Cannondale pro impressed by Lance Armstrong's strength during 110 mile training rides

Lawson Craddock also speaks of his continued admiration for Armstrong's achievements

Lance Armstrong's Strava stats still show that he's in good form as he rode with Lawson Craddock

(Image credit: Watson/Sunada)

Like many young American cyclists, Lawson Craddock grew up with Lance Armstrong as his hero, and after training with Armstrong last week, said that he still held the disgraced former Tour de France winner in high regard.

"He’ll come out and do 100 miles with us and push the pace," Craddock, who spent three seasons at Armstrong's Trek-Livestrong development team, told My Statesman.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.