Tour de France
One of the most fun parts of professional stage races like this week’s USA Pro Challenge for riders has to be after a win when they pose for photos and get a kiss from a pretty lady.
The USA Pro Cycling Challenge is once again starting in Aspen.
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.
The 101st running of the Tour de France began Saturday, July 5th and will run through Sunday, July 27th. In total, the finishing teams/riders will have traveled 2,276.7 miles (3,664 kilometers) on their way to a chance at victory.
Taylor Phinney’s hopes to ride in the Tour de France have been dashed and competing in the USA Pro Challenge is in doubt after a serious crash at the US Cycling championships.
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.
Slovakia’s Peter Sagan raced to his second stage victory in the first three legs of the USA Pro Challenge, and Australia’s Lachlan Morton retained the overall lead Wednesday.
Top cyclists from around the world are resting up after a big ride from Aspen to Breckenridge on Tuesday.
Mathias Frank of Switzerland rode to a three-second win Tuesday in the second stage of the USA Pro Challenge, while Lachlan Morton of Australia finished second to assume the overall lead.
Peter Sagan continued his stellar season with a two-length win and assumed the lead Monday after the opening stage of the USA Pro Challenge.