Haimar Zubeldia says Andy Schleck will have a better chance to win the Tour de France riding under the guidance of Belgium director Johan Bruyneel next season under the merger of RadioShack and Leopard-Trek.
Leopard-Trek’s Andy Schleck announced Sunday morning that he would not be able to contest next week’s Grands Prix Cyclistes of Québec and Montréal, due to complications from an infected wisdom tooth.
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Andy Schleck 'sad to lose the race in the final 300 meters'
Leopard-Trek director: ‘We are satisfied with our Tour,’ confirms both Schlecks to race Colorado tour
SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain (VN) - Leopard-Trek sport director Kim Andersen said the team has nothing to regret about its performance at the 2011 Tour de France.
Andy and Fränk Schleck will stand on the final podium in Paris on Sunday, the first brothers to do so — but they won't occupy the top two steps, as they had hoped.
Andy Schleck paid tribute to Tour de France rival Cadel Evans as the BMC Racing team captain took the coveted yellow jersey after the penultimate stage time trial.
France finally scored a stage win in this Tour as Europcar's young Pierre Rolland won atop l'Alpe d'Huez, grabbing the white jersey for best young rider on the day his teammate Thomas Voeckler finally gave up the yellow jersey.
Andy Schleck rode the stage of his life on Thursday, with a dramatic 60km-plus solo breakaway that put the Leopard-Trek rider into position to win the 2011 Tour de France.
Andy Schleck says stage 17 finish descent 'not really necessary'
PINEROLO, Italy (VN) — Jens Voigt strongly defended Leopard-Trek's tactic of riding for both Schleck brothers throughout the Tour de France rather than rally behind one of the brothers as a single leader.
SAINT-PAUL-TRES-CHATEAUX, France (VN) ─ As the dust settled for Monday's rest day in the Tour de France, many inside the peloton were looking at Leopard-Trek with a critical eye.
LOURDES, France, July 15, 2011 (AFP) - Andy Schleck insists the winner of Saturday's 14th stage on the Tour de France to Plateau de Beille will not necessarily be crowned yellow jersey champion this year.
LES-ANGLARDS-DE-SAINT-FLOUR, France (AFP) - Andy Schleck, runner-up to Alberto Contador for the past two years, was taking stock here Monday after a dramatic first week's racing in which he emerged unscathed from all the carnage that left many of his fancied Tour de France rivals battered and bruised.