Armstrong Aims for Sixth Tour de France Win The Tour de France begins Saturday, with American Lance Armstrong vying for a record sixth consecutive win. Armstrong's bid comes amid allegations of doping and the specter of his slim, 61-second margin of victory in last year's Tour. Hear NPR's Renee Montagne and James Raia, cycling columnist for the Sacramento Bee.
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Armstrong Aims for Sixth Tour de France Win

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Armstrong Aims for Sixth Tour de France Win

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Armstrong Aims for Sixth Tour de France Win

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The Tour de France begins Saturday, with American Lance Armstrong vying for a record sixth consecutive win. Armstrong's bid comes amid allegations of doping and the specter of his slim, 61-second margin of victory in last year's Tour. Hear NPR's Renee Montagne and James Raia, cycling columnist for the Sacramento Bee.