Schlecks distance Contador in Tour mountain stage

Leopard-Trek chase, Tour de France 2011, stage 12

The Schleck Brothers, Fränk and Andy put the pressure on Alberto Contador in the Tour de France's first mountain stage today to Luz Ardiden. Older brother Fränk attacked three times, the third time riding free over defending Tour champion Contador.

"The Tour has finally begun," Fränk Schleck said after an anti-doping control. "We rode a beautiful race."

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