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Schleck Drops Out of Volta a Catalunya

schleck drops out of volta a catalunya   Schleck Drops Out of Volta a Catalunya

Andy Schleck of Team Saxo Bank continues to suffer an awful season this year as he suffers yet another setback by having to drop out of the 2010 Volta a Catalunya before the start of the 2nd stage. Neither Schleck or representatives from Team Saxo Bank have given statements regarding the specific reason.

Schleck had joined the opening time trial race for the Volta a Catalunya and finished at 131st, but he was absent from the starting line of the 2nd stage this Tuesday. The Saxo Bank rider had injured his knee when he was hurt in a car accident during training last December 2009, and had to undergo a series of medical treatments while training in the winter. He failed to make an early start for the 2010 season when his knee started acting up again last January this year.

Schleck also had plans for racing in the…

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Andy Schleck Collides with a Car, No Injuries

andy schleck collides with car no injuries   Andy Schleck Collides with a Car, No Injuries

Luxembourg cyclist Andy Schleck was involved in a collision with a car on Saturday, but luckily, he escaped without injury. Schleck posted on his Twitter that he is not seriously injured: “There was a car who did not see me and I could not avoid the crash. I think he has more damage on his car than me.” After being checked out, doctors confirm that Schleck has not broken bones or serious injuries. When the accident happened, Schleck was on his way to meet up his brother, Frank, for a training ride. A car, going about 35kph, came into Schleck’s path. “It was very cold and I decided to put on a lot of winter clothes. That also helped that nothing happened to me. A car pulled in front of me and there was nothing I could do. The door ended up…

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