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    Valverde: I never tested positive

    Valverde has a way with words. Not great PR for the sport.

    http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/valv...sted-positive/

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    He paid his due, served his ban, for what happened at a time that doping was given. But on the other hand, those guys Froome and Wiggins were never banned for their violation, errgh I mean TUEs. Get over it man. Valverde is no saint, but I like how you give Froome the thumbsup. Hard to miss your pro-Froome "subtlety". Brit?

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    That whoosh you heard was the significance and familiarity of the words “never tested positive” going over your head - yet again.

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    38 year old with super human results, and a unrepentant hard core doping past. What "dues" did he pay exactly. . . .
    Dr. Cox: Lady, people aren't chocolates. Do you know what they are mostly? Bastards. Bastard-coated bastards with bastard fillings. But I don't find them half as annoying as I find naive bubble-headed optimists who walk around vomiting sunshine.

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    LA never tested positive either...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Finx View Post
    LA never tested positive either...
    Actually....he did, but he had a prescription...

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    Lance did and was given a back dated TUE for it. Valverde hasn't. Best thing for him to say, probably not, but his ban did not come from a positive test it came from matching DNA to a blood bag. At this point the team really needs to have someone from their PR dept have a discussion with him. However, I also know Valverde isn't the best of speakers to begin with. So that's also there. Oh and in that interview he also said, people will think whatever they want.

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    Since at least 1991 every elite tour rider used PEDs and today its a standard or common in almost every sport.

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    Dude stole someones line.
    Blows your hair back.

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