Schlecks falter ahead of Tour's final mountain days

Frank Schleck, Tour de France 2011 stage 16

The Schleck brothers, Fränk and Andy took a direct hit today from their rivals on the Tour de France's 16th leg to Gap. The stage was supposed to be an Alpine appetiser, but may prove to be decisive when the race ends in Paris on Sunday.

"I am pretty disappointed," Andy Schleck said after he showered.

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