(Last Updated On: August 22, 2011)
We are gearing up for the upcoming Stage 1 of the USA Pro-Cycling Challenge which finishes right here in Mt. Crested Butte tomorrow afternoon. As I traveled by car on the same road that the racers will be riding on from Salida to Crested Butte, I had them in mind. What will they be thinking? Will they even have time to notice the beautiful views? People are setting up camp on Monarch Pass. Bike statues dot the road between Gunnison and Crested Butte. They’ve been fixing and re-paving the roads all spring and summer for this event. Today, one last street cleaning crew went through.
Today the Prologue took place in Colorado Springs. Race highlights and details can be found on cyclingnews.com
Introducing the Race
Stage 1 Overview: Salida to Crested Butte
Stage 2 Overview: Gunnison to Aspen
For more videos from Versus about the USA Pro Cycling Challenge, click here.
So many of the big pro cyclists are showing their faces at this event. Riders like Frank and Andy Schleck, Cadel Evans, Levi Leiphiemer, Ivan Bass, and up-and-coming Boulder local Tommy Danielson (9th place in this year’s Tour de France). Who will you be rooting for?
Meanwhile, stay tuned for an update after tomorrow’s race finish!