Tejay van Garderen defends links to Lance Armstrong

BMC rider Tejay van Garderen says it's unfair to have double standards when it comes to Lance Armstrong as there are many others in the sport with chequered pasts

Tejay Van Garderen looks relaxed before the start of Stage 8 of the 2015 Dauphine Libere (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Tejay van Garderen has defended his decision to accept the help of Lance Armstrong, claiming if you were to take away everyone in cycling with a tainted history, there would be very few people left.

The 26-year-old American courted controversy in November 2014 when it was revealed he was being motorpaced by Armstrong in his home town of Aspen, Colorado.

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