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Digital Peloton

Digital Peloton

I would rate his seven Tour wins as the greatest achievement of all time, with the caveat that he was a creature of his era, as opposed to previous eras where people didn’t focus on the Tour as much. In previous eras cyclists weren’t paid that well and had little control over their schedule, so they raced everywhere, all the time. Comparing the modern era to the 1950s is like comparing Sammy Sosa’s homer totals to guys from the dead ball era… the differences practically outweigh the comparables. But Lance cannot race against different eras, only his own, and in that time he dominated the world’s greatest race like nobody else.

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