Carovigno, Italy (Italian Republic)
THE PACK OF RIDERS DURING THE NINETH STAGE OF GIRO D'ITALIA.
A pack of riders from the Giro d'Italia pass through the countryside during the 142km nineth stage from Policoro to Carovigno of the May 17, 2004. American Acqua e Sapone rider Fred Rodriguez won the stage while Italian Saeco rider Damiano Cunego retained the leader's pink jersey. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini SR