It's through-the-looking-glass time at ASO, apparently:
"We have very good relationships with the UCI," declared Clerc, in stark contrast to comments made at his final day press conference with Tour director Christian Prudhomme on the weekend. "For us, there is just a real loss of confidence between some high-ranked people at the UCI and ourselves. Why? Because we have the feeling we've been betrayed several times, and - forgive me for the expression - we've been taken for a ride.
Man, something must be lost in the translation.