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Winner of the overall classification Tejay van Garderen of the United States riding for the BMC Racing Team poses for a photo on the podium following the final stage of the 2014 USA Pro Challenge from Boulder to Denver  on August 24, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Van Garderen Wins 2nd Straight USA Pro Challenge

American Tejay van Garderen claimed his second straight USA Pro Challenge with a sixth-place in the concluding sunny and warm Boulder to Denver road race seventh stage Sunday.

08/24/2014

Tejay van Garderen races to first place in the individual time trial during stage six and defends his overall race leader's yellow jersey in the 2014 USA Pro Challenge on Saturday in Vail. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Van Garderen Extends USA Pro Challenge Lead

Tejay van Garderen of BMC Racing moved a big step closer to defending his USA Pro Challenge title by setting a course record in the time trial Saturday.

08/23/2014

USA's Tejay Van Garderen crosses the finish line at the end of the twentieth stage, a 54 km individual time trial, as part of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 26, 2014 between Bergerac and Perigueux, western France.  AFP PHOTO / ERIC FEFERBERG        (Photo credit should read ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images)

Van Garderen On Home Ground At USA Pro Challenge

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.

08/17/2014

Peter Sagan of Slovakia and Cannondale Pro Cycling in the green CLIF Bar Sprint Jersey races to the stage win during stage six of the USA Pro Challenge on August 24, 2013 in Fort Collins, Colorado.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Sagan Wins Stage, Van Garderen Keeps Overall Lead

Slovakia’s Peter Sagan recovered from intestinal problems to race to his third stage victory in the USA Pro Challenge, and American Tejay van Garderen kept the overall lead Saturday with one day left in the seven-stage event.

08/24/2013

Tejay van Garderen of the BMC Racing Team rides during the individual time trial in Stage 5 of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge on August 23, 2013 in Vail, Colorado.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Tejay van Garderen Extends USA Pro Lead

Tejay van Garderen raced to a 4-second victory in the individual time trial Friday to extend his overall lead after five stages in the USA Pro Challenge.

08/23/2013

Tom Danielson of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp takes the podium after winning stage three of the USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on Aug. 22, 2012 in Aspen. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Danielson Wins USA Pro Challenge Stage 3

Tom Danielson won the third stage of the USA Pro Challenge on Wednesday, and Garmin-Sharp teammate Christian Vande Velde took the overall lead in the longest leg of the event.

08/22/2012

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)

Farrar Opens With USA Pro Challenge Win

Tyler Farrar of Wenatchee, Wash., bolted to the front in the final 100 yards and pedaled to an unchallenged sprint win and the race lead Monday in the opening stage of the USA Pro Challenge.

08/20/2012

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

George Hincapie of the USA riding for BMC Racing takes the podium after winning stage two of the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen on Aug. 24, 2011 in Aspen. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Hincapie Wins Stage, Van Garderen Takes Lead

American veteran George Hincapie emerged from a six-rider group Wednesday to win the crash-marred second stage of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge, while young compatriot Tejay Van Garderen became the third race leader in three days.

08/25/2011

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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