Skip to comments.Armstrong ends Wiens' six-year reign as Leadville 100 champion ( Colorado )
Posted on 08/15/2009 6:43:41 PM PDT by george76
Lance Armstrong can't remember the last time he raced 65 miles by himself.
So strong was Armstrong on Saturday that he left the rest of the field in the mud just 35 miles into the lung-searing Leadville 100 mountain bike race, winning the nation's highest-altitude endurance test in record time.
Despite racing through freezing rain...
Armstrong was so safely in front of Wiens that he didn't worry when he heard a hissing in his back tire
(Excerpt) Read more at sportsillustrated.cnn.com ...
riding hard to avoid freezing
A Sports Illustrated article without pictures. A shot of the tire coming off at the finish line would have been nice.
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