Astana opens the cycling season in New Mexico working on image
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Johan Bruyneel has a message for the cycling community: Forget last year's troubled Astana team.
Bruyneel, the architect of Lance Armstrong's seven Tour de France victories, raised eyebrows a few months ago when he took over a team that was shamefully dismissed from last year's Tour amid a doping scandal.
"A lot of people told me, 'What are you thinking?" Bruyneel said Tuesday as Astana cyclists continued high-altitude training in New Mexico.
"But I didn't ...
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