After the Tour de France, Lance Armstrong is scheduled to compete again in this years Leadville 100, according to Denvers 9news. Past champions replica Tag Heuer Classic Carrera watches Dave Wiens and Lance Armstrong will face off again on August 14. The 100-mile mountain bike course—back-country roads with some short sections of paved road—meanders through the highaltitude mountains and valleys of Leadville, Colorado. Theentire course is 9,000 feet and climbs to almost 13,000 feet. The race helps raise money for community betterment. Leadvilles Legacy Foundation board member John Cirullo said they recently gave 54 graduating high school students (out of a class of 58)
$1,000scholarships for higher education. Read replica Tag Heuer Formula 1 Series watches Lances take on his racing in Remembering Armstrongs First Tour Victory from the July 2009 issue.--Stayton BonnerBy Stephen RegenoldPump it up. Cinch the seat in place. Now, push off into the rapids. Thats what it takes to start a whitewater adventure with Zoik Inflatabless AlterEgo kayak (zoikinflatables). The pump-up boat, made for whitewater and flat-water touring, weighs about 26 pounds when deflated. It rolls up into a package about as big as a large bag of groceries.
But after a couple minutes work with a hand pump, an inflated boat emerges thats almost ten feet long and worthy of whitewater up to Class III.Zoik, a Colorado company, makes whitewater rafts, riverboards, and inflatable kayaks. The AlterEgo model, at $549.99, is a super-buoyant watercraft--a half-kayak, half-raft build popular replica Tag Heuer Formula 1 Series Chron watches with paddlers who favor whitewater where waves can wash over an open deck.For the past month, I have paddled the AlterEgo on rivers and lakes, including serious rapids. In mid-June, on a stretch of the Baptism River in northern Minnesota, I slalomed big rocks before pointing the AlterEgo off a drop.