George Hincapie knows very well the feeling of bringing home a captain in yellow onto the Champs Elysées, having been the only rider to be around in every single Lance Armstrong Tour win. It was number eight for Hincapie on Sunday, July 29, and the New Yorker was pleased with the outcome, saying that "We're happy that we won."
He also felt that it was an eventful Tour de France in which it became clear that the public isn't stepping away from the sport. "From the beginning it was beautiful in London and then we went through some tough days. We had a great race and if you look around you know that cycling is doing great. I think we've put on a good show for them," Hincapie smiled.
Personally Hincapie couldn't claim the stage win he hoped for but he wasn't too downhearted by that. "I wanted to win the prologue but it didn't happen. I felt good and I did a good job for the team . We win the Tour de France again so I'm happy." He also partially revealed his plans for the remainder of the season, "I'm going to a take a rest and then I'd like to participate in the world championships."