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Landis too sore

The Phonak team is now down to seven riders in the Vuelta a España. After Quique Gutierrez was forced to withdraw on Wednesday (suffering a broken rib and serious bruises after two crashes), Floyd Landis also pulled out during Thursday's sixth stage. The injuries (hand, arm and hip) that the American suffered during a crash while training last week made riding very uncomfortable, according to his team.

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