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Bike-And-Beer Tour Company Brewing In Fort Collins

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.

03/16/2013

Cyclists line up in Breckenridge for the 2012 USA Pro Challenge (credit: CBS)

USA Pro Challenge Announces 2013 Host Cities

The USA Pro Challenge named the host cities for the 2013 race on Wednesday, and cycling fans in Northern Colorado have reason to cheer.

12/19/2012

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Longmont Bids For Stop In Pro Challenge Bike Race

Longmont is the latest city in Colorado bidding to become a stage of the USA Pro Challenge bike race.

11/14/2012

Cyclists line up in Breckenridge for the 2012 USA Pro Challenge (credit: CBS)

Breck Bids On 2013 USA Pro Challenge

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.

09/20/2012

Christian Vande Velde talks with CBS4's Vic Lombardi (credit: CBS)

Vande Velde Calls USA Pro Challenge Biggest Moment Of Career

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.

08/27/2012

(L-R) The final jersey winners Jens Voigt of Germany riding for Radioshack-Nissan in the king of the mountains red jersey, Tyler Farrar riding for Garmin-Sharp in the points leader's green jersey, Christain Vande Velde riding for Garmin-Sharp in the overall race leader's yellow jersey, Joe Dombrowski riding for Bontrager-Livestrong in the best young rider's blue jersey and Tom Danielson riding for Garmin-Sharp in the most aggressive riders jersey take the podium following stage seven of the USA Pro Challenge on Aug. 26, 2012 in Denver. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

USA Pro Challenge Proves To Be Priceless For State’s Tourism Industry

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.

08/26/2012

Christain Vande Velde of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp is awarded the overall race leader's yellow jersey after a second place finish in stage seven as he won the general classification of the USA Pro Challenge on August 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Vande Velde Comes From Behind To Win USA Pro Challenge

Christian Vande Velde won the overall title in the USA Pro Challenge, finishing second Sunday behind Taylor Phinney in the closing time trial.

08/26/2012

The racers in Boulder (credit: CBS)

USA Pro Challenge Rolls Into Boulder

Millions of cycling enthusiasts around the world were watching Boulder on Saturday as the USA Pro Challenge rolled into town.

08/25/2012

Levi Leipheimer of the USA riding for Omega Pharma-Quickstep takes the podium as he earned the overall race leader's yellow jersey in stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Defending Champ Leipheimer Takes Lead At USA Pro Challenge

Defending champion Levi Leipheimer opened a 9-second lead Saturday in the USA Pro Challenge overall standings, while Australia’s Rory Sutherland won the uphill sixth stage.

08/25/2012

Tyler Farrar (R) riding for Garmin-Sharp out-sprints Taylor Phinney (L) riding for BMC Racing to win, as Phinney took second place, in stage five of the USA Pro Challenge from Breckenridge to Colorado Springs on August 24, 2012 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Farrar Wins Stage 5, Van Garderen Keeps Yellow Jersey

Tyler Farrar raced to his second sprint victory in the USA Pro Challenge and fellow American Tejay van Garderen maintained the overall lead through a tiebreaker Friday.

08/24/2012

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