Quote of the Day (Stage 17)
Tour de France – Daily Scoop (Stage 17). _Those Texans can be so endearing_
bq. “I said to him, ‘How bad do you want to win a stage on the Tour de France?’ and he said, ‘Real bad.’ I said, ‘How fast can you go downhill?’ and he said, ‘I can go downhill real fast’. He said, ‘Can I do it?’ And I said, ‘Sure you can do it’. Then I told him, ‘Run like you stole something, Floyd.'”
–Lance Armstrong, retelling the conversation he had with teammate Floyd Landis on top of the day’s final climb, the Col de la Croix Fry.