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USA Pro Cycling Challenge Stage 2 – Preview

Posted on 23. Aug, 2011 by .

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Stage 2 of USA Pro Cycling Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen The Queen Stage is the crown jewel of the seven stages. The journey from Gunnison to Aspen will be the hardest, longest and highest of the race, summiting two 12,000-foot peaks in one day. Starting in Gunnison, the stage travels through Gunnison National Forest [...]

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Reactions – USA Pro Cycling Challenge Stage 1

Posted on 23. Aug, 2011 by .

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Timing his counter-attack perfectly on the final kicker – at high altitude – to the finish line, Levi Leipheimer (Radioshack) won stage 1 at the USA Pro Cycling Challenge in Colorado. Leipheimer’s acceleration dropped everyone one giving a four second buffer on chaser Sergio Henao (Gobernacion Indeportes Antioquia). Franck Schleck (Leopard-Trek) took third, a further [...]

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USA Pro Cycling Challenge Stage 1 – Preview

Posted on 23. Aug, 2011 by .

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Stage 1 of USA Pro Cycling Challenge from Salida to Crested Butte/Mt. Crested Butte With a start in Salida, Colorado’s cycling mecca and the race’s smallest start city, racers will take a circuit through downtown Salida before heading on their way on this 102-mile course to Mt. Crested Butte. The first KOM comes at 26.2 [...]

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Reactions – USA Pro Cycling Challenge Prologue

Posted on 22. Aug, 2011 by .

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Reactions from Patrick Gretsch (HTC-Highroad), Christian Vande Velde (Garmin-Cervelo), Brent Bookwalter (BMC), Robert Förster (UnitedHealthcare), Danny Pate (HTC-Highroad) and Cadel Evans (BMC) following the USA Pro Cycling Challenge prologue.

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Live Daily Coverage of USA Pro Cycling Challenge on NBC and Versus

Posted on 16. Aug, 2011 by .

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The NBC Sports Group will provide live daily coverage of the inaugural USA Pro Cycling Challenge, a seven-day cycling event that features 135 of the world’s top riders. Coverage begins on VERSUS on Monday, August 22, at 4 p.m. ET, with the final stage set to air live on NBC on Sunday, August 28, at [...]

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Red Zinger/Coors Classic Reunion Set For Aug. 25

Posted on 08. Aug, 2011 by .

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A Red Zinger/Coors Classic reunion Aug. 25 in Vail, Colo., will mark the 35th anniversary of the start of the modern stage racing era in the United States. Held in conjunction with the inaugural edition of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge – which marks the return of stage racing to Colorado – more than 300 [...]

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Phinney To Race His First Grand Tour At Vuelta a España

Posted on 04. Aug, 2011 by .

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Colorado-native Taylor Phinney of the BMC Racing Team had to make a tough call between the Vuelta a España and the USA Pro Cycling Challenge. “It’s been a difficult choice trying to decide between the Vuelta and doing Colorado.” Phinney told podiuminsight from his home in Tuscan, Italy. “Colorado is obviously my home race and [...]

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USA Pro Cycling Challenge Route

Posted on 06. Jun, 2011 by .

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The route is now known for the USA Pro Cycling Challenge, the UCI 2.1 stage race held in Colorado  on August 22-28, 2011. For its inaugural edition, the race starts off with a prologue, then adds a mountain-top finish, two 12,000-foot peaks – Independence Pass and Cottonwood Pass – in one stage, an uphill time [...]

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New name, TV Coverage for Quiznos Pro Challenge

Posted on 05. Apr, 2011 by .

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The race, formally known as the Quiznos Pro Challenge, made a few announcements earlier today. One, already known, was to announced their broadcast partners. The other one, a surprise, is the race’s new name, the USA Pro Cycling Challenge. Not to be confused with US Pro or USA Cycling Professional Road and Time Trial National [...]

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10 Teams Named For Quiznos Pro Challenge

Posted on 15. Mar, 2011 by .

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5 more teams were announced for the The Quiznos Pro Challenge today: Leopard Trek (Luxembourg), UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team (USA), Team Type 1-sanofi aventis (USA), Skil-Shimano (Netherlands) and Team Spidertech Powered By C10 (Canada). These teams will join the 5 previously announced squads: Team RadioShack (USA), HTC-Highroad (USA), Team Garmin-Cervélo (USA), BMC Racing Team (USA), [...]

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