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Schleck loses chain, Contador pounces

Updated: July 19, 2010, 9:53 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France -- The gloves have come off at the Tour de France.

Andy Schleck was fighting mad after dropping his chain during a tough climb Monday and then losing the overall lead when defending champion Alberto Contador unabashedly sped ahead to take the yellow jersey.

"He can be nervous for the next days ... this gives me anger," said Schleck, vowing revenge. "I'm not the one who will get chased any more, I'm the one who chases. That's a big difference."

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