Team Sky Set For USA Pro Cycling Challenge With Bradley Wiggins

DENVER, June 11, 2013 (AFP) - British Team Sky, whose riders include 2012 Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins, will race in the USA Pro Cycling Challenge over the Rocky Mountains from August 19-25. Organisers of the eight-day journey, almost 600 miles (965 kilometres) across Colorado from Aspen to Denver, announced a team line-up for the race on Tuesday. It includes six … [Read more...]

Levi Finishes on the GC Podium

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26-Aug-2012: Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team rider Levi Leipheimer, defending USA Pro Challenge champion, left the start house ready to protect his GC lead in his yellow skinsuit for the final 15.3km ITT on Sunday. Leipheimer came into the stage leading Christian Vande Velde (Garmin-Sharp) by 9", and Tejay van Garderen (BMC Racing Team) by 21". It would take monster performances from … [Read more...]

Tyler Farrar Claims Stage 5 of the 2012 USA Pro Challenge in Colorado Springs

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Tejay van Garderen of BMC Racing Team Maintains Lead with Two Days of Competitive Racing Ahead Colorado Springs (Aug. 24, 2012) – With the riders reaching speeds of up to 42 mph, Stage 5 of the 2012 USA Pro Challenge came to an exciting conclusion with Tyler Farrar (USA) of Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda taking the win to the cheers of huge crowds. He was followed close behind by Taylor Phinney … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team Ready For Assault On Rockies

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The BMC Racing Team roster for the USA Pro Challenge in the Colorado Rockies includes 2011 top 10 finishers Tejay van Garderen (third), George Hincapie (fifth) and Cadel Evans (seventh), as well as Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah winner Johann Tschopp. Solid Week Of Training Assistant Director Michael Sayers said the BMC Racing Team is riding a wave of momentum from Tschopp's victory last Sunday. … [Read more...]

Omega Pharma – Quick-Step Cycling Team to Vattenfall Cyclassics and USA Pro Cycling Challenge

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16-Aug-2012: Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team has decided the selection for the Vattenfall Cyclassics. “The Vattenfall Cyclassics is a race tradionally devoted to the sprinters," Sports Director Wilfried Peeters said. "We’ve built the team around Boonen. Tom is ready for this race. The Eneco Tour has been a good preparation. Beside the riders ready to help Tom for the final, we have … [Read more...]

USA Pro Cycling Challenge Unveils Official Commemorative Poster Contest Winner

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Colorado Resident Leanna Johnson Designs Patriotic Portrayal of the Professional Cycling Race DENVER (April 17, 2012) – After sorting through hundreds of submissions and tabulating thousands of votes, the national poster for the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge was unveiled today and will serve as the official commemorative poster for the second-annual race set for August 20-26, 2012. … [Read more...]

New Belgium Brewing Named Official Beer Partner for USA Pro Cycling Challenge

Fort Collins Brewer of Fat Tire to Tie Philanthropy into Sponsorship FORT COLLINS, COLO. (April 12, 2012) – New Belgium Brewing, maker of Fat Tire Amber Ale, has signed on to become the official beer partner for the USA Pro Cycling Challenge. This seven-day event, starting in Durango, Aug. 20, and finishing in downtown Denver on Aug. 26, features world-class cyclists racing across the … [Read more...]

USA Pro Cycling Challenge Reveals Stage 6 Route

Finish in Boulder Discussed in City Council Meeting Yesterday BOULDER, COLO. (Feb. 29, 2012) – As the USA Pro Cycling Challenge gets closer to deciding the final route for the 2012 race, organizers are revealing their plan for the finish of Stage 6 in Boulder. In a City Council meeting that took place yesterday, the Boulder local organizing committee told the City Council they are … [Read more...]

Superior Morgul Classic Partners with USA Pro Cycling Challenge

Event Serves to Foster the Next Level of Pro Riders BOULDER, COLO. (Feb. 2, 2012) – The 2012 Superior Morgul Classic, the largest amateur race in Colorado, has teamed up with the USA Pro Cycling Challenge, one of the largest professional cycling races in the United States to help build stronger support of amateur racing with hopes of fostering the next level of professional riders. … [Read more...]

USA Pro Cycling Challenge Announces 12 Host Cities for 2012 Race

Boulder, Telluride, Durango and Montrose Are Newest Additions to Second Annual Cycling Stage Race DENVER (Dec. 8, 2011) – With nearly 40 cities across the state expressing initial interest in the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge, race officials have unveiled the 12 host cities that will serve as starts and finishes for the second annual stage race. After drawing more than 1 million fans in the … [Read more...]