Discussion

Armstrong spurs growth of cycling in U.S.

Updated: July 25, 2005, 4:11 PM ET
Associated Press

Without fail, it happens daily at this time of year. Someone, typically middle-aged and at least a wee bit out of shape, ambles into Lance Armstrong's favorite bike shop and professes to be "just looking."

And a few minutes later, that person wheels away a bicycle -- the first one he's owned in, perhaps, decades.

There's no simpler example of the legacy Armstrong has created -- and left behind Sunday, when he took his last victory laps along the Champs-Elysees in Paris, where ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

MORE OLYMPICS HEADLINES