RadioShack-Nissan fighting without a leader

Now that Fabian Cancellara’s week in the maillot jaune is over, it was up to the general classification ‘leaders’ of the RadioShack-Nissan team to take the helm. However, Fränk Schleck excused himself of the sole leadership role before even arriving at the Tour and cemented this position following a dismal opening prologue and losing considerable time on stage six. Thankfully Cancellara’s resolve over the past week has lifted the performance of the team which had, up until the Tour, failed to deliver to deliver significant results.

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