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Andrew Hood of Velo News discusses Lance Armstrong's decision to drop his challenge against USADA.
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The Steelers have been around for a long time our strongest sticking to his -- still that he is innocent. -- is test positive never tested positive reasons he's been bad tested more than 500 times during his athletic career. He says this a witch -- I think there are predicated on strong people have decided that they get their own minds a long time ago. Another question how much is gonna change change public opinion but as it is it's it's it's it's a frontrunner status that. Well I think that he and his legal team -- -- look at the pros and cons of having a long drawn out legal public battle. And I think they reached the conclusion that perhaps it just wasn't worth it for that. To have this. What really was gonna be just kind of a torturous process for our -- to have all these ex teammates publicly -- against him. And the end result I would have been the same -- had. Had to score process he would have received a lifetime ban same -- had to cut its losses -- the government I think -- to wait and see kind of some of that fallout from that's -- think. Well it certainly can't do trap thought -- -- -- -- come back into the -- the dot track on Iron Man world championships this ball. He can't Connecticut if there's an athlete ever again. You know I'm looking added that the to have on him and his legacy to be playing out of the next months and years really. I think a lot of people's minds this might forever taint him. I think in the larger picture reps he's going to be this. Cancer survivor wrote -- wrote some people no matter what happens. This is a black eye on what's been a series of many black at Saddam the only hope I think recycling is that. That's what has really turned the corner -- the biological asked for was introduced in 2008. -- cultures like Christians are so many scandals 2006 and a press reports -- Floyd Landis in her brother was just one after the other sport had to change. Has been authentic cultural change inside cycling the power Thomas cleaner I think the sport -- -- last year it's you. As the clean -- ever -- and history cycling I think we -- believe guys like credit has stopped when they say they won -- -- -- or Bradley Wiggins -- reference clean. I think we can believe that we can't believe those guys been cyclones -- the world wide -- batteries.