Alex Howes Takes Overall Lead in USA Pro Challenge

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Robin Carpenter of Hincapie Sportswear Development Team Conquers Challenging Day of Racing for the Stage Win Crested Butte, Colo. (Aug. 19, 2014) – Stage 2 of 2014 USA Pro Challenge brought the riders several challenges including high-altitude climbs, dirt roads and stormy weather, but nothing could stop them as they battled it out to the finish in Mt. Crested Butte, where Robin Carpenter … [Read more...]

Kiel Reijnen Takes Stage 1 Of The USA Pro Challenge

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Crowds of Cheering Fans Lined the Streets of Downtown Aspen to Greet the Best Riders in the World Aspen, Colo. (Aug. 18, 2014) – Set against the beautiful backdrop of Aspen and Snowmass, the 2014 USA Pro Challenge got off to an exciting start with a circuit race of three 22-miles laps that included 2,300 ft. of climbing per lap, creating an aggressive day of racing. Colorado Resident Kiel … [Read more...]

Sixteen Teams To Participate in 2014 USA Pro Challenge

UCI ProTeams BMC Racing Team, Cannondale Pro Cycling, Team Garmin-Sharp, Tinkoff-Saxo and Trek Factory Racing to Take on the Colorado Rockies in August Denver (July 21, 2014) – Taking place August 18-24, 2014, the 2014 USA Pro Challenge will feature 16 of the world’s top professional cycling teams. Led by UCI ProTeams BMC Racing Team, Cannondale Pro Cycling, Team Garmin-Sharp, … [Read more...]

Route Announced For The 2014 USA Pro Challenge

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Ain’t No Mountain High Enough for the 2014 USA Pro Challenge Route Announced for American Cycling’s Most Difficult Professional Race Featuring Lung-Searing Altitudes and First-Ever Mountaintop Finish Denver (May 6, 2014) – The 2014 USA Pro Challenge professional cycling stage race, taking place Aug. 18-24 in Colorado, will feature an exhilarating new route that will include the … [Read more...]

2013 USA Pro Challenge Ends In Sprinter Dual

Fort Collins, CO (Aug. 24, 2013) – After sprinting across the line to take the win in both Aspen and Steamboat Springs earlier in the week, Peter Sagan (SVK) of Cannondale Pro Cycling added a third USA Pro Challenge stage victory to his list after crossing the line first to the cheers of excited fans in Fort Collins. The 115.2-mile stage through Northern Colorado included a Category 2 climb and … [Read more...]

Stage 5 Of The 2013 USA Pro Challenge Was All Uphill

Crowds Pack the Start Line in Vail Village and the Finish on Vail Pass to Cheer on the Pros Vail, CO (Aug. 23, 2013) – In an uphill battle to the finish, Stage 5 of the 2013 USA Pro Challenge, the Individual Time Trial, saw BMC Racing Team rider Tejay van Garderen (USA) cross the line first, taking home the stage win and solidifying his hold on the Smashburger Leader Jersey. Destroying the … [Read more...]

Tejay van Garderen of BMC Racing Team Takes Lead At USA Pro Challenge

2013 USA Pro Challenge Heading into the Individual Time Trial Tomorrow Climber Janier Acevedo of Jamis-Hagens Berman Wins Stage Under Challenging Conditions Beaver Creek, CO (Aug. 22, 2013) – The Queen Stage of the 2013 USA Pro Challenge presented the riders with a challenging day, starting in Beaver Creek, that included five climbs and ended in a downpour of rain. In a show of strength, … [Read more...]

2013 USA Pro Challenge Stage 2 Hits The Mountains

Breckenridge, CO (Aug. 20, 2013) – Stage 2 of the 2013 USA Pro Challenge professional cycling race took riders to extraordinary heights on the route from Aspen to Breckenridge. At 126.1 miles, the stage, which was punctuated by three Nissan King of the Mountains (KOM) competitions and two Clif Bar sprint lines, tested the riders’ strength and endurance in the mountains of Colorado. An … [Read more...]

Stage 1 of the 2013 USA Pro Challenge Sprints Into Aspen

Enthusiastic Crowds Come Out in Droves for Third Annual Professional Cycling Race Aspen, CO (Aug. 19, 2013) – The 2013 USA Pro Challenge started off with a bang as 128 riders, hailing from 31 countries, rolled out of Aspen to embark on a circuit race that would prove to pack a punch. After three 22-mile laps, with 3,080 ft. of climbing per lap, Peter Sagan (SVK) of Cannondale Pro Cycling … [Read more...]

Chris Froome Confirmed to Compete in 2013 USA Pro Challenge

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World’s Top Professional Cyclists Prepare to Tackle the Colorado Rockies in America’s Toughest Professional Cycling Race Denver (Aug. 7, 2013) – Marking one of the best fields ever assembled on American soil for a professional cycling race, the provisionary team rosters* for the 2013 USA Pro Challenge have been confirmed and are headlined by the No. 1 and 2 riders in the world – 2013 … [Read more...]