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2009 Giro D'Italia
May 9 - May 31, 2009

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May 9, Saturday: Photos from Stage 1, Lido di Venezia, 20.5 km. Team time trial.

The police are ready.
The Liquigas team on a pre-race tune-up.
Cycling great Francesco Moser stretches his legs. The 1984 Giro winner looks fit enough to start today.
Marco Pinotti, Italian time trial champion, leads the winning Columbia team near the finish.
Garmin-Slipstream had targeted this stage, but missed winning by 6 seconds.
Astana leaves the start house. Armstrong is at far right.