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Andy Schleck found a way to laugh after a demanding Tour de France stage though the Belgian Ardennes. Hours earlier, on the run to Spa, he nearly lost his chance to win the race when he crashed crashed with Sky's Bradley Wiggins and others.

"There was nothing to do, there was something like oil was on the road. I crashed and I couldn't find my bike, so I got Matti Breschel's bike. I went 100 metres further and I cashed again," he told Cycling Weekly.

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