Late last week, Johan Bruyneel announced that he would be leaving the Astana team at the close of the 2009 season. Right now, Alberto Contador stands a pretty good chance of riding into Paris on Sunday wearing the Yellow Shirt. This will make 9 Tour de France victories for Johan, 7 with Lance and now 2 with Alberto.
So why is he leaving?
The "official" explanation is that Astana, which is actually owned by the Kazakhstan Federation is hell-bound-for-leather going to… Continue