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Lance moves closer to sixth straight title

Updated: July 22, 2004, 1:48 AM ET
Associated Press

L'ALPE D'HUEZ, France -- Mouth open, silver chain dangling out of his unzipped yellow jersey, Lance Armstrong pedaled relentlessly through a sea of frenzied fans crowding his path in the Alps.

On one of cycling's most famous peaks, Armstrong shut out the cheers and taunts Wednesday to focus on finishing off his chief rival and locking up a record sixth straight Tour de France title.

The Texan won the first time trial to the L'Alpe d'Huez ski station, surging up the legendary ...

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