USA Pro Cycling Challenge


Sat June 7, 2014

Fort Collins Bike Library Expansion Adds To Colorado's Bike Friendly Status

Routes like the Poudre Trail extend for miles across northern Colorado.
Credit Charles Willgren / Flickr - Creative Commons

Many cities in Colorado and beyond offer bike rentals for a fee through kiosks, but Fort Collins is taking it a step further as the city adds a new bike library satellite location at Colorado State University.

It’s not just students that have access, residents and visitors will be allowed to check out a bike at no cost whether it’s a trip to the store or a leisurely ride throughout the city.

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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

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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

Don't Forget About Saturday's USA Pro Challenge Road Closures

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UPDATE 3:15pm - Stage 6 is complete and CDOT has opened all roads. No more race closures for Saturday 8/24. - The USA Pro Challenge comes to Northern Colorado for the first time and with it road closures. To help you plan accordingly here's the list of closures and times.
Source: Cotrip
Loveland to Fort CollinsRace Begins: 11:35 a.m.Race Ends: Approximately 4 p.m.Highways Impacted: State Highway (SH) 392, US 34, SH 7, US 36, US 287


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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