Aspen’s van Garderen wins back-to-back USA Pro Challenge GC title

25th August, 2014 by

By Sebastian Foltz

DENVER — Five days ago, Garmin-Sharp rider Alex Howes, a Colorado native, stood at the finish of Stage 2 of the USA Pro Challenge noticeably upset by his second consecutive second-place stage finish. While he earned yellow leader’s jersey in the process — which he held for a day — he was still clearly disappointed to fall short of yet another stage victory. Howes found redemption in Sunday’s final stage, edging out training partner and friend Kiel Reijnen, of United Healthcare’s team, (who beat him in an almost equally tight finish for the Stage 1 victory) in a sprint finish …

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