Klöden comes back

2004 Tour de France runner-up Andreas Klöden kicks off his racing season at this weekend's Swiss double-header: Saturday's GP Chiasso and Sunday's GP di Lugano. The Swiss resident returns fresh from a three week camp in balmy South Africa, where he trained with Jan Ullrich.

"I am delighted to finally get my season underway. I have made huge strides in recent weeks towards building up my form. Now I want to see where I stand relative to the competition," said Klöden, who hasn't raced in the seven months since crashing out of the Tour with a wrist injury.

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