The Last Ride: Lance Armstrong Says 2010 Tour de France Will Be His Last

Jun. 29 2010, Published 8:40 a.m. ET

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Lance Armstrong said that the upcoming 2010 Tour de France will be the final one of his career.

"This will be my final Tour de France. It's been a great ride. Looking forward to three great weeks," the cycling legend Tweeted Monday.

The 38-year-old cancer survivor won the race seven straight years from 1999-2005, and ignited a pop culture phenomenon with the yellow Livestrong bracelets that benefited his cancer charity.

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