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Armstrong

Armstrong (Image credit: CN)
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The Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team is presented in Silver Spring, Maryland

The Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team is presented in Silver Spring, Maryland (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com)
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Lance Armstrong with the new Discovery Channel team strip

Lance Armstrong with the new Discovery Channel team strip (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com)
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Armstrong poses with his new Trek Madone in Discovery Channel livery.

Armstrong poses with his new Trek Madone in Discovery Channel livery. (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com)
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Clad in his new Discovery Channel team strip Lance Armstrong (C) is honored with the 2004 Velo d'Or, presented by Velo Magazine's Editor Gilles Conte (L) while Discovery Channel team sports director Johan Bruyneel (R) looks on.

Clad in his new Discovery Channel team strip Lance Armstrong (C) is honored with the 2004 Velo d'Or, presented by Velo Magazine's Editor Gilles Conte (L) while Discovery Channel team sports director Johan Bruyneel (R) looks on. (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com)
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Yaroslav Popovych smiling before he takes the stage at the Discovery Channel team presentation

Yaroslav Popovych smiling before he takes the stage at the Discovery Channel team presentation (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com)
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2002 Giro d'Italia winner Paolo Savoldelli watching the proceedings at the presentation of his new Discovery Channel team. Savoldelli will be Discovery's leader in the Giro this year.

2002 Giro d'Italia winner Paolo Savoldelli watching the proceedings at the presentation of his new Discovery Channel team. Savoldelli will be Discovery's leader in the Giro this year. (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com)
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Belgian Brains Trust Johan Bruyneel (L) and Dirk Demol (R) are all smiles during the Discovery Channel team presentation

Belgian Brains Trust Johan Bruyneel (L) and Dirk Demol (R) are all smiles during the Discovery Channel team presentation (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com)
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Johan Bruneeyl talks about the strong additions to the team

Johan Bruneeyl talks about the strong additions to the team (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com)
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Lance Armstrong looking relaxed and optimistic

Lance Armstrong looking relaxed and optimistic (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com)
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Lance Armstrong "I better think about that one."

Lance Armstrong "I better think about that one." (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com)
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Dan Osipow hands Lance his 2005 TREK

Dan Osipow hands Lance his 2005 TREK (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com)
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Lance takes a look at the new colours

Lance takes a look at the new colours (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com)
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Lance Armstrong looking pretty happy with his new rig

Lance Armstrong looking pretty happy with his new rig (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com)
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The pointy-end of Trek's TT bike, kitted out in cycling's finest

The pointy-end of Trek's TT bike, kitted out in cycling's finest (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com)
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Smooth carbon-fiber lines shaped to cut down as much drag as possible

Smooth carbon-fiber lines shaped to cut down as much drag as possible (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com)
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A bontrager seatpost sits on top of the TT bike, along with a Bontrager Race X Lite saddle

A bontrager seatpost sits on top of the TT bike, along with a Bontrager Race X Lite saddle (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com)
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Bontrager Race XXX Lite Aerobars will lead Discovery to many hopeful wins

Bontrager Race XXX Lite Aerobars will lead Discovery to many hopeful wins (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com)
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Carbon, carbon, everywhere

Carbon, carbon, everywhere (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com)
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Down the back, Shimano 10-speed Dura-Ace does the job

Down the back, Shimano 10-speed Dura-Ace does the job (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com)
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Smooth lines for a smooth ride

Smooth lines for a smooth ride (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com)
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Shimano 10-speed Dura-Ace puts the power where it is needed

Shimano 10-speed Dura-Ace puts the power where it is needed (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com)
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2005 Discovery Channel team Trek

2005 Discovery Channel team Trek (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com)
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From pedal to pavement, only the best for Discovery

From pedal to pavement, only the best for Discovery (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com)
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Giro provides Discovery with their lid of choice

Giro provides Discovery with their lid of choice (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com)
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The bulge in the seat-tube provides the perfect place for a logo

The bulge in the seat-tube provides the perfect place for a logo (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com)
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Dura-Ace post, and the Bontrager Race X Lite saddle

Dura-Ace post, and the Bontrager Race X Lite saddle (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com)
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Even more Bontrager gear, with some Chris King thrown in

Even more Bontrager gear, with some Chris King thrown in (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com)
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Looking down on some XXX bike-porn

Looking down on some XXX bike-porn (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com)

Amid the hoopla of the presentation of his new Discovery Channel Pro Cycling team, Lance Armstrong is still reserving judgment on his participation in this year's Tour De France. The six-time Tour winner explained that Monday that he will ride the World Cup races Tour of Flanders, Liege-Bastogne-Liege and Amstel Gold as well as the Flèche Wallonne, then look to decide about his program for the rest of 2005 at the end of April.

"That would be a good time to adjust," he said a press conference after the team presentation. "At the moment I can't say if I'll ride the Tour...we are not ruling anything out, but we will see at the time." Armstrong also confirmed that he was seriously considering an attempt at the World Hour Record later this year.

Discovery Channel team roster

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