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Armstrong wins Leadville in record time

Updated: August 15, 2009, 5:33 PM ET
Associated Press

LEADVILLE, Colo. -- Lance Armstrong can't remember the last time he raced 65 miles by himself.

"I don't know, maybe when I was a young, young kid," he said. "You would never do that on the Tour, so none of the Tours I won.

"Quite literally in those Tours, excluding time trials, I probably rode alone for 20 miles. ... It's been a long time since I was time trialing for that long."

So strong was Armstrong on Saturday that he left the rest of the field in the mud just 35 miles into ...

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