Frank Schleck wins at L'Alpe d'Huez

Frank Schleck (CSC) and Floyd Landis (Phonak) were crowned the new kings of L'Alpe d'Huez after respectively winning the stage and taking the yellow jersey.

Schleck jumped away from Damiano Cunego two kilometres from the finish after being part of a 25-rider breakaway that formed after 30kms of the stage. Landis pulled on yellow after dropping Oscar Pereiro (Phonak) on the slopes of cycling's most famous climb. Landis finished fourth on the stage, 1-10 behind Schleck but gained time on major rivals Cadel Evans (Davitamon) and Denis Menchov (Rabobank) after dropping them on the packed slopes of the L'Alpe.

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