GB Cyclist Withdraws From Le Tour Charity Ride As Armstrong Participates

Lance Armstrong’s participation in Le Tour Charity Ride ha led to the self-withdrawal of GB Cyclist Nicki Aitken. The Reading rider was the only female participant of the event.

The 36-year-old that she was compelled to withdraw herself from the charity ride when cancer survivor & ex-footballer Geoff Thomas informed of Armstrong’s inclusion in the race in France.

“Honestly, I did not wish to participate in something which is linked with the tainted-most man in cycling”, stated the GB cyclist.

The Le Tour charity ride is a great once-in-a-lifetime event which is scheduled to run a day prior to Tour de France to raise fund for charity organization Cure Leukaemia. Nicki was definitely elated to be a part of such an esteemed event but then again, it seems that she is a person of values & principles.

“My father taught us to battle for the things that we deeply believe in”, stressed Aitken.

“I love sport but I do not understand this mentality that one has to win by any means. Yes, some of the dug cheats do apologize & come back- yet I always that why did they commit it initially.” Read More …