Hesjedal races to Tour's top after Garmin contract renewal

Ryder Hesjedal, Tour de France 2010, stage 7

Canadian Ryder Hesjedal confirmed today that he extended his contract with Garmin-Transitions for three more years, through to 2013. He signed an agreement prior to the Tour de France, where he currently sits in tenth place.

"Maybe I am riding that well because I had that commitment before the Tour started," Hesjedal said. "That is a big part of the sport, knowing your future is secured."

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