Andreas Klöden may have indicated that he was thinking of quitting, but if so, it won't be immediately, even if he doesn't really know what the future will hold. He is scheduled to ride a criterium in Rhede, Germany, on August 3, and after that is looking to the Worlds in Stuttgart.
After hearing the news of Alexander Vinokourov's positive blood doping test and of his Team Astana leaving the Tour, "I had to deal first with the shock, and have taken a little break," he said in an interview on radsport-aktiv.de. "I don't know how things will go further with Astana. After the first disappointment and many discussions with friends, I have decided to continue training, so that I can possibly be nominated for the world championships at the end of September in Stuttgart. I would be very happy to be able to present myself in top form to my fans there."