Good day and welcome to Stage One of the 87th edition of the Giro d'Italia. Today's stage runs from Genoa to Alba, 143 km.
Our commentary today is by Jan Janssens.
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Stage Introduction  From the Daily Peloton Giro Preview:
The “Lecce exception” in 2003 was no random choice either: with Mario Cipollini just one victory short of equaling Alfredo Binda’s record of Giro stage wins, organizers thought that a flat road stage on Apulian territory could provide the chance to make history right at the start. The Lion King actually succeeded in equaling and even bettering Binda’s record, but it was something Cipo needed many a stage to achieve, while unexpectedly Lecce became the starting point of an impressive string of stage victories (15 cumulative wins in three Grand Tours of the year, six of which in the Giro) that made the name of Alessandro Petacchi, the man who stole the show to Super Mario, familiar to cycling fans worldwide.
And next year the Fassa Bortolo fastman will be trying to repeat the great results he got in 2003. To start from his Giro victories. He’ll be given a first chance on Sunday, May 10, with the first road stage of the race, Stage 1 covering 149 km. between Genoa and the Piedmontese town of Alba (Cuneo province), “the city of the white truffle”, the Italian capital of truffle.
The route should suit the fastest wheels of the bunch, but don’t expect a completely flat stage with the teams of the sprinters marshalling the peloton and (more or less easily) reeling in any escapee. The same Petacchi, who tested the course for Italy’s RAI TV, warned against the dangers of the first ascents of the Giro: 46 km. into the stage, the bunch will get to Savona, stop contemplating the Ligurian sea and turn to the right, heading for Colle di Cadibona. A few kilometres later they will see the street going towards the sky for the first time.
But difficulties are not over: after Cadibona the peloton has got to tackle another one, the Montezemolo climb, a 7km. ascent peaking at an altitude of 734m asl, and starting after a 3km. long “false flat” section.
Neither Colle di Cadibona nor Montezemolo are difficult ascents, but they could take their toll on the legs of sprinters who can’t climb, and dash their hopes of a first stage victory. No doubts that there’s enough room for dropped riders to regain the bunch in the last part of the stage, albeit at the end of the Montezemolo climb the peloton won’t find the “usual” descent, but a route going up (mostly) and down that would make for a challenging, interesting final.
Petacchi did not sound so sure (he sounded hopeful anyway) that Stage 1 might come down to a massive sprint. Maybe a breakaway could form in either of the two ascents and make it to the line. But former sprinter turned Italian TV commentator Silvio Martinello sounded more optimistic, and said that in his opinion the fastest wheels in the bunch would hardly miss their first opportunity to score a stage win.
But even in case of a blanket finish, please don’t take Petacchi’s first triumph for granted. The “Sprinter Gentleman” will face stiff competition from the “usual suspects”, McEwen and Furlan included, but also a certain Mario Cipollini. If you expect the Lion King to wave white flag at the end of quite a disappointing season like this, well, you are probably wrong.
The Tuscan is currently enjoying a vacation in the resort of SharmelSheik, Egypt, and didn’t attend the Giro presentation show. But he has got a bike with him and, even if not in Milan, found the way to keep fans informed of his plans for the future: he told the assembled crowd via TV hookup that he’s aiming for redemption, after what he labeled as “an atypical season “, adding that his determination is still high, and similar to that of a young rider eager to emerge.
His former leadout man Silvio Martinello seemed to agree: even if age is not on Cipo’s side, his form is still good enough to give him more than one satisfaction; and Martinello is persuaded that, although it will not be easy task at all, Cipollini can still edge Petacchi out more than once.
Another former rider now successful TV commentator, Davide Cassani, echoed Martinello’s words, adding that “A rider can be regarded as old when he lacks motivations and determination. But Cipollini still has got plenty of them, and the fact he was overshadowed by Petacchi last year may have hurt his pride, but also provided further motivation for him to keep fighting”. Super Mario will be 37 in 2004, but “his racing seasons were never complete, and this helped him save energies” such that ”even if he’s not as good as he used to be in 2002, Cipo may still have something to say, and clinch some more victories”.
Maybe the first step towards redemption will be taken in the white truffle’s capital, or maybe PetacchiQuarantaMcEwenany other sprinter will deny him the first joy of the Giro.
Live Report
Some 78 kms to go, with a complete peloton riding. Nothing much happened so far today, the only thing worth mentioning really is that Fabian Wegmann come through first on the first climb of the Giro, thus snatching the first green jersey!
The pace is very slow, and nobody seems to be trying to escape  33km/h so far.
An attack now from a SelleItalia rider, it's Marlon Perez.
His team, ColombiaSelle Italia, has started with 8 riders instead of the usual 9, because one of his teammates was excluded at the start of the Giro with a hematocrit that was too high.
It might be interesting to know that the second rider to come through at the top of the 3rd categoryclimb was Colombian flyer Freddy Gonzalez! He's obviously aiming for the green climbing jersey.
Perez has made a serious gap for himself already, 1.40. He's virtually leading now.
Marlon Perez is a bit of an atypical Colombian rider...he's a good timetriallist, and he's a former national timetrial champ as well.
He gave a good performance early this season at the tour of Langkawi; well, his entire team did, really.
We see ParisRoubaix winner Magnus Backstedt standing still next to the team car now. He seems to be discussing something with someone from the team in a very irritated manner, and it takes quite a long time for someone of his team to replace his wheel.
Perez has 2.44 lead now.
There are some counterattackers now looking for Perez, we've got 4 riders chasing, names to follow. A crash in the peloton now! There's a FDJ rider, a Landbouwkrediet and a Panaria rider involved. They're Bichot, Verheyen and Davis.
Apparently one of the 4 chasers was dropped, because we have only three chasers' names: Croatian national champ Rogina, Scarselli and Baliani. Perez still leading, with already over 3.15 advance.
There's a big change of pace in the peloton now, and it's broken into three parts!
50kms to go. The three parts of the peloton are slowly coming together again, only 10 metres left to bridge for the Fassa and Gerölsteiner riders.
I'm hoping for a nice sprint today  it's been a while since I've seen an allout mass sprint. Sure, a few bunch sprints of 40 riders where Boonen hammered the rest, but that's about it...
The final flat section of road weaves a lot, that's why there's a danger; there might be an escape in the descent that will stay away because it is not a straight runin.
Because of the panic in the peloton just now, Perez's lead has shrunk to 2.30.
Marlon Perez comes through first at the Intergiro point.
Peace Race News: Erik Zabel has just won today's stage.
The peloton is sprinting for the Intergiro now, and it's D'amore who comes through second after Perez, before his teammate Fast Freddy Rodriguez! Perez has 2 minutes lead.
1.50 left for Perez, with the Fassas chasing in the peloton.
Peace Race Correction  Zabel was third on the stage today, not the winner. Apologies. We will let you know the winner.
1.25 the gap for Perez now, still fighting the peloton on his own. He's not yet on the descent yet, but being a Colombian you wouldn't necessarily expect him to descend well either. There are huge climbs in Colombia, but the descents there are usually quite straight, unlike this one. Many Colombian riders are great climbers, bad descenders.
Both Perez and the peloton are descending now, the pace has been raised quite a bit; the peloton is one straight line.
The Fassas are now being joined by Cipollini's men in the chase. Perez still has 1.14 lead.
The peloton has reached the flat now  20 km to go.
All the sprinter teams are organizing themselves now, we see Fassa, Lotto, Domina Vacanze, etc.
Garzelli seems to be thinking of participating in the sprint, because I see some Vini Caldirolis coming to the front as well!
Garzelli is a power sprinter, someone who can start from far away, or who can do well on a finish that goes slightly uphill. He's not really the sort of sprinter to jump out of someone's wheel, like McEwen.
Marlon Perez has 45 seconds left in the first local tour in Alba.
35 seconds the gap for Perez.
Apart from the usual suspects, we should not underestimate Olaf Pollack...he's only 10 seconds down to McGee and is a fast man, but it remains to be seen if he can grab a 2nd place from the likes of Petacchi, Cipo and McEwen.
Still 32 seconds lead for Perez at the second passage in Alba; three more rounds and 15 km to go!
Penultimate passage in Alba now, 16 seconds the gap for Perez...
There's a whole lot of turning in the city circuit, but so far no one's gotten into any difficulty, so it might look more dangerous than it is. 9 seconds left for Perez.
They've caught Perez, and now the game starts!
6 kms to go.
The peloton has now started the last local round. A Gerolsteiner rider is leading; Pollack will very likely be sprinting later on.
The Domina Vacanze train is leading the peloton now, we see McEwen and Petacchi up front in the peloton, they're well placed.
Now the Fassas take over. They're putting up a high pace, no one is able to attack.
We see Astarloa somewhere up front too, 2 kms to go.
Some Domina riders try to take over from the Fassa boys, but they're pushed back.
Last kilometer! Still Fassa leading with a few Dominas around them. McEwen in Petacchi's wheel. McEwen starts in the inside! Petacchi comes out of his wheel now, but Pollack's there too!
PETACCHI WINS!
Pollack second! We saw Cipo giving up early on, McEwen stretching out very fast and surprising Petacchi at first, but Petacchi would forcefully overtake McEwen, with Pollack in his slipstream!
Pollack is the new leader in the Giro, thanks to his second place!! D'Amore third.
Petacchi pointed to himself when he crossed the finish, like he's trying to say "I'm the king of sprints, and no one else!"
Brief Results
1 Petacchi
2 Pollack
3 D'Amore
4 McEwen
5 Zanotti
6 Gilbert
7 Svorada
8 Pagliarini
Superb result for 21year old Gilbert! Cipo not even on the finish photo...
McEwen attacked on the right, but then completely switched to the left, and Petacchi almost ran into his rear wheel. Then Pollack snuck his way between the two. But no sanctions for any riders.
Quite impressive for both Gilbert and D'Amore  we knew Gilbert could sprint, but this is rather unexpected. Same for D'Amore  D'Amore is 2425 years old, Gilbert is 21!
Petacchi's first words after the finish:
"McEwen switched to the left in an incredible way, and I almost ran onto his rear wheel. But I managed to avoid that, and eventually came around him to take the win.
"The team did a wonderful job, notably the last four guys of the train, Tosatto, Ongarato, Sacchi and Velo; they perfectly matched Mario's train. And that was the best way to pay them back.”
Look for more postrace comments later today. Thanks for being with us today, and join us again tomorrow for Stage 2  when the climbing begins!
Stage Results  Corrected
1 Petacchi Alessandro Ita Fas 3:41:56
2 Pollack Olaf Ger Gst m.t.
3 D'amore Crescenzo Ita a&S m.t.
4 Mc Ewen Robbie Aus Lot m.t.
5 Zanotti Marco Ita Vin m.t.
6 Gilbert Philippe Bel Fdj m.t.
7 Svorada Jan Cze Lam m.t.
8 Pagliarini Mendonca Luciano Bra Lam m.t.
9 Derepas David Fra Fdj m.t.
10 Usov Alexandre Blr Pho m.t.
11 Aug Andrus Est Dve m.t.
12 Klemencic Zoran Slo Ten m.t.
13 Rudenko Maxim Ukr Cho m.t.
14 Cipollini Mario Ita Dve m.t.
15 Cadamuro Simone Ita Den m.t.
16 Nauduzs Andris Lat Dve m.t.
17 Di Grande Giuseppe Ita Fpf m.t.
18 Popovych Yaroslav Ukr Lan m.t.
19 Mori Manuele Ita Sdv m.t.
20 Loda Nicola Ita Ten m.t.
21 Ferrigato Andrea Ita a&S m.t.
22 Trampusch Gerhard Aut a&S m.t.
23 Vierhouten Aart Ned Lot m.t.
24 Noe' Andrea Ita Alb m.t.
25 Astarloa Igor Esp Lam m.t.
26 Detilloux Christophe Bel Lot m.t.
27 Mc Gee Bradley Aus Fdj m.t.
28 Forster Robert Ger Gst m.t.
29 Wegmann Fabian Ger Gst m.t.
30 Vaitkus Tomas Ltu Lan m.t.
31 Simoni Gilberto Ita Sae m.t.
32 Cunego Damiano Ita Sae m.t.
33 Moreni Cristian Ita Alb m.t.
34 Garzelli Stefano Ita Vin m.t.
35 Garate Cepa Juan Manuel Esp Lam m.t.
36 Piccoli Mariano Ita Lam m.t.
37 Masciarelli Simone Ita Vin m.t.
38 Pospyeyev Kyrylo Ukr a&S m.t.
39 Figueras Giuliano Ita Pan m.t.
40 Murn Uros Slo Pho m.t.
41 Honchar Serhiy Ukr Den m.t.
42 Nocentini Rinaldo Ita a&S m.t.
43 Pellizotti Franco Ita Alb m.t.
44 Gasparre Graziano Ita Den m.t.
45 Gerosa Mauro Ita Vin m.t.
46 Sacchi Fabio Ita Fas m.t.
47 Cioni Dario David Ita Fas m.t.
48 Mervar Bostjan Slo Fpf m.t.
49 Stangelj Gorazd Slo Sae m.t.
50 Marzoli Ruggero Ita a&S m.t.
51 Velo Marco Ita Fas m.t.
52 Strazzer Massimo Ita Sdv m.t.
53 Vila Errandonea Franc Esp Lam 0:08
54 Belli Wladimir Ita Lam m.t.
55 Montgomery Sven Sui Gst m.t.
56 Muraglia Giuseppe Ita Fpf m.t.
57 Bertagnolli Leonardo Ita Sae m.t.
58 Perez Arango Marlon Al Col Clm m.t.
59 Scirea Mario Ita Dve m.t.
60 Tonti Andrea Ita Sae m.t.
61 Ljungqvist Marcus Swe Alb m.t.
62 Gardeyn Gorik Bel Lot m.t.
63 Hamburger Bo Den a&S m.t.
64 Miholyevic Vladimir Cro Alb m.t.
65 Backstedt Magnus Swe Alb m.t.
66 Hauptman Andrej Slo Lam m.t.
67 Verstrepen Johan Bel Lan m.t.
68 Illiano Raffaele Ita Clm m.t.
69 Bruseghin Marzio Ita Fas m.t.
70 Rebellin Davide Ita Gst m.t.
71 Manzoni Mario Ita Fpf m.t.
72 Rodriguez Fred Usa a&S m.t.
73 Giordani Leonardo Ita Den m.t.
74 Borghi Ruggero Ita Den m.t.
75 Canada Gracia David Esp Sdv m.t.
76 Mason Oscar Ita Vin m.t.
77 Faresin Gianni Ita Gst m.t.
78 Rogina Radoslav Cro Ten m.t.
79 Iannetti Massimo Ita Dve m.t.
80 Gonzalez Martinez Fredy Col Clm m.t.
81 Vanotti Alessandro Ita Den m.t.
82 Mazzoleni Eddy Ita Sae m.t.
83 Dominguez J. Carlos Esp Sdv m.t.
84 Tonkov Pavel Rus Vin m.t.
85 Sironi Gianluca Ita Vin m.t.
86 Codol Massimo Ita Fas m.t.
87 Schnider Daniel Sui Pho m.t.
88 Moos Alexandre Sui Pho m.t.
89 Brandt Christophe Bel Lot m.t.
90 Baliani Fortunato Ita Pan m.t.
91 Zampieri Steve Sui Vin m.t.
92 Borrajo Alejandro Albert Arg Pan m.t.
93 Szmyd Sylvester Pol Sae m.t.
94 Spezialetti Alessandro Ita Sae m.t.
95 Lobato Elvira Ruben Esp Sdv m.t.
96 Wadecki Piotr Pol Lot m.t.
97 Valjavec Tadej Slo Pho m.t.
98 Serina Corrado Ita Fpf m.t.
99 Ardila Cano Mauricio Al Col Cho m.t.
100 Quaranta Ivan Ita Fpf m.t.
101 Fornaciari Paolo Ita Sae m.t.
102 Fritsch Nicolas Fra Fdj m.t.
103 Avdyeyev Sergey Ukr Lan m.t.
104 Mazzanti Luca Ita Pan m.t.
105 Verbrugghe Ief Bel Lot m.t.
106 Wilson Matthew Aus Fdj m.t.
107 Verheyen Geert Bel Cho m.t.
108 Marin Ruber Alverio Col Clm m.t.
109 Laverde Jimenez Luis Fil Col Fpf m.t.
110 Bertolini Alessandro Ita Alb m.t.
111 Bosisio Gabriele Ita Ten m.t.
112 Gates Nick Aus Lot m.t.
113 Sella Emanuele Ita Pan m.t.
114 Strauss Marcel Sui Gst m.t.
115 Serpellini Marco Ita Gst m.t.
116 Bertogliati Rubens Sui Sdv m.t.
117 Furlan Angelo Ita Alb m.t.
118 Zaugg Oliver Sui Sdv m.t.
119 Duma Volodimyr Ukr Lan m.t.
120 Galletti Alessio Ita Dve m.t.
121 Brard Florent Fra Cho m.t.
122 Andriotto Dario Ita Vin m.t.
123 Ziegler Thomas Ger Gst m.t.
124 Gadret John Fra Cho m.t.
125 Davis Scott Aus Pan m.t.
126 Mazzoleni Renzo Ita Ten m.t.
127 Gomis Lopez Juan Esp Sdv m.t.
128 Wegelius Charly Gbr Den m.t.
129 Derganc Martin Slo Dve m.t.
130 Kostuk Denys Ukr Cho m.t.
131 Ginestri Giancarlo Ita Ten m.t.
132 Lancaster Brett Aus Pan m.t.
133 Sosenka Ondrej Cze a&S m.t.
134 Rastelli Ellis Ita Alb m.t.
135 Vaugrenard Benoit Fra Fdj m.t.
136 Steegmans Gert Bel Lot m.t.
137 Scarselli Leonardo Ita Clm m.t.
138 Albasini Michael Sui Pho m.t.
139 Aranaga Azkune Andoni Esp Cho m.t.
140 Van Velzen Jan Ned Cho m.t.
141 Colombo Gabriele Ita Dve m.t.
142 Vogondy Nicolas Fra Fdj m.t.
143 Gustov Volodymir Ukr Fas m.t.
144 Lombardi Giovanni Ita Dve m.t.
145 Bileka Volodymyr Ukr Lan m.t.
146 Lanfranchi Paolo Ita Pan m.t.
147 Durand Jacky Fra Lan m.t.
148 Pietropolli Daniele Ita Ten m.t.
149 Wilson Trent Aus Clm m.t.
150 Siymens Nico Bel Lan m.t.
151 Fertonani Marco Ita Pho m.t.
152 Schnyder Philippe Sui Clm 0:27
153 Podgornik Dean Slo Ten m.t.
154 Aebersold Niki Sui Pho m.t.
155 Gualdi Domenico Ita Fpf m.t.
156 Bennati Daniele Ita Pho m.t.
157 Bichot Freddy Fra Fdj m.t.
158 Loddo Alberto Ita Sdv 0:32
159 Ongarato Alberto Ita Fas 0:35
160 Tosatto Matteo Ita Fas m.t.
161 Pugaci Igor Mda Den m.t.
162 Mourey Francis Fra Fdj 0:43
163 Perez Cuapio Julio a. Mex Pan m.t.
164 Van Hout Russell Aus Clm m.t.
165 Pozzi Oscar Ita Ten m.t.
166 Vandewalle Jurgen Bel Cho 1:42
167 Gasperoni Cristian Ita Lan m.t.
168 Gobbi Michele Ita Den m.t.
169 Righi Daniele Ita Lam 6:28
General Classification after Stage 1
1 Pollack Olaf Ger Gst 3:50:24
2 Mc Gee Bradley Aus Fdj 0:02
3 Petacchi Alessandro Ita Fas 0:20
4 Popovych Yaroslav Ukr Lan 0:22
5 Trampusch Gerhard Aut a&S 0:26
6 D'amore Crescenzo Ita a&S 0:32
7 Velo Marco Ita Fas 0:34
8 Cioni Dario David Ita Fas 0:35
9 Cipollini Mario Ita Dve 0:37
10 Rebellin Davide Ita Gst 0:37
11 Pospyeyev Kyrylo Ukr a&S 0:37
12 Simoni Gilberto Ita Sae 0:37
13 Moreni Cristian Ita Alb 0:37
14 Pellizotti Franco Ita Alb 0:38
15 Gilbert Philippe Bel Fdj 0:38
16 Bruseghin Marzio Ita Fas 0:40
17 Nauduzs Andris Lat Dve 0:41
18 Honchar Serhiy Ukr Den 0:41
19 Vaitkus Tomas Ltu Lan 0:42
20 Backstedt Magnus Swe Alb 0:42
21 Aug Andrus Est Dve 0:42
22 Forster Robert Ger Gst 0:43
23 Perez Arango Marlon Al Col Clm 0:43
24 Dominguez J. Carlos Esp Sdv 0:44
25 Mc Ewen Robbie Aus Lot 0:44
26 Vaugrenard Benoit Fra Fdj 0:45
27 Codol Massimo Ita Fas 0:45
28 Gerosa Mauro Ita Vin 0:45
29 Garate Cepa Juan Manuel Esp Lam 0:45
30 Di Grande Giuseppe Ita Fpf 0:45
31 Sosenka Ondrej Cze a&S 0:46
32 Nocentini Rinaldo Ita a&S 0:46
33 Figueras Giuliano Ita Pan 0:46
34 Bertagnolli Leonardo Ita Sae 0:46
35 Stangelj Gorazd Slo Sae 0:47
36 Cunego Damiano Ita Sae 0:47
37 Garzelli Stefano Ita Vin 0:48
38 Sacchi Fabio Ita Fas 0:49
39 Wegmann Fabian Ger Gst 0:49
40 Noe' Andrea Ita Alb 0:50
41 Piccoli Mariano Ita Lam 0:50
42 Galletti Alessio Ita Dve 0:50
43 Bileka Volodymyr Ukr Lan 0:50
44 Muraglia Giuseppe Ita Fpf 0:50
45 Bertogliati Rubens Sui Sdv 0:50
46 Lancaster Brett Aus Pan 0:50
47 Mazzoleni Eddy Ita Sae 0:51
48 Ljungqvist Marcus Swe Alb 0:51
49 Tonkov Pavel Rus Vin 0:51
50 Rodriguez Fred Usa a&S 0:52
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51 Astarloa Igor Esp Lam 0:53
60 Canada Gracia David Esp Sdv 0:55
64 Bertolini Alessandro Ita Alb 0:56
69 Moos Alexandre Sui Pho 0:58
80 Pagliarini Mendonca Luciano Bra Lam 1:01
81 Scirea Mario Ita Dve 1:01
85 Wegelius Charly Gbr Den 1:02
87 Strazzer Massimo Ita Sdv 1:03
90 Durand Jacky Fra Lan 1:04
94 Svorada Jan Cze Lam 1:05
98 Furlan Angelo Ita Alb 1:07
116 Fornaciari Paolo Ita Sae 1:15
131 Duma Volodimyr Ukr Lan 1:21
142 Quaranta Ivan Ita Fpf 1:28
146 Lobato Elvira Ruben Esp Sdv 1:30
151 Pietropolli Daniele Ita Ten 1:34
157 Gasparre Graziano Ita Den 1:39
164 Perez Cuapio Julio A. Mex Pan 2:00
165 Loddo Alberto Ita Sdv 2:11
Points after Stage 1  Maglia Ciclamina
1 Petacchi Alessandro Ita Fas 25
2 D'amore Crescenzo Ita a&S 22
3 Pollack Olaf Ger Gst 20
4 Mc Ewen Robbie Aus Lot 14
5 Zanotti Marco Ita Vin 12
6 Gilbert Philippe Bel Fdj 10
7 Svorada Jan Cze Lam 9
8 Perez Arango Marlon Al Col Clm 8
9 Pagliarini Mendonca Luciano Bra Lam 8
10 Derepas David Fra Fdj 7
11 Usov Alexandre Blr Pho 6
12 Aug Andrus Est Dve 5
13 Rodriguez Fred Usa a&S 4
14 Klemencic Zoran Slo Ten 4
15 Moreni Cristian Ita Alb 3
16 Rudenko Maxim Ukr Cho 3
17 Cipollini Mario Ita Dve 2
18 Vierhouten Aart Ned Lot 2
19 Piccoli Mariano Ita Lam 1
20 Cadamuro Simone Ita Den 1
Mountains Classification after Stage 1  Maglia Verde
1 Wegmann Fabian Ger Gst 3
2 Gonzalez Martinez Fredy Col Clm 2
3 Moreni Cristian Ita Alb 1
Trofeo Fast Team after Stage 1 (Teams Classification)
1 Lampre 11:05:48
2 Domina Vacanze 0:00
3 Fdjeux.Com 0:00
4 Acqua&SaponeCaffe' Mokambo 0:00
5 Lotto  Domo 0:00
6 Gerolsteiner 0:00
7 Vini CaldirolaNobili Rubinetterie 0:00
8 Fassa Bortolo 0:00
9 De Nardi 0:00
10 AlessioBianchi 0:00
11 Saeco 0:00
12 Tenax 0:08
13 LandbouwkredietColnago 0:08
14 Formaggi Pinzolo Fiave' 0:08
15 PhonakHearing Systems 0:08
16 Saunier DuvalProdir 0:08
17 Chocolade Jacques WincorNixdorf 0:16
18 Ceramiche PanariaMargres 0:16
19 ColombiaSelle Italia 0:24
Trofeo Super Team after Stage 1
1 Fdjeux.Com 27
2 Lampre 27
3 Domina Vacanze 22
4 Fassa Bortolo 20
5 Gerolsteiner 19
6 Acqua&SaponeCaffe' Mokambo 18
7 Lotto  Domo 17
8 Vini CaldirolaNobili Rubinetterie 16
9 PhonakHearing Systems 11
10 Tenax 10
11 Chocolade Jacques WincorNixdorf 8
12 De Nardi 6
13 Formaggi Pinzolo Fiave' 4
14 LandbouwkredietColnago 3
15 Saunier DuvalProdir 2
16 Saeco 0
17 AlessioBianchi 0
18 ColombiaSelle Italia 0
19 Ceramiche PanariaMargres 0
