Phillip Gaimon ready to defend Tour de San Luis lead

Phillip Gaimon, Tour de San Luis 2014

American Phillip Gaimon (Garmin-Sharp) appears ready to sweep the Tour de San Luis. He took the red leader's jersey after an escape in day one and passed the critical test yesterday, defending his four-minute lead in a summit finish. If he remains consistent, he will keep the jersey to the race's end on Sunday.

Gaimon just turned professional after several years in third division, US teams. In Argentina, he was due to work for Tom Danielson. He said that the leadership and new status has been a shock for him.

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