Although Lance did not win the Yellow Jersey in this year’s Tour de France, he finished third overall and stood on the podium. His teammate, Alberto Contador, did go home wearing the Yellow Jersey this year, though. Both riders completed the Tour on Trek bicycles.
Although Lance’s announcement about leaving Astana and forming his own team did not surprise many of us, it was good to see him continue focusing on the Tour. His performance was impressive for someone that retired. Finishing third and being a team player showed that he is a true sportsman. I look forward to seeing him lead Team Radio Shack to another Tour de France win in 2010. Way to go Lance!