Van Garderen drops to third in Tour de France

Tejay van Garderen (BMC) slipped from second to third on stage 14 of the Tour de France, but still believes a podium finish in Paris is a distinct possibility. After withstanding the attacks of his rivals in the Pyrenees, the short, steep ascent of the Côte de la Croix Neuve in Mende proved to be the American's undoing, and in losing 39 seconds to Nairo Quintana of Movistar he dropped back to third overall.

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