos's sentiment.


NAN supports this statement too.
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Re: Lance Armstrong

Postby tifosi77 on Mon Jan 14, 2013 4:10 pm

KennyTheKangaroo wrote:tif, what about the lying and/or grandstanding

What's he supposed to say and do?

The athlete's job is to cheat. The governing body's job is to catch them. That's how it works.

He never tested positive. Not saying he didn't dope, but the governing body didn't do their job well enough and LA made them out to be fools.
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Re: Lance Armstrong

Postby Gaucho on Mon Jan 14, 2013 4:11 pm

The athlete's job is to cheat?
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