Juliet Macur

@JulietMacur

New York Times sports reporter

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A memorable backdrop on the final day of the Giro.

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Three-quarters of the way around the Coliseum and the Giro is over.

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Finish is just around the corner. Rain is coming, too. #giro

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Rounding the finish, heading toward the Coliseum. #giro

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Heading toward the Vittorio Emanuele II monument. #giro

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More than halfway done. The course is 8.9 miles long and cuts through Rome. #giro

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Riding atop slick, smooth cobblestones, hoping to stay upright. #giro

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Fans near the Vatican watching Julian Dean in the time trial. #giro

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Middle of the course. Where were the fans today?

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Tricky turns throughout the course. #giro

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Approaching the famous Spanish Steps, to Julian Dean's left. #giro

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Getting up to speed in the first few kilometers. #giro

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Riding along with Garmin's Julian Dean in the TT. #giro

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Riders chatting before taking off on a whirlwind tour of Rome -- for the time trial.

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Levi Leipheimer headed for the starting line. #giro

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Fans gathered around the Coliseum to watch the final time trial. #giro

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Winners at the Tour de France get the cuddly Credit Lyonnais stuffed lion. Here, they get an Esta The (tea) stuffed iced tea cup. #giro

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Stage winner Philippe Gilbert at the post-race news conference. Some rooms have been fancy. This one smelled like rotten mushrooms.

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The race route cut through lots of farms the last day or two. #giro

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Quick stop at Monte Cassino's Polish cemetery. My uncle fought here. Found the graves of some of his friends.

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