Lance Armstrong confirms participation in the 2010 Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour
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Thursday, February 04, 2010

Armstrong confirms participation in Cape Argus

by VeloNation Press at 11:39 AM EST   comments
Categories: Pro Cycling
 

Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong has confirmed his participation in this year's Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour. The event, which will take place on Sunday March 14th, is the world's largest timed cycling race.

Last night he Tweeted: "Hey South Africa! Excited to come down in March. Bringing your man @darylimpey with me. And yes, we're racing The Argus. Hear gr8 things."

Organizers were thrilled to hear the news, with event co-director David Bellairs commenting, "Last year it was Matt Damon and this year it's Lance. With such high profile individuals taking part, there can be no doubt about Cycle Tour's iconic status. It makes us extremely proud to be working on this event."

Armstrong's tweet indicated that he'll bring RadioShack teammate and South African Daryl Impey along to the event, which will be an added bonus for South African cycling fans.

"The fact that Lance will be riding Cycle Tour alongside one of South Africa's cycling superstars is just wonderful," Bellairs concluded.

2010's race will be the 33rd edition of the event.

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