At the conclusion of a lengthy breakaway, the 27-year-old Dutchman held off South Korea’s Jung Min Ji (KSPO) and Poland’s Michal Golas (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) to complete the 212.8km stage fastest with a time of 4:33:42.
The finishing line-up of the Mantakab-to-Kuantan stage’s front-runners meant that Nippo-De Rosa’s Arredondo was hardly in danger of losing his position atop the general classification on Tuesday.
The Colombian will look to keep nearest rival Pieter Weening (Orica) of the Netherlands at bay as the tour heads from Kuantan to Dungun on Wednesday, in the seventh stage of 10.
The Tour de Langkawi concludes in Kuala Terengganu on Saturday.
Stage six results:
1. Tom Leezer (Blanco) 4:33:42
2. Ji Min Jung (KSPO) a 27
3. Michal Golas (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) a 35
4. Jackson Rodríguez (Androni-Venezuela) m.t.
5. Travis Meyer (Orica-GreenEDGE) m.t.
6. Andrea Guardini (Astana) a 40
7. Allan Davis (Orica-GreenEDGE) m.t.
8. Jake Keough (UnitedHealthcare) m.t.
9. Mohd Harrif Saleh (Terengganu) m.t.
10. Anuar Manam (Sinergy) m.t.