The Leadville 100 mountain bike race, which climbs 14,000' over 100 miles, is Saturday. If weather does not interfere, a record will certainly not only be broken but smashed. Armstrong competed last year and finished second a couple minutes behind 6-time winner Dave Wiens who set a new record at 6:45. This year, Armstrong is in race shape and has made sure the field has plenty of strong riders to push the pace with the goal of breaking the 6 hour mark. Good article here about it all: http://www.velonews.com/article/96578/armstrong-hopes-a-strong-leadville-field-delivers-him-to-a
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