Seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong, of the U.S., pedals during the sixth and final stage of the Tour Down Under cycling race in Adelaide, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2009. Armstrong is scheduled to participate in the 2009 Tour of California, which includes a stage from Merced to Mariposa.
Seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong, of the U.S., pedals during the sixth and final stage of the Tour Down Under cycling race in Adelaide, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2009. Armstrong is scheduled to participate in the 2009 Tour of California, which includes a stage from Merced to Mariposa. Associated Press photo
Seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong, of the U.S., pedals during the sixth and final stage of the Tour Down Under cycling race in Adelaide, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2009. Armstrong is scheduled to participate in the 2009 Tour of California, which includes a stage from Merced to Mariposa. Associated Press photo

Thanks to Lance Armstrong, Tour of California field is filling up fast

January 26, 2009 12:23 AM