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CDOT Releases Highway Impact Information For USA Pro Challenge
In coordination with the USA Pro Challenge, the Colorado State Patrol (CSP), and other state entities, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has prepared traveler impact information for motorists during what may be the largest spectator event in Colorado history.
From Monday, August 20 through Sunday, August 26, the 2012 USA Pro Challenge will bring the world’s top cyclists and their fans to the state. The race will impact numerous highways and in order to prepare motorist, CDOT has posted details on its traveler information website.

 

2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge Route Features American Professional Cycling’s Highest Elevation
Second-Annual Race Challenges Professional Cyclists with Altitude and Difficult Terrain DENVER (APRIL 4, 2012) – The route for the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge professional cycling stage race, taking place Aug. 20-26 in Colorado, will take riders on a heart-pounding journey through the breathtaking Colorado Rockies.  After making history in the inaugural year by traveling to the highest elevation of any race in North America or Europe – higher than the most challenging route on the Tour de France – this year’s race will take the riders to an altitude of 12,000 ft. not one, but three… Read More

Colorado Governor Proclaims Week of USA Pro Cycling Challenge as the “Colorado Cycling Holiday”
Professional Cycling Race Honored by State Officials After Announcing Host Cities for the Second-Annual Event   DENVER (Dec. 13, 2011) – Just following the announcement of the host cities for the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper proclaimed the week of the race as the “Colorado Cycling Holiday.” Stating spectators, economic activity, the caliber of the athletes and the embodiment of Coloradans’ aspirations to be healthy as reasons for the proclamation, each year the week of the race will be recognized statewide as an… Read More

 USA Pro Cycling Challenge Announces 12 Host Cities for 2012 Race
Boulder, Telluride, Durango and Montrose Are Newest Additions to Second Annual Cycling Stage Race   DENVER, COLO. – With nearly 40 cities across the state expressing initial interest in the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge, race officials have unveiled the 12 host cities that will serve as starts and finishes for the second annual stage race. After drawing more then 1 million fans in the inaugural year, the 2012 race will return to several cities and also visit new locations, showcasing the majestic beauty of the state. Recently upgraded to a 2.HC ranking, the… Read More