"He seems to be the one everyone is picking on, probably as he was the most successful.
"It was unfortunate, it was just a generation or a few generations who chose to take drugs to basically enable them to recover quicker," Staff continued.
Everyone was doping, says Staff
"What we're hearing from a lot of people speaking up about it, they just feel so relieved to get that burden off their shoulders. They don't care what results get taken away, they just don't want to hold that in any more."
Ashford-born Staff, who won team sprint gold in Beijing alongside Chris Hoy and Jason Kenny and now works in California developing the American track sprint cycling programme, believes the sport will survive the revelations.
"I'm sure it will hurt the sport for a little while," he said.
"There is a new generation. Have faith that the likes of Bradley Wiggins are clean - I'd bet my life on it.
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