Vande Velde begins comeback
After nearly retiring, veteran cyclist makes Giro return to help Hesjedal defend title
SERRA SAN BRUNO, Italy -- In August 2012, moments after winning the USA Pro Challenge and eight weeks before beginning a six-month offseason suspension, American Christian Vande Velde was faced with a major life decision -- end his career on a high note, or continue on in the inevitable aftermath of his sworn testimony to USADA, in which he admitted to doping during his time with the U.S. Postal Service team.
"I'd be lying if I didn't think about just stopping today," Vande Velde ...
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