Cycling (Bikes & Bicycles)


Mon August 26, 2013
USA Pro Challenge

Aspen Cyclist Wins Pro Challenge

Originally published on Sun September 8, 2013 2:09 am

Elise Thatcher

The USA Pro Challenge finished up in Denver on Sunday. After a week crossing Colorado, competitors in the international bike race made several laps in the heart of Denver. In the end though, it was a far different finish than a year ago.

It was a moment three years in the making. After two near misses, pro cyclist Tejay van Garderen finally clinched the yellow winner’s jersey.

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Sat August 24, 2013

Sunday's USA Pro Challenge Denver Road Closures

Lead in text: 
Denver once again serves as the final stage of the USA Pro Challenge. As always, there will be closures in the downtown area. To help you plan accordingly here's the list of closures and times.
Source: Denver
The race will begin at approximately 1:00 p.m. and end at approximately 3:45 p.m. The course begins and ends at Civic Center Park and includes an “out and back” along 17th Avenue, a loop within City Park, a section on Speer Blvd. and through Larimer Square before returning to the Civic Center Park area.


Sat August 24, 2013
USA Pro Challenge

Inside the Peloton: The USA Pro Challenge from a Team Car

Originally published on Thu October 10, 2013 11:14 am

Elise Thatcher

All week, the USA Pro Challenge has flashed across TV, computer, and mobile screens… thanks to a film crew on motorcycles. Now we bring you what it’s like to be, literally, in the middle of the peloton. On Stage 2 of the 2013 USA Pro Challenge, Aspen Public Radio’s Elise Thatcher rode in a team car with the Champion System pro cycling team.


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Fri August 23, 2013
USA Pro Challenge

From Trains To Potholes, No Worry Too Small For NoCo Pro Cycling Organizers

Technical Co-chair of Northern Colorado Cycling Chris Johnson examines the last turn that pro cyclists will take on Stage 6 near Mountain Ave. and Peterson St.
Grace Hood KUNC

Northern Colorado organizers with the USA Pro Cycling Challenge have been working overtime to prepare for Saturday’s race stage. How hard have they been working?

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Thu August 22, 2013