There's a good chance he'll never cycle competitively again, and now, for the time being, Lance is out of competitive dancing.
In the wake of his dramatic confession to doping on the Oprah Winfrey show, he's confirmed that he's dropping out of his spot on Dancing With The Stars.
According to Entertainment Weekly, he's offered a slot every single year, so perhaps once he's polished up his halo a bit he'll be back on screens, but for now he won't be following in Victoria Pendleton's footsteps on the dancefloor.
Next year, eh?
After an unpromising start, having to be bribed by her parents to learn to ride without stabilisers, Sarah became rather keener on cycling in her university years, and was eventually persuaded to upgrade to proper road cycling by the prospect of a shiny red Italian bike, which she promptly destroyed by trapping a pair of knickers in the rear derailleur. Sarah writes about about cycling every weekend on road.cc.