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(L-R) Levi Leipheimer riding for Team Radioshack in first place, Tejay Van Garderen riding for Team HTC-Highroad in the best young rider's jersey in third place and Christian Vande Velde riding for Team Garmin-Cervelo in second place celebrate with champagne on the podium for the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge from Golden to Denver on August 28, 2011 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Leipheimer Set To Defend USA Pro Cycling Challenge Title

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.

08/19/2012

Levi Leipheimer of Team Radioshack celebrates on the podium after retaining the yellow jersey during stage five of the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge from Steamboat Springs to Breckenridge on August 27, 2011 in Breckenridge, Colorado.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Leipheimer To Ride In USA Pro Cycling Challenge

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.

08/08/2012

Levi Leipheimer of the USA riding for Team Radioshack takes the podium following stage six as he defended the overall leader's jersey and won the general classification of the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge on August 28, 2011 in Denver.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Leipheimer Plans To Defend Title At USA Pro Challenge

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.

07/11/2012

Levi Leipheimer of Team Radioshack competes in the individual time trial during stage three of the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge on Aug. 25, 2011 in Vail. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Leipheimer Wins Pro Challenge Stage, Regains Overall Lead

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.

08/26/2011

Steve Johnson, CEO of USA Cycling, addresses the audience as race executives, dignitaries and riders conduct a press conference on the eve of the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge on Aug. 21, 2011, in Colorado Springs. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

USA Pro Cycling Challenge Begins In Colorado Springs

The inaugural USA Pro Cycling Challenge starts Monday with a five-mile prologue in Colorado Springs.

08/22/2011

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Boulder’s Own Tom Danielson Early Favorite In Pro Cycling Challenge

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.

08/10/2011

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5 Teams Sign For Quiznos Pro 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.

12/09/2010