No risks and minimal gains for Nibali in rain-soaked Chianti time trial

In vino veritas? Such were the conditions during the Giro d'Italia's stage 9 time trial through Chianti country, it was hard to say if the old proverb held water for this particular race of truth. Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) was the best of the overall contenders, who all set out beneath sheets of rain, yet he did not make the kind of gains he might have anticipated on his principal rivals.

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