Full Rasmussen interview Sunday (In English)

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  1. Eilert Pilarm

    Eilert Pilarm New Member

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    additionally, proving where he was at the time could be as easy as looking at phone records, credit card records, bank records, etc.
    unless he was savvy enough to have tons of cash lying around, in advance, and never used his phone

    and also....that no one saw him and recognized him down at the local bakery or local pasta maker ;)
     


  2. plectrum

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    this is all BS - i'm really sorry but if you are an elite cyclist who is training at 40km/h all dressed in black to avoid being recognised in a country you are not supposed to be in, possibly due to doping, YOU DO NOT STOP AND HAVE A FU*KING CHAT WITH A TELEVISION PRESENTER. You cycle off or not stop cycling in the first place.
     
  3. plectrum

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    What is the worst that is going to happen to Cassani, ooops sorry I must have been mistaken it wasn't Rasmussen.
     
  4. Trajectum

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    I think that 'men in back" is just the term they chose for the riders who train in isolation and without team colours. I dont think they would actually be dressed up in all black since that would make you stand out like hell :p
     
  5. Trajectum

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    By the way, he might have stopped. He didnt think Cassani would rat him out, and in fact Cassani didnt want to rat him out. He just made a remark about seeing Ras in the Dolomites and he made that remark before the shit hit the fan for Rasmussen. It was a Danish reporter who rememberred Cassanis remark oncer the shit had hit the fan and that reporter put 2 and 2 together. Cassani himself would have never stepped forward with it, Rasmussen knew this he considers Cassani a friend.
     
  6. donrhummy

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    This is actually a good point. If you're trying to avoid detection, what are the chances you stop to talk with a known cycling reporter being videotaped? I never thought of this but you make a VERY good point. Hmmmm....
     
  7. Crankyfeet

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    IMO, he would never have expected that the DCF warnings were going to become public anyway, and that he was going to have to answer to the world regarding his whereabouts before the race.
     
  8. thecyclist

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    Leipheimer:

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  9. Crankyfeet

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    Mmmm...and he was very evasive about the dopers when interviewed, didn't really condemn anyone.....

     
  10. whiteboytrash

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    well at least thats the first time I've seen Levi on the front of a group and doing some work !
     
  11. limerickman

    limerickman Moderator

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    Question : Christophe Rinero who finished 77th in 2007 TDF.
    is this the same CR who finished 4th in the 1998 TDF, does anyone know??
     
  12. Canasta

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    According to letour.fr: 1997 115th, 1998 4th KOM, 1999 79th, 2001 nc, 2004 92nd, 2006 41st, 2007 77th.
     
  13. Holocaust

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    For the record:

    Michael Rasmussen defeated Alberto Contador in the 2007 Tour de France.

    However, the eventual event outcome was fixed by a ASO/UCI/Robobank agreement.

    We still have no clue who actually won the 1996 TDF, 1997, 1998 TDF, 1999-2005, nor 2006. Not really sure about any of them.

    Nobody actually wins a Tour de France---rather, it is bestowed by the ASO.

    Just like in the WWE.
     
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