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Giro Notebook, Stage 21: Cav says Giro has killed him; Phinney’s unplanned detour

  • By Andrew Hood
  • Published May. 27, 2012
  • Updated May. 29, 2012 at 12:16 PM EDT

Pinotti bounces back to win final TT

Marco Pinotti (BMC Racing) bounced back from a career-threatening crash in last year’s Giro to win the final stage in Milan.

With the GC riders battling in his wake, Pinotti set a blistering pace over the 28.2km course in Milan to win the final-day time trial for the second time inside four years.

“After what happened last year to me, I am most proud to come back to this level and be able to win again,” Pinotti said. “It means a lot to me because you never know when you have a bad injury like that. It was a lot of work to get back here.”

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Andrew Hood

Andrew Hood

Andrew Hood cut his journalistic teeth at Colorado dailies before the web boom opened the door to European cycling in the mid-1990s. Hood has covered every Tour de France since 1996 and has been VeloNews' European correspondent since 2002.

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