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IRON MAIDEN, so cool.

Saw this on Lance Armstrong’s twitter page, Rod Smallwood, co-manger of the heavy metal rock super group Iron Maiden, is a big biker and raises money for charity.

Rod, recently did a Egypt ride and got 1,000 pounds donated from Lance himself. Check out his charity page here. [...]

17 1/2 minutes with Lance Armstrong from NY magazine

Wondering what’s up with Lance? Flying back and forth to NYC to check out his “stages” art show and art bikes being auctioned at Sotheby’s? Check out this article from NY Magazine:

17 1/2 Minutes With Lance Armstrong The tequila-loving champ turned art collector comes to town, leaves, and comes back, all to raise [...]

Enter to win a ride with Lance Armstrong

Check this out:

Clear2Go(TM) is giving one lucky winner the chance to win a bike ride with our partner, seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong! The prize includes a sweet TREK® bike and a 3-day, 2-night trip for two to Austin, TX where you’ll have the chance to take a solo ride [...]

Lance’s art bikes fetched a good price.

Last Sunday, Sotheby’s auction house sold off the Lance Armstrong collection of bikes designed by such celebrity artists as Shepard Fairey, Kaws and Damien Hurst. (This Damien Hurst went for $500,000)

For a full review and the price these bikes went for to support Lance’s Livestrong foundation check out report from bikereviews.com [...]

the 700 club.

Lance Armstrong has: 2,069,670 Sarah Palin has: 149,441 Neil Diamond has: 27,767

and now Bikeblognyc has: over 700 followers! Woo Hoo.

thanks.

www.twitter.com/bikeblognyc

Livestrong Day, Ride in Central Park

Tomorrow is Livestrong day, a national day of awareness and fundraising for the Lance Armstrong Foundation and the fight against cancer.

People all across the country are hosting events.

In Central Park,

LIVESTRONG Central Park Ride October 02, 2009 6:00pm until 7:00pm Central Park Engineer’s Gate (East 90th St. & 5th Ave) [...]

its the Tweet de France

This will be the first tour to really embrace the microblogging sensation twitter.

Follow along with New York Times Reporter, Juliet Macur as she tweets and links to articles.

Her recent article in the Times about the Astana dilemma, two powerhouses on the same team: Lance Armstrong and Alberto Contador Read it [...]

Twitter round up-Tour De France edition

So some racers in this years 96th Tour de France will be on twitter. Some are into it and others have user names and aren’t posting. I mean what are they busy trying to ride 100K a day and don’t have time for a few electronic tweets, Shesh.

Here are some of the racers [...]

Prisoner Tour?

Lance Armstrong sent out this to Twitter.

What could possibly go wrong?

NANTES, France (Reuters) – Close to 200 prisoners will cycle around France next month, watched by scores of guards on bicycles, in the first penal version of the Tour de France, authorities said Monday.

The 196 prisoners will cycle in a pack [...]

Tour d’Italia turns 100 and Lance rocks a new bike design from Fairey.

It’s the 100th Anniversary of the Giro D’Italia. This is Italy’s Tour De France and you can follow along on my favorite pro cycling blog: Europeloton.com

The Race kicked off on Saturday, May 9th with a team time trial. Check out this homemade wrap up from cyclocosm.com

Yep Lance is back in [...]