Giro D’Italia: Stage 11, Top 10 Photos

May 20, 2015
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(Photos: Bettini)

Click here for a full race report from Stage 11 of the Giro d’Italia!

The Astana team's bikes were prepped and put on display at the Stage 11 start.

The Astana team’s bikes were prepped and put on display at the Stage 11 start.

After his controversial penalty for taking an illegal wheel change during yesterday's stage, Sky's Richie Porte was very much in demand for interviews before Stage 11 got underway.

After his controversial penalty for taking an illegal wheel change during yesterday’s stage, Sky’s Richie Porte was very much in demand for interviews before Stage 11 got underway.

The peloton rolls out for a long day in wet and rainy conditions.

The peloton rolls out for a long day in wet and rainy conditions.

Stage 11's route featured plenty of rolling terrain and some short, punchy climbs.

Stage 11’s route featured plenty of rolling terrain and some short, punchy climbs.

Stage 11 ended with the pro riders circling the famous Imola motor sports racetrack.

Stage 11 ended with the pro riders circling the famous Imola motor sports racetrack.

Orica-GreenEdge's Simon Clarke, who donned the leader's pink jersey earlier in the Giro and who was the man who gave Sky's Richie Porte a spare wheel during yesterday's stage, leads the peloton on the Imola track.

Orica-GreenEdge’s Simon Clarke, who donned the leader’s pink jersey earlier in the Giro and who was the man who gave Sky’s Richie Porte a spare wheel during yesterday’s stage, leads the peloton on the Imola track.

Alberto Contador put in a late attack to gain a few seconds on his GC rivals, but was eventually reeled back in before the finish, with most of the pack finishing on the same time.

Alberto Contador put in a late attack to gain a few seconds on his GC rivals, but was eventually reeled back in before the finish, with most of the pack finishing on the same time.

Despite the rainy conditions, fans lined sections of the Imola race track to watch the stage finish.

Despite the rainy conditions, fans lined sections of the Imola race track to watch the stage finish.

After his win at the Tour de Romandie earlier this season and his victory on Stage 11 of the Giro, cycling fans should get used to seeing the lean, lanky figure of Ilnur Zakarin at the front of a bike race.

After his win at the Tour de Romandie earlier this season and his victory on Stage 11 of the Giro, cycling fans should get used to seeing the lean, lanky figure of Ilnur Zakarin at the front of a bike race.

Katusha's Ilnur Zakarin was all smiles as he took an impressive solo victory on Stage 11.

Katusha’s Ilnur Zakarin was all smiles as he took an impressive solo victory on Stage 11.

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