Tejay confident he can compete with the best at Tour de France

Tejay van Garderen has already beaten Chris Froome and Alberto Contador in races this year and sees no reason why he can't do it again at the Tour de France

Tejay Van Garderen on stage five of the 2015 Dauphine-LIbere

(Image credit: Watson)

Tejay van Garderen says he doesn't expect to be mentioned in the same breath as the big four Tour de France favourites, but insists he has the ability to beat any of them in July.

The BMC rider has two fifth-place Tour finishes to his name by the age of 26, while Chris Froome, Alberto Contador, Vincenzo Nibali and Nairo Quintana have Grand Tour victories to their name.

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