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  Lance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The medical lance, a small poking instrument usually used to create small prick in the skin for a blood sample, or to make a hole for draining fluid from a pustule or other blemish, is a metaphoric reference to the cavalry weapon, as is the slang usage "lance", in reference to the penis.
The best known usage of military lances was that of the full-gallop closed-ranks and usually wedge-shaped charge of a group of knights with underarm-couched lances, against lines of infantry, archery regiments, defensive embankments, and opposition cavalry.
The mounted lance saw a renaissance in the 18th century with the demise of the pike; heavily armoured cuirassiers used 2-3 m lances as their main weapons.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lance   (1183 words)

 Lance Armstrong - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lance Armstrong (born Lance Edward Gunderson on September 18, 1971 in Plano, Texas) is a retired American professional road racing cyclist.
He is most famous for winning the Tour de France a record seven consecutive times from 1999 to 2005, several years after brain and testicular surgery and extensive chemotherapy in 1996 to treat testicular cancer that had metastasized to his brain and lungs.
Lance Armstrong began dating singer Sheryl Crow sometime in the autumn of 2003, and publicly revealed their relationship in January 2004.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lance_Armstrong   (4025 words)

 Lance - Livestrong
Lance Armstrong's victories in the 1999-2005 Tours de France are awe-inspiring, but the battle against cancer has just begun-not just for him, but for all cancer survivors and people just like him who think cancer could not affect them.
Lance was diagnosed with an aggressive form of testicular cancer, containing 60% choriocarcinoma, 40% embryonal and less than 1% teratoma.
Lance's cancer in the lungs and brain was a result of spreading from the original testicular cancer.
www.livestrong.org /site/c.jvKZLbMRIsG/b.736583/k.C7AA/Lance.htm   (424 words)

 CBS - The Amazing Race
When Lance was six or seven years old, Marshall sold him a Sony Walkman for $60; the sale included a hand-written contract stating that Lance was buying the Walkman "as is," with no refund.
Lance went crying to their father and told him he wanted his money back, but Marshall pulled out the contract and refused.
Lance says that one of his pet peeves about himself is when he doesn't give his all to a project he is working on.
www.cbs.com /primetime/amazing_race5/teams/marshall/bio.shtml   (312 words)

 lance - Wiktionary
1909: The head of the lance was commonly of the leaf form, and sometimes approached that of the lozenge; it was very seldom barbed, although this variety, together with the others, appears upon the Bayeux Tapestry.
To open with a lancet; to pierce; as, to lance a vein or an abscess.
To throw in the manner of a lance; Lanch.
en.wiktionary.org /wiki/lance   (366 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Holy Lance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Thusasne) plainly shows, on account of the rival lances known to be preserved at Nuremberg, Paris, etc., and on account of the supposed discovery of the Holy Lance at Antioch by the revelation of St. Andrew, in 1098, during the First Crusade.
Raynaldi, the Bollandists, and many other authorities believed that the lance found in 1098 afterwards fell into the hands of the Turks and was that sent by Bajazet to Pope Innocent, but from M. de Mely's investigations it seems probable that it is identical with the relic now jealously preserved at Etschmiadzin in Armenia.
Another lance claiming to be that which produced the wound in Christ's side is now preserved among the imperial insignia at Vienna and is known as the lance of St. Maurice.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08773a.htm   (1221 words)

 Edward F. Coyle, Ph.D
An additional factor in Lance's improvement over the years is that he has learned how to reduce his body weight and body fat by 10 pounds (5 kg) prior to each of his victories in the Tour de France.
Lance's maximal heart rate of over 200 bt/min was at least 5% higher than the others who reached typical values of 180-190 bts/min.
In other words, Lance would not have to train in order to be able to ride with a person with average genetic potential, even if this person trained as hard as possible for a few years.
www.edb.utexas.edu /coyle/armstrong.php   (1288 words)

 lance missile a.k.a the neutron bomb
The Lance missile has since become declassified and obsolete except as a flying target to test surface-to-air missiles like the Army's Patriot missile.
Coincidently, the Lance missile was manufactured at the LTV plant (picture 200K) in Warren, Michigan, where I live.
B Battery 6/32 (Lance) -- Stationed in Korea, this former Lance Missile Crewman recounts the deactivation of B Battery during the end of the Cold War.
www.manuelsweb.com /lancemissile.htm   (878 words)

 Tour de France (washingtonpost.com)
Lance is a terrific executive, and cycling is his great love, and I would expect him to remain a very big influence on the sport.
It's a delicate balance: Lance said to me once, "You only have so many of those efforts in you, and you have to be careful." If he went for too many of those ferocious climbs he might jepardize his ability to finsih the race.
Lance recieved a warm email from Kristin before the Tour began, and his main goal for next season is to find a way not to be apart from them like this again.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A9742-2004Jul23.html?nav=headlines   (4843 words)

 The Unofficial Lance Armstrong Fan Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Lance is the only athlete to receive the award four times since the AP award began in 1931.
Lance was voted Sports Personality of the Year in a poll published in the Spanish daily newspaper El Pais.
Lance will still be very present with running the Discovery Team, and will be even more pro-active in supporting cancer research and survivorship with the LAF.
www.lancearmstrongfanclub.com   (1786 words)

 Amazon.com: Lance Armstrong's War: One Man's Battle Against Fate, Fame, Love, Death, Scandal, and a Few Other Rivals on ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
When an athlete is as celebrated as Lance Armstrong, journalists tend to approach either with staggering awe or malicious schadenfreude.
Is a cyclist like Lance Armstrong born with the talent or does he have to train his entire life.
In Daniel Coyle's book, "Lance Armstrong's War," we get a set of moving pictures of the sport and culture of cycling as well as of the man who may well have redefined his sport for a generation.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0060734973?v=glance   (2129 words)

 Lance.nu: A Lance Bass Fan Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is a Lance Bass fansite, and I hope it will entertain you for a little while.
Lance is featured in People's Celebrity Diet issue.
More on Lance's future schedule: Game Show Marathon: where "celebrities compete as contestants in recreations of classic" game shows.
lance.nu   (228 words)

 Matter by Synchronik   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Lance loved to be on break because he could get stuff done that ordinarily he had to pay other people to do, or annoy his parents about.
Lance spread him out on the bedspread and fucked him all over again, letting him lie there on his stomach with nothing to do but moan and wrinkle Lance’s sheets up in his fists.
Lance watched him out of the corner of his eye, his eyes sparkling in the quick light of the television, his mouth open.
www.puppyshelter.org /joeseats/stories/matter.html   (6973 words)

 Lance Lenehan Soundscape Music - Home
Lance Lenehan was introduced to electronic music in the early 1970's.
Since the late '70s Lance has composed and produced a wide variety of music which is largely ambient, but also incorporates elements of traditional orchestration, jazz, and rock.
Creating soundtracks for moving pictures - be it movies or documentaries - is achieved by Lance with his extensive knowledge of film and stems from his interest in the industry and his earlier days as a movie theatre projectionist.
www.soundscapemusic.com   (315 words)

 ESPN.com - OLY/TDF2005 - Armstrong wins Tour de France
One last time, on the podium against the backdrop of the Arc de Triomphe, the cancer survivor who became the greatest cyclist in Tour de France history slipped into the leader's yellow jersey Sunday.
Before that, though, he couldn't resist a parting shot at "the people who don't believe in cycling, the cynics and the skeptics" who suspect that doping is rife and fueled his dominance of the past seven years.
Lance Armstrong shares the spoils of victory with his children Luke, 5, and twins Isabella and Grace, 3.
sports.espn.go.com /oly/tdf2005/news/story?id=2115344   (618 words)

 Lance Armstrong News
Lance Armstrong News continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Lance Armstrong told The Associated Press on Wednesday that he plans to compete in the New York City Marathon on Nov. Comment?
When Lance Armstrong retired nine months ago, Discovery Channel team manager Johan Bruyneel said nobody could replace his superstar cyclist.
www.topix.net /cycling/lance-armstrong   (733 words)

 Lance Camper - The SUV of RVs!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Another Lance exclusive is this aluminum rear bumper shown with deluxe trim.
Lance's exclusive white one-piece aluminum roof (with 12-year warranty) has proven itself to have significant advantages over rubber and other roofing materials.
The exclusive side-out battery tray on Lance and Lance Slideout models makes service easy and convenient for deep cycle batteries as large as group 31.
www.lancecamper.com /sec3/html/featr_links.htm   (564 words)

 Technorati Tag: lance
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Lance Bass and his new boyfriend, Reichen, are in love and parading their newfound relationship across the country - and abroad!
Lance Armstrong Notebook Computer by HP HP L2000 Notebook: Starting at $799 with AMD Turion Mobile Technology.
technorati.com /tag/lance   (469 words)

Limited DOD allocations plus a LANCE spill at ANAD caused a backlog that was not resolved for 2 years.
FY 93 In response to the aforementioned nuclear arms reduction treaty, the LANCE was demilitarized and reassigned for use as a target.
Several excess LANCE missiles were set aside for use as targets, resulting in significant cost avoidances for other customers.
www.redstone.army.mil /history/lance/chronologyb.html   (1837 words)

 Booknoise.net | Lance Armstrong's War
Lance is smart, charismatic, incredibly hardworking, and he does a lot of good works, especially within the cancer community.
Most world-class athletes and businessmen—and Armstrong is both, to the nth degree – insulate themselves from the mundane details of their lives so they can focus on their jobs.
If you were to diagram his world, it would look like a galaxy, with Lance in the middle and a dozen or so people in orbit around him, sending a constant stream of messages and questions.
www.booknoise.net /armstrong/qanda.html   (3721 words)

 BBC SPORT | Other Sport... | Cycling | Tour legend, cycling superstar
We were all thinking the same thing - it's impressive but he's never going to do anything fantastic, he was barely hanging onto his Cofidis contract at the time, they were only doing the right thing by him, and so on.
But they must be kicking themselves now and Lance has certainly silenced a lot of his past and current peers.
And the fact that Lance did that six times, and could even go on to win a seventh, is awesome.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/other_sports/cycling/4459953.stm   (734 words)

 Amazon.com: It's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life: Books: Lance Armstrong,Sally Jenkins   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The look inside Lance's childhood, his love life, his amazing journey into fatherhood, and his role as a cancer activist is what brings the whole story home.
If you're looking for an inspirational tome to help you start that business/propose to her finally/go back to the weighty law books and all that carpe diem stuff, then this is the one for you, and perhaps better than that biography of Jack Welch you've got up there.
Lance, as a cancer survivor, delivers a story which inspires both admiration and emulation.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0399146113?v=glance   (1813 words)

 ESPN.com: OLY - Tour de force: Armstrong finishes drive for five
Lance Armstrong is already thinking about a record sixth straight Tour victory in 2004.
Armstrong's fierce duel with Ullrich made this centennial Tour the most gripping in years, drawing millions of fans who thronged winding mountain climbs and adorned villages along the route with banners for the riders.
"Lance is God,'' said one sign in the Pyrenees.
espn.go.com /oly/tdf2003/s/2003/0727/1586103.html   (1495 words)

 Lance Design Home Page
Lance Design is a designer and manufacturer of highest-quality control equipment for the Broadcast, Video Production,and Post-production industries.
Lance Design was founded in 1989 by Bill Lance, a veteran of 25 years of hands-on broadcast engineering and technical operation.
Lance Design also produces custom products and systems based on your specifications.
www.lancedesign.com   (171 words)

 Because I Can: Pulp Fiction Character
Lance: I've never done this before either, and I ain't starting now.
Lance: Well, you're giving her an injection of adrenalin straight to her heart.
Lance: If you want the needle to pierce through to her heart, you gotta stab her hard.
www.danisaacs.com /blog/archives/000071.html   (236 words)

 Lance Andersen's Blog
Lance is a senior staff engineer at Sun Microsystems, Inc. He is also the JDBC 4.0 specification lead as well as the J2EE technical lead for Java Partner Engineering.
When he is not burning the midnight oil for Sun, Lance teaches tennis.
Your use of this web site or any of its content or software indicates your agreement to be bound by these Terms of Participation.
weblogs.java.net /blog/lancea   (1774 words)

 ESPN.com - OLY - Lance quashes chance of coming out of retirement
Updated: Sep. 16, 2005, 11:57 AM ET Lance quashes chance of coming out of retirement
The nasty tug of war between the bosses of the international cycling union and the World Anti-Doping Agency over who leaked documents accusing Lance Armstrong of doping claimed its first casualty Thursday: any chance of a comeback by the seven-time Tour de France champion.
Lance again says no EPO in '99: 'I guarantee that'
sports.espn.go.com /oly/news/story?id=2162630   (905 words)

 GrandPrix.com > GP Encyclopedia > Drivers > Lance Reventlow
She led a jet set lifestyle and at 24 was already married and divorced.
Her second marriage was to the Danish nobleman Count Court Haugwitz-Reventlow and the couple was living in a house near London's Marble Arch when their son Lance was born.
Worried about threats to kidnap the child, she decided to move and built the magnificent Winfield House in Regents Park (today the official residence of the United States ambassador to Britain).
www.grandprix.com /gpe/drv-revlan.html   (464 words)

 SI.com - Cycling - Armstrong claims record-tying fifth Tour win - Sunday July 27, 2003 12:55 PM
Posted: Sunday July 27, 2003 8:44 AM Updated: Sunday July 27, 2003 12:55 PM Lance Armstrong and his teammates drank champagne on the ride to Paris.
PARIS (AP) -- Sipping champagne to celebrate his victory, Lance Armstrong won his hardest but sweetest Tour de France title Sunday -- a record-tying fifth straight that ranks him alongside the greatest cyclists ever.
The 31-year-old cancer survivor and Spaniard Miguel Indurain are now the only riders to win the sport's most grueling and prestigious race five times consecutively -- a record Armstrong plans to break next year.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /cycling/news/2003/07/27/tour_sunday_ap   (1226 words)

 Learning From Lance - New York Times
There is no doubt that Lance Armstrong's seventh straight victory in the Tour de France, which has prompted sportswriters to rename the whole race the Tour de Lance, makes him one of the greatest U.S. athletes of all time.
What I find most impressive about Armstrong, besides his sheer willpower to triumph over cancer, is the strategic focus he brings to his work, from his prerace training regimen to the meticulous way he and his cycling team plot out every leg of the race.
That is like Lance Armstrong's saying he will race only if he is guaranteed to come in first or second, no matter what his cycling times are on each leg.
www.nytimes.com /2005/07/27/opinion/27friedman.html?ex=1280116800&en=d853d327f8342433&ei=5090&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss   (729 words)

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