Today was my day

An interview with Robbie McEwen, May 9, 2005

Robbie McEwen (Davitamon-Lotto) has won Giro stages before, but today's victory in Santa Maria del Cedro was one of his best. Although nearly all the pundits were predicting an Alessandro Petacchi/Fassa Bortolo show, McEwen used his head and Jaan Kirsipuu's wheel to get round Petacchi's feared train with 200m to go and hit out from 100m to hold of Isaac Galvez (Illes Balears) and Robert Forster (Gerolsteiner) for the win and the precious maglia rosa, which he will wear in tomorrow's third stage. John Trevorrow was at McEwen's post-race press conference for Cyclingnews.

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