• kris
    October 2nd

    Lance Armstrong says he will go into the 2010 Tour de France better prepared to challenge for an eighth yellow jersey, but he believes reigning champion Alberto Contador will be “very hard” to beat.

    “I think I will be a bit better in 2010,” Armstrong, who returned to competition in 2009 after retiring in 2005, told Velo monthly magazine Friday.

    “In 2009 I came back after a three-and-a-half year break. The body needs time to get used to the stress of competition, and to the Tour itself.”

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