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2011 Giro D'Italia Photos

Stage 2, May 8

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Stage 2: Sunday, May 8, Alba-Parma, 244 km. Longest stage in 2011 Giro.

Sebastian Lang

Sebastian Lang went for a 200+ km solo adventure but was reeled in with plenty of time for the sprinters to get organized.

Marco Pinotti

Probably Marco Pinotti's only day in pink during this Giro

Alberto Contador

Alberto Contador stays tucked in the pack.

Stage 2 sprint

It was really close between Petacchi and Cavendish

Stage 2 sprint

But Petacchi was the faster man today.

Stage 2 sprint

Not so fast, says Cavendish.

Stage 2 sprint

Cavendish filed a protest, but Petacchi was declared the winner.