No surprises as Contador goes it alone

Alberto Contador Paris Nice stage 6 2009

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There were few surprises on La Montagne de Lure. Alberto Contador looked like a coiled spring all day, but exercised a modicum of patience, reserving his final attack until six kilometres from the line.

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