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
However, he caused a sensation with his frank testimony on systematic narcotic abuse within Festina
and cycling in general.
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.
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
French police investigations into widespread drug-taking turned the 1998 race into a farce when a car belonging to the Festina
team was found to contain huge quantities of various performance-enhancing drugs while the team director admitted some of his cyclists were routinely given banned substances.
A car belonging to the Festina
team was found to contain huge quantities of various performance-enhancing drugs and the team director admitted some of his cyclists were routinely given banned substances.
human therapy in Ireland and Britain - such as Riding for the Disabled, Festina
Lente in County Wicklow, and the Barrettstown Gang Camp Fund (founded by actor Paul Newman) - Shetlands have been trained to act as guide ponies for the blind in Nottinghampshire.
Virenque, a winner in Morzine in 2000, a year after he confessed to having taken drugs in the 1998 Festina
trial, has only once previously worn yellow, for a single day back in 1992.
'team masseur' Willy Voets is arrested while driving under the influence of Belgian mix, a potent cocktail of cocaine, heroin, speed and morphine.
Spanish team Once was second and French squad Festina