Feed the beast: Covering Lance Armstrong for Cyclingnews

Lance Armstrong was always the centre of attention (Image credit: Getty Images)

I think Lance Armstrong has told me to fuck off twice.

There may have been other instances, and he's certainly not the only person within cycling to utter those words in my direction, but two distinct episodes involving that most well known of antagonistic commands stand out. The first was muttered under his breath on the Champs-Elysées after his final Tour de France appearance in 2010, while the second came around six years later, via email.


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Daniel Benson