Tejay van Garderen Wins Summit Finish At Volta A Catalunya

BMC Racing Team's Tejay van Garderen sprinted past Romain Bardet (AG2R La Mondiale) around the final turn of Thursday's mountain-top finish to win the fourth stage at Volta a Catalunya. Cold Might Have Helped Van Garderen attacked out of a select group that included the race favorites in the closing kilometers of the 166.4-kilometer race that started in bright sunshine but finished in cold, … [Read more...]

Tejay Van Garderen Withdraws From Paris-Nice With Stomach Issues

Intestinal problems forced Tejay van Garderen of the BMC Racing Team to withdraw from Paris-Nice about 80 kilometers into Sunday's opening stage. 'Was Really Just Empty' Van Garderen said he may have picked up a stomach bug on his flight from Nice to Paris on Friday. "At night, I had all these stomach cramps, and bad diarrhea all day yesterday and then a little bit of a fever and no appetite," … [Read more...]

Strong BMC Racing Team Around Tejay Van Garderen For Paris-Nice

The BMC Racing Team's roster to help Tejay van Garderen at Paris-Nice features an abundance of talent around him, including Tour Méditerranéen winner Stephen Cummings and Dubai Tour champion Taylor Phinney. Freedom To Go For Stage Wins Van Garderen is coming off a runner-up finish at the Tour of Oman in his first competition of the season. The past fourth- and fifth-place finisher at this … [Read more...]

Stage 5 Of The 2013 USA Pro Challenge Was All Uphill

Crowds Pack the Start Line in Vail Village and the Finish on Vail Pass to Cheer on the Pros Vail, CO (Aug. 23, 2013) – In an uphill battle to the finish, Stage 5 of the 2013 USA Pro Challenge, the Individual Time Trial, saw BMC Racing Team rider Tejay van Garderen (USA) cross the line first, taking home the stage win and solidifying his hold on the Smashburger Leader Jersey. Destroying the … [Read more...]

Tejay van Garderen of BMC Racing Team Takes Lead At USA Pro Challenge

2013 USA Pro Challenge Heading into the Individual Time Trial Tomorrow Climber Janier Acevedo of Jamis-Hagens Berman Wins Stage Under Challenging Conditions Beaver Creek, CO (Aug. 22, 2013) – The Queen Stage of the 2013 USA Pro Challenge presented the riders with a challenging day, starting in Beaver Creek, that included five climbs and ended in a downpour of rain. In a show of strength, … [Read more...]

Tejay Van Garderen captured The Amgen Tour of California Title

SAN FRANCISCO, May 19, 2013 (AFP) - Tejay van Garderen, fifth in last year's Tour de France, captured the eighth Tour of California cycling race on Sunday, sealing his first career stage-race triumph in the final stage. Slovakia's Peter Sagan won the eighth and final stage, which took the riders out of San Francisco via the iconic Golden Gate Bridge to a finish in Santa Rosa. Van … [Read more...]

Leopold Koenig Wins Stage, Tejay van Garderen Leads Tour of California

KÖNIG PASSED RIVALS ON ONE OF THE GREATEST CLIMBS ON AMERICAN SOIL TO CLAIM VICTORY ON THE SUMMIT OF MT. DIABLO IN QUEEN STAGE OF THE 2013 AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA van Garderen Looking to Seal Overall Victory in BMC Racing Team’s Hometown Cyclists Face Off for Overall Honors Sunday, Racing from San Francisco to Santa Rosa Via Golden Gate Bridge MT. DIABLO, Calif. (May 18, … [Read more...]

Leader Tejay Van Garderen Wins Tour of California Time Trial

SAN JOSE, California, May 17, 2013 (AFP) - American BMC rider Tejay van Garderen strengthened his grip on the overall lead in the Tour of California on Friday with a victory in the individual time trial sixth stage. The 24-year-old was the only rider to break 49 minutes on the 31.6-kilometer (19.6-mile) course, winning in 48:52 to extend his lead in the overall standings over Australian … [Read more...]

Amgen Tour of California, Stage 5: Van Garderen Takes The Lead

Tejay van Garderen took the overall lead of the Amgen Tour of California Thursday while teammate Thor Hushovd finished third on the stage that saw the BMC Racing Team place three riders in a surprise breakaway. Unexpected Situation With about 55 kilometers to go in the 185.7-km race, a change of course direction and strong crosswinds sliced the peloton into pieces and putting former race … [Read more...]

Jens Voigt Wins Stage 5 of Amgen Tour of California

Avila Beach, California, May 16, 2013 - Germany's Jens Voigt captured stage five of the Tour of California, with a solo climb to the hillside finish line, giving him a six-second victory over runner-up Tyler Farrar on Thursday. Voigt (RadioShack) finished just ahead of stage four winner Farrar and third place Thor Hushovd (BMC) in the 185.7 kilometre fifth stage from Santa Barbara to … [Read more...]