Lance Armstrong tweets adios to Tour de France

Lance Armstrong used his Twitter account to announce that this year's Tour de France will be his last.

The 2010 Tour de France will be cyclist Lance Armstrong's last. He's won it seven times already and is hoping to wear the yellow jersey down the Champs-Elysees one last time. Armstrong broke the news on Twitter, saying: ''And yes, this will be (my) final Tour de France. It's been a great ride.''

Lance Armstrong has posted on his Twitter page this year's Tour de France will be his last.

"It's been a great ride. Looking forward to 3 great weeks," Armstrong tweeted Monday.

A seven-time winner of cycling's most prestigious race, the 38-year-old Armstrong returned to the Tour last year after a three-year absence and finished third behind Astana teammate Alberto Contador of Spain.

Armstrong started a new team for this year's race. He won the race seven straight times from 1999-2005 before retiring.

The Tour de France starts Saturday in Belgium.


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