Lance Armstrong: 1 July 2005
Comments from the past…
There’s a state of confusion about the state of cycling’s honour roll after news from 23 August 2012. To help put things into perspective, RIDE Media will be posting some audio files from the years of his reign as “Tour de France champion”. Here is some commentary from the pre-race press conferences in Challans on 1 July 2005 (click the link below). A lot has happened since, but the idea at the time was for him to retire from racing at the end of the 92nd Tour.
Lance: “I’ve never been good at predicting cycling…”
Coverage in RIDE Cycling Review #57. On sale early in September 2012.
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