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Of course, if this turns out someday to be the industry standard integrated handlebar-computer-braking solution then I'll eat my kevlar-reinforced aerodynamic hat.

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Re: Vuelta 2017 doping chat
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2017, 14:14 »
seems like it's the third time, as he already tested positive twice as an amateur for the Olarra team (although there seems to be no official documentation available left) in 1997 and 1998. I didn't know about that tbh.

(via Sergio @ciclismo2005: http://ciclismo2005.com/2014/12/ultimos-estertores-de-samuel-sanchez/)
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  • "If this is cycling, I am a banana"

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    Re: Vuelta 2017 doping chat
    « Reply #2 on: August 17, 2017, 14:41 »
    seems like it's the third time, as he already tested positive twice as an amateur for the Olarra team (although there seems to be no official documentation available left) in 1997 and 1998. I didn't know about that tbh.

    (via Sergio @ciclismo2005: http://ciclismo2005.com/2014/12/ultimos-estertores-de-samuel-sanchez/)

    Really? Do you know about the incriminated substance(s) back then?
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  • "Paris-Roubaix is the biggest cycling race in the world, bigger than the Tour de France, bigger than any other bike race" (Sir Bradley Wiggins)

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    Re: Vuelta 2017 doping chat
    « Reply #3 on: August 17, 2017, 14:43 »
    Really? Do you know about the incriminated substance(s) back then?

    in the comments to that article caffeine and ephedrine are mentioned. But this is just what they recall from memory as apparently back then it was only mentioned in some local newspapers
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    Re: Vuelta 2017 doping chat
    « Reply #4 on: August 17, 2017, 16:02 »
    Sad way to end a long career.  :(

    It makes you doubt everything he has achieved, except distancing the peloton while eating his lunch on the twisty downhill run into the start of the Angliru climb in 2013.   :)
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    Re: Vuelta 2017 doping chat
    « Reply #5 on: August 17, 2017, 16:26 »
    I had forgotten about that. But we have discussed now you posted that Search
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    Re: Vuelta 2017 doping chat
    « Reply #6 on: August 18, 2017, 18:14 »
    Dirty Sanchez was always the worst way to finish...
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