Armstrong hoping to win 7th Tour

Armstrong hoping to win 7th TourLance Armstrong says, he is not riding the 2005 Tour de France to finish second. "Hopefully, I'll go out with a victory, leaving the impression perhaps that I can do another one if I really wanted to," he said. The Tour begins on July 2 with an 11-mile time trial between Fromentine and Noirmoutier-en-I'lle on the Atlantic coast. The 33-year-old Texan and father of three announced in April that he would retire after finishing this Tour on July 24. He already owns a record that most cycling experts expect to stand for decades: winning six consecutive Tours. Armstrong is pictured in a combination shot during a press conference in Challans three days before the official start.
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