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USA Pro Challenge rewind: Bad manners, nosebleeds, great race

Tejay van Garderen won the Tour of Cailfornia and USA Pro Challenge in 2013.

The third edition of the USA Pro Challenge ended Sunday, Aug. 25 in Denver as nearly everyone expected. Peter Sagan won his fourth stage and Tejay van Garderen completed his sweep of this year’s two biggest races in the United States. The dominance of Sagan and van Garderen served as a microcosm of what is also quite apparent. In three ... Read More »

USA Pro Challenge Commentary: Of old riders and one bad name

Jen's Vogit is still atracking and winning bike races

The third edition of the USA Pro Challenge is upon us and the Colorado race continues to grow with its strongest field to date and its prominence on the international scene widening. There was plenty of discussion last year that the race had in two years become as prominent as the Tour of California. And with this year’s field, the ... Read More »

Ten quick random thoughts about 2013 USA Pro Challenge

The post for the 2013 USA Pro Challenge

Ten quick, random thoughts following the announcement of the teams competing in the 2013 USA Pro Challenge: 10. To what length will the event go in negotiations with Sky to secure the participation of Chris Froome or Bradley Wiggins? 9. Every time a Colombian team competes in the U.S., there’s a climber no one’s ever heard of who goes up ... Read More »

Nibali, Evans, Leipheimer, Hincapie, Horner set for USA Pro Challenge

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Italian Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas-Cannondale), the third-place finisher in this year’s Tour de France, 2011 Tour de France titlist Cadel Evans (BMC) of Australia and defending race titlist Levi Leipheimer (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) of the United States are favorites scheduled to compete beginning Aug. 20 in the second USA Pro Challenge. In all, six of the top-13 finishers in this year’s ... Read More »

Jens Voigt vows he’ll be back in peloton in 2013

Jens Voigt will compete in the 2013 USA Pro Challenge

Jens Voigt, the always-smiling German who has ridden in the pro peloton since 1997 and hinted at retirement for several years, will compete next season. “Yep. I still have the motivation for it,” Voigt, who will turn age 41 on Sept. 17, told the website VeloNews.com prior to the start of the Tour of Utah. Voigt, known as among the ... Read More »

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