Armstrong Led the Way in Trying to Get a Piece of the Tour

Armstrong Led the Way in Trying to Get a Piece of the Tour

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In yellow, Armstrong cycles past the Arc de Triomphe in Paris at the end of the 2005 Tour de France. His victory that year was the seventh and last of his unprecedented and still unmatched consecutive Tour winning streak. He later considered trying to buy into world's most prestigious cycling competition.