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USA Pro Cycling Challenge

Aug 22 2012 (All day) - Aug 23 2012 (All day)

The Cycling World Comes to Aspen, CO August 22-23

Brace yourself - the world's top cyclists (and their teams and respective entourages) descend on Aspen, Colorado this August 22-23 as they tear up the road on the USA Pro Cycling Challenge.

On Tuesday, August 22, riders ride from Gunnison, CO to Aspen/Snowmass (see Stage 3 route here: stage 3). The teams, media and fans alike will stay overnight in Aspen before leaving on Wednesday, August 23 and heading for Beaver Creek, CO (see Stage 4 route here: stage-4).

About the USA Pro Cycling Challenge
For seven consecutive days, the world’s top athletes race through the majestic Rockies, reaching higher altitudes than they’ve ever had to endure – more than two miles in elevation. One of the largest cycling events in United States history, the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge will feature the best of the best in professional cycling, competing on a challenging course through some of America’s most beautiful scenery.

Referred to as “America’s Race,” the second annual USA Pro Cycling Challenge will take place August 20-26, 2012, a week proclaimed by Governor John Hickenlooper as “Colorado Cycling Holiday,” and travel through 12 host cities from Durango to Denver. More than 1 million spectators are expected to once again line the route to see if Levi Leipheimer will defend his title as reigning champion, while millions more around the world watch the race live on television and online through the Tour Tracker.

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