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  • Tour de France

    I'm rooting for Lance Armstrong. GO FOR SEVEN! Yan Ulrich has nothing on him and Vinacorave too.

    I"ve always loved cycling and this guy is the only athletic hero I look up to. I believe if this man can come back from what he has endured then I can too. When I get a new heart I'm gonna go do a century at least. Granted its no Tour but that is my goal!

    Any person who can bike over 2000 miles in three weeks has my respect. Let's see any other athelete do that!

    LIVESTRONG!

    Mary S.

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    Hi Mary,
    I'm rooting for the MAN, too! A Quote from his girlfriend Sheryl Crow,
    "Besides, he is hot!!!!"

    Go Lance!

    We are pulling for you in Phoenix, too!

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    • #3
      I am also a big Lance fan. It sure would be nice if he won again but it is still a big deal to win 6.
      John

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      • #4
        i heard and I dont know how true it is that lance armstrong has the lowest known resting heartrate 36 bpm.He is "THE MAN".Im hoping he pulls it off take care mike
        One day at a time.

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        • #5
          Lance is most definitely the MAN, as well as the inspiration for my renewed interest in cycling. My goals are a bit different though... just get across the finish line alive.

          GO LANCE!!
          "Some days you're the dog... some days you're the hydrant."

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          • #6
            I too am a huge fan. I had to upgrade my tv so I could get OLN and since then I have not missed a day. I even have a livestrong hat, and have thought seriously of getting a tatoo. My thoughts are that he was a winner when he crossed the starting line. The other aspect of the tour is that it is a team sport, and he has some top notch riders with him and also uses all the technology at his disposal

            Scott
            Every day is a present I was diagnosed when I was 38, I have asthma which made me assume it was ashtma, getting old, and being about 30 lbs over what I should be. I have days when I would rather not know. Myectomy club 3Jan06 CCF, my life is so much better!!!!

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            • #7
              Oh, Scott you are so right! Cycling is like a chess game, I've got friends that ask me " Lance hasn't won a stage how come he's in the lead" I just shake my head and most of the time when I explain it they just gaze at me.

              My favorites are the decents from the mountains. I would love to go down them at a 100K. Don't think getting up them would be all that fun though.

              I have my LIVESTRONG bracelet and it has very special meaning to me. One of my patients when I worked in Surgical Oncology gave it too me. At one time she was a cop but got this rare bone cancer. She had to have half of her foot taken off but she said that she was so inspired with "my" story of determination. I was like why are you inspired by me you're fighting cancer. She said I have a chance at a cure now you may never have that chance and here you are taking care of me. I was in tears we've since become friends and still keep in touch. She was a great inspiration for me. And everytime I see yellow I think of her.

              Mary S

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              • #8
                OH and lets not forget Bob ROLL! HE is awesome. Esp his new kinetic commercial. Thought I was going to choke on my coke when I saw that!


                mary

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                • #9
                  7 wow
                  Every day is a present I was diagnosed when I was 38, I have asthma which made me assume it was ashtma, getting old, and being about 30 lbs over what I should be. I have days when I would rather not know. Myectomy club 3Jan06 CCF, my life is so much better!!!!

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                  • #10
                    Yup he did it! I like how he all but passed the torch to Ivan Basso. Then there was Yan Ullrich those two have fought some battles.

                    So, who's gonna do it next year?

                    Now, I'm gonna be bored until the Vuelta De Espana comes along!

                    Livestrong!

                    Mary S.

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                    • #11
                      Tour de LANCE!

                      Was one of the greatest caps to a career ever in the history of history

                      Mary, Back in the day I rode mountains, (sierras) going up was much easier for me than coming down was. Coming down you have to not have your breaks catch fire and burn your tires and you go sooooooo fast and it's a constant struggle. Going up is methodical and you use technique and mind games and muscle relaxing during use and such but coming down will put hair on your chest and I always thought a lot more work mentally and physically. I know... weirdly unexpected...

                      Tour de "one and only" Lance - Live Strong Always!
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