Off to the races!
With an estimated two million people in attendance during last month's Tour of California, the race was a huge success for Cannondale's team Liquigas as they prepared for the three-week Giro d'Italia stage race this May. Sharing the leadership this year will be Ivan Basso and Franco Pellizotti.
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Cannondale Factory Racing
The season begins with a muddy but decisive win for CFR at the first ever Maremma Cup in Tuscany Italy where Marco Aurelio executed what cycling news.com called "a perfect race" taking first with the one and only Roel Paulissen, Cannondale Factory Racing, right behind him for second place. Read more and stay informed throughout what is sure to be a winning season.