Petacchi: I've been working out how to beat Cav

Alessandro Petacchi Mark Cavendish giro d italia 2009 stage 2

Alessandro Petacchi (LPR Brakes) has revealed that he has been working hard to find a way to beat British sprint rival Mark Cavendish (Columbia-Highroad).

Petacchi out-foxed and out-gunned Cavendish in the finale of Sunday's stage two of the Giro d'Italia to take the win. The Italian clung on to Cavendish's wheel as the Manxman's Columbia team-mates wound up the pace to lead him out, and then jumped around the side to seal the win.

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