Van Garderen set to take Tour's white jersey as Evans fades

Tejay Van Garderen, white jersey, Tour de France 2012, stage two

BMC Racing lost its chance of winning the yellow jersey with Cadel Evans, but looks ready to take the Tour de France's white jersey. Tejay Van Garderen, 23 years old, leads the young riders' competition by 3-16 minutes with two days left to race.

"Are we going to go home happy? We are going to go home satisfied that we were here and played a role in the race," general manager, Jim Ochowicz told Cycling Weekly. "We didn't accomplish what our ultimate objective was, which was to defend the jersey, but we came away with another jersey."

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