Can clean cyclists be dominant?
Potential stars exist, but are demands of clean racing too much to overcome?
Vincenzo Nibali of the Astana team came tantalizingly close this season to doing something that hasn't been done in cycling in a long time: win two grand tours in the same year.
After barnstorming to victory in the Giro d'Italia, Nibali ran into a brick wall in the form of 42-year-old Chris Horner at the Vuelta a España, where Horner became the oldest grand tour winner in history and relegated Nibali to runner-up status.
Winning two grand tours in one season is ...
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