Giro d’Italia, Stage 5: Back to the bike


The writer’s over at US Pro Cycling News (myself included) will be doing daily recaps of both the Giro d’Italia and the Tour of California.

Stage 5 saw the Giro get back to racing, as Fitzalan Gorman reports. Pieter Weening took the pink jersey from David Millar at the end of this stage.

Photo: Graham Watson

Top 5 Stage results

  1. Pieter Weening NED (Rabobank)
  2. Fabio Duarte COL (Geox-TMC)
  3. Jose Rodolfo COL (Androni Giocattoli)
  4. Christophe Le Mevel FRA (Garmin-Cervelo)
  5. Oscar Gatto ITA (Farnese Vini-Neri Sottoli)
Top 5 GC
  1. Pieter Weening
  2. Marco Pinotti ITA (HTC-Highroad) at 2 sec
  3. Kanstantsin Sivtsov BLR (HTC-Highroad) at 2 sec
  4. Christophe Le Mevel at 5 sec
  5. Pablo Lastras SPA (Movistar) at 22 sec
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