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101st Giro di Lombardia - ProT, Italy, October 20, 2007

German Fabian Wegmann (Gerolsteiner)
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Italian national champion Giovanni Visconti
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Tinkoff Credit System riders are interviewed
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Italy's Davide Rebellin (Gerolsteiner)
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Cadel Evans (Predictor-Lotto) shows up
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Australia's Cadel Evans (Predictor-Loto)
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More fans greet new ProTour leader
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Two time UCI World Road Champion Paolo Bettini (Quick.Step-Innergetic)
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A Specialized bike for a special rider:
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A smiling World Champion
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Many well-wishers
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Bettini rolls to the start
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Paolo Bettini (Quick Step - Davitamon)
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Pavel Brutt (Tinkoff Credit Systems)
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Daniele Nardello (Team LPR)
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Peter Wrolich (Gerolsteiner)
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Last year's third place finisher Fabain Wegman (Gerolsteiner)
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Spanish Champion Joachim Rodriguez (Caisse d'Epargne)
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Stefano Cavallari (Acqua e Sapoe - Caffe Mokambo)
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Au Revoir Cedric.
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Andrey Grivko (Team Milram)
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Koos Moerenhout (Rabobank)
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Cadel Evans (Predictor - Lotto) wears the ProTour leaders jersey
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Riccardo Ricco (Saunier Duval - Prodir)
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Gilberto Simoni (Saunier Ducal - Prodir) looks relaxed
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Oscar Freire (Rabobank)
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Peter Weening (Rabobank)
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Davide Rebellin (Gerolsteiner)
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Thomas Dekker (Rabobank)
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Chris Horner (Predictor - Lotto)
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Yohann Gene (Bouyges Telecom)
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Thomas Voekler (Bouyges Telecom)
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Alessandro Ballan (Lampre - Fondital)
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Pippo Pozzato (Liquigas)
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Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas)
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Riders enjoy the sunny side of the street
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Damiano Cunego (Lampre - Fondital)
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Carlos Sastre (Team CSC)
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Stefano Zanini (Predictor - Lotto)
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Frank Schleck (Team CSC)
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Due Campioni.
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Cadel Evans (Predictor - Lotto)
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Stefano Garzelli (Acqua e Sapoe - Caffe Mokambo)
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Karsten Kroon and Andy Schleck
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Damiano Cunego (Lampre - Fondital)
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Damiano Cunego (Lampre - Fondital) climbs
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Damiano Cunego (Lampre - Fondital) atop
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We're not sure it's more aerodynamic,
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Cadel Evans (Predictor-Lotto) leads Damiano Cunego (Lampre - Fondital)
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Cadel Evans (Predictor - Lotto)
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Cadel Evans (Predictor - Lotto)
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The peloton
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World Champion Paolo Bettini (Quick.Step - Innergetic)
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The peloton passes by a marina
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Gone in a blur: Discovery Channel riders take in their final ProTour
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Riders in the peloton takes in the amazing scenery
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Italy's Damiano Cunego (Lampre-Fondital)
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Paolo Bettini (Quick.Step-Innergetic) shows the strain
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A pleased Damiano Cunego (Lampre-Fondital)
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Damiano Cunego (Lampre-Fondital)
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Riccardo Riccò (Saunier Duval-Prodir)
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Riders travel by some more amazing
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Australian Cadel Evans (Predictor-Lotto)
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The peloton passes some more
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A couple of champions: World champion Paolo Bettini (Quick.Step-Innergetic)
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Australia's Cadel Evans (Predictor-Lotto)
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Paolo Bettini (Quick.Step-Innergetic)
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Davide Rebellin (Gerolsteiner) Riccardo Riccò
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Davide Rebellin (Gerolsteiner) leads Riccardo Riccò
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Spain's Carlos Sastre (Team CSC)
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Some riders take a tumbel during the day's
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Podium (L-R): Riccardo Riccò (Saunier Duval-Prodir), Damiano Cunego
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Riccardo Riccò (Saunier Duval-Prodir) acknowledges his
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A happy Samuel Sánchez (Euskaltel-Euskadi)
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Podium (L-R): Riccardo Riccò (Saunier Duval-Prodir), Damiano Cunego
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Italian Damiano Cunego (Lampre-Fondital) waves
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Spain's Samuel Sánchez (Euskaltel-Euskadi) takes a bunch sprint
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Damiano Cunego (Lampre-Fondital) takes a win on home soil
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Italy's Damiano Cunego (Lampre-Fondital) starts
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Damiano Cunego (Lampre-Fondital) claims the
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Italian Damiano Cunego (Lampre-Fondital) overtakes
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UCI ProTour leader Cadel Evans (Predictor-Lotto)
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At the end of the season
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The favourites didn't leave each other
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Andy Schleck was committed to help his brother
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The break that was still there
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Stefano Garzelli (Acqua & Sapone-Caffè Mokambo)
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The early break that was looking
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Red, red and red are the colours
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The attack by Andy Schleck
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The Ghisallo is the point
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Damiano Cunego (Lampre-Fondital) is very attentive
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CSC showed how strong a team they are
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Carlos Sastre (Team CSC) showed the others
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Paolo Bettini had to fight back
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Cadel Evans wanted to make sure
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Evans gets a drink
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Tosatto tried to solo home
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Riccardo Riccò (Saunier Duval-Prodir) on the left
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The podium was completed
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Tenax won the Coppa Italia
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A disappointed Fränk Schleck rolls to the finish
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Fabian Wegmann (Gerolsteiner) couldn't
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Riccardo Riccò came close but got no cigars.
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Samuel Sánchez was happy with third.
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Aggiano says good-bye
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Bettini and Evans before the race
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Riccò makes sure he won't lose
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Giovanni Visconti (Quick.Step - Innergetic) with his fiancée
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Ok, honey I gotta go to work
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Cunego on the podium
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The podium.
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Things heated up at the Civiglio
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Tenax riders show off
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Elio Aggiano (Tinkoff Credit Systems) celebrates
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Tinkoff says good-bye
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Ah, Bettini can squeeze a smile
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Evans getting ready
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Ouch. Italian pavement is just as hard as anywhere else.
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Lake Como is hope to millionaires
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Filippo Pozzato (Liquigas) enjoys
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Tosatto was first
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CSC was leading out
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Look, no hands, ma.
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Visconti at the chapel.
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Pozzato is now feeling the heat
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Bettini comes across
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Cunego after the race.
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Here, the sprint is already over
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The chasers coming
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Andy Schleck got fourth
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The front group in the latter part
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Cunego radios in for some advise.
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Schleck showed he was very strong.
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Cunego's first attempt to get away
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Sánchez, Riccò and Cunego lead
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The attack by Riccò and Cunego
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The duo quickly got away.
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Riccò was very strong.
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Both show the effort
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Cunego checks for weaknesses
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Evans goes down the hill
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Which can't be said for Fränk Schleck
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No injuries, but some mental scars
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A neutral hand helps Schleck
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Oh, the pain.
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Well, might as well ride to the finish
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The duo is distancing itself.
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Two Italians ride brilliantly
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Evans and Cunego.
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The Australian out of the saddle
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Dekker in the centre
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The leaders
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Riccò tried to shake Cunego
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