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Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin - Barracuda)

Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin - Barracuda) (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Garmin-Barracuda's Ryder Hesjedal lies in second place in the overall GC after 18 stage of the 2012 Giro d'Italia and is just 30 seconds behind the pink jersey holder Joaquim Rodriguez (Katusha). The Canadian's superb form and set-your-watch consistency has been one of the big talking points of the race so far and has surprised all but his most ardent fans and those in his inner circle.

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