Hesjedal expected to headline Tour of Alberta

The organisers of the new Tour of Alberta have announced that Garmin-Sharp will compete in the race and intend to bring Canadian star Ryder Hesjedal to headline the team for the race, which takes place on September 3-8 and runs from Edmonton to Calgary. Hesjedal is currently in Italy, getting set to defend his title in the Giro d'Italia. He is the first Canadian Grand Tour winner in history.

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