Tour Dupont ’95

Reaching the conclusion nearly everyone correctly jumped to a week earlier, Lance Armstrong won the 1995 Tour DuPont yesterday with a carefully executed ride over the 30-mile time trial that ended the 1,130-mile cycling event.

The 23-year-old Armstrong, who rides for Motorola, deposed Viatcheslav Ekimov, the 1994 Tour DuPont champion, who went into the time trial trailing Armstrong by 4 minutes, 5 seconds. In doing so, Armstrong, of Austin, Texas, became the second American to win America's best-known multistage race, which began in 1989 as the Tour de Trump. Greg LeMond won in 1992.

A brief look back at an amazing international cycling classic...

A chance to see Lance Armstrong before his Tour du France championship dynasty.
Cycling production for TV is a "stage by stage" on the fly traveling road show requiring
as much stamina from the crew behind the cameras. For those who were part of this TV production team, "I salute your resilience"

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