10 Questions for Lance Armstrong

To raise cancer awareness, the cyclist is returning to the road. Lance Armstrong will now take your questions

Bill Cramer / Wonderful Machine for TIME

Lance Armstrong

Why are you racing again? James Vega, CHICAGO

First and foremost was what I and the staff at my foundation perceived as this global need for an awareness program, an outreach program. Cancer is not an American issue or a South American issue or an Asian issue. It's truly a global issue.

What's going to motivate you to get on the bike again? Anna Beukes, CAPE TOWN

I'm more motivated than I've ever been. Mentally it feels to me like 1998--but with less to prove. When I get in the gym every day, I go for it. I attack it. I...

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