Hincapie ponders end of Armstrong era

Meanwhile, George Hincapie is wondering how things will change after July 29, the day Lance Armstrong retires. Hincapie, who has ridden with Armstrong through all six of the Texan's Tour de France victories, told Reuters, "I don't know what it will be like without him. Very different for sure.

"Every time a young rider fares well, people say he's the new Lance Armstrong. But there's only one Lance Armstrong and there will not be a rider of the same calibre in the next century."

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