Wednesday, June 06, 2007

Wednesday Roundup

VeloNews posts a Q&A between Fred Dreier and Travis Brown concerning the recently held Teva Mountain Games. Brown expresses his disapproval that Floyd Landis was present there, and he also feels Floyd trained too hard when he was a mountain biker.

The Adventure Junkie gives his take on the Teva Mountain Games held last weekend in Vail,CO. He feels that Floyd Landis has had a tough year, and he would like to see Floyd ride more mountain bike events, after getting into better shape, as clear his name as well. Junkie is not sure we'll see either one of those things ever happen however.

Potholes and Roadapples discusses the increasing popularity and political awareness of cycling in Lancaster Co. PA home of Floyd Landis. P&R also reviews Floyd's weekend in the Rockies at the Teva Mountain Games.

Dugard is speculating that with the rumored "outing" from the TdF of Pereiro and Valverde, due to possible involvement in OP, it won't be long before the powers that be take a longer harder look at Lance Armstrong. Any potential proceeding against Lance would make the Landis hearings look tame and comical in comparison.

Jason Macemore writes about Floyd Landis' participation last weekend at the Teva Mountain Games. Even though there were some negative feelings expressed about Landis being there, Jason writes Floyd demonstrated that despite adversity we can still go on to work, take part in life, and be respected.

Powdergirl at Myspace hosted media "types" this past weekend at the Teva Mountain Games and even though Floyd Landis got "schooled" he was a very good sport about it.

BikingBis blurbs the "Positively False" book tour upcoming at the end of June-the beginning of July.

Thought for the Day

It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad.

-c. s. lewis-


Richard said...

Hmmm, Travis says Floyd trained too hard when he was a mountain biker...

Travis, I seem to remember you relying a little too much on talent and not on determination. But then, perhaps you were snakebit by the whole EPO scandal in the mtb pack in '96 and 2000. The Olympics are the one-shot deal, and I seem to remember you and Tink finishing mid-pack. Training? Or being PO'd about drugs in the peloton. Methinks you have eaten sour grapes.

cat2bike said...

Testing, testing....just checking to see if I can finally post a comment!

strbuk said...

Hi Theresa, congrats, you did it!