Tejay van Garderen: 'I'm going to try again for the GC in a Grand Tour'

The American took his first Grand Tour win on stage 18 of the 2017 Giro d'Italia, but says he's determined to do well in the overall classification of a Grand Tour in the near future

Tejay van Garderen on stage 18 of the Giro d'Italia 2017 (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

American Tejay van Garderen (BMC Racing), winner of the Giro d'Italia's Dolomite stage to Ortisei on Thursday, refuses to give up on racing for classification in Grand Tours despite some recent hard times.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.