USA Pro Cycling Challenge

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - AUGUST 22: Patrick Gretsch of Germany riding for Team HTC-Highroad takes the podium after winning the prologue and earning the overall race leaders jersey in the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge on August 22, 2011 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Gretsch Wins USA Pro Cycling Challenge Prologue

Patrick Gretsch of Germany is the leader after the opening day of the inaugural USA Pro Cycling Challenge.

08/22/2011

Steve Johnson, CEO of USA Cycling, addresses the audience as race executives, dignitaries and riders conduct a press conference on the eve of the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge on Aug. 21, 2011, in Colorado Springs. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

USA Pro Cycling Challenge Begins In Colorado Springs

The inaugural USA Pro Cycling Challenge starts Monday with a five-mile prologue in Colorado Springs.

08/22/2011

Image of a bear in Aspen in August, 2011 (credit: CBS)

Bear Warning Out For USA Pro Cycling Challenge Spectators

Wildlife officers shot and killed a bear they believe attacked campers over the weekend. The attacks happened near Crater Lake in the Maroon Bells Snowmass Wilderness Area.

08/21/2011

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper speaks during a press conference in the Colorado Capitol on April 5, 2011, about the USA Pro Cycling Challenge. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Bears Added To List Of Hazards For Bike Race

Colorado parks officials are adding a new hazard for the upcoming USA Pro Cycling Challenge bike race.

08/18/2011

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Mountain Bike Racers In Colorado Get Sent Off Course

Organizers of the Breck Epic mountain bike stage race said Wednesday that the results will stand, even though someone switched signs and sent elite riders off course, adding up to 20 minutes to race times.

08/17/2011

Tom Danielson (credit: CBS)

Boulder’s Own Tom Danielson Early Favorite In Pro Cycling Challenge

Coloradans who grew enjoying the Coors Classic were happy to hear some of the top profession cyclists in the world are returning to Colorado in August for the Pro Cycling Challenge.

08/10/2011

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Officials Warn Of Bicycle Race Traffic Problems

The Colorado Department of Transportation is warning motorists of traffic problems as authorities prepare for the USA Pro Cycling Challenge bicycle race.

08/09/2011

One of the leader jerseys that will be worn by a stage winner in the USA Pro Cycling Challenge (credit: CBS)

Leader Jerseys Unveiled For USA Pro Cycling Challenge

It’s been years since Colorado’s bike racing hayday back in the days of the Red Zinger and then the Coors Classic.

07/17/2011

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper speaks during a press conference in the Colorado Capitol on April 5, 2011, about the USA Pro Cycling Challenge. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Colorado Bike Race Now Named ‘USA Pro Cycling Challenge’

The professional cycling staging race slated to wind through much of Colorado this summer has gone through a name change.

04/05/2011

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