Sorry but I think you will find the UK athletes have faced numerous in competition tests whereas Horner mysteriously disappeared for six months prior to re emerging as a world beater.
If you go back, the question was specifically about "out of competition" tests, which you asked about for Horner and I reversed to ask the same.
Now Froome did the same in 2011 so question arks could be aimed fairly at him. But he maintained his form for the next two years. It will be interesting to see if Horner clan do the same.
If he gets a contract to continue. He is older, after all. On the plus side he's extremely low maintenance. Besides, Horner didn't disappear - he's been riding all year long. It's not hard to look up his race results from 2013. By your logic, Cancellara "disappeared" for months since he ripped through the Spring Classics, then re-emerges to beat Martin in a TT. That must be suspicious. </sarcasm>
As for logic, it is illogical to suggest that there is a history of British athletes en mass being guilty of cheating. The British riders you question were no riding when the sport was deep in the mire of overt doping. Horner meanwhile was winning during the doping era and comes from a country with a shameful history of organised doping in pretty much all professional sport. The distinctions between the two are quite clear to me and to many I speak to. I guess your bias does not allow an objective view to form a reasoned opinion. But please do consider the differences in historical circumstances .
As for logic, it is illogical to assume that because certain athletes were born at certain period of time that suddenly there is no possibility of them doping. Read your statements before you post them. It is illogical to assume national lines, which you do in the very statement above. So Turkey has no history of organized doping, yet they've produced two cases recently. Germany has a history of doping, yet they've been mostly clean recently. France had a history of doping, and again, recently they've come out mostly clean. Do you see the lack of correlation here?
So while you're point at me being biased, you are ignoring what I'm actually doing: I am pointing at YOUR bias while I am approaching it with the thinking that everyone, regardless of country, is capable of doping and is subject to warranted criticism. If you go back and read nowhere did I ever state that Horner is clean, nor did I state that a person should not be open to criticism. I did state that there should be some skepticism towards Horner, did you not read that?
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