Malaysian's five-month time test

In stark contrast to Saturday's 1,150 kilometre-long prologue in Reggio Calabria, 19 year-old Malaysian Ng Yong Li's time test, who was recently offered a contract to ride for Liberty Seguros-Würth's feeder team, will have up to five months to prove himself before the final outcome is decided.

"When he gets here, he will have to three, four or five months to prove himself," the team's public relations manager Jacinto Vidarte said on the New Straits Times.

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