USA Pro Challenge 2012

Christain Vande Velde of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp celebrates on the podium as he won the overall race leader's yellow jersey with a second place finish in stage seven to win the general classification of the USA Pro Challenge on August 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
Christain Vande Velde of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp celebrates on the podium as he won the overall race leader's yellow jersey with a second place finish in stage seven to win the general classification of the USA Pro Challenge on August 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Christain Vande Velde of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp celebrates on the podium as he won the overall race leader's yellow jersey with a second place finish in stage seven to win the general classification of the USA Pro Challenge on August 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Jens Voigt of Germany riding for Radioshack-Nissan rides through a rainstorm as he rides his solo attack to victory in stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on August 23, 2012 in Leadville. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4 Jens Voigt of Germany riding for Radioshack-Nissan rides through a rainstorm as he rides his solo attack to victory in stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on August 23, 2012 in Leadville. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
NBC Sports commentator Steve Porino broadcasts from a motorbike as they follow Jens Voigt of Germany riding for Radioshack-Nissan successfully rides his solo breakaway to victory in stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Eagle County. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4 NBC Sports commentator Steve Porino broadcasts from a motorbike as they follow Jens Voigt of Germany riding for Radioshack-Nissan successfully rides his solo breakaway to victory in stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Eagle County. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Tom Danielson of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp leads the group of the yellow jersey on the climb of Cottonwood Pass during stage three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Chaffee County. Danielson went on to win the stage and defend the king of the mountains jersey.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 3 Tom Danielson of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp leads the group of the yellow jersey on the climb of Cottonwood Pass during stage three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Chaffee County. Danielson went on to win the stage and defend the king of the mountains jersey. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
Jens Voigt of Germany racing for RadioShack-Nissan-TREK leads the race as they come down 17th. Street during Stage Six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder, Colorado. Copyright 2012 (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
Taylor Phinney riding for BMC Racing leaves the start house on his way to winning the individual time trial during stage seven of the USA Pro Challenge on Aug. 26, 2012 in Denver. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 7 Taylor Phinney riding for BMC Racing leaves the start house on his way to winning the individual time trial during stage seven of the USA Pro Challenge on Aug. 26, 2012 in Denver. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
Rory Sutherland of Australia riding for United Healthcare begins to celebrates as fans cheer him to the finish as he wins stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 6
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 6
BMC Racing leads the peloton up 17th Street during Stage Six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder, Colorado. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
Jorge Camilo Castiblanco Cubides of Columbia riding for EPM-Une launches a solo attack on the breakaway on the final climb to the finish and is chased by cycling fan Dory Holte during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on Aug. 21, 2012 in Crested Butte. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 2 Jorge Camilo Castiblanco Cubides of Columbia riding for EPM-Une launches a solo attack on the breakaway on the final climb to the finish and is chased by cycling fan Dory Holte during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on Aug. 21, 2012 in Crested Butte. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 7
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 7
The peloton passes Barker Reservoir as they approach the summit of Boulder Canyon during stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Nederland, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
(L-R) The final jersey winners Jens Voigt of Germany riding for Radioshack-Nissan in the king of the mountains red jersey, Tyler Farrar riding for Garmin-Sharp in the points leader's green jersey, Christain Vande Velde riding for Garmin-Sharp in the overall race leader's yellow jersey, Joe Dombrowski riding for Bontrager-Livestrong in the best young rider's blue jersey and Tom Danielson riding for Garmin-Sharp in the most aggressive riders jersey take the podium following stage seven of the USA Pro Challenge on Aug. 26, 2012 in Denver. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 7 (L-R) The final jersey winners Jens Voigt of Germany riding for Radioshack-Nissan in the king of the mountains red jersey, Tyler Farrar riding for Garmin-Sharp in the points leader's green jersey, Christain Vande Velde riding for Garmin-Sharp in the overall race leader's yellow jersey, Joe Dombrowski riding for Bontrager-Livestrong in the best young rider's blue jersey and Tom Danielson riding for Garmin-Sharp in the most aggressive riders jersey take the podium following stage seven of the USA Pro Challenge on Aug. 26, 2012 in Denver. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Alex Howes riding for Garmin-Sharp excites the crowd as he prepares to rejoin the peloton on the climb of Lee Hill Road after leaving the breakaway during stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder County, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 6 Alex Howes riding for Garmin-Sharp excites the crowd as he prepares to rejoin the peloton on the climb of Lee Hill Road after leaving the breakaway during stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder County, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
The BMC Racing team car with Cadel Evans of Australia in the back seat congratulate George Hincapie of the USA riding for BMC Racing after he finished the final race of his career as he raced 23rd place in the individual time trial during stage seven and 41st place in the general classification of the USA Pro Challenge on August 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 6
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 6
Actor Patrick Dempsey presents Levi Leipheimer of the USA riding for Omega Pharma-Quickstep on the podium as he earned the overall race leader's yellow jersey in stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on Aug. 25, 2012, in Boulder. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Jeff Weak of Gunnison, Colorado waves a Colorado state flag as they peloton climbs Indpendence Pass during stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on August 23, 2012 in Pitkin County. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4 Jeff Weak of Gunnison, Colorado waves a Colorado state flag as they peloton climbs Indpendence Pass during stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on August 23, 2012 in Pitkin County. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
People cheer as the peloton leaves the start of stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 People cheer as the peloton leaves the start of stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Cycling fans wait for the start of Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Cycling fans wait for the start of Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 5
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 5
The Peloton rides through Garden of the Gods Park during Stage Five of the USA Pro Challenge from Breckenridge to Colorado Springs on August 24, 2012 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
Fans in Telluride during Stage 1 of the USA Pro Challenge -- from Durango to Telluride -- on Aug. 20, 2012. (credit: CBS)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Fans in Telluride during Stage 1 of the USA Pro Challenge -- from Durango to Telluride -- on Aug. 20, 2012. (credit: CBS)
Gov. John Hickenlooper (L) is hosted by race owner Rick Schaden (R) in a VIP car during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Gov. John Hickenlooper (L) is hosted by race owner Rick Schaden (R) in a VIP car during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The peloton heads down the road during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on Aug. 21, 2012 in Montrose. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 2 The peloton heads down the road during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on Aug. 21, 2012 in Montrose. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Tom Danielson of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp leads out Francisco Jarley Colorado Hernandez of Columbia riding for EPM-UNE as they head toward Independence Pass during stage three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Chaffee County. Danielson went on to win the stage and defend the king of the mountains jersey.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 3 Tom Danielson of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp leads out Francisco Jarley Colorado Hernandez of Columbia riding for EPM-UNE as they head toward Independence Pass during stage three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Chaffee County. Danielson went on to win the stage and defend the king of the mountains jersey. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Fans race across town on their bikes to catch a second glimpse of the race during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on August 21, 2012 in Gunnison. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 2 Fans race across town on their bikes to catch a second glimpse of the race during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on August 21, 2012 in Gunnison. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
A young fan holds a sign in support of Lance Armstrong as watches stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder County, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
The peloton chases the breakaway early in stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Golden, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
Rory Sutherland of Australia riding for United Healthcare falls to the ground and reacts after winning stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The peloton passes over a bridge during stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Redcliff. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4 The peloton passes over a bridge during stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Redcliff. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Jens Voigt of Germany riding for Radioshack-Nissan receives a water bottle from his team car and then throws it by the roadside as he rides his day long solo attack to victory on August 23, 2012 in Eagle County. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4 Jens Voigt of Germany riding for Radioshack-Nissan receives a water bottle from his team car and then throws it by the roadside as he rides his day long solo attack to victory on August 23, 2012 in Eagle County. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Riders approach the summit of Independence Pass during Stage Two of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Independence Pass. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 3 Riders approach the summit of Independence Pass during Stage Two of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Independence Pass. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
A fan runs with the peloton during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on August 21, 2012 in Sapinero, Colo. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 2 A fan runs with the peloton during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on August 21, 2012 in Sapinero, Colo. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Fans watch the start of Stage Three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on Aug. 22, 2012 in Gunison. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 3 Fans watch the start of Stage Three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on Aug. 22, 2012 in Gunison. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
Jens Voigt of Germany riding for Radioshack-Nissan passes by Camp Hale in the Eagle River Valley during as he rode his day long solo attack to victory during stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Eagle County. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4 Jens Voigt of Germany riding for Radioshack-Nissan passes by Camp Hale in the Eagle River Valley during as he rode his day long solo attack to victory during stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Eagle County. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
Tyler Farrar of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp celebrates as he wins stage five of the USA Pro Challenge from Breckenridge to Colorado Springs on August 24, 2012 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
A young fan runs in front of the peloton during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on August 21, 2012 in Sapinero, Colo. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 2 A young fan runs in front of the peloton during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on August 21, 2012 in Sapinero, Colo. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The peloton travels through a construction area on a dirt road during stage three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Almont.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 3 The peloton travels through a construction area on a dirt road during stage three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Almont. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Jens Voigt of Germany riding for RadioShack-Nissan-TREK approaches the summit of Independence Pass during Stage Four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on August 23, 2012 in Aspen. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4 Jens Voigt of Germany riding for RadioShack-Nissan-TREK approaches the summit of Independence Pass during Stage Four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on August 23, 2012 in Aspen. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
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Team Radioshack-Nissan takes the podium after winning the team general classification in the 2012 USA Pro Challenge on August 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven Team Radioshack-Nissan takes the podium after winning the team general classification in the 2012 USA Pro Challenge on August 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
Fancisco Colorado of Columbia riding for EPM-UNE competes in the individual time trial during stage seven of the USA Pro Challenge on August 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
Eduard Beltran of Columbia riding for EPM-UNE competes in the individual time trial during stage seven of the USA Pro Challenge on August 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Taylor Phinney riding for BMC Racing leaves the start house on his way to winning the individual time trial during stage seven of the USA Pro Challenge on August 26, 2012, in Denver.  (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven Taylor Phinney riding for BMC Racing leaves the start house on his way to winning the individual time trial during stage seven of the USA Pro Challenge on August 26, 2012, in Denver. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
Taylor Phinney riding for BMC Racing sprints to the finish on his way to winning the individual time trial during stage seven of the USA Pro Challenge on August 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
George Hincapie #27 of the USA riding for BMC Racing prepares to pass Carter Jones riding for Bissell Pro Cycling as Hincapie competes in the final race of his career as he races 23rd place in the individual time trial during stage seven and 41st place in the general classification of the USA Pro Challenge on August 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
George Hincapie of the USA riding for BMC Racing competes in the final race of his career as he races 23rd place in the individual time trial during stage seven and 41st place in the general classification of the USA Pro Challenge on August 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
Peter Velits of Slovakia riding for Omega Pharma-Quickstep races to fourth place in the individual time trial during stage seven of the USA Pro Challenge on August 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
The final jersey winners Jens Voigt of Germany riding for Radioshack-Nissan in the king of the mountains red jersey, Tyler Farrar riding for Garmin-Sharp in the points leader's green jersey, Christain Vande Velde riding for Garmin-Sharp in the overall race leader's yellow jersey, Joe Dombrowski riding for Bontrager-Livestrong in the best young rider's blue jersey and Tom Danielson riding for Garmin-Sharp in the most aggressive riders jersey take the podium following stage seven of the USA Pro Challenge on August 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
(L-R) Christian Vande Velde riding for Garmin-Sharp in second place, Taylor Phinney riding for BMC Racing in first place, Tejay Van Garderen riding for BMC Racing in third place take the podium following the individual time trial during stage seven of the USA Pro Challenge on August 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. Vande Velde earned the overall race leader's jersey with his finish and won the general classification. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
Levi Leipheimer of the USA riding for Omega Pharma-Quickstep is cheered on by fans as he races to ninth place in the individual time trial during stage seven and finished in third place in the 2012 USA Pro Challenge on August 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Levi Leipheimer of the USA riding for Omega Pharma-Quickstep races to ninth place in the individual time trial during stage seven and finished in third place in the 2012 USA Pro Challenge on August 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven Levi Leipheimer of the USA riding for Omega Pharma-Quickstep races to ninth place in the individual time trial during stage seven and finished in third place in the 2012 USA Pro Challenge on August 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
Tejay Van Garderen riding for BMC Racing races to third place in the individual time trial during stage seven and finished second place in the general classification of the USA Pro Challenge on August 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
Christain Vande Velde of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp is awarded the overall race leader's yellow jersey after a second place finish in stage seven as he won the general classification of the USA Pro Challenge on August 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
Christain Vande Velde of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp races to second place in the individual time trial during stage seven to win the general classification in the USA Pro Challenge on August 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
competes in the individual time trial during stage seven of the USA Pro Challenge on August 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado.
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
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USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Seven
competes in the individual time trial during stage seven of the USA Pro Challenge on August 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado.
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USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
Levi Leipheimer of the USA riding for Omega Pharma-Quickstep attacks on the climb of Flagstaff Mountain as he earned the overall race leader's yellow jersey in stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
A fan holds a sign in support of Lance Armstrong as they await the race on the climb of Flagstaff Mountain during stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder County, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
Alex Howes riding for Garmin-Sharp excites the crowd as he prepares to rejoin the peloton on the climb of Lee Hill Road after leaving the breakaway during stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder County, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder County, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
Fabio Aru of Italy riding for Astana races to second place in stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder County, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
Rory Sutherland of Australia riding for United Healthcare leads the breakaway on the climb of Lee Hill Road as he went on to win stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder County, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
The breakaway works together to stay away from the peloton during stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder County, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Levi Leipheimer riding for Omega Pharma-Quickstep descends the summit of Lee Hill Road during stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder County, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six Levi Leipheimer riding for Omega Pharma-Quickstep descends the summit of Lee Hill Road during stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder County, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
The peloton rolls across the Peak to Peak Highway during stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder County, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
The breakaway makes he climb of Boulder Canyon during stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder County, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
The peloton makes the climb of Boulder Canyon during stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder County, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The peloton makes the climb of Boulder Canyon during stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder County, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
The peloton makes the climb of Boulder Canyon during stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder County, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The peloton makes the climb of Boulder Canyon during stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder County, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
The peloton makes the climb of Boulder Canyon during stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder County, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
The peloton makes the climb of Boulder Canyon during stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder County, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
George Hincapie (C) of the USA riding for BMC Racing rides behind teammate Cadel Evans (R) of Australia as they attempt to defend the overall race leader's jersey of Tejay Van Garderen riding for BMC Racing during stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder County, Colorado. Hincapie will race his final race on August 26 as he enters retirement. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
Jens Voigt of Germany riding for Radioshack-Nissan drives the breakaway on the climb of Boulder Canyon during stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder County, Colorado. Voigt finished third in the stage and captured the king of the mountains jersey. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
Jens Voigt of Germany riding for Radioshack-Nissan drives the breakaway early in stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Golden, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
Director Mike Sayers of BMC Racing talks with Cadel Evans of Australia riding for BMC Racing during stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Golden, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
Jens Voigt of Germany riding for Radioshack-Nissan takes the podium after earning the king of the mountains jersey in stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
Jens Voigt of Germany riding for Radioshack-Nissan takes the podium after earning the king of the mountains jersey in stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
Rory Sutherland of Australia riding for United Healthcare celebrates on the podium after winning stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Six
A general view of Pearl street during Stage Six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder, Colorado. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
The peloton drives towards Colorado Springs during Stage Five of the USA Pro Challenge from Breckenridge to Colorado Springs on August 24, 2012 in Teller County, Colorado. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
(L-R) Retired American pro cyclist Ron Kiefel talks with George Hincapie riding for BMC Racing prior to the start of stage five of the USA Pro Challenge from Breckenridge to Colorado Springs on August 24, 2012 in Breckenridge, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
Tyler Farrar riding for Garmin-Sharp celebrates as he wins Stage Five of the USA Pro Challenge from Breckenridge to Colorado Springs on August 24, 2012 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Copyright 2012 (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
Cadel Evans of Australia and George Hincapie riding for BMC Racing ride together during Stage Five of the USA Pro Challenge from Breckenridge to Colorado Springs on August 24, 2012 in Park County, Colorado. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
The peloton rides up Colorado Highway 24 during Stage Five of the USA Pro Challenge from Breckenridge to Colorado Springs on August 24, 2012 in Park County, Colorado. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
Tejay Van Garderen riding for BMC Racing waits for Stage Five to begin of the USA Pro Challenge from Breckenridge to Colorado Springs on August 24, 2012 in Breckenridge, Colorado. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
(L-R) Taylor Phinney riding for BMC Racing in second place, Tyler Farrar riding for Garmin-Sharp in first place and Alessandro Bazzana of Italy riding for Team Type 1 - Sanofi in third place take the podium in stage five of the USA Pro Challenge from Breckenridge to Colorado Springs on August 24, 2012 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
Joe Dombrowski riding for Bontrager-Livestrong takes the podium after defending the best young rider's jersey in stage five of the USA Pro Challenge from Breckenridge to Colorado Springs on August 24, 2012 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
Vincenzo Nibali of Italy riding for Liquigas-Cannondale takes the podium after being awarded the most aggressive rider's jersey in stage five of the USA Pro Challenge from Breckenridge to Colorado Springs on August 24, 2012 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
Tom Danielson riding for Garmin-Sharp takes the podium after defending the king of the mountains jersey in stage five of the USA Pro Challenge from Breckenridge to Colorado Springs on August 24, 2012 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
Tejay Van Garderen riding for BMC Racing takes the podium after defending the overall race leader's yellow jersey in stage five of the USA Pro Challenge from Breckenridge to Colorado Springs on August 24, 2012 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
Tyler Farrar (R) riding for Garmin-Sharp out sprints Taylor Phinney (L) riding for BMC Racing to win, as Phinney took second place, in stage five of the USA Pro Challenge from Breckenridge to Colorado Springs on August 24, 2012 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
Tejay Van Garderen riding for BMC Racing takes the podium after defending the overall race leader's yellow jersey in stage five of the USA Pro Challenge from Breckenridge to Colorado Springs on August 24, 2012 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
(L-R) George Hincapie riding for BMC Racing and David Zabriskie riding for Garmin-Sharp prepare for the start of stage five of the USA Pro Challenge from Breckenridge to Colorado Springs on August 24, 2012 in Breckenridge, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
Tejay Van Garderen (C) riding for BMC Racing in the race leader's yellow jersey and the rest of the peloton prepare for the start stage five of the USA Pro Challenge from Breckenridge to Colorado Springs on August 24, 2012 in Breckenridge, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The peloton makes their way toward Tennessee Pass in heavy weather during stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Eagle County. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4 The peloton makes their way toward Tennessee Pass in heavy weather during stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Eagle County. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The peloton passes through the countryside during stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Leadville. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4 The peloton passes through the countryside during stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Leadville. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Tom Danielson riding for Garmin-Sharp with his son on his shoulders poses for a photo after being presented with the King of the Mountains Jersey following Stage Four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Beaver Creek. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4 Tom Danielson riding for Garmin-Sharp with his son on his shoulders poses for a photo after being presented with the King of the Mountains Jersey following Stage Four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Beaver Creek. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge  - Stage Five
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
The peloton rolls out of the start through a sea of fans during stage five of the USA Pro Challenge from Breckenridge to Colorado Springs on August 24, 2012 in Breckenridge, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
George Hincapie of the USA riding for BMC Racing drives the peloton in an attempt to defend the overall race leader's yellow jersey for Tejay Van Garderen during stage three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Buena Vista, Colorado. Van Garderen lost the yellow jersey to Christian Vande Velde in the stage.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 3 George Hincapie of the USA riding for BMC Racing drives the peloton in an attempt to defend the overall race leader's yellow jersey for Tejay Van Garderen during stage three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Buena Vista, Colorado. Van Garderen lost the yellow jersey to Christian Vande Velde in the stage. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The Peloton approaches the summit of Independence Pass during Stage Four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Aspen.  (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4 The Peloton approaches the summit of Independence Pass during Stage Four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Aspen. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
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USA Pro Challenge (credit: Kevin Thompson Photography)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
(L-R) Director Axel Merckx of the Bontrager-Liverstrong team and Joe Dombrowski riding for Bontrager-Livestrong in the best young riders jersey prepares for the start of stage five of the USA Pro Challenge from Breckenridge to Colorado Springs on August 24, 2012 in Breckenridge, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
USA Pro Challenge - Stage Five
Joe Dombrowski riding for Bontrager-Livestrong in the best young riders jersey signs autographs prior to the start of stage five of the USA Pro Challenge from Breckenridge to Colorado Springs on August 24, 2012 in Breckenridge, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
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USA Pro Challenge (credit: Kevin Thompson Photography)
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USA Pro Challenge (credit: Kevin Thompson Photography)
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USA Pro Challenge (credit: Kevin Thompson Photography)
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USA Pro Challenge (credit: Kevin Thompson Photography)
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USA Pro Challenge (credit: Kevin Thompson Photography)
Jens Voigt of Germany riding for RadioShack-Nissan-TREK poses for a photo after being presented with a lifetime ski pass to Beaver Creek from American alpine ski racer Lindsey Vonn following his win of Stage Four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Beaver Creek. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4 Jens Voigt of Germany riding for RadioShack-Nissan-TREK poses for a photo after being presented with a lifetime ski pass to Beaver Creek from American alpine ski racer Lindsey Vonn following his win of Stage Four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Beaver Creek. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
George Hincapie riding for BMC Racing drives the peloton as they begin the climb to the finish as fans try to catch a glimpse during stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Beaver Creek. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4 George Hincapie riding for BMC Racing drives the peloton as they begin the climb to the finish as fans try to catch a glimpse during stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Beaver Creek. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Tom Danielson riding for Garmin-Sharp in the king of the mountains jersey checks in with his team car during stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Pitkin County. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4 Tom Danielson riding for Garmin-Sharp in the king of the mountains jersey checks in with his team car during stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Pitkin County. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The peloton leaves the start of stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Aspen. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4 The peloton leaves the start of stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Aspen. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Tom Danielson riding for Garmin-Sharp makes the descent of Independence Pass alone en route to winning stage three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Aspen. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 3 Tom Danielson riding for Garmin-Sharp makes the descent of Independence Pass alone en route to winning stage three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Aspen. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The peloton passes Twin Lakes Reservoir during stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Twin Lakes.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4 The peloton passes Twin Lakes Reservoir during stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Twin Lakes. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Ben King riding for RadioShack-Nissan-TREK reaches out to the crowd as he approaches the finish of Stage Four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Beaver Creek. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4 Ben King riding for RadioShack-Nissan-TREK reaches out to the crowd as he approaches the finish of Stage Four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Beaver Creek. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
The Peloton approaches the summit of Independence Pass during Stage Four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Aspen. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4 The Peloton approaches the summit of Independence Pass during Stage Four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Aspen. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
The yellow jersey group passes through town during stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Leadville. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4 The yellow jersey group passes through town during stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Leadville. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Jens Voigt of Germany riding for RadioShack-Nissan-TREK poses for a photo after receiving the Most Aggressive Riders Jersey following Stage Four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Beaver Creek. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4 Jens Voigt of Germany riding for RadioShack-Nissan-TREK poses for a photo after receiving the Most Aggressive Riders Jersey following Stage Four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Beaver Creek. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
The peloton passes through Minturn during stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Minturn. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4 The peloton passes through Minturn during stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Minturn. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Cycling fan Dory Holte chases as the peloton as Liquigas-Cannondale rides at the front on the climb of Indpendence Pass during stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Pitkin County.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4 Cycling fan Dory Holte chases as the peloton as Liquigas-Cannondale rides at the front on the climb of Indpendence Pass during stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on Aug. 23, 2012 in Pitkin County. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The peloton rolls out of Aspen for the start of stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on August 23, 2012 in Aspen.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4 The peloton rolls out of Aspen for the start of stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on August 23, 2012 in Aspen. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Jens Voigt of Germany riding for RadioShack-Nissan-TREK wins Stage Four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on August 23, 2012 in Beaver Creek. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4 Jens Voigt of Germany riding for RadioShack-Nissan-TREK wins Stage Four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on August 23, 2012 in Beaver Creek. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
Jorge Camillo Castiblanco of Columbia riding for EPM-UNE approaches the summit of Independence Pass during Stage Four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on August 23, 2012 in Aspen. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4 Jorge Camillo Castiblanco of Columbia riding for EPM-UNE approaches the summit of Independence Pass during Stage Four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on August 23, 2012 in Aspen. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
Jens Voigt of Germany riding for Radioshack-Nissan begins the climb of Independence Pass as he launched a solo attack and rode alone to victory in stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on August 23, 2012 in Aspen. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4 Jens Voigt of Germany riding for Radioshack-Nissan begins the climb of Independence Pass as he launched a solo attack and rode alone to victory in stage four of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Beaver Creek on August 23, 2012 in Aspen. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Tom Danielson (L) of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp launches an attack on the group of the yellow jersey on the climb of Cottonwood Pass during stage three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on Aug. 22, 2012 in Chaffee County, Colorado. Danielson went on to win the stage and defend the king of the mountains jersey.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 3 Tom Danielson (L) of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp launches an attack on the group of the yellow jersey on the climb of Cottonwood Pass during stage three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on Aug. 22, 2012 in Chaffee County, Colorado. Danielson went on to win the stage and defend the king of the mountains jersey. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
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USA Pro Challenge (credit: Kevin Thompson Photography)
BMC Racing drives the peloton in an attempt to defend the overall race leader's yellow jersey for Tejay Van Garderen during stage three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Chaffee County. Van Garderen lost the yellow jersey to Christian Vande Velde in the stage. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 3 BMC Racing drives the peloton in an attempt to defend the overall race leader's yellow jersey for Tejay Van Garderen during stage three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Chaffee County. Van Garderen lost the yellow jersey to Christian Vande Velde in the stage. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Former baseballer Barry Bonds talks with Jens Voigt of Germany riding for RadioShack-Nissan-TREK prior to the start of Stage Three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Gunison. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 3 Former baseballer Barry Bonds talks with Jens Voigt of Germany riding for RadioShack-Nissan-TREK prior to the start of Stage Three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Gunison. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
Francisco Jarley Colorado Hernandez of Columbia riding for EPM-UNE takes the podium after being awarded the most aggressive rider jersey during stage three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Aspen. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 3 Francisco Jarley Colorado Hernandez of Columbia riding for EPM-UNE takes the podium after being awarded the most aggressive rider jersey during stage three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Aspen. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The peloton rolls out for the start of Stage Three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Gunison. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 3 The peloton rolls out for the start of Stage Three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Gunison. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
Francisco Colorado Hernandez of Colombia riding for EPM-UNE approaches the summit of Independence Pass during Stage Three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on Aug. 22, 2012 in Independence Pass. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 3 Francisco Colorado Hernandez of Colombia riding for EPM-UNE approaches the summit of Independence Pass during Stage Three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on Aug. 22, 2012 in Independence Pass. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 3
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 3
ASPEN, CO - AUGUST 22: Tom Danielson of the United States riding for Garmin-Sharp approaches the summit of Independence Pass during Stage Two of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Independence Pass, Colorado. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
Former baseballer Barry Bonds shoots video as he travels in a car on Independence Pass during Stage Two of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on Aug. 22, 2012, in Independence Pass. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 3 Former baseballer Barry Bonds shoots video as he travels in a car on Independence Pass during Stage Two of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on Aug. 22, 2012, in Independence Pass. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
Tom Danielson of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp climbs Independence Pass ahead of Francisco Jarley Colorado Hernandez of Columbia riding for EPM-UNE during stage three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Aspen. Danielson went on to win the stage.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 3 Tom Danielson of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp climbs Independence Pass ahead of Francisco Jarley Colorado Hernandez of Columbia riding for EPM-UNE during stage three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Aspen. Danielson went on to win the stage. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The peloton climbs toward the summit of Cottonwood Pass during stage three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Chaffee County. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 3 The peloton climbs toward the summit of Cottonwood Pass during stage three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Chaffee County. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Tom Danielson of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp crosses the finish line two seconds ahead of the chasing group to win stage three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on Aug. 22, 2012 in Aspen. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 3 Tom Danielson of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp crosses the finish line two seconds ahead of the chasing group to win stage three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on Aug. 22, 2012 in Aspen. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Riders try to breakaway from the peloton at the beginning of stage three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Gunnison.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 3 Riders try to breakaway from the peloton at the beginning of stage three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Gunnison. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Riders try to breakaway from the peloton at the beginning of Stage 3 of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Gunnison. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 3 Riders try to breakaway from the peloton at the beginning of Stage 3 of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on August 22, 2012 in Gunnison. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Fans await the finish of the race during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on August 21, 2012 in Crested Butte. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 2 Fans await the finish of the race during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on August 21, 2012 in Crested Butte. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The peloton heads down the road during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on August 21, 2012 in Montrose, Colo. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 2 The peloton heads down the road during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on August 21, 2012 in Montrose, Colo. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The breakaway descends the Cerro Summit during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on August 21, 2012 in Cimarron. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 2 The breakaway descends the Cerro Summit during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on August 21, 2012 in Cimarron. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Mathias Frank of Switzerland riding for BMC Racing descends the Cerro Summit during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on August 21, 2012 in Cimarron. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 2 Mathias Frank of Switzerland riding for BMC Racing descends the Cerro Summit during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on August 21, 2012 in Cimarron. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
(L-R) Vincenzo Nibali of Italy riding for Liquigas-Cannondale chases Dave Zabriskie of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp on the descent the Cerro Summit as they ride in the breakaway during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on Aug. 21, 2012 in Cimarron.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 2 (L-R) Vincenzo Nibali of Italy riding for Liquigas-Cannondale chases Dave Zabriskie of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp on the descent the Cerro Summit as they ride in the breakaway during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on Aug. 21, 2012 in Cimarron. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
An American Flag waves as fans welcome the peloton during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on Aug. 21, 2012 in Gunnison, Colo. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 2 An American Flag waves as fans welcome the peloton during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on Aug. 21, 2012 in Gunnison, Colo. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The peloton heads down the road during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on August 21, 2012 in Montrose. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 2 The peloton heads down the road during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on August 21, 2012 in Montrose. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The peloton rolls away from the start of stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on August 21, 2012 in Montrose, Colo. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 2 The peloton rolls away from the start of stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on August 21, 2012 in Montrose, Colo. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Fans welcome the peloton during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on August 21, 2012 in Gunnison, Colo. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 2 Fans welcome the peloton during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on August 21, 2012 in Gunnison, Colo. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
(L - R) Tom Danielson riding for Garmin-Sharp, Joseph Dombrowski riding for Bontrager Livestrong, Tejay Van Garderen riding for BMC Racing, Tyler Farrar riding for Garmin-Sharp and Rafael Infantino Abreu of Columbia riding for EPM-UNE pose for a photo following Stage Two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Mt. Crested Butte on August 21, 2012 in Mt. Crested Butte, Colo. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 2 (L - R) Tom Danielson riding for Garmin-Sharp, Joseph Dombrowski riding for Bontrager Livestrong, Tejay Van Garderen riding for BMC Racing, Tyler Farrar riding for Garmin-Sharp and Rafael Infantino Abreu of Columbia riding for EPM-UNE pose for a photo following Stage Two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Mt. Crested Butte on August 21, 2012 in Mt. Crested Butte, Colo. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
The peloton crosses the Blue Mesa Reservoir during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on Aug. 21, 2012 in Sapinero, Colo. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 2 The peloton crosses the Blue Mesa Reservoir during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on Aug. 21, 2012 in Sapinero, Colo. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Young cycling fans pose for a photo after catching flowers from points leader Tyler Farrar, riding for Garmin-Sharp, following Stage Two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Mt. Crested Butte on August 21, 2012 in Mt. Crested Butte. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 2 Young cycling fans pose for a photo after catching flowers from points leader Tyler Farrar, riding for Garmin-Sharp, following Stage Two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Mt. Crested Butte on August 21, 2012 in Mt. Crested Butte. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
Tejay Van Garderen, riding for BMC Racing, celebrates as he wins Stage Two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Mt. Crested Butte on Aug. 21, 2012 in Mt. Crested Butte.  (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 2 Tejay Van Garderen, riding for BMC Racing, celebrates as he wins Stage Two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Mt. Crested Butte on Aug. 21, 2012 in Mt. Crested Butte. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
Tejay Van Garderen, riding for BMC Racing, celebrates as he wins Stage Two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Mt. Crested Butte on August 21, 2012 in Mt. Crested Butte. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 2 Tejay Van Garderen, riding for BMC Racing, celebrates as he wins Stage Two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Mt. Crested Butte on August 21, 2012 in Mt. Crested Butte. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
Tejay Van Garderen, riding for BMC Racing, poses for a photo following his Stage Two win of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Mt. Crested Butte on Aug. 21, 2012 in Mt. Crested Butte, Colo. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 2 Tejay Van Garderen, riding for BMC Racing, poses for a photo following his Stage Two win of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Mt. Crested Butte on Aug. 21, 2012 in Mt. Crested Butte, Colo. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
Ben King of the USA riding for Radioshacl-Nissan stops by the team car for a beverage after he crashed during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on Aug. 21, 2012 in Gunnison.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 2 Ben King of the USA riding for Radioshacl-Nissan stops by the team car for a beverage after he crashed during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on Aug. 21, 2012 in Gunnison. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
An American Flag waves as fans welcome the peloton during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on Aug. 21, 2012 in Gunnison. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 2 An American Flag waves as fans welcome the peloton during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on Aug. 21, 2012 in Gunnison. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The peloton rides through a canyon during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on Aug. 21, 2012 in Gunnison. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 2 The peloton rides through a canyon during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on Aug. 21, 2012 in Gunnison. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The peloton rides through a canyon during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on Aug. 21, 2012 in Gunnison. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge - Stage 2 The peloton rides through a canyon during stage two of the USA Pro Challenge from Montrose to Crested Butte on Aug. 21, 2012 in Gunnison. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The peloton rides though the San Juan mountains during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Montezuma County. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 The peloton rides though the San Juan mountains during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Montezuma County. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Tyler Farrar #12 of Garmin-Sharp poses for a photo after receiving the points leaders jersey following his win of Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Telluride. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Tyler Farrar #12 of Garmin-Sharp poses for a photo after receiving the points leaders jersey following his win of Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Telluride. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
Tom Danielson #11 of Garmin-Sharp salutes the crowd after receiving the king of the mountains jersey following Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Telluride. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Tom Danielson #11 of Garmin-Sharp salutes the crowd after receiving the king of the mountains jersey following Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Telluride. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
Tyler Farrar of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win Stage 1 of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Telluride. (credit: CBS)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Tyler Farrar of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win Stage 1 of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Telluride. (credit: CBS)
David Zabriskie of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp gives it his all as he rides at the front of the breakaway during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Dolores County. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 David Zabriskie of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp gives it his all as he rides at the front of the breakaway during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Dolores County. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
A TV cameraman in Telluride during Stage 1 of the USA Pro Challenge -- from Durango to Telluride -- on Aug. 20, 2012. (credit: CBS)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 A TV cameraman in Telluride during Stage 1 of the USA Pro Challenge -- from Durango to Telluride -- on Aug. 20, 2012. (credit: CBS)
Tyler Farrar #12 of Garmin-Sharp wins Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Telluride. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Tyler Farrar #12 of Garmin-Sharp wins Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Telluride. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
Tyler Farrar of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp celebrates to the cheers of the fans as he crosses the finish line to win stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Telluride. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Tyler Farrar of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp celebrates to the cheers of the fans as he crosses the finish line to win stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Telluride. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Tyler Farrar of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp nears the finish line to win Stage 1 of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Telluride. (credit: CBS)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Tyler Farrar of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp nears the finish line to win Stage 1 of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Telluride. (credit: CBS)
Fans hold signs in support of riders Taylor Phinney and George Hincapie during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Durango.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Fans hold signs in support of riders Taylor Phinney and George Hincapie during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Taylor Phinney of the USA riding for BMC Racing rides with a bandaged arm after crashing in stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Montezuma County.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Taylor Phinney of the USA riding for BMC Racing rides with a bandaged arm after crashing in stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Montezuma County. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The peloton passes through the San Juan mountains during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Dolores County.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 The peloton passes through the San Juan mountains during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Dolores County. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The peloton gets ready for the start of stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 The peloton gets ready for the start of stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The Garmin-Sharp team pass a rancher on horseback during a training ride in preperation for the USA Pro Challenge on August 19, 2012 in Durango.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 The Garmin-Sharp team pass a rancher on horseback during a training ride in preperation for the USA Pro Challenge on August 19, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The peloton heads for the San Juans mountains during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 The peloton heads for the San Juans mountains during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Tom Danielson of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp makes a solo attack on the climb of Lizard Head Pass during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Dolores County. Danielson earned the king of the mountains jersey during the stage.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Tom Danielson of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp makes a solo attack on the climb of Lizard Head Pass during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Dolores County. Danielson earned the king of the mountains jersey during the stage. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The peloton passes through the San Juan mountains during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Dolores County.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 The peloton passes through the San Juan mountains during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Dolores County. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The peloton passes through the San Juan mountains during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Dolores County. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 The peloton passes through the San Juan mountains during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Dolores County. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Vincenzo Nibali (2L) of Italy riding for Liquigas-Cannondale rides in the breakaway with Garmin-Sharp riders David Zabriskie (L) of the USA, Peter Stetina (C) of the USA, Tom Danielson (2R) of the USA and Lachlan Morton of Australia during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Montezuma County. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Vincenzo Nibali (2L) of Italy riding for Liquigas-Cannondale rides in the breakaway with Garmin-Sharp riders David Zabriskie (L) of the USA, Peter Stetina (C) of the USA, Tom Danielson (2R) of the USA and Lachlan Morton of Australia during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Montezuma County. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Barry Bonds rides in a car at the start of stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Barry Bonds rides in a car at the start of stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The peloton rides through the countryside during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Dolores County, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 The peloton rides through the countryside during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Dolores County, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Vincenzo Nibali of Italy riding for Liquigas-Cannondale rides at the front of the breakaway during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Montezuma County.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Vincenzo Nibali of Italy riding for Liquigas-Cannondale rides at the front of the breakaway during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Montezuma County. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Levi Leipheimer riding for Omega Pharma-Quickstep has a snack as he rides in the peloton during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Levi Leipheimer riding for Omega Pharma-Quickstep has a snack as he rides in the peloton during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The peloton rides through the countryside during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Montezuma County, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 The peloton rides through the countryside during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Montezuma County, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Teammates Tom Danielson (L) and Peter Stetina (R) riding for Garmin-Sharp are the last remaining members of the breakaway as they are about to be caught by the peloton in the final kilometers of stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Telluride. Stetina was awarded the most aggressive rider for the stage and Danielson earned the king of the mountains.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Teammates Tom Danielson (L) and Peter Stetina (R) riding for Garmin-Sharp are the last remaining members of the breakaway as they are about to be caught by the peloton in the final kilometers of stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Telluride. Stetina was awarded the most aggressive rider for the stage and Danielson earned the king of the mountains. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Tom Danielson of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp makes a solo attack on the climb of Lizard Head Pass during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Dolores County. Danielson earned the king of the mountains jersey during the stage.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Tom Danielson of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp makes a solo attack on the climb of Lizard Head Pass during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Dolores County. Danielson earned the king of the mountains jersey during the stage. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
(L-R) Teammates Tejay Van Garderen of the USA and Cadel Evans of Australia riding for BMC Racing ride together in the peloton during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 (L-R) Teammates Tejay Van Garderen of the USA and Cadel Evans of Australia riding for BMC Racing ride together in the peloton during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
(L/R) Cadel Evans of Australia riding for BMC Racing Team waves to the crowd prior to the start of Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 (L/R) Cadel Evans of Australia riding for BMC Racing Team waves to the crowd prior to the start of Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
Tyler Farrar of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win Stage 1 of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Telluride. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Tyler Farrar of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win Stage 1 of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Telluride. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
(L/R) Gavin Mannion riding for Bontrager Livestrong Team, Tyler Farrar riding for Garmin-Sharp, Tom Danielson riding for Garmin-Sharp and Peter Stetina riding for Garmin-Sharp pose for a photo following Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Telluride.  (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 (L/R) Gavin Mannion riding for Bontrager Livestrong Team, Tyler Farrar riding for Garmin-Sharp, Tom Danielson riding for Garmin-Sharp and Peter Stetina riding for Garmin-Sharp pose for a photo following Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Telluride. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
The peloton heads for the San Juan mountains as they commence racing during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Durango.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 The peloton heads for the San Juan mountains as they commence racing during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Tom Danielson (C) of the U.S. riding for Garmin-Sharp rides at the front of the peloton as they leave the start of stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Tom Danielson (C) of the U.S. riding for Garmin-Sharp rides at the front of the peloton as they leave the start of stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Tom Danielson of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp rides in the breakaway as he won the king of the mountains jersey in stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Telluride.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Tom Danielson of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp rides in the breakaway as he won the king of the mountains jersey in stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Telluride. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The peloton leaves the start of stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Durango.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 The peloton leaves the start of stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
(R-L) Tom Danielson of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp works in the breakaway ahead of George Hincapie of the USA riding for BMC Racing and Jens Voigt of Germany riding for Radioshack-Nissan during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Durango. Danielson earned the king of the mountains jersey during the stage. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 (R-L) Tom Danielson of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp works in the breakaway ahead of George Hincapie of the USA riding for BMC Racing and Jens Voigt of Germany riding for Radioshack-Nissan during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Durango. Danielson earned the king of the mountains jersey during the stage. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
(L-R) Chris Horner of the USA riding for Radhioshack-Nissan, Ivan Basso of Italy riding for Liquigas-Cannondale and Andreas Kloden of Germany riding for Radioshack-Nissan ride in the peloton during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Durango.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 (L-R) Chris Horner of the USA riding for Radhioshack-Nissan, Ivan Basso of Italy riding for Liquigas-Cannondale and Andreas Kloden of Germany riding for Radioshack-Nissan ride in the peloton during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Jens Voigt of Germany riding for Radioshack-Nissan leads the breakaway during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Durango.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Jens Voigt of Germany riding for Radioshack-Nissan leads the breakaway during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Tom Danielson (C) of the U.S. riding for Garmin-Sharp rides at the front of the peloton as they leave the start of stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Tom Danielson (C) of the U.S. riding for Garmin-Sharp rides at the front of the peloton as they leave the start of stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Gov. John Hickenlooper talks to the crowd after the finnish of Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Telluride. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Gov. John Hickenlooper talks to the crowd after the finnish of Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Telluride. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
The peloton passes through the San Juan Mountains during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Dolores County, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 The peloton passes through the San Juan Mountains during stage one of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Dolores County, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Peter Stetina riding for Garmin-Sharp poses for a photo after receiving the Most Aggressive Rider's Jersey following Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Telluride. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Peter Stetina riding for Garmin-Sharp poses for a photo after receiving the Most Aggressive Rider's Jersey following Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Telluride. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
Peter Stetina riding for Garmin-Sharp poses for a photo after receiving the Most Aggressive Rider's Jersey following Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Telluride. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Peter Stetina riding for Garmin-Sharp poses for a photo after receiving the Most Aggressive Rider's Jersey following Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Telluride. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
Tom Danielson #11 of Garmin-Sharp poses for a photo after receiving the king of the mountains jersey following Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Telluride. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Tom Danielson #11 of Garmin-Sharp poses for a photo after receiving the king of the mountains jersey following Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Telluride. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
Tyler Farrar #12 of Garmin-Sharp poses for a photo after winning Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Telluride, Colorado.  (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Tyler Farrar #12 of Garmin-Sharp poses for a photo after winning Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Telluride, Colorado. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
Tom Danielson #11 of Garmin-Sharp salutes the crowd before receiving the king of the mountains jersey following Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Telluride. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Tom Danielson #11 of Garmin-Sharp salutes the crowd before receiving the king of the mountains jersey following Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on August 20, 2012 in Telluride. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
Gavin Mannion #138 of Bontrager Livestrong Team salutes the crowd after receiving the Aquadraat Sports Best Young Rider's Jersey following Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Telluride. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Gavin Mannion #138 of Bontrager Livestrong Team salutes the crowd after receiving the Aquadraat Sports Best Young Rider's Jersey following Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Telluride. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
Gavin Mannion#138 of Bontrager Livestrong Team poses for a photo after receiving the Aquadraat Sports Best Young Rider's Jersey following Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Telluride. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 Gavin Mannion#138 of Bontrager Livestrong Team poses for a photo after receiving the Aquadraat Sports Best Young Rider's Jersey following Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Telluride. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
(L/R) USA Pro Challenge Race C.E.O. Shawn Hunter and Race Director Jim Birrell greet Levi Leipheimer riding for Omega Pharma-QuickStep prior to the start of Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 - Stage 1 (L/R) USA Pro Challenge Race C.E.O. Shawn Hunter and Race Director Jim Birrell greet Levi Leipheimer riding for Omega Pharma-QuickStep prior to the start of Stage One of the USA Pro Challenge from Durango to Telluride on Aug. 20, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
Tim Duggan (C) USA National Champion riding for Liguigas-Cannondale and Ted King (R) of the USA riding for Liquigas-Cannodale lead their teammates on a training ride in preparation for the USA Pro Challenge on August 19, 2012 in Durango.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 Tim Duggan (C) USA National Champion riding for Liguigas-Cannondale and Ted King (R) of the USA riding for Liquigas-Cannodale lead their teammates on a training ride in preparation for the USA Pro Challenge on August 19, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Moreno Moser of Italy riding for Liquigas-Cannondale takes a photo behind his head of teammate Tim Duggan (R) USA National Champion riding for Liguigas-Cannondale during a training ride in preparation for the USA Pro Challenge on August 19, 2012 in Durango.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 Moreno Moser of Italy riding for Liquigas-Cannondale takes a photo behind his head of teammate Tim Duggan (R) USA National Champion riding for Liguigas-Cannondale during a training ride in preparation for the USA Pro Challenge on August 19, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Taylor Phinney riding for BMC Racing addresses the media during the kick off press conference for the 2012 USA Pro Challenge on August 18, 2012 in Durango.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 Taylor Phinney riding for BMC Racing addresses the media during the kick off press conference for the 2012 USA Pro Challenge on August 18, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Defending champion Levi Leipheimer of the USA riding for Omega Pharma- Quickstep address the media during the kick off press conference for the 2012 USA Pro Challenge on August 18, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 Defending champion Levi Leipheimer of the USA riding for Omega Pharma- Quickstep address the media during the kick off press conference for the 2012 USA Pro Challenge on August 18, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Tom Danielson riding for Garmin-Sharp addresses the media during the kick off press conference for the 2012 USA Pro Challenge on August 18, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 Tom Danielson riding for Garmin-Sharp addresses the media during the kick off press conference for the 2012 USA Pro Challenge on August 18, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Tejay Van Garderen riding for BMC Racing addresses the media during the kick off press conference for the 2012 USA Pro Challenge on August 18, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 Tejay Van Garderen riding for BMC Racing addresses the media during the kick off press conference for the 2012 USA Pro Challenge on August 18, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Race officials and riders address the media during the kick off press conference for the 2012 USA Pro Challenge on August 18, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 Race officials and riders address the media during the kick off press conference for the 2012 USA Pro Challenge on August 18, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The leaders jerseys are displayed during the kick off press conference for the 2012 USA Pro Challenge on August 18, 2012 in Durango.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 The leaders jerseys are displayed during the kick off press conference for the 2012 USA Pro Challenge on August 18, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Tom Danielson (L) of the USA and Lachlan Morton (2R) of Australia lead the Garmin-Sharp team on a training ride in preperation for the USA Pro Challenge on August 19, 2012 in Durango.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 Tom Danielson (L) of the USA and Lachlan Morton (2R) of Australia lead the Garmin-Sharp team on a training ride in preperation for the USA Pro Challenge on August 19, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Tom Danielson (2R) of the USA and Lachlan Morton (R) of Australia lead the Garmin-Sharp team on a training ride in preperation for the USA Pro Challenge on August 19, 2012 in Durango.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 Tom Danielson (2R) of the USA and Lachlan Morton (R) of Australia lead the Garmin-Sharp team on a training ride in preperation for the USA Pro Challenge on August 19, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Director Alain Gallopin of France for Radioshack-Nissan talks with the riders prior to a training ride in preperation for the USA Pro Challenge on August 19, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 Director Alain Gallopin of France for Radioshack-Nissan talks with the riders prior to a training ride in preperation for the USA Pro Challenge on August 19, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Tom Danielson (L) of the USA and Lachlan Morton (R) of Australia lead the Garmin-Sharp team on a training ride in preperation for the USA Pro Challenge on August 19, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 Tom Danielson (L) of the USA and Lachlan Morton (R) of Australia lead the Garmin-Sharp team on a training ride in preperation for the USA Pro Challenge on August 19, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Doug Lyon, mayor of Durango, addresses the media during the kick off press conference for the 2012 USA Pro Challenge on August 18, 2012 in Durango.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 Doug Lyon, mayor of Durango, addresses the media during the kick off press conference for the 2012 USA Pro Challenge on August 18, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Cadel Evans (top left) of Australia riding for BMC Racing, Jens Voigt (top right) of Germany riding for Radiskack-Nissan, Levi Leipheimer (bottom left) of the USA riding for Omega Pharma-Quickstep and Tejay Van Garderen (bottom right) of the USA riding for BMC Racing address the media during the kick off press conference for the 2012 USA Pro Challenge on August 18, 2012 in Durango.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 Cadel Evans (top left) of Australia riding for BMC Racing, Jens Voigt (top right) of Germany riding for Radiskack-Nissan, Levi Leipheimer (bottom left) of the USA riding for Omega Pharma-Quickstep and Tejay Van Garderen (bottom right) of the USA riding for BMC Racing address the media during the kick off press conference for the 2012 USA Pro Challenge on August 18, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Race officials and riders address the media during the kick off press conference for the 2012 USA Pro Challenge on August 18, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 Race officials and riders address the media during the kick off press conference for the 2012 USA Pro Challenge on August 18, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Race officials and riders address the media during the kick off press conference for the 2012 USA Pro Challenge on August 18, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
USA Pro Challenge 2012 Race officials and riders address the media during the kick off press conference for the 2012 USA Pro Challenge on August 18, 2012 in Durango. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
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