Armstrong plays domestique in Dauphiné

Hincapie and Armstrong consult

Hincapie and Armstrong consult (Image credit: AFP)

Lance Armstrong (Discovery Channel) played the role of minder to team-mate and race leader George Hincapie in yesterday's first road stage of the Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré. Along with the rest of the Discovery team, Armstrong worked to protect Hincapie's one-second lead over Levi Leipheimer (Gerolsteiner) in a stage that came down to a bunch sprint won by Thor Hushovd (Credit Agricole).

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