With an emphatic stage win on the Giro's 18th day, Tejay van Garderen breathes new life into his career as grand tour rider.
The American got himself into the breakaway in both Wednesday's and Thursday's stages during the final week of the race.
VeloNews catches up with the 28-year-old American about what's going on with his Giro — and his future in the peloton.
American Tejay van Garderen is no longer in the hunt for the maglia rosa. So, BMC Racing recalibrate its Giro d'Italia goals.
BMC is playing it lean and mean in bid to keep Tejay van Garderen in the running at the Giro until the final decisive week in the Dolomites.
Tejay van Garderen gets through Giro stage 1 unscathed. His team says he's in top form for his debut at the Italian grand tour.
BMC Racing has a two-pronged approach for the Giro. It relies on experienced GC rider Tejay van Garderen and TT ace Rohan Dennis.
Tejay van Garderen says he's motivated to tackle his first Giro d'Italia, a race he expects will be "bonkers" with brutal climbing stages.
American Tejay van Garderen is gearing up for his first taste of the Giro d'Italia in May.
Tejay van Garderen's BMC teammates and manager agree that the Giro will be an opportunity for the American to regain confidence.