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Lessons From the Lance Armstrong Fiasco

pow1000 Wrote: Jan 21, 2013 4:41 PM
Sorry, I agree with scott. As a bicyclist myself (and single file always when riding with others) I have experienced drivers that could not control themselves when a bicyciclist had the nerve to be on the road in a bike lane. Tossing cans out the window, coming too close, and cussing. Yes, they are out there.

Lance Armstrong has gone from being one of America’s most celebrated athletes to one of the most disgraced athletes of all time, from an inspiration to millions to a laughingstock to the world. What can we learn from this debacle in light of his recent confessions?

1) Even if “everyone is doing it,” that doesn’t make it right. When Oprah Winfrey asked Armstrong if he felt like he was cheating when he engaged in systematic doping to win seven consecutive Tour de France championships, he replied, “At the time, no. I kept hearing I'm a drug cheat, I'm a cheat, I'm...