Schleck king of the Virages once more

For local riders, the tough climb to Triesenberg- Malbun is known as the Alpe d’Huez of the region. It rides 1,118 metres in 12 kilometres, making for an average of nearly ten percent, and deserves a classification higher than the second category awarded to it by the race organisers. Given the unofficial link to the Tour de France climb, it is fitting that the rider who won there today is the defending champion from l'Alpe, Frank Schleck.

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