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Evans shrugs off age barrier in 2013 push

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Australia's former Tour de France winner Cadel Evans insisted on Friday that he was still capable of competing at the highest level in 2013 despite his 36th birthday fast approaching. 

Cadel Evans (L, 1st row) of BMC Racing Team speaks to teammate Philippe Gilbert during the presentation of BMC racing team, ahead of the new cycling season, on January 11, 2013 in Nazareth. Evans insisted on Friday that he was still capable of competing at the highest level in 2013 despite his 36th birthday fast approaching.

Evans, who managed only seventh on last year's Tour, believes he will still be a force to be reckoned with as the year unfolds with his BMC team.

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