Bob Roll, who does cycling commentary on the Outdoor Life Network, doesnt think its humanly possible for Armstrong to win an unprecedented seventh consecutive victory but, as he puts it, when you look at who could beat him, no one springs to mind.
Although cyclists beat Armstrong on a regular basis in smaller races, Roll says the big dogs get fired up by the big events.
Roll is the co-author of The Tour De France Companion (Workman) and, as he points out, You cant talk about the tour without Lances name coming up.
He says cycling interest in America has shot up because of Armstrong and claims the cycling stud rescued a dying elephant and charged it full of life.
Still, when Armstrong hangs up his yellow jersey, Roll admits American interest will wane because, if its another Lance youre looking for, I dont think well see that in our lifetime.
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