End of the road

In pictures: Lance Armstrong's life in the saddle

The day of reckoning has arrived at last for the former peloton leader.

In pictures: Lance Armstrong's life in the saddle
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  • Lance Armstrong during the 1993 Tour de France

  • On the podium, after a Tour stage win

  • Waiting for his medical in 1993

  • Lance Armstrong speaks during his cancer charity's summit

  • Then with Astana, he arrives at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Powerscourt in 2009

  • In the Phoenix Park with fans in 2009

  • Fans in the Phoenix Park

  • With then-girlfriend singer Sheryl Crow

  • The ascent of the Madeleine pass during the 11th stage of the Tour de France in 2005

  • Visiting Democratic Sen. John Kerry with Armstrong and Belgian cycling legend Eddy Merckx

  • Armstrong with his twin daughters Grace, left, and Isabelle after winning his 7th straight Tour de France

  • Lance Armstrong in 2005

  • The seven-time TdeF winner testifies during a US Senate field hearing on cancer research

  • Before a training ride in Austin, Texas in 1998.

  • Armstrong warms up before riding a Trek prototype bicycle at the Low Speed Wind Tunnel in San Diego

  • Armstrong signs on before a Giro d'Italia stage

  • Tour of California

  • During the prologue of the Tour in Rotterdam in 2010