Lance Armstrong Will Ride In RAGBRAI

Lance Armstrong Will Ride In RAGBRAI

By Julie Hawkins. CREATED Jul 3, 2013

Council Bluffs, IA - Cyclist Lance Armstrong is getting back on his bike later this month for a trek across Iowa.

Armstrong tells the Des Moines Register that he and staffers from his Austin, Texas-based bicycle shop will ride for "three or four days" in RAGBRAI.

The announcement comes months after Armstrong admitted to doping for all seven of his Tour de France wins.

Armstrong will ride alongside his staff from the Mellow Johnny's bicycle shop he owns in Austin.

This will be Armstrong's fifth visit to RAGBRAI.

The ride starts July 21st in Council Bluffs and ends on the 27th in Fort Madison.

RAGBRAI is the oldest, largest and longest bicycle touring event in the world.