Armstrong loses time to rivals at Tour
ARENBERG, France -- Just four days into the Tour de France, Lance Armstrong is off to a rough start.
On the cobblestones in Tuesday's third stage, on which he had been expected to excel, the seven-time champ instead popped a tire, lost time changing it and fell back of his main rivals.
The 132-mile ride from Wanze, Belgium, to Arenberg Porte du Hainaut in France was the most dreaded stage of Week 1 -- with seven sections of bone-jarring cobblestones that threatened injury, bike damage ...
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