Stage 18 - Thursday, May 29: Mendrisio - Varese, 147km

Look out for Paolo Bettini or other World Championship hopefuls on this 147-kilometre stage that starts and ends with circuits Worlds' parcours. Mendrisio, host of a Giro stage departure in 1989, will see the riders off with one circuit on the 2009 World Championships' 13.4-kilometre parcours. While the host of the 2008 World Championships, Varese, will welcome the riders with two circuits on the 17.4-kilometre course that will be used this September. (GB)

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