After a disappointing Tour de France in July, Tejay van Garderen returns to racing at the Vuelta, targeting stage victories
BMC Racing builds its Vuelta team around Samuel Sanchez and Tejay van Garderen but leaves Taylor Phinney home, despite expectations that
American Tejay van Garderen will get another shot at a grand tour this season after a disappointing run at the Tour de France in July.
BMC’s American GC contender will no longer contend at the Tour. Van Garderen was dropped halfway up stage 17’s penultimate climb
To be honest, I felt fine. Just the pace was pretty incredible,” says Tejay van Garderen after losing nearly a minute and a half on GC in
The American's bike is decked out with Shimano components and Continental tires.
Richie Porte should lead BMC Racing for the rest of the Tour de France, according to a handful of other teams' staffers.
Tejay van Garderen isn't too concerned about time lost in the Tour's stage 9. He expects to move up in the coming weeks.
Multiple teams came to the Tour de France with more than one GC option, but potential conflicts have fizzled out.
The BMC Racing pair is saving its efforts for when the Tour hits the mountains.