2012.05.21

Here’s how Ryder Hesjedal won Canada’s first Grand Tour. After 21 stages, 23 days, with eight other guys on the Garmin-Barracuda team to drag each other through the mountains, the win–the Maglia Rosa–came down to an individual time trial. He needed his team to get him there, but Ryder Hesjedal had to cross the finish line by himself.