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Armstrong’s last Tour

July 8th, 2010 · No Comments

Prior to the start of this year’s Tour de France bicycle race, Seven Times Tour winner Lance Armstrong “tweeted” this would be his final Tour de France bicycle race, at the tender age of 38yrs old.

And so far this year’s Tour hasn’t been exactly kind to the Texan from Austin, as he and about half of his fellow competitors went down hard on Stage 2 just minutes after a motorcycle had crashed and laid down oil upon the wet pavement! Then during the Stage 3 ride billed as a “Wildcard” stage with several patches of Cobblestones for the riders to endure, Lance unfortunately popped a tire on the bumps, losing 45 precious seconds to change it as the race went on and slipped down the order to 18th place overall, some two-plus minutes behind, as the Tour will finish on July 25th in Paris…

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