Armstrong’s race-worn official yellow Nike cycling vest from the 2001 Tour de France, size large, signed on the front in black felt tip. The vest consists of a solid polyester zippered front and mesh back, bearing numerous sponsors’ logos including the United States Postal Service, Credit Lyonnais, Trek, Thomas Weisel Partners, and Nike, as well as the 2001 Tour de France emblem. In fine condition. Accompanied by a photo of Armstrong wearing a similar jersey and a certificate of authenticity from Joe Taylor, stating that the vest is “race used direct from the Tour de France,” and that “Nike does not make these for the public and no replicas are made. Only the leaders of the Tour de France get these in their ‘race kit.’” RR Auction COA.