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Germany's Andre Greipel (2ndL) sprints to win the 194 km sixth stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 10, 2014 between Arras and Reims, northern France. (credit: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

11 Things Tour De France Riders Won’t Stop For

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.

07/10/2014

Taylor Phinney of the USA riding for the BMC Racing Team celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win stage five of the 2014 Amgen Tour of California from Pismo Beach to Santa Barbara on May 15, 2014 in Santa Barbara, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Serious Crash Puts USA Pro Challenge In Doubt For Boulder’s Taylor Phinney

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.

05/28/2014

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This Year’s USA Pro Challenge Will Go Higher Than Ever

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.

05/06/2014

Peter Sagan of Slovakia and Cannondale Pro Cycling poses for a photo on the podium after winning stage three of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge  on August 21, 2013 in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Peter Sagan Wins 3rd Stage Of USA Pro Challenge

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.

08/21/2013

Spectators of the USA Pro Challenge in Breckenridge (credit: CBS)

USA Pro Challenge An Incredible Draw For Tourists

Top cyclists from around the world are resting up after a big ride from Aspen to Breckenridge on Tuesday.

08/20/2013

Mathias Frank #33 of Switzerland riding for BMC Racing Team receives kisses from the podium girls after winning Stage Two of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge on August 20, 2013 in Breckenridge, Colorado. Copyright 2013 (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)

Swiss Rider Frank Wins Stage 2 At USA Pro Challenge

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.

08/20/2013

Peter Sagan of Slovakia and Cannondale rides on one wheel to the start line prior to stage one of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge on August 19, 2013 in Aspen, Colorado.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Peter Sagan Wins 1st Stage Of USA Pro Challenge

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.

08/19/2013

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USA Pro Challenge Shuts Down Colorado 82

The USA Pro Challenge featuring Tour de France champion Chris Froome began Monday afternoon in Aspen with two parade laps through downtown.

08/19/2013

Taylor Phinney riding for BMC Racing leaves the start house on his way to winning the individual time trial during stage seven of the USA Pro Challenge on August 26, 2012, in Denver.  (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)

USA Pro Challenge Drawing Best Riders In The World

Dozens of the greatest athletes in the world are coming to Colorado to test their skills in one of the toughest bike races the sport has to offer.

08/12/2013

George Karl (credit: CBS)

Karl Hopes Armstrong’s Livestrong Mission Will Continue

Denver Nuggets Coach George Karl says it’s “sad,” but he understands why Lance Armstrong used performing drugs.

01/18/2013

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