Cycling - Van Garderen stretches USA Pro Challenge lead

Cycling - Van Garderen stretches USA Pro Challenge lead
VAIL, CO - AUGUST 23: From left, second place Tom Danielson of the United States riding for Garmin Sharp, stage winner Tejay van Garderen of the United States riding for the BMC Racing Team in the yellow leader's jersey, and third place Serghei Tvetcov of Romania riding for Jelly Belly presented by Maxxis pose for a photo on the podium after the individual time trial during Stage 6 of the 2014 USA Pro Challenge on August 23, 2014 in Vail, Colorado. Chris Graythen/Getty Images/AFP (AFP Photo/Chris Graythen)

- American Tejay Van Garderen won the individual time trial at the USA Pro Challenge cycling race, stretching his overall lead to 92 seconds ahead of Sunday's final stage.

Saturday's triumph puts 26-year-old defending champion Van Garderen in position to capture the crown again over the last 125 kilometres from Boulder to Denver.

"This is incredible," Van Garderen said. "My team is riding amazing. Everyone is having a great time."

BMC Racing's Van Garderen, the last man on the 10-mile layout thanks to his 20-second lead through the first five stages, won the time trial for the second year in a row in 24 minutes 26.5 seconds, defeating compatriot Tom Danielson by 53 seconds.