Tejay van Garderen is BMC's 'plan B' after Cadel Evans

Tejay van Garderen, Tour de France 2013

Tejay van Garderen, like Richie Porte for Sky's Chris Froome, is one of the important plan Bs in this year's Tour de France, which starts on Saturday in Corsica. Should his team BMC Racing leader, Cadel Evans, stumble then van Garderen will be there to pick up the pieces.

"You have an advantage because you have a team-mate with you in case something happens," BMC team manager, Jim Ochowicz told Cycling Weekly.

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