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Rasmussen gives up his wheel

Danish rider Michael Rasmussen (Rabobank) is not at the Giro to ride for the general classification. That was immediately apparent in Sunday's second stage, when his team captain Mauricio Ardila flatted close to the finish in Charleroi. Rasmussen gave his wheel to the Colombian, and finished 3'15 later in 196th place.

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