Wiggins has his detractors but to me he comes across as a 'decent bloke' as we say in England. A bit moody, not always a ray of sunshine, can hold a grudge if people rub him the wrong way. I like the way he tends to write his own scripts. Reminds me of a certain Frenchman who dominated the Tour back in the late 70's/early 80's.I did not like Wiggins initially, until he started to rebel from the Sky program and act like himself. Partially that was due to my general dislike of Garmin and Sky.
Now, he's kinda grown on me. He's another one I hope is clean, because he's... human. Or at least as close to human as a guy with his palmarès can be. If nothing else, these Olympics have been good swan songs for cyclists.
I still view Sky and British cycling with a skeptical eye, but that may just be cause I'm an 'Murican and I'm going to build a wall and make GB pay for it.
Why not start with the country leading in the medal standings. Highly suspicious.If only the French could have thought of such a revolutionary idea. Hard work... who'd a thunk?
Sorry, post Festina, Puerto, and Postal, plus a mounting number of similar cases from any number of other sports and nationalities, skepticism of the "old fashioned British spirit" is to be expected.
Fool me once shame on you. Fool me 1,000 times... well, maybe I'll start asking questions.
Not saying British Cycling/Sky are dirty. Not saying they aren't. Just saying such questions are natural in the current environment.
Sure, why not?Why not start with the country leading in the medal standings. Highly suspicious.
It's sad that we can no longer look at our winners in the same way.Sure, why not?
You'd be wasting your time, though. No US athlete has ever doped, especially not a cyclist. I'd swear that on stack of Lances, Floyds, Tylers, Georges, Daves, Christians...
I'll throw in a Ryder and a Michael, too, just so Canada doesn't feel left out.
My coach, Chris Carmichael, says it's all due to higher cadence and other sports science advances that nobody has ever thought of. That, and the American spirit.