Van Garderen: I know I can do GC in a Grand Tour

On the bad days, and there have been several on this Giro d'Italia, Tejay van Garderen's eyes seem only to see the ground beneath his feet. After a fruitless day in the break on the road to Canazei on Wednesday, for instance, he drifted through the finish area without so much as a word.

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