The famous rider Cadel Evans is expected to meet his BMC managers to deliberate on his future tour ambitions. This is expected to happen immediately he finishes the current tour in France on Sunday. The rider who is now 36 years old is one of the America’s best general classification riders.
The other popular rider in this classification is Tejay Van who is now 24 years old. Tejay joined BMC in 2011 as Evan’s successor apparent.
However, there were a lot of speculations that this succession could be pushed to 2013 after Evans finished at number seven during the last tour, and was backed by fand sto do better next year on the online betting sites. Tejay finished fifth in the same race.
However, the team’s management maintained that Evans was to remain as the tour leader. Evan’s contract with BMC is expected to end later next year. He has managed to prove his team leadership by finishing third overall during the Giro d’Italia.
Moreover, Van Garderen indicated that he is prepared to support Evans with his win in the last tour in California which took ten days. However, the position of the two riders is hanging in the air following the disappointing performances the two offered in the last few races.
Evans gave a disappointing performance in Parish by slipping out of the overall competition. He has also shown great signs of exhaustion as he started Saturday’s 125km course from Annecy to Semnoz. He plans to reach the end in Parish.
Unfortunately, the rider came in at number 88 on this stage at approximately 18 minutes and 26 seconds. However, he managed to beat Joaquim Rodriguez by 18 seconds and Chris Froome, from Britain, by 29 seconds. Currently, Evans is ranked 39th overall. This is a serious drop compared to when he took the day in 2011. Evans says that he needs to talk to his managers about his future races.