July 11, 2005: Staying on guard

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It didn't take long after the bombings in London to have people over here wondering out loud about security in and around the Tour de France, and even Lance Armstrong noted the tragedy in his post-race comments. "Once again, free society is struck by needless and senseless terror. I think we've all had enough but it seems like the enemies are persistent. Obviously, my heart goes out to all the people in Great Britain and to the Prime Minister," he said following Stage 6.

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Chris will be bringing us daily updates from within Discovery Channel HQ, getting the lowdown from team management. Discovery Channel is the team on everybody's lips at this year's Tour de France. Why? One name - Lance Armstrong. This network of riders and staff previously existed as the US Postal Service Pro Cycling Team, helping Lance win his six Tour de France crowns, and in 2005 they're gunning for a seventh title. Follow the progress of the team here on Cyclingnews.com from 'Behind the Blue Curtain' Australia UK USA