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Lance Armstrong, center, sets the pace for his teammate and overall leader Alberto Contador of Spain, right, as they climb Petit-Saint-Bernard pass during the 16th stage of the Tour de France Tuesday. AP Photo/Christophe Ena

Armstrong ready to make a move


BOURG-SAINT-MAURICE, France (AP) -- Lance Armstrong mustered one of his strongest showings yet at this Tour de France on Tuesday, a dazzling burst of acceleration from yesteryear that allowed him to keep second place.

The seven-time champion was so buoyed by the performance that he suggested to The Associated Press he could still contend for the yellow jersey if teammate and race leader Alberto Contador has a "bad day."

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