Tejay and his U23 teammates ready for a challenging day in Mendrisio
Tejay Van Garderen and his four American teammates approached the U23 world championship road race on Saturday in Mendrisio, Switzerland with high hopes.
"We have a winning team. We have a strategy and a good idea of what we're going to do."
Headed to the road race.
America is high rolling on the Highroad bus this week.
- Tejay van Garderen
Follow American Tejay van Garderen's (HTC-Highroad) exclusive Cyclingnews blog 22-year-old van Garderen, had a stellar 2010 debut season in the ProTour ranks and finished third at the Dauhpine in June and coming in 35th place overall in his debut Grand Tour at the Vuelta a Espana. In 2009 he finished second overall at the Tour de l'Avenir. Van Garderen spent the 2008-2009 seasons racing for the Dutch Rabobank Continental team. Winner in 2009 of France's Tour du Haut Anjou and the final stage of the Netherlands' Olympia's Tour (plus second overall).
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