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AUSTIN (AP) – Lance Armstrong is getting back on his bike, this time to ride and raise money for the charity he founded and was later pressured to leave.

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Armstrong has set up a fundraising team for the Livestrong Challenge ride in Austin in October. It will be his first return to the Livestrong event since 2012, when a report by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency exposed performance-enhancing drug use by Armstrong and his U.S. Postal Service team.

Armstrong was later stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and pressured to leave the Livestrong board.

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Armstrong registered for the ride and made a $5,000 donation on Feb. 2. In a statement to The Associated Press, Armstrong says he remains “humbled and proud” of Livestrong.

Livestrong officials say they welcome his fundraising efforts.

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