Cycling is at a crossroads
In these tough times, tough decisions need to be made.
gone. The sport needs to move on. Any future doping issues need to be dealt with severely and that means lifetime bans.
Even as I write this I can think of a few situations that might allow for a suspension rather than a lifetime ban. But the sport is at a crossroads. Sponsors look at cycling and say, “We are not confident that this will change for the better in the foreseeable future.”
It is only when we find someone who can make the tough calls, no matter what, will we see change. Who will be professional cycling’s Landis? Maybe we already have one ...