Tejay Van Garderen

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

Tejay van Garderen of the BMC Racing Team rides during the individual time trial in Stage 5 of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge on August 23, 2013 in Vail, Colorado.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Tejay van Garderen Extends USA Pro Lead

Tejay van Garderen raced to a 4-second victory in the individual time trial Friday to extend his overall lead after five stages in the USA Pro Challenge.

08/23/2013

Tejay van Garderen of the BMC Racing Team poses for a photo on the podium after taking over the yellow Smashburger Leader's jersey during stage four of the 2013 USA Pro Cycling Challenge from Steamboat Springs to Beaver Creek on August 22, 2013 in Beaver Creek, Colorado. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Tejay Van Garderen Takes USA Pro Lead

Janier Acevedo of Colombia won the hilly and rainy fourth stage of the USA Pro Challenge on Thursday, and Tejay van Garderen finished second to take the overall lead.

08/22/2013

Tejay van Garderen of the USA riding for BMC Racing takes the podium with his daughter Rylan following Stage Eight as he won the overall race leader's jersey of the 2013 Amgen Tour of California from San Francisco to Santa Rosa on May 19, 2013 in Santa Rosa, California.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Boulder’s Tejay Van Garderen Wins Tour Of California

Always close to the front but never first at the end, Tejay van Garderen would often wear himself out wondering if he could swap the white jersey that goes to the best young rider for the yellow one that goes to the winner.

05/19/2013

Christain Vande Velde of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp is awarded the overall race leader's yellow jersey after a second place finish in stage seven as he won the general classification of the USA Pro Challenge on August 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Vande Velde Comes From Behind To Win USA Pro Challenge

Christian Vande Velde won the overall title in the USA Pro Challenge, finishing second Sunday behind Taylor Phinney in the closing time trial.

08/26/2012

Levi Leipheimer of the USA riding for Omega Pharma-Quickstep takes the podium as he earned the overall race leader's yellow jersey in stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Defending Champ Leipheimer Takes Lead At USA Pro Challenge

Defending champion Levi Leipheimer opened a 9-second lead Saturday in the USA Pro Challenge overall standings, while Australia’s Rory Sutherland won the uphill sixth stage.

08/25/2012

Jens Voigt of Germany riding for Radioshack-Nissan begins the climb of Independence Pass as he launched a solo attack and rode alone to victory in stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on August 23, 2012 in Aspen, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Germany’s Jens Voigt Wins 4th Stage

Germany’s Jens Voigt won the rainy fourth stage of the USA Pro Challenge with a long solo effort Thursday, and American Tejay Van Garderen regained his tiebreaker edge for the overall lead.

08/23/2012

Tejay Van Garderen, riding for BMC Racing, celebrates as he wins Stage Two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Mt. Crested Butte on August 21, 2012 in Mt. Crested Butte. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)

Van Garderen Takes Stage, Overall Lead

Tejay van Garderen emerged at the front in last few hundred uphill yards, captured the Stage 2 and assumed the race lead at the USA Pro Challenge on Tuesday.

08/21/2012

Levi Leipheimer of Team Radioshack celebrates on the podium after retaining the yellow jersey during stage five of the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge from Steamboat Springs to Breckenridge on August 27, 2011 in Breckenridge, Colorado.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Leipheimer To Ride In USA Pro Cycling Challenge

The USA Pro Cycling Challenge says defending champion Levi Leipheimer of Montana and former Tour de France champion Cadel Evans of Australia are slated to compete in this year’s race.

08/08/2012

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