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Armstrong, Hincapie, Vande Velde, Casey to ride in Epic’s 24 Hours

Lance Armstrong signs autographs during a team Radioshack training camp held in Tucson in December of 2009.

Lance Armstrong signs autographs during a team Radioshack training camp held in Tucson in December of 2009.

Members of the former U.S. Postal Service pro cycling team will hit Tucson in February as a four person relay team in Epic Rides 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo

The team will consist of Lance Armstrong, George Hincapie, Christian Vande Velde, and Dylan Casey. 

“We’re excited for Lance, George, Dylan, and Christian to join us in 24 Hour Town for a Tucson community tradition at the 18th annual 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo presented by Tucson Medical Center,” said Epic Rides’ President Todd Sadow via text message. 

Armstrong is currently banned from participating in USA Cycling sanctioned events, but because 24 Hours in Old Pueblo is not sanctioned, he and his other teammates can participate. 

We will post more as it comes available. In the meantime, check out the Velo News article. 

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ManishBatra1
ManishBatra1

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chubasco
chubasco

Seriously? Why are we supposed to care that the doper-in-chief is coming? And why is 24HOP tarnishing their name for him? People feeling embarrassed for once worshipping him? He's a petty crook like any other, like the person who stashed a motor in their frame. How many times do you figure he cheated the real winner out of a title? Once is unforgivable, and we've now seen a pattern...