George Vecsey sums up Lance Armstrong’s era

Glad to see the great columnist come out of retirement for this:

Was Armstrong using some more potent drug, or using it more often? I doubt that. My guess is that cycling has been the ultimate level playing ground we all say we want for sports. It was also a lethal business, by the way: young Tour aspirants were falling off their machines, quite dead, because their altered blood was the thickness of tomato bisque.

via Armstrong’s White Flag Says What He Won’t – NYTimes.com.

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