Menchov storms to Giro TT win and race lead

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Denis Menchov (Rabobank) put in a stunning performance in today's individual time trial to take the stage win and 2009 Giro d'Italia lead.

The Russian timed his effort on the punishing 60.6km course to perfection, posting consistently fast times along the whole route.

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Nigel Wynn
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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.