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With three reasons to be happy, Armstrong heads to Pyrenees

...PERPIGNAN, France -- Heading into the Pyrenees for what should be the decisive final...to this southwestern city close to the Pyrenees. Armstrong was photographed and filmed...Ax-les-Thermes, 4,538 feet high in the Pyrenees. The next two stages, ending at Pla...

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Armstrong saves strength for Pyrenees

SAINT-FLOUR, France -- His eyes on the Pyrenees, Lance Armstrong saved his strength on a day the Tour de...are conserving their energy for next week's racing in the Pyrenees mountains. Armstrong stayed tucked in the front of the pack...

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Wreck-marred race heads for Pyrenees

...will gauge the three-time champion's true fitness in the Pyrenees climbs starting Thursday. Schleck is in the driver's seat...there are two flat stages for sprinters before riders enter the Pyrenees in Stage 12, with its colossal climb up Col du Tourmalet...

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Wreck-marred race heads for Pyrenees

...will gauge the three-time champion's true fitness in the Pyrenees climbs starting Thursday. Schleck is in the driver's seat...there are two flat stages for sprinters before riders enter the Pyrenees in Stage 12, with its colossal climb up Col du Tourmalet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2011-07-12/wreck-marred-race-he
Pyrenees expose poor timing at Tour de France

...three weeks in July. If your timing is off, your chances of winning go up in smoke. As the 2004 Tour de France leaves the Pyrenees mountains and heads toward the Alps, several prerace favorites are suffering. Jan Ullrich, the man Lance Armstrong sees...

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Froome shows he can take Tour de France's punches

...BAGNERES-DE-BIGORRE, France - The mighty mountains of the Pyrenees offered at least two important insights about Tour de France...the race lead with a triumphant first day of climbing in the Pyrenees. But they'll also be ruing the opportunity they collectively...

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Germany's Ullrich wins cycling title

...his move in the rugged mountains of the Pyrenees and finished in triumph in the elegance...over the lead on the second day in the Pyrenees mountains in the south of France. Ullrich...The first was the victory in the Pyrenees, the second was putting on the yellow...

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Armstrong keeps Tour lead but two rivals are near

...riding as two key rivals shadow him in the Pyrenees. The big move was made by Kazakhstan's...stage, one of the hardest of four in the Pyrenees. He said he was ill early in the Tour...He has just two more days in the Pyrenees and a time trial to Nantes on July 26...

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Cyclist Voeckler still wearing yellow jersey well

...Saturday after the last stage in the Pyrenees, which was won by Jelle Vanendert...attacks in the most grueling stage of the Pyrenees so far -- which featured a 10-mile...believe that I'm in yellow after the Pyrenees," he said. "It's like a dream...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2011-07-16/cyclist-voeckler-sti
Cyclists head for the hills in 1st test

...BARCELONA, Spain --- A split second off the lead with the mighty Pyrenees looming, Lance Armstrong now gets to see what his rivals can...uphill finish -- the first and hardest of three days in the Pyrenees. "Tomorrow is an important day," Arm-strong said...

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