USA Pro Challenge

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

Jens Voigt of Germany riding for Trek Factory Racing starts  the final stage of the 2014 USA Pro Challenge from Boulder to Denver  on August 24, 2014 in Boulder, Colorado.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Colorado A Big Winner In The USA Pro Challenge

The USA Pro Challenge is not just a victory for the cyclists, but also for Colorado.

08/24/2014

Tejay van Garderen of the United States riding for the BMC Racing Team rides in the yellow leader's jersey in the peloton during stage five of the 2014 USA Pro Challenge from Woodland Park to Breckenridge on August 22, 2014 in Tarryall, Colorado.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Last Day Of USA Pro Challenge Will Close Some Denver Streets

Cyclists will ride from Boulder to Denver on Sunday in the last day of the USA Pro Challenge, a seven-day race event across Colorado.

08/23/2014

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 Pro Challenge Stage 5  in Breckenridge. (credit: CBS)

USA Pro Challenge Boosts Tourism, Economy In Mountain Towns

The cyclists in the USA Pro Challenge are pedaling across Colorado’s mountain towns this week as they race toward the finish line. But it’s those stops between Aspen where the race kicked off and Denver where it all wraps up that are really making a difference.

08/22/2014

Laurent Didier of Luxemborg riding for Trek Factory Racing celebrates his victory in stage five of the 2014 from Woodland Park to Breckenridge on August 22, 2014 in Breckenridge, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Didier Wins Stage 5 Of USA Pro Challenge

Aspen’s Tejay van Garderen of BMC Racing held his 20-second lead Friday over Rafal Majka of Tinkoff-Saxo following a 104-mile ride from Woodland Park into Breckenridge.

08/22/2014

Tejay van Garderen of the United States riding for the BMC Racing Team rides through the Garden of the Gods Park during stage four of the 2014 USA Pro Challenge on August 21, 2014 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

USA Pro Challenge Riders Back In Mountains

The USA Pro Challenge is back in the mountains.

08/22/2014

The peloton rides through the Garden of the Gods park during stage four of the 2014 USA Pro Challenge on August 21, 2014 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Viviani Takes Stage 4 With Late Surge

Italian racer Elia Viviani used a powerful surge near the finish to capture Stage 4 at the USA Pro Challenge on Thursday.

08/21/2014

Tejay van Garderen of the United States riding for the BMC Racing Team races Rafal Majka of Poland riding for Tinkoff-Saxo during stage three of the 2014 USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Monarch Mountain on August 20, 2014 in Monarch, Colorado.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Colorado Springs Hosts USA Pro Challenge Circuit

USA Pro Challenge riders are getting a break from major climbing with a circuit race around Colorado Springs.

08/21/2014

Tejay van Garderen of the United States riding for the BMC Racing Team poses for a photo on stage in the yellow leader's jersey after winning stage three of the 2014 USA Pro Challenge from Gunnison to Monarch Mountain on August 20, 2014 in Monarch, Colorado.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Van Garderen Takes Over Lead With Win In Stage 3

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.

08/20/2014

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