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USA's Tejay Van Garderen crosses the finish line at the end of the twentieth stage, a 54 km individual time trial, as part of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 26, 2014 between Bergerac and Perigueux, western France.  AFP PHOTO / ERIC FEFERBERG        (Photo credit should read ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images)

Van Garderen On Home Ground At USA Pro Challenge

Three weeks after finishing fifth in the Tour de France for the second time, Tejay van Garderen returns to racing Monday in the weeklong USA Pro Challenge.

08/17/2014

Tejay van Garderen of the United States and BMC Racing in the yellow Smashburger Leader's Jersey celebrates after winning the overall classification of the 2013 USA Pro Challenge on August 25, 2013 in Denver.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Tejay van Garderen Wins USA Pro Challenge

American Tejay van Garderen won the USA Pro Challenge on Sunday, finishing in the main pack in the final stage to complete a sweep of the two biggest races in the United States.

08/25/2013

Peter Sagan of Slovakia and Cannondale Pro Cycling in the green CLIF Bar Sprint Jersey races to the stage win during stage six of the USA Pro Challenge on August 24, 2013 in Fort Collins, Colorado.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Sagan Wins Stage, Van Garderen Keeps Overall Lead

Slovakia’s Peter Sagan recovered from intestinal problems to race to his third stage victory in the USA Pro Challenge, and American Tejay van Garderen kept the overall lead Saturday with one day left in the seven-stage event.

08/24/2013

Peter Sagan of Slovakia and Cannondale Pro Cycling poses for a photo on the podium after winning stage three of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge  on August 21, 2013 in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Peter Sagan Wins 3rd Stage Of USA Pro Challenge

Slovakia’s Peter Sagan raced to his second stage victory in the first three legs of the USA Pro Challenge, and Australia’s Lachlan Morton retained the overall lead Wednesday.

08/21/2013

Mathias Frank #33 of Switzerland riding for BMC Racing Team receives kisses from the podium girls after winning Stage Two of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge on August 20, 2013 in Breckenridge, Colorado. Copyright 2013 (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)

Swiss Rider Frank Wins Stage 2 At USA Pro Challenge

Mathias Frank of Switzerland rode to a three-second win Tuesday in the second stage of the USA Pro Challenge, while Lachlan Morton of Australia finished second to assume the overall lead.

08/20/2013

Peter Sagan of Slovakia and Cannondale rides on one wheel to the start line prior to stage one of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge on August 19, 2013 in Aspen, Colorado.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Peter Sagan Wins 1st Stage Of USA Pro Challenge

Peter Sagan continued his stellar season with a two-length win and assumed the lead Monday after the opening stage of the USA Pro Challenge.

08/19/2013

The peloton passes through the countryside during stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Leadville. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Tour Champion Froome Headlines USA Pro Challenge

Tour de France champion Chris Froome of Sky Procycling and points jersey winner Peter Sagan of Cannondale Pro Cycling will headline the field for the USA Pro Challenge.

08/07/2013

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