Volta ao Algarve: Contador lacking pace on Alto da Foia final

Alberto Contador finds himself on the back foot in his bid to claim a third overall Volta ao Algarve em Bicicleta title following stage 2 of the Portuguese race in which the Tinkoff rider conceded time to his overall rivals. With Tinkoff working on the front of the peloton ahead of the seven-kilometre climb up Alto da Foia, sports director Steven de Jongh explained the efforts took their toll with less support than anticipated.

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