Now is the time to replace our mindset in the spirit of festina
were expelled from the race, and police and sport officials raided other team headquarters.
Lente is a "neo-lambic ale" that that goes through both a yeast and bacteria fermentation, and is aged on oak chips and Delaware peaches.
Virenque was joined on the victory podium by his young son and daughter and his triumph was a sweet moment for a man who incurred much ridicule after the Festina
The Frenchman, who finished four minutes and six seconds ahead of the main group containing race favourite Lance Armstrong, was kicked out of the Tour in disgrace in 1998 and in the infamous Festina
trial two years later finally confessed to drug-taking.
Virenque, who rides for Domo Farm Frites, was a member of the Festina
team that was thrown out of the 1998 Tour after a stash of banned substances was found in a team car.
Through its sponsorship of the Festina
Professional Road Cycling Team, Specialized tests its product innovations with the pros.
THE disgraced Festina
team, embroiled in a drug scandal, have pulled out of the Tour de France after threatening to carry on riding in yesterday's seventh stage 36-mile time-trial from Meyrignac-l'Eglise to Correze in defiance at being banned from the event.
CYCLING: Tour de France race director Jean-Marie Leblanc said yesterday that there is no question of the Festina
team being banned from the race, despite one of their cars being found to contain over 400 vials of illegal drugs.
88 de estatura, se ve tan flaco como cuando ingreso, todavia adolescente, al equipo ciclistico Reynolds (britanico), por esa epoca entre los mas destacados del mundo (despues superado por escuadras como la francesa Festina
, las italianas Polti y Asics, la alemana Deutsche Telekom, la rusa Zg y la espanola Banesto racing team, a la cual Indurain se incorporo mas tarde).
Bassons was riding for Festina
when the team became embroiled in a doping scandal in 1998, the report said.
1 team Festina
forced to pull out mid-way through Tour