Silence falls as Austin awaits Armstrong’s ‘last word’

Updated 11:45 AM EST, Thu December 6, 2012

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Mellow Johnny's is a cycling store co-owned by disgraced former cyclist Lance Armstrong

The store is in Armstrong hometown of Austin, Texas

Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life from cycling

Some cycling fans in Austin still stand by Armstrong despite doping allegations

CNN —  

Forty days alone in the wilderness was enough for Jesus, but Lance Armstrong is facing an altogether longer period of solitude.

The disgraced former cycling icon was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles 44 days ago, on October 22, and has spent most of the intervening