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Amstel Gold Race, Netherlands, April 16, 2006

The face of Davide Rebellin (Gerolsteiner)
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Christophe Brandt (Davitamon-Lotto)
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Bram Tankink (Quickstep-Innergetic)
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2006 Amstel winner Fränk Schleck (Team CSC)
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Jens Voigt (CSC
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The podium
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A show of hands
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Everybody wanted a piece
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Fränk Schleck embraced
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We're going to have a HUGE night
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The man of the moment:
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Fränk Schleck hugs his papa.
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The Eddy Merckx die-hard fan club.
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Fränk Schleck goes about the winner's business
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"CSC is the best team in the world,"
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Rain coats
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Grey skies
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These cobbles again...
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There were many spectators,
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The typical windmill
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The early breakaway
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The bunch,
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A bird's view
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Davide Rebellin (Gerolsteiner)
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Andrey Kashechkin (Liberty Seguros)
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Filippo Pozzato (Quick.Step)
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The break is falling apart
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Moreau,
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Rabobank controlled the field
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Full steam ahead
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The Rabo clan:
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Watch it, buddy
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It was a hard race
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Stefano Garzelli (Liquigas)
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Olympic champion Paolo Bettini (Quick.Step)
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Belgian champ Serge Baguet (Quick.Step)
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Steffen Wesemann (T-Mobile)
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Out of the way!
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Igor Astarloa (Barloworld) concentrates
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Paolo Bettini (Quick.Step)
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What a race!
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Steffen Wesemann (T-Mobile) in the finish
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Michael Boogerd (Rabobank),
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The chasers arrive:
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Bettini gets into the finish,
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The winning way:
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A beautiful solo victory
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Schleck (CSC)
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A happy winner of the 41st Amstel Gold Race
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True sportsmanship by Boogerd
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Schleck holds it up
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The podium:
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Fränk Schleck (CSC)
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Congrats from
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CSC
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Fränk Schleck (CSC)
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Dirty, but happy:
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Boogerd
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The podium,
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Alessandro Ballan (Lampre) and Alexandre Moos (Phonak)
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Il Grillo
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Boogerd
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The crowd
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The nest group came in:
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Oscar Freire (Rabobank)
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Ivanov (T-Mobile)
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Karsten Kroon (CSC)
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These three were the strongest today
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The podium,
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Big hug
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Sanchez (Euskaltel)
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Here he comes!
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Schleck
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Yess!!
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Jens Voigt
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Wesemann
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Green Dutch countryside
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300 m to go
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The weather
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Fränk Schleck's winning attack
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Boogerd
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Fist in air,
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Steffen Wesemann
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Karsten Kroon (CSC)
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Karsten Kroon (CSC)
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Karsten Kroon (CSC)
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Cap off
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Another T-Mobile rider
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Belgian Björn Leukemans
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Jens Voigt (CSC)
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Erwin Thijs (Unibet)
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Erwin Thijs
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Steffen Wesemann (T-Mobile)
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Frank Schleck (CSC) bored,
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Frank Schleck
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The four leaders
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The peloton
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After climbing the Hulsberg
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With less than 100km to go
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Geez, that's tough!
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Some riders fighting hard
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Steffen Wesemann (T-Mobile)
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Steffen Wesenmann giving all
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Team Gerolsteiner
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Andrea Moletta (Gerolsteiner)
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Franck Schleck (CSC)
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Marten den Bakker (Milram)
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Suffering
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Just a few metres
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Go faster, Frank!
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After four kilometres
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The peloton
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In Sibbe
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The peloton passes
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Racing was no fun
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Steffen Wesemann on his way
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