Nearly five months after breaking his leg in a training accident in Spain, Levi Leipheimer will begin defense of his USA Pro Cycling Challenge title Monday in hopes of claiming his first overall victory this season.
The USA Pro Cycling Challenge says defending champion Levi Leipheimer of Montana and former Tour de France champion Cadel Evans of Australia are slated to compete in this year’s race.
Reigning Tour de France champion Cadel Evans, American star Levi Leipheimer and several of the world’s top cyclists will roll off the start line at the USA Pro Challenge in Colorado next month.
Levi Leipheimer edged Christian Vande Velde on Thursday in the third stage of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge to regain the overall lead after three stages.
The inaugural USA Pro Cycling Challenge starts Monday with a five-mile prologue in Colorado Springs.
Coloradans who grew enjoying the Coors Classic were happy to hear some of the top profession cyclists in the world are returning to Colorado in August for the Pro Cycling Challenge.
The inaugural Quiznos Pro Challenge pro-bicyling event to be held in Colorado next year has signed its first five teams, one of which includes Lance Armstrong, sponsor Quiznos announced Wednesday.