CyclingNews story of L'Equipe story about alleged doping at Postal while Landis was there. This is probably the background to an earlier story here about WADA/UCI thinking Floyd has some information they want to squeeze him for to get at Lance. Supposedly, Floyd has pictures of a motocycle that has the blood bags used by Postal for blood doping, this from accounts of conversations and IM between Vaughters and Andreu. At the end of the article,
Vaughters said he could not be sure if Floyd Landis really had photographs of the alleged doping practices. "I regret saying Floyd said anything to me in that IM because it was a friend of Floyd's," he continued. "In fact, everything I wrote in that IM was something I heard from somewhere else."So, it is rumours on rumours, and we find that out at the end, after all the accusations are made. TFT.
Tim Kawakami of the Mercury News takes a shot: "Floyd Landis, makes PowerPoint defense on the Web: And if you believed him, please contribute cash to the great new start-up site: YouRube.com."
NY Daily News does the same: "Floyd Landis' online defense makes online poker seem highbrow in comparison. "
Bradenton Herald does a web review of FL.com- wants more pictures, less text with TLAs on the front page. Sports Illustrated advised Podium Girls. TBV has a large number of pageviews directed at our post that covered the advice and experimentally put it into practice. We are shocked, shocked to discover this technique works.
Better late than never, we notice an Oct 4 VeloNews piece that discusses 2007 changes to USACycling points titles, to prevent things like Landis winning the '06 crown with results in just two events, and no race wins.
Banshee Cycling likes doing it in public: "Fight on Floyd!"
Knowledge Problem blogosphere echo chamber: No, no, no, thank you!
On RBR, Simon Brooke has documented his own change in attitude, and seems to be getting to the heart of some issues, evidenced here, and here. Also David Martin, here.
Over at Topix, Mr. LNDD returns with his moderate voice, a long list of talking points and no SHOUTING. Sprited exchange both ways continues. The poster known as "Will" still avoids direct questions, preferring evasion and cryptic comments that go unexplained.
At DPF, holes are poked in the contamination argument.