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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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Cannondale’s Elia Viviani Sprints Across the Line in Colorado Springs to Take Stage 4 of the USA Pro Challenge

Tejay van Garderen of BMC Racing Team Hangs on to Overall Lead 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. Tejay van Garderen (USA) of BMC Racing Team held onto the overall lead and has a 20-...

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Defending Champion Tejay van Garderen Proves He’s King of the Mountains in Queen Stage of 2014 USA Pro Challenge

Fans Lined the Mountain Roads to Cheer van Garderen to Victory Under Sunny Colorado Skies Monarch Mountain, Colo. (Aug. 20, 2014) – In a race fit for royals, Tejay van Garderen (USA) of BMC Racing Team proved he is King of the Mountains during the Queen Stage of the 2014 USA Pro Challenge on Monarch Mountain, in the race’s first-ever mountaintop finish. Taking the stage win and the overall lead, in addition to the Lexus Sprint Jersey and the Colorado National Guard Best Colorado Rider Jersey, van Garderen dominated Stage 3 of the race. “I love this race. Every year...

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Team Garmin-Sharp’s Alex Howes Takes Overall Lead in 2014 USA Pro Challenge

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 (USA) of Hincapie Sportswear Development Team took the stage win. Alex Howes (USA) of Team Garmin-Sharp finished the stage in second place, putting him at the top of the...

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Colorado Resident Kiel Reijnen Takes Stage 1 of the 2014 USA Pro Challenge

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 Reijnen (USA) of UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team took home the stage win, which also puts him in the overall lead heading into the second day of racing. “This stage was really...

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Spectator Tips for the USA Pro Challenge

Only 6 days until the start of the 2014 USA Pro Challenge! To help your readers get ready for the race, we have compiled the best places to watch, some viewing tips, road closure details and camping information below. If you prefer pretty images, we also put together an infographic, which can be downloaded here: http://usaprocyclingchallenge.com/2014-usa-pro-challenge. Where to Go, How to Get There, and How to be a Good Fan Denver (Aug. 12, 2014) – In six days the 2014 USA Pro Challenge professional cycling race will start in Aspen and take the world’s best cyclists on a...

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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...
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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
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
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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