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Sometimes Lance Just Lives Too Strong

No bicycle built for two.


You’d think that an interest in biking might be a requirement for dating the most famous cyclist in American history. But Lance Armstrong’s main squeeze, fashion designer Tory Burch, tells us she has no intention of getting in the saddle. “Haven’t been asked, and I won’t,” she said at last week’s CFDA Fashion Awards. “I took a [bike] trip to Vermont with a bunch of college roommates, like, ten years ago, and I’m just not a cyclist.” She is, however, a tennis player, but even here, Armstrong’s standards of athletic performance have been hard to live up to. The day before, Burch had gotten on the court with a friend of Armstrong’s whom he’d suggested she play with. “And then I found out she’d been a pro,” Burch says. “I got totally toyed with on the court. I got whupped!”

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