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Old 01-22-2013, 10:03 PM   #248
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Default Re: Djokovic on Armstrong, cycling, doping etc

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Originally Posted by redshift36188 View Post
Since you seem to know alot about cycling, wasn't it proven that the performance gains during the past 2 decades cannot be explained by equipment evolution and better training and nourishment, alone?

If the field was completely clean, would the top guys be the same, or are there actually very good cyclists not doping in a field of dopers (if there is any way to know)?

Personally I don't mind doping in cycling as long as all the ones that matter are doing it, since it allows for more spectacle in the mountain stages.
There are health risks from drug taking and sets a very bad example for amateur cycling and society in general.
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Federer 17 GS, 6 Year End Masters, 23 Master Series.
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Djokovic 7 GS, 4 Year End Masters, 20 Master Series.


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