The Tour de France, and cycling in general, have lost a ton of credibility over the last decade or so with the high amount of doping scandals involving riders. Now it seems like the fans of cycling are fed up.
According to police, Lance Armstrong is keeping things classy even while in cycling exile. The former American hero turned disgraced cheater is back in the news, today, due to a December 28th drive during which police say Armstrong hit several parked cars after a night of partying.
Riding a motorcycle at 200+ miles per hour with just a helmet and some thin racing gear as the only things between you and possible death is pretty impressive. It’s even impressive when you fall off the bike and escape with nothing more than a broken foot and an insane case of road rash.
I am never surprised by the ignorance of the American sports fan. I shake my head and say REALLY? Manti Te'o is most hated American athlete? REALLY? And his crime was what exactly?
In the latest Forbes "Most Hated American Athlete," dumbed down American sports fans used no thought, just the latest headlines, in voting Te'o at the top...
Lance Armstrong was an American athletic hero when he won seven straight Tour de France titles. He no longer looks as heroic after an interview with Oprah Winfrey in which he admitted to the world that he used performance enhancing drugs, as well as his role as a bully in the cycling world.
On Monday, former national cycling icon Lance Armstrong confessed during a taped interview with Oprah Winfrey that he did steroids during his "illustrious" cycling career, which included seven consecutive Tour de France titles. Does this confession from Armstrong help or further hurt your image of him...