Defending champion Tejay van Garderen took over the yellow jersey at the USA Pro Challenge on Wednesday with a thrilling win in Stage 3, holding off Rafal Majka at the finish.
USA Pro Challenge riders will have another uphill finish as they race from Gunnison to Monarch Mountain.
Three weeks after finishing fifth in the Tour de France for the second time, Tejay van Garderen returns to racing Monday in the weeklong USA Pro Challenge.
This will be the fourth year of the USA Pro Challenge, and race continues boast an impressive group of elite pro racers and a punishing overall elevation gain.
The route for this year’s USA Pro Challenge cycling competition was announced on Tuesday and for the first time a stage will end on a mountaintop.
The announcement of next year’s host cities for the USA Pro Challenge on Monday came with a few surprises.
Just a handful of Colorado ski resorts will be open after this weekend.
Crested Butte Mountain Resort is marking Dec. 12, 2012, with a special deal.
Another Colorado ski resort says it plans to end the season a week early.
Monarch Mountain is ending its ski season one week early due to warm temperatures.