Pierce and CTS founder Chris Carmichael were teammates on the groundbreaking 1986 7-Eleven Tour de France squad.
In a statement provided to his hometown newspaper, Armstrong's former coach says he "never participated in a doping program"
Questions remain about whether Chris Carmichael knew of Lance Armstrong's doping. Meanwhile, Tyler Hamilton says his old teammate is still lying
Armstrong's long-time coach says he never saw the Texan use banned substances
He may not be a pro in the traditional sense of the word. But as one of North America's best known cycling coaches, it's certainly interesting to see what Chris Carmichael will saddle up come race day at the 2011 Leadville 100.