You know you guys are always on the top of my list for the latest in Vatican-sponsored cycling tat.
I figure I can get a 500 post thread out of it if I ever find some.
My understanding of the DNA testing point is that it would allow the testers to conclusively tie a particular rider to a particular blood sample, which would have been very useful with the gynecologist's refrigerator. Same goes for used syringes.
Basso's alleged code name in the Puerto records was that of his dog.
BTW, T-Mobile are now saying that Discovery violated a gentlemen's agreement among Pro Tour teams not to sign anyone implicated in Puerto.
Milan-San Remo is going to be great.
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The Gazzetta says that BFJ is talking to Saiz about a contract for next year (Saiz still maintaining that Astana's Pro Tour place is rightfully his).
And Rijs is proposing the "most comprehensive anti-doping initiative in the history of cycling", based on 800+ out of competition tests and led by a Dane who worked on a similar effort thought to have largely cleaned up cross-country skiing.