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WOMEN’S USA PRO CHALLENGE CONFIRMED Inaugural Event to Kick-Off in Breckenridge, Fort Collins and Golden from August 21-23, 2015   DENVER (March 31, 2015) – The USA Pro Challenge announced today the confirmation of an elite women’s race, the “Women’s USA Pro Challenge,” to take place over the course of three days, in conjunction with the men’s professional race.  The women, for the first time, will race on parts of the men’s race course in Colorado this August and race daily for the same prize money as the men.  The three-day invitation-only event is sanctioned by USA...

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IT’S BACK … USA PRO CHALLENGE OFFERS FANS CHANCE TO DESIGN OFFICIAL COMMEMORATIVE POSTER FOR 2015 RACE AND WIN VIP RACE PACKAGE

It’s Back … USA Pro Challenge OFFERS Fans CHANCE TO DESIGN Official Commemorative Poster FOR 2015 RACE AND WIN VIP RACE PACKAGE National Contest Celebrates Artists Who Inspire Cycling Community DENVER (March 26, 2015) – The 2015 USA Pro Challenge will continue a successful tradition to host a nationwide contest on Facebook beginning today, inviting artists to create a national event poster for the fifth annual race that will be seen throughout the world. The national poster contest results in one person winning the main spotlight and fame of designing the official USA Pro Challenge race...

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Stage 6 of 2015 USA Pro Challenge will take Riders from Loveland to Fort Collins

Stage 6 of 2015 USA Pro Challenge will take Riders from Loveland to Fort Collins   Denver (Dec. 22, 2014) – With the majority of the host cities announced for the 2015 USA Pro Challenge, organizers looked to fans to help determine the start and finish locations for Stage 6. Thousands of fans submitted their opinions providing more than 20 start and finish city options. In the end, nearly half the responses encouraged a return to Northern Colorado resulting in a Stage 6 start in Loveland and a finish in Fort Collins. “Loveland and Fort Collins have been such great host cities in the...

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Host Cities Announced for 2015 USA Pro Challenge

Fans Can Help Shape the Route for America’s Most Difficult Professional Cycling Race Denver (Dec. 4, 2014) – Colorado’s largest sporting event is back for 2015, and today race officials unveiled seven of the host cities that will be highlighted as starts and finishes for the 2015 USA Pro Challenge. Taking place Aug. 17-23, the race will feature several dramatic changes for 2015, including a new overall start in beautiful Steamboat Springs, new host communities Arapahoe Basin and Copper Mountain and a challenging individual time trial course in in the scenic town of Breckenridge. And with six...

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USA Pro Challenge Professional Cycling Race Brings an Estimated $130 Million in Economic Impact to the State of Colorado, 12 Percent Increase Over 2013

Largest Spectator Event in Colorado Leaves Lasting Impact on the State Denver (Oct. 28, 2014) – The 2014 USA Pro Challenge saw 128 of the best professional cyclists in the world compete in the toughest professional cycling race in the U.S. over the course of seven days, Aug. 18-24. Fans came out in droves to watch the action-packed, heart-pounding racing through the Colorado Rockies. After traveling to 10 host cities for the official stage starts and finishes, and passing through many other notable towns along the way, the estimated economic impact of the race to the State of Colorado is...

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Tejay van Garderen Crowned Champion of USA Pro Challenge for Second Consecutive Year

Team Garmin-Sharp’s Alex Howes Sprints across the Line to Take the Final Stage of America’s Biggest Race Denver (Aug. 24, 2014) – The final stage of the 2014 USA Pro Challenge, which played out in front of a beautiful Colorado backdrop, took the riders from the cycling town of Boulder, over Lookout Mountain and through Golden on the way to the finish in Downtown Denver where Tejay van Garderen (USA) of BMC Racing Team took the overall win for the second year in a row. Alex Howes (USA) of Team Garmin-Sharp, who has had an impressive performance in America’s biggest stage race, sprinted to...

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BMC Racing Team’s Tejay van Garderen Sets New Course Record and Wins USA Pro Challenge Individual Time Trial

Rainy Day Can’t Stop Best Cyclists and Fans in the World 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 final day of racing. “This is my third time trial in Vail,” said van Garderen. “The first time I did it...

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Trek Factory Racing’s Laurent Didier Sprints to the Stage 5 Finish in Breckenridge

Tejay van Garderen of BMC Racing Team Holds onto Lead Heading into Individual Time Trial Breckenridge, Colo. (Aug. 22, 2014) – Stage 5 of the 2014 USA Pro Challenge took the riders on a challenging and soggy route from Woodland Park to Breckenridge where an attack in the last few miles of the race would takeLaurent Didier (LUX) of Trek Factory Racing all the way to the finish. Overall leader and defending champion Tejay van Garderen (USA) of BMC Racing Team held onto his 20 second lead and will wear the yellow jersey leading into the individual time trial ...

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Jens Voigt’s 2014 Tour de France Bike to be Given Away through USA Pro Challenge Tour Tracker Sweepstakes

Fan Favorite Giving Bike to Fans During Final Professional Race Woodland Park, Colo. (Aug. 22, 2014) – Trek Factory Racing’s Jens Voigt (GER) will be giving away the bike he rode during the 2014 Tour de France through a sweepstakes on the 2014 USA Pro Challenge Tour Tracker mobile app. Fans will have a chance to collect a piece of professional cycling history as Voigt hangs up his jersey and retires from the sport following the Pro Challenge. “Yep, the Pro Challenge is my last race. I still can’t believe it myself,” said Voigt.  “I’ve been a cyclist...

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As the weather improves and rides get longer, it won’t be uncommon for even the casual enthusiast to take part in a three or four hour ride. But don’t let the sunshine, that new jersey or the general...
USA Pro Cycling Challenge | Tank Up Right | 05/31/2012
Bradley Wiggins, Team Sky’s great hope for the Grand Tours of the 2012 season, has shown the cycling world over the past week that he might have the form to stand on the podium in this year’s Tour de...
USA Pro Cycling Challenge | In the Seat - Wiggins Does the Double | 05/31/2012
Hang around a group of experienced cyclists discussing the USA Pro Challenge, and sooner or later—probably sooner—they’ll bring up the Coors Classic.
USA Pro Cycling Challenge | When American Cyclists Took on the World | 05/18/2012
Mark your calendar for August 25th when the world’s best cyclists go to battle on Flagstaff Mountain in Boulder, Colorado. The pros in the USA Pro Cycling Challenge will climb this 3-mile ascent at br...
USA Pro Cycling Challenge | How do the Pros Compare to You and I | 05/05/2012
And what a rough and tough business I have chosen as a career. As most of the cycling world was able to see a couple of days ago, people really will go to any and all extremes to beat someone to the...
USA Pro Cycling Challenge | Step 4: Don’t take it personally, it’s only business. | 05/05/2012
Serious contenders for this year's Amgen Tour of California overall, including 2011 winner Chris Horner, long suspected that the race would come down to the time trial in Bakersfield and the cli...
USA Pro Cycling Challenge | Hat Trick | 05/05/2012
Beaver Creek is set to host the Stage 4 mountain finish of the USA Pro Challenge Aug. 23. The intimate village setting nestled at the foot of the mountain’s formidable slopes combines a grand backdrop...
USA Pro Cycling Challenge | Host City Highlight: Beaver Creek | 05/05/2012
How You Can Celebrate National Bike Month As many of you already know, May is National Bike Month. With longer, milder days, May is a perfect time to recognize bicycling for the multitude of benefits...
In partnership with Citizen Pictures, the USA Pro Challenge has produced a series of webisodes that feature professional riders Levi Leipheimer and Tom Danielson. NBCSports.com has agreed to feature...
USA Pro Cycling Challenge | Top Story - Pro Challenge Spotlight | 05/05/2012
Extending the pro cycling experience to the Empire State, the USA Pro Challenge is teaming up with the second-annual Gran Fondo New York to create the KOM (King of the Mountain) Challenge.

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