McGee psyched, form coming back

By Shane Stokes in Palermo

Sidelined for quite some time due to a back problem (which later turned out to be caused by a cyst in his knee), Australian rider Brad McGee and his CSC squad went frustratingly close to taking victory on Saturday's opening stage of the Giro d'Italia. They finished six seconds behind winners Slipstream Chipotle H30 in the 23.6 kilometre test, but McGee was nevertheless able to look on the bright side.

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