Amstel Gold Race: Rabobank loses out again

Robert Gesink (Rabobank) finished ninth

Robert Gesink (Rabobank) finished ninth (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

"There was nothing we could do against him," said Oscar Freire after he had crossed the line in sixth position at Sunday's Amstel Gold Race, which saw a spectacular Philippe Gilbert repeat his 2010 victory. The Belgian took matters into his own hands in the race finale and overpowered late escapee Andy Schleck (Leopard Trek) on the final climb of the Cauberg, leaving Rabobank riders in awe of his superiority.

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