Today's VS coverage of the Tour of California interviewed Landis before the start, and he was wearing what looked to be a third suit. He may never break this record for days in a row wearing a tie.
VS also ran a feature about the Slipstream/ACE antidoping program. The Slipstream piece was introduced by Ligget with an opinion that Cycling's doping problem is overstated, which would make him one of the sheep in denial by Kimmage's measure.
KNTV NBC11 has posted an extended 4.5 minutes interview with Landis from sometime during this past week's "tour of innocence". Though the reporter is not seen nor identified, the questions posed are good ones and the answers given do give some additional illumination to topics covered in other interviews that occurred during this past week.
Sportingo summarizes the slow disintegration of WADA's case against Floyd Landis.
The Signal News from Santa Clarita Valley prints commentary from Cary Osborne who thinks that perhaps the bad press received by Landis was good press for the ToC.
The San Luis Obispo Tribune thinks that cycling is continuing to grow in popularity, despite Floyd Landis.
The Long Beach Press Telegram's Doug Krikorian prints perhaps the snarkiest opinion piece ever written on cycling. There is little Landis content, but what's there is snarkworthy as well.
The Lompoc Record prints a photo of Landis with a fan and a small blurb from Saturday's stage of the ToC. I wonder if Roger Ramjet was anywhere nearby?
CyclingNews quotes Tygart criticising the "wiki defense" because the rules forbid the ADA side from saying anything in response, which he hopes will change with changes to the WADA code.
At tdwsport, there are some pictures of Landis, Andy Rihs, Davis Phinney, and Alexadre Moos at a fundraiser for the Phinney Foundation on Tuesday night. Go to Image Desk-> Free Access-> 20071861 21/02/2007 Cycling Floyd Landis foundraising.
PelotonJim tells us why the current state of affairs in the Landis case are so important, referring to an earlier piece by him about the importance of protocols.
Rant follows up about pressure and GC/MS instruments, and addresses some of the pooh-poohing comments at DPF.
LAist notes that as this year's final stage of the ToC is being run, last year's Golden Boy is missing.
Cycliste Moderne wonders if the Landis revelations from this week actually have legs.
Rubber Side Down thinks that even though things may be looking up for Landis , he is not out of the woods yet.
FireDogLake thinks Landis won't get his reputation back, but might be able to make a living again.
Thought for the Day
If you ever drop your keys into a river of molten
lava, let'em go, because, man, they're gone.