BMC head to Tirreno with Evans as leader

In 2011 Cadel Evans (BMC) won his first Tour de France in a season which also saw the Australian win the overall at the Tour de Romandie and Tirreno-Adriatico where he also won Stage 6. Evans is once again heading to the race which is held between the Tyrrhenian and Adriatic coasts of Italy which has been won by Italian Vincenzo Nibali for the past two season. Nibali won't be there to defend his title and Evans enters the race with a strong team and therefore, as a favourite for the win.

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