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October 9: Junior Women's TT - 11.8 km
October 9: Espoirs TT - 33.7 km
October 10: Junior Men's TT - 19.2 km
October 10: Elite Women's TT - 19.2 km
October 11: Elite Men's TT - 38.7 km
October 12: Junior Women's Road Race - 72.6 km
October 12: Espoirs Road Race - 169.4 km
October 13: Junior Men's Road Race - 121 km
October 13: Elite Women's Road Race - 121 km
October 14: Elite Men's Road Race - 254.1 km

The view from the sidelines - Photos of the race taken by Antonio Costa

October 9: Junior Women's TT - 11.8 km

Anna Zugno (Italy) - gets ready to start
Giorgia Bronzini (Italy) - gets ready to start
Giorgia Bronzini (Italy) - rides
Anna Zugno - rides
Nicole Cooke (GBr) - rides on her way to winning
The podium - Natalia Boiarskaia, Nicole Cooke and Diana Elmentaite
Nicole Cooke - looking very pleased with her gold medal

October 9: Espoirs TT - 33.7 km

Manuel Quinziato (Italy) - warms up for the U23 Men's TT
Michele Scarponi (Italy) - with Antonio Fusi
Michele Scarponi - warms up
Michele Scarponi - rides
Antonio D'Aniello - rides
Yaroslav Popyvych - rides
Manuel Quinziato - rides
Danny Pate (USA) - smiles with his gold medal
The podium - Sebastian Lang, Danny Pate and James Perry

October 10: Junior Men's TT - 19.2 km

Marco Pinotti and Daniele Nardello (Italy) - inspecting the course
Italian juniors - warming up
Andrea Luppino (Italy) - in action
Maicol Valgiusti (Italy) - in action
Niels Scheuneman (Ned) - on his way to third place
Jurgen van den Broeck (Belgium) - in action
The podium: Oleksandr Kvachuk, Jurgen van den Broeck and Niels Scheuneman
Jurgen van den Broeck - kisses his gold medal

October 10: Elite Women's TT - 19.2 km

Alessandra Cappellotto (Italy) - gets ready to start in the Elite Women's time trial.
Fabiana Luperini and Alessandra Cappellotto - warming up together
Jeannie Longo-Ciprelli on the stationary trainer - perhaps the only time she stopped all day!
Fabiana Luperini (Ita) - about to start
Fabiana Luperini - powers into the course
Rasa Polikeviciute (Ltu) - comes in fourth
Diana Ziliute (Ltu) - with her eyes on the road
Italian Alessandra Cappellotto - in action
Joane Somarriba - before her crash.
USA rider Mari Holden - on her way to 6th place
Jeannie Longo-Ciprelli - shows her power and determination in the TT
Jeannie Longo-Ciprelli - continues to amaze during her twenty year career
Jeannie Longo-Ciprelli - flanked Nicole Brändli (Swi) and Teodora Ruano Sanchon from Spain
The face of a champion - Jeannie Longo-Ciprelli fronts the media

October 11: Elite Men's TT - 38.7 km

These photos provided by AFP

Jan Ullrich (Germany) - powers along during his all-out TT effort
David Millar (GBr) - feels the humidity and the pain of losing
Jan Ullrich - congratulated by Rudy Pevenage afterwards
Jan Ullrich - on the podium with his gold medal
The podium: David Millar, Jan Ullrich and Santiago Botero

Photos kindly supplied by Fotoreporter Sirotti

Latvian Raivis Belohvosciks - during the TT
Laszlo Bodrogi from Hungary - on his way to 5th place
Santiago Botero Echeverry - looking good in third place
Ukranian Serguei Gontchar - on the course
Jan Hruska (Cze) - in the TT
Mr Ullrich - reels in the early leaders
Jan Ullrich - out of the saddle and flying
Jan Ullrich's bike - looking fast just sitting there!
Jan Ullrich - dealing with the media
American Levi Leipheimer - pushes hard to take 4th place
Great Britians David Millar - so very close to becoming World Champion
Italian Daniele Nardello - taming the beast within!
Russian Evgeni Petrov - on the course
Italian Marco Pinotti - about to hit the course
Marco Pinotti - in action
David Plaza Romero - from Spain
Millar, Ullrich and Botero Echeverry - getting to know each other a bit better on the podium
Jan Ullrich - looking towards the RR

Photos by Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews.com

Levi Leipheimer - listens to last minute advice from Richard De Jonkheeren
David Millar warms up listening to Underworld - giving him some street cred as well!
Australian Nathan O'Neill's Battaglin - hanging from the rafters

October 12: Junior Women's Road Race - 72.6 km

The Italian team - ready to start in the Junior Women's Road Race
The peloton - on the climb
Maja Wloszczowska (Poland) - leads the break up the climb
Members of the Italian team - mounted an ineffective chase
One of the Italians - in pursuit of the break
Nicole Cooke (GBr) - in action
Nicole Cooke - crosses the line to win
Nicole Cooke - salutes the crowd on the podium
The podium: Pleuni Möhlmann, Nicole Cooke and Maja Wloszczowska

October 12: Espoirs Road Race - 169.4 km

Patriotic Belgian fans - get ready to cheer their team on
Italian fans - dressed for the occasion
The Italian team - clearly had something in mind at the start
The U23 men's peloton - ascend one of the steeper sections
The peloton - charge up the climb
Gianpaolo Caruso (Italy) - in action on the climb
Gianpaolo Caruso (Italy) - in action on the climb
The Italian team - making it tough on one of the climbs
A Ukrainian rider - paves the way for Popovych's attack
Yaroslav Popovych and Gianpaolo Caruso - during their race winning attack
Yaroslav Popovych (Ukraine) - crosses the line to win the U23 men's road race
Yaroslav Popovych - crosses the line to win
Gianpaolo Caruso - crosses the line to finish second
Yaroslav Popovych - salutes the crowd on the podium
Yaroslav Popovych - salutes the crowd
Yaroslav Popovych - with his gold medal
The podium - Gianpaolo Caruso, Yaroslav Popovych and Ruslan Gryschenko
Yaroslav Popovych - with his race winning machine
Yaroslav Popovych - with his Vellutex team director

October 13: Junior Men's Road Race - 121 km

One of the Italian riders - makes sure everything is spick and span prior to the start
The start - of the Junior Men's Road Race
An early breakaway - attempts to put some time on the peloton
Oleksandr Kvachuk - powering his way to the front
Oleksandr Kvachuk - celebrates as he crosses the finish line
Oleksandr Kvachuk - with plenty of time to enjoy his win
Oleksandr Kvachuk with Niels Scheuneman - and third place getter Mathieu Perget
Oleksandr Kvachuk - gets to truely taste his win
Ukrainian Oleksandr Kvachuk - showing off his bike, and winners medal

October 13: Elite Women's Road Race - 121 km

Heading into the start - the Italian team look relaxed
With one lap to go - the lead group was down to seven.....
The final sprint for the line - Polikeviciute, Pucinskaite and Longo-Ciprelli
Edita Pucinskaite and Rasa Polikeviciute - making the Women's RR a Lithuanian special
Edita Pucinskaite, Rasa Polikeviciute with Jeannie Longo-Ciprelli - accept their medals
Rasa Polikeviciute - trys on her World Championship jersey

Further photos by Lucy Power

Cresting the first climb - up the Cote de Serafina
Dancin' on the pedals - up the Cote de Serafina - take 2
Dancin' on the pedals - up the Cote de Serafina - take 3
Dancin' on the pedals - up the Cote de Serafina - take 4
Jeannie Longo-Ciprelli - in the feed zone
After the Cote d'Alvito - the riders tackle a tough, winding false flat section

October 14: Elite Men's Road Race - 254.1 km

Paolo Bettini (Italy) - trying to impersonate a fish...
Danilo di Luca - popular as ever
Daniele Nardello - oversees the preparation of his bike
Smilin' Richard Virenque - looking forward to the challenge ahead
Polish Piotr Wadecki - resplendent in his team's colours
Handsome Danilo Hondo (Germany) - was a popular figure
Australian team manager - Brian Stephens smiles in the team box
Cadel Evans (Australia) - lays it down to Neil Stephens and Hein Verbruggen
Jan Ullrich (Germany) - looking completely focussed before the start.
The start of the race - a mass of ordered colour
Jan Ullrich - putting the pedal to the metal during the race
Richard Virenque - was a heavily marked man during the race
The end of the sprint
Oscar Freire (Spain) - throws his arms in the air as he wins
Oscar Freire - salutes the crowd on the podium after winning

Further photos provided by Fotoreporter Sirotti

Paolo Lanfranchi and Francesco Casagrande - relax prior to the race
Paolo Bettini - over his fish impressions, looks for some water
Giuliano Figueras - makes a trunk call
The Spanish team - attack
A clearly delighted Oscar Freire - crosses the finish line
A not so delighted Paolo Bettini - realises he was very very close to winning
Another shot of the finish - showing the fence, Freire used to his advantage
Oscar Freire - wins his second world title
Oscar Freire's - win certainly pleased the crowd
Oscar Freire - getting close to his medal
Gilberto Simoni - chats with Alfredo Martini
Bettini and Freire - congratulate each other

Further photos by Lucy Power

Spot the Aussie - an Australian rider strings out the bunch at the start of the race
Danilo Di Luca - in an early break
Deceptively hard - tackling the tough, winding false flat section to the Rotunda do Presidente
Up the first climb - on the Cote de Serafina
Up the first climb - on the Cote de Serafina take 2
Up the first climb - on the Cote de Serafina take 3
At the top of the first climb - on the Cote de Serafina
At the top of the first climb - on the Cote de Serafina take 2
A fast, flat start - on the rua Radial, along the north side of the Monsanto park perimeter
Dekker and Ullrich - put the hammer down going through the feed zone

Thanks to Antonio Costa for supplying us with these following pictures, giving a look at what it was like to see this huge series of races from the sideline.

The peleton - keep moving.
The pace builds - and the group see who's the strongest.
The Swiss team - set themselves up.
Anna Millward (Aus) - moves through the crowd.
The elite women's field.

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