Schleck wins on the Tourmalet but cannot shake off Contador

Andy Schleck wins, Tour de France 2010, stage 17

Andy Schleck and Alberto Contador proved what we already knew. They are the best two climbers in the Tour de France. By far.

But Schleck could not shake off Contador on the Col du Tourmalet. The two riders rose through the mist together and at the finish line the Spaniard did the decent thing and did not nip past Schleck, who had set the pace for the final 10 kilometres of the climb.

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