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Cycling News Flash, February 15, 2009

Edited by Bjorn Haake

Have you seen Armstrong's bike?
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Armstrong's time trial bike stolen at Tour of California

Trek team liaison Ben Coates has reported that Lance Armstrong's time trial bike has been stolen along with three other Astana team road bikes sometime after the opening prologue of the Tour of California. The time trial bike in particular is one-of-a-kind and should be easily recognized. A reward is being offered for its return.

Armstrong used the bike to finish tenth in the prologue.

Johan Bruyneel, Astana's team manager, has reported that the three stolen road bikes belong to Janez Brajkovic, Steve Morabito and Yaroslav Popovych.

Astana has high hopes to win the overall once again. The crucial stage that can decide the race is the time trial in Solvang on February 20. The riders will tackle a 24-kilometre course.

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