Lance Armstrong speculation begins again

Six-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong announced after Tuesday's Paris-Camembert bicycle race that he would hold a press conference before the Tour de Georgia, which begins April 19.
An announcement about an announcement. What does Lance want to tell us? Here's a short list:

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Lance Armstrong finishes in Paris-Camembert chase group

Lance Armstrong is nudging closer to the podium in this spring's bicycle races.

The 6-time Tour de France winner finished in a chase group just behind winner Laurent Brochard in today's Paris-Camembert.

The 37-year-old Brochard, of France, won the 124-mile …

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Spinning those bicycle pedals

Are your legs sore after these spring bicycle rides? It might not be that you're too out of shape. Fitness experts encourage cyclists to use smaller gears and keep a high cadence while they ride, especially now that your body is recovering from its winter doldrums.

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New York cops: “Drop that bike!”

New York City is continuing its crackdown on cyclists who ride en masse through the streets on the last Friday of the month. At the latest critical mass rally, Associated Press reports, police in the Big Apple arrested 37 …

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American cyclists: Julich #1 in France and Hincapie #6 in Belgium

Americans Bobby Julich and George Hincapie had strong showings on Sunday; Julich winning the Criterium Internationale held in France and Hincapie finishing sixth — just behind the winner — in the Brabantse Pijl bike race in Belgium.

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Tour of California — Cycling's next big race?

Organizers of the Tour of California want it to become the next Tour de France, not the Tour de Trump. Plans for an eight-stage cycling race, with $35 million in backing from the organizers, to take place next February were announced Friday.

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The 9/11 bicycle tour

What inspires Don Boehly to keep pedaling?

The 49-year-old handyman from Grayson, Ky., is cycling through all 50 states to raise awareness for the families of the victims of 9/11.

He began bicycling Sept. 1, 2003, and so far has …

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Lance Armstrong is hungry to race

Already scheduled to return to the bicycle peloton next Tuesday for the Paris-Camembert, Lance Armstrong actually will begin competition on Sunday in Belgium.
“He called me this afternoon and said he feels great in the training and is hungry to race,”

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The “best bicycle bill in history”?

(Updated July 30, 2005: See “Money for Cycling in Transportation bill passed by Congress.”)Bicyclists could benefit when Congress rolls out the pork barrel this year.

A highway funding bill includes more than $242 million for building bike and hike paths and trails in the US. It also includes an ambitious safe-routes-to-school program to get school kids out of their parents' cars and encourage them to ride bicycles or walk to school.

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Deadlines coming up for multi-day state bicycle tours

The deadline to apply for that rolling bicycle party called the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) is coming up on April 1.

So many people want to ride, that the Iowa event organizers limit participation to 8,500 …

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