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Riis

Postby iainf72 » Fri Nov 16, 2012 08:52 am

Danish ada are thinking of doing a USADA type investigation with Riis and his team first on the list

http://www.sporten.dk/cykling/ny-enhed-kan-faelde-riis
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Re: Riis

Postby LangerDan » Fri Nov 16, 2012 08:57 am

"Doping sinners" eh? No need for the bio-passport - let Jesus sort it out. Eternal bans all round.

Particularly taken with the following mangling by Google Translate

"It was an investigation unit from the U.S. anti-doping authorities, USADA, who molded balls to the report that felled Lance Armstrong."
'This week I 'ave been mostly been climbing like Basso - Shirley Basso.'

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Re: Riis

Postby Dave_1 » Fri Nov 16, 2012 09:04 am

USADA would have got little out of witnesses without the feds. Will the Danish ada be able to losen tongues up the way the Feds managed to?

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Re: Riis

Postby Richmond Racer » Fri Nov 16, 2012 09:19 am

They want him so badly it hurts

He's like the most indestructible cockroach that would be the only living thing left after the apocalypse

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Re: Riis

Postby LangerDan » Fri Nov 16, 2012 09:28 am

Richmond Racer wrote:They want him so badly it hurts

He's like the most indestructible cockroach that would be the only living thing left after the apocalypse


That and Keith Richards.
'This week I 'ave been mostly been climbing like Basso - Shirley Basso.'

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Re: Riis

Postby iainf72 » Fri Nov 16, 2012 09:54 am

LangerDan wrote:
Richmond Racer wrote:They want him so badly it hurts

He's like the most indestructible cockroach that would be the only living thing left after the apocalypse


That and Keith Richards.


Like I said to Friebe, after the apocalypse the only thing left will be cockroaches, Tupperware and Riis
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Re: Riis

Postby LangerDan » Fri Nov 16, 2012 10:32 am

iainf72 wrote:
LangerDan wrote:
Richmond Racer wrote:They want him so badly it hurts

He's like the most indestructible cockroach that would be the only living thing left after the apocalypse


That and Keith Richards.


Like I said to Friebe, after the apocalypse the only thing left will be cockroaches, Tupperware and Riis


Thinly veiled "I know a journalist" post.....
'This week I 'ave been mostly been climbing like Basso - Shirley Basso.'

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Re: Riis

Postby Rodrego Hernandez » Fri Nov 16, 2012 10:34 am

How many pro cyclists does Riis employ these days?

By all accounts it is a clean team. Haven't the Danes got problems in other areas that are worth concentrating on rather than this? Riis is hardly in the same league as Armstrong / Bruyneel is he?

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Re: Riis

Postby iainf72 » Fri Nov 16, 2012 10:37 am

LangerDan wrote:
Thinly veiled "I know a journalist" post.....


It was via twitter so it doesn't actually count.
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Re: Riis

Postby Richmond Racer » Fri Nov 16, 2012 10:42 am

Rodrego Hernandez wrote:How many pro cyclists does Riis employ these days?

By all accounts it is a clean team. Haven't the Danes got problems in other areas that are worth concentrating on rather than this? Riis is hardly in the same league as Armstrong / Bruyneel is he?



Riis did plenty of damage as a team manager, helpfully introducing the likes of Tyler Hamilton to Fuentes and happily extolling the wonders of blood doping. Also dont forget Basso etc. In my view he should have no role in the sport. He might be one step down from Bruyneel's level, but he still makes podium.
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Re: Riis

Postby inkyfingers » Fri Nov 16, 2012 12:38 pm

Other than the fact that Riis seems like a nicer human being I don't see that much difference between and Bruyneel.
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Re: Riis

Postby Le Commentateur » Fri Nov 16, 2012 13:27 pm

After winng Le Tour Riis dumped his wife for another woman (another Danish sports star IIRC). Bruyneel seems a bit more stable in the family dept.

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Re: Riis

Postby harrydaisy » Fri Nov 16, 2012 13:52 pm

iainf72 wrote:
LangerDan wrote:
Richmond Racer wrote:They want him so badly it hurts

He's like the most indestructible cockroach that would be the only living thing left after the apocalypse


That and Keith Richards.


Like I said to Friebe, after the apocalypse the only thing left will be cockroaches, Tupperware and Riis


:lol: :lol:
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Re: Riis

Postby LeicesterLad » Fri Nov 16, 2012 14:05 pm

Le Commentateur wrote:After winng Le Tour Riis dumped his wife for another woman (another Danish sports star IIRC). Bruyneel seems a bit more stable in the family dept.


Other than living a lie for two decades and making out he was an honest, hard working husband and father...

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Re: Riis

Postby LangerDan » Fri Nov 16, 2012 14:28 pm

Le Commentateur wrote: Bruyneel seems a bit more stable in the family dept.


Image

Aren't they a lovely couple?
'This week I 'ave been mostly been climbing like Basso - Shirley Basso.'

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Re: Riis

Postby Richmond Racer » Fri Nov 16, 2012 14:29 pm

LangerDan wrote:
Le Commentateur wrote: Bruyneel seems a bit more stable in the family dept.


Image

Aren't they a lovely couple?



I feel a little sick

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Re: Riis

Postby LangerDan » Fri Nov 16, 2012 14:33 pm

Richmond Racer wrote:
LangerDan wrote:
Le Commentateur wrote: Bruyneel seems a bit more stable in the family dept.


Image

Aren't they a lovely couple?



I feel a little sick


That's one of the better ones. About a decade ago, there was a photo of the two of them in Cycle Sport - The Hog looked like was hanging around with Pete Burns.
'This week I 'ave been mostly been climbing like Basso - Shirley Basso.'

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Re: Riis

Postby dennisn » Fri Nov 16, 2012 15:08 pm

Rodrego Hernandez wrote: Riis is hardly in the same league as Armstrong / Bruyneel is he?

Always a possibility that you're underestimating Riis and overestimating LA / JB. If the media really picks up on Riis like they did on LA he could look just as bad or worse.

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Re: Riis

Postby andrewjoseph » Fri Nov 16, 2012 15:58 pm

oh bloody hell!
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Re: Riis

Postby Le Commentateur » Fri Nov 16, 2012 17:30 pm

Richmond Racer wrote:
LangerDan wrote:
Le Commentateur wrote: Bruyneel seems a bit more stable in the family dept.


Image

Aren't they a lovely couple?



I feel a little sick


I'd say that was typical Belgian wedding photo glamour. Aspirational tackiness.


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