USA Pro Challenge
Tour de France champion Chris Froome of Sky Procycling and points jersey winner Peter Sagan of Cannondale Pro Cycling will headline the field for the USA Pro Challenge.
The USA Pro Challenge will train hundreds of volunteers working along the route in Aspen to respond to terrorism.
The 2013 USA Pro Challenge will kick off Aug. 19 in Aspen and Snowmass Village, then pass through six more Colorado cities before its finale in Denver on Aug. 25.
An Idaho alternative energy company beset by lawsuits faces another one, this time from a bike race that says it hasn’t been paid millions in promised sponsorship money.
It didn’t take Bob Williams long to embark on his first bike-and-beer tour. He was 15 and couldn’t drive, so Williams and his friends convinced their parents to let them ride their bikes 300 miles through Wisconsin.
The USA Pro Challenge named the host cities for the 2013 race on Wednesday, and cycling fans in Northern Colorado have reason to cheer.
Longmont is the latest city in Colorado bidding to become a stage of the USA Pro Challenge bike race.
The bicycle race wrapped up only last month but towns and cities across Colorado are already gearing up to be a part of next year’s USA Pro Challenge.
Taylor Phinney from Boulder blistered the time trial course with the fastest time, but it was Christian Vande Velde who took home the yellow jersey. He had to make up nine seconds. He did that, and then some to win the second annual USA Pro Challenge.
Many of the USA Pro Challenge racers said the support from fans was incredible and state officials say the marketing Colorado has received because of the coverage is priceless.