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Van Garderen strikes for lead in Pro Challenge cycle race

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LOS ANGELES - Tejay Van Garderen attacked in the final kilometer of the Monarch Mountain summit finish to seize the third stage and overall lead at the USA Pro Challenge cycle race. 

Tejay van Garderen celebrates after crossing the finish line to win stage three of the USA Pro Challenge cycling race in Monarch, Colorado on August 20, 2014

The American BMC rider pulled away from the lead group Wednesday, taking Tour de France rival Rafal Majka with him. But the Tinkoff-Saxo rider from Poland couldn't match Van Garderen at the end and finished second to move into second place overall after the third of seven stages.

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