Armstrong Wins First Ever Women’s USA Pro Challenge Stage 1

The 8.5 mile time trial course featured 64 women, and was the first stage of a major women’s race since the 1988 Coors Classic. Breckenridge, CO.(August 21, 2015) – Kristin Armstrong, two-time Olympic Gold Medalist for the individual time trial, got to hear ecstatic screams in Breckenridge today from the crowds who came out in full support of the women who made history by breaking the 27 … [Read more...]

Dennis Pads Lead With Another USA Pro Challenge Stage 5 Win

Breckenridge, Colorado - Rohan Dennis of the BMC Racing Team increased his overall lead at the USA Pro Challenge Friday with a dominating performance in the individual time trial. The BMC Racing Team's winningest rider on the year powered his BMC timemachine TM01 to a 27-second victory over Rob Britton (Team SmartStop). BMC Racing Team's Brent Bookwalter finished third, 31 seconds back, and … [Read more...]

Dennis Puts on The Hurt to Take Stage 4 of The USA Pro Challenge

Rohan Dennis Puts on The Hurt to Take Stage 4 of The USA Pro Challenge and Locks in Yellow Jersey for Fourth Straight Day for BMC Racing Team Breckenridge, CO. (August 20, 2015) – Rohan Dennis of BMC Racing Team took his first win since winning the opening stage of the Tour de France last month and secured the leader’s jersey for BMC Racing Team. Wednesday’s 126-mile ride from Aspen to … [Read more...]

Reijnen Repeats Wins in Aspen to Take Stage 3 of USA Pro Challenge

Aspen, CO. (August 19, 2015) – Kiel Reijnen (USA) of UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling excited fans once again by repeating last year’s win in to Aspen to take Stage 3 at the USA Pro Challenge, Wednesday. Reijnen was able to survive the final monster 18-mile climb up Independence Pass (elev. 12,095), then outsprint a group of 30-plus riders. The group including Reijnen closed a more than minute … [Read more...]

Bookwalter Climbs To 11k Feet To Win USA Pro Challenge Stage 2

Brent Bookwalter Climbs to 11,000 Feet with Help from Teammate Rohan Dennis to Win Stage 2 of USA Pro Challenge August 18, 2015 Bookwalter won Stage 2 and took the leader’s jersey from teammate Taylor Phinney, leaving BMC Racing in an ideal position to win the race. Brent Bookwalter Climbs to 11,000 Feet with Help from Teammate Rohan Dennis to Win Stage 2 of USA Pro Challenge Arapahoe … [Read more...]

Phinney Scores First Victory Since Comeback At USA Pro Challenge

Steamboat Springs, Colorado - BMC Racing Team's Taylor Phinney dazzled his home state crowd Monday by sprinting to victory in the opening stage of the USA Pro Challenge. Racing for only the eighth time since returning from a potentially career-ending crash in May of 2014, Phinney fought back after losing contact with the peloton on the final climb of the 155.5-kilometer race that started and … [Read more...]

Van Garderen Wins, As Voigt Says Farewell At USA Pro Challenge

WASHINGTON, Aug 25, 2014 (AFP) - American Tejay Van Garderen completed his victory in the USA Pro Challenge Cycling race Sunday while Alex Howes won the last stage and German star Jens Voigt ended his career. Howes edged fellow American Kiel Reijnen by a wheel width at the finish line to claim the seventh stage, a 78-mile (125km) trek from Boulder to Denver, in 2hrs, 45mins 20secs. … [Read more...]

Tejay Van Garderen Wins 2014 USA Pro Challenge

Vail, Colo. (Aug. 23, 2014) – In the race of truth, Tejay van Garderen (USA) of BMC Racing Team emerged victorious, finishing in 24 minutes and 26 seconds, winning the stage and shattering his previous course record of 25 minutes and two seconds. After the 2014 USA Pro Challenge Stage 6 individual time trial, van Garderen extended his overall lead to one minute and 32 seconds heading into the … [Read more...]

Laurent Didier Wins, Van Garderen Keeps Lead

WASHINGTON, Aug 23, 2014 (AFP) - Luxembourg's Laurent Didier won Friday's fifth stage of the USA Pro Challenge cycling race, while American Tejay Van Garderen finished ninth to maintain his 20-second overall lead. Trek racer Didier captured the 167.6-kilometer (104.14-mile) stage from Woodland Park to Breckenridge in three hours, 50 minutes and 38 seconds with Colombian Janier Alexis … [Read more...]

Elia Viviani Sprints To Take Stage 4 of the USA Pro Challenge

Colorado Springs, Colo. (Aug. 21, 2014) – In a circuit race through Colorado Springs that included everything from flat sprints through the city streets to challenging climbs in picturesque Garden of the Gods, Elia Viviani (ITA) of Cannondale Pro Cycling emerged victorious in Stage 4 of the 2014 USA Pro Challenge after catching Jens Voigt (GER) of Trek Factory Racing following a solo breakaway. … [Read more...]