Armstrong takes Scottish public for a ride

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Lance-mania hit Scotland on Tuesday as seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong went for a ride and invited the public to join him. Cycling's very own equivalent of a flash mob hit the town of Paisley, west of Glasgow, with the massed ranks of the media in tow.

"Hey Glasgow, Scotland!! I'm coming your way tomorrow. Who wants to go for a bike ride??" the Texan wrote on his Twitter page. Once details of the ride's start in Paisley were posted, that left just a couple of hours to get there, but hundreds of riders braved the less than ideal weather conditions for the chance to ride with Armstrong.

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