The apology you're forced to make is rarely the most sincere. And make no mistake: Lance Armstrong's magical misery tour isn't coming from a place of penitence, but a transparent last-ditch attempt to race again. Even Armstrong's humility is selfish.
Greg LeMond—America's only Tour De France winner—has been outspoken about cycling's problems, before, during and after the downfall of Lance Armstrong. But his scorn has been reserved not for Armstrong or the cyclists who dope, but with the people running the whole shebang: the heads of the International Cycling…
Some people pay attention to cycling. Others pay attention to cycling only when the most successful American cyclist of all time is banned from the sport and stripped of his seven Tour de France titles. If you're in that second group, Lance Armstrong's ban has likely left you with some questions. Here are some answers.