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

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    Chis Horner on his way to winning the Tour of California on May 18, 2011.
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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.

You can read more about him on his personal website and follow his daily blogs from the 2011 Tour. He's also on Twitter: @hornerakg.

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