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Dale Jr. fires back at Lance Armstrong about cycling socks

2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series - Fold of Honor QuikTrip 500 Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, GA USA Friday 3 March 2017 Dale Earnhardt Jr World Copyright: Nigel Kinrade/LAT Images ref: Digital Image 17ATL1nk02429

2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series - Fold of Honor QuikTrip 500 Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, GA USA Friday 3 March 2017 Dale Earnhardt Jr World Copyright: Nigel Kinrade/LAT Images ref: Digital Image 17ATL1nk02429

Earlier in the week, American cycling legend Lance Armstrong called out Dale Earnhardt Jr. about needing higher socks while on the road bike.

Bro - stop whatever you are doing right now and get some taller socks ASAP! Cc @JimmieJohnson https://t.co/aU5jOqgwSS

— Lance Armstrong (@lancearmstrong) March 13, 2017

I don't know much. Except cycling is expensive, short socks are bad, and @lancearmstrong will Gram your text in a New York minute. https://t.co/TJWK6YLsmz

— Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@DaleJr) March 13, 2017

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But the debate continued Saturday as Earnhardt found the perfect opportunity to playfully fire right back at Armstrong regarding his sock game, even getting a little help from Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jimmie Johnson.