Tour de France 101: Americans to watch in 2011
Seven-time Tour winner Lance Armstrong isn't riding, but there are plenty of other fast Americans.
2. Chris Horner, RadioShack
A former Lance Armstrong teammate, Horner is enjoying success in the sunset of his pro-cycling career, which began in 1995. The Bend, Ore., native finished 10th overall in last year’s Tour de France and won the Tour of California in May. He has hinted that he is angling for a podium finish at the Tour de France this year.