The LA Daily News says that Floyd Landis may be lots of things right now, but bored isn't one of them as he promotes his book throughout SoCal this week and apparently it's no more Mr. Nice Guy anymore:
"I don't want people to just believe me because they like me or the way I smile at them," he said. "I want them to know the facts of the case and base their opinion on that. ... That's why I wrote the book."
The Daily Mail cites athletes who think that the laws in place don't' necessarily apply to them.
Active.com/Hildebrand wonders nicely why Lemond injects himself into every doping controversy.
The PressZoom blurbs Floyd Landis' upcoming visit to UC Riverside
The LandisCase Wiki is getting some updates, but it's missing a discussion of peak identification, dealing with retention time matches and positive controls.
Admire Lemond / Better to get a flat than to get shot fires at Landis:
First, before talking about Greg LeMond's appearance on the "Vélo Club" after the Tour stage finishing in Briançon yesterday, a little point about Floyd Landis... I wasn't sure I wanted to mention that at all. But well, his attacks on Greg are becoming sickening. And I think with the last interview he did on NPR, he crossed a new line. I mentioned here that Landis already qualified the call that his manager made to Greg as a "bad joke". He now insists, and goes farther... characterizing Greg as "clearly insane" and borderline insinuating that Greg could have made up the childhood abuse and/or that he should be over it now. Highlight of this trash:Landis: "Look, if that happened to Greg Lemond, that's a terrible thing. But he's 50 years old now, and he has a problem with lying, and he never should have been there."
Rant looks at Sinkewitz, and sees "an all-too-familiar pattern."; Many insightful comments.
Irish KC doesn't agree with our negative assessment of one of his posts, and calls us "Belief but Assume".
vfish thinks that Floyd Landis is the gift that keeps on giving.
Moxy at Podium Cafe works at Google and posts about Floyd Landis' appearance there last Friday.
Cycleicious gives us some link love.
Red Asphalt Ride plugs book signing at UC Riverside tomorrow.
Cycling Fans Anonymous is feeling slimed by the KPCC interview with Landis because of the Lemond comments.
JoeSchmoe bemoans LNDD's apparent involvement with Fertonani and possibly Sinkewitz.
Velogal is smelling LNDD at work as well.
Coach Joe English upbraids Versus for offering the possibility of nine tour wins in a row by an American.
Jarred Gilker finally figured out to get pictures off his phone, and has one of Landis in Central Park.
Pommi looks at the NPR interview and DPF flamage, and concludes
You stick your head out, you get whacked. Welcome to the real world. So get over it. Ride your bike.
At DPF, the people who would be shocked by Landis' retaliatory attacks on Lemond complain they are shocking. An attempt to return to the unrebutted scientific argument will probably go nowhere, because the he said/he said with Lemond is more titillating.