This is an awesome “Foaming Rant” by Patrick O’Grady the velonews editor.
For the first time since 2000, Lance Armstrong wasn’t the star of the show as Tour de France organizers unveiled the 2006 route on Thursday in Paris.
The seven-time Tour champ, who was stateside preparing to host this weekend’s edition of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” played only a bit part in a short highlight video prepared for the annual ceremony in Paris - and Tour organizers said that was not a simple oversight.
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“…Some of the most powerful men in our sport seem to act more like prepubescent middle-school girls yanking out handfuls of each other’s hair in a slap-fest behind the gym.”