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Van Garderen: â??I still think [Cadel] has another Tour win in him

rider-interviews21.07.2012Stage 19- Bonneval / Chartres

The winner of the white jersey in the 2012 Tour de France actually finished ahead of his team leader and the defending champion - both in the final time trial and the overall rankings - but Tejay van Garderen says he'll still support Cadel Evans in the 2013 Tour.

“Man, I didn't know what to expect. I mean, 53 kilometres after three weeks of racing is a long ways. I just wanted to give it my all and see what happened. [John Lelangue] definitely did a good job motivating me and he did a good job just telling me what to expect on the course. He kept me calm when I needed to be kept calm and it was evenly paced and... well, I wouldn't really say that – I think I kind of died out there but John was definitely a good motivator.
“I think Cadel has had a bit of sickness. He's been dealing with some stuff during this Tour but I still think he has another Tour win in him and if he can come back next year and win it, I'll be happy to help him.
“It's going to be incredible [on the Champs-Elysées]. Actually I want to dedicate it to all the people who lost their lives in Colorado with the shooting there because that was devastating news, that's close to my home in Boulder and I want to say that my thoughts are with them and I'll be thinking of them in Paris tomorrow.”

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