Van Garderen plans radically different approach to Vuelta a Espana

After the setbacks of the Tour de France and his bad crash in last year's Vuelta a Espana, BMC Racing Team's Tejay Van Garderen has returned to the Spanish Grand Tour with a very different mindset to other seasons. One which, as he sees it, is different to any previous stage race he's done. The American finished well below expectations in 29th place in the Tour de France, but last...
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August 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Van Garderen opts out of Olympic Games

Tejay Van Garderen has decided to withdraw his name from consideration for the US team for the Olympic Games in Rio over concerns that the Zika virus outbreak could present risks for his wife, who is pregnant with their second child. Speaking from his pre-Tour de Suisse training camp in Andorra, Van Garderen told Cyclingnews that at first the decision was tough, but now he is excited...
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June 02, 2016  |  Discuss

BMC wins team time trial on 1st Vuelta stage

MARBELLA, Spain (AP) The BMC team with American rider Tejay Van Garderen won the opening stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Saturday, a team time trial that won't count toward individual times because of safety concerns. Race organizers responded to complaints about safety from riders by deciding Friday that the 7.4-kilometer (4.6-mile) stage from Puerto Banus to Marbella along Spain...
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August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Van Garderen forced to pull out of Tour de France

Aspen resident Tejay Van Garderen had to unfortunately withdraw from the Tour de France during Wednesday’s 17th stage due to illness. Coming into Stage 17, 26-year-old Van Garderen was comfortably in third place in the general classification, 3 minutes and 32 seconds behind tour leader Chris Froome. Everything went wrong during Tuesdays’ rest day and it was apparent during the...
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Van Garderen sits 2nd, as Froome increases lead

While Aspen resident Tejay Van Garderen has been riding a great Tour de France to this point, Stage 10 on Tuesday proved that everybody is playing second fiddle to Briton Chris Froome of Team Sky. Coming into the 167 km Stage 10 after a rest day, Froome had a 12 second advantage over Van Garderen but everything changed on Tuesday. In the second Pyrenean stage, Froome broke away with...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

The Latest: BMC favorites of Tour de France team time trial

PLUMELEC, France (AP) The Latest from the ninth stage of the Tour de France (all times local): --- 2:54 Tejay van Garderen has a good chance of taking the yellow jersey from Chris Froome in Sunday's team time trial. Van Garderen is trailing leader Chris Froome by 13 seconds but his BMC team has been the dominant force in races against the clock in recent months, winning gold at...
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July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Tour leader crashes and Van Garderen stays in 3rd

Stage 6 of the Tour de France on Thursday was another drama-filled stage of the Tour, similar to Stage 5. Leading American and Aspen resident, Tejay Van Garderen remains in third place 25 seconds behind leader Tony Martin who was involved in a crash approximately 1 km from the finish line. Zdnek Stybar won stage 6 (191.5 km) but that was the secondary story on the day.
Via Mile High Sports
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Van Garderen in third after three days at Tour

Aspen’s Tejay Van Garderen has completed the first three stages of the 2015 Tour de France and currently sits in third place in the overall individual time classification, trailing 2013 Tour winner Chris Froome by 13 seconds. The race opened with individual time trials on July 4 in Utrecht, Netherlands and saw Van Garderen’s BMC teammate Rohan Dennis set a new Tour record with...
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Tejay Van Garderen of US wins Volta a Catalunya 4th stage

LA MOLINA, Spain (AP) Tejay Van Garderen of the United States climbed steadily after breaking away from the pack and hung on to his lead to win the fourth stage of the Volta a Catalunya by three seconds, while Bart De Clerq of Belgium took the overall lead on Thursday. On the mountainous 188-kilometer (117-mile) ride from Tona to La Molina, Van Garderen fended off an attack by Richie...
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March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Van Garderen wins 4th stage of Volta a Catalunya

SETCASES, Spain (AP) American cyclist Tejay Van Garderen pulled away on the final uphill climb in snow and heavy fog to win the fourth stage of the Volta a Catalunya on Thursday, while Joaquim Rodriguez maintained the lead.
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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