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Frank Schleck to the Vuelta

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Maybe a Schleck brother will bring home a grand tour victory this year after all. Frank, his collarbone intact enough for him to hit the criterium circuit later this week, has indicated he's gunning for the overall in the Vuelta a Espana starting next month. Last year was the first time Frank hit the Vuelta in seven seasons, and he only used half of it for training before departing, so it's safe to say he has next to no history in the race. Whether he can win... depends on his support and the competition, of course, but there are at least three pretty decisive uphill finishes he should like, and maybe they can put together a strong team for the team time trial opener in Sevilla. The race could come down to his fitness for the 46km ITT in week three, given his mediocre work in that discipline. Anyway, here's your first, all-important GC guy who didn't spend himself at the Tour entry for Spain. Given that the last rider to win the Vuelta after completing the Tour was Denis Menchov in 2005, this category of entries is a good place to start looking for potential winners.