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Pellizotti ready to share Giro leadership with Basso

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Franco Pellizotti (Liquigas)

Franco Pellizotti (Liquigas) (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Italy's Ivan Basso (Liquigas) at the Vuelta a España

Italy's Ivan Basso (Liquigas) at the Vuelta a España (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Franco Pellizotti (Liquigas) in the mountain leader's jersey at the 2009 Tour de France

Franco Pellizotti (Liquigas) in the mountain leader's jersey at the 2009 Tour de France (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Franco Pellizotti is pleased to split the Liquigas team leadership at the Giro d'Italia with former winner Ivan Basso. The Italian explained at a Liquigas training camp yesterday in Moena, Italy, that Basso's presence will ease the pressure on both himself and the team.

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