Meet the American and Canadian Riders in the Tour de France 2018

Five North Americans will be riding in the Tour de France this year. The US roster includes two TDF first-timers Boswell and Haga. Unfortunately no Canadian riders were selected to race this year. Two of the five riders are also VeloGuidePros with ANAPRC’s partner VeloGuide. Use VeloGuide to book a guided tour of Nice, France or Vermont led by Ian Boswell, or of Girona, Spain or Austin, Texas by Lawson Craddock.

Ian Boswell

27 yo - Bend, OR
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Katusha Alpecin (WT)

First TdF selection for Ian as he joins a new team in 2018. Ian's role will be to help his frequent roommate Ilnur Zakarin get up the mountains as fast as possible.

Lawson Craddock

26 yo - Austin, TX
All-rounder
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EF Education First - Drapac p/b Cannondale (WT)

2018 season is looking up for Lawson with good results at Amstel and the Tour of California. 2nd participation in the Tour de France.

Chad Haga

29 yo - McKinney, TX
TT / All-rounder
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Sunweb (WT)

Chad's first Tour follows a Giro participation. His job will be to help Tom Dumoulin on hilly and mountain stages and perform in the TTT. Don't miss his brilliant daily oversimplified stage summaries on Twitter.

Taylor Phinney

28 yo - Boulder, CO
TT / All-rounder
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EF Education First - Drapac p/b Cannondale (WT)

A big engine, Taylor will be key in the team TT and the cobblestone stages. Helping leader Uran in the early stages is his assignment.

Tejay Van Garderen

29 yo - Bozeman, MO
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BMC Racing (WT)

TVG finished 5th overall in the 2012 and 2014 Tour de France. Porte will have him as a super-domestique to count on.



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