Lance Armstrong spends the weekend in muddy Miles of DisComfort
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Monday, February 01, 2010

Armstrong spends the weekend in muddy DisComfort

by VeloNation Press at 7:38 PM EST   comments
Categories: Pro Cycling, Mountain Biking
 

Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong conquered the 52 mile Miles of DisComfort endurance mountain bike race that was held at Flat Rock Ranch in Comfort, Texas this past weekend.

The race was held under nasty conditions with Armstrong coming out on top with a time of 4:28:02 in the Open Men 1-99 category. He finished with more than 10 minutes in hand on second place finisher Bryan Fawley.

Only seven of the 19 riders who took the start alongside the former Tour champ managed to finish. Armstrong Tweeted: "Gr8 race out in Comfort. Hard as hell. Conditions were crazy. Ice @ the start that turned to lots of MUD. Congrats to any1 who finished that"

Conditions were so nasty at the race Armstrong later pointed out, "my bike from Miles of Discomfort went from 22 lbs (start) to 32 (finish) due to the mud."

Open 1-99 Results for Miles of Discomfort:

1) Lance Armstrong Team RadioShack 4:28:02

2) Bryan Fawley Park Place/Dallas Metal/Team Cap Carter 4:39:18

3) David Hanes Ride Away Bicycles 4:40:18

4) Christopher Eatough Trek 4:44:58

5) Wiley Mosley Specialized Riders Club 5:15:03

6) Chris Renshaw 918XC.com 5:25:03

7) John-Matt Hattaway TAMU 6:19:44

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