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USA Pro Challenge 2013 Live Dashboard
Race Info, Preview, Live Video, Results, Photos and Highlights

Featuring the highest mountain passes in pro cycling, the 2.HC Colorado based USA Pro Cycling Challenge in just its third year has established itself as a popular race with the riders and fans
Big Photos from 2013 (so far) — veloimages
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Big Photos from 2011veloimages

2013 USA Pro Challenge Teams
Team Rosters and Withdrawals
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News and Updates for USA Pro Challenge 2013

August 24 - September 15 update:
2013 Vuelta a España: race info, official startlist, race previews, worldwide broadcasters + daily results, photos and highlights
Big Photos from Vuelta a España 2013 (so far) — sirotti/reuters

Stage 7 Post-Race Coverage


31 Big Photos from Stage 7veloimages
Full Official Stage 7 Results and General Classificationusapro
Sagan makes it four in Denvercyclingnews
USA Pro Challenge: Sagan makes it four as van Garderen clinches overallvelonation
31 Big Photos from Stage 7veloimages
August 25 update: Ceremonial circuit race in downtown Denver. — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 7 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 6 Post-Race Coverage


23 Big Photos from Stage 6veloimages
Full Official Stage 6 Results and General Classificationusapro
Sagan takes a hat-trick in Fort Collinscyclingnews
Peter Sagan collects 3rd Pro Challenge winvelonews
Broadcast error reportedly spurs Talansky tirade after yesterday's TTvelonews
23 Big Photos from Stage 6veloimages
August 23 update: Stage 6 heads west up to scenic Estes Park then back back down for the flat finish in Fort Collins. — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 6 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 5 Post-Race Coverage


35 Big Photos from Stage 5veloimages
Full Official Stage 5 Results and General Classificationusapro
Van Garderen wins stage 5 of the 2013 USA Pro Challengevelonews
Van Garderen wins stage 5 time trial at USA Pro Challengecyclingnews
Tejay van Garderen cements overall lead with Vail time trial victoryvelonation
It's been a big year for Andrew Talanskyvelonews
Van Garderen said TT slump two years ago worried him prior to yesterday’s race against the clockvelonation
Broadcast error reportedly spurs Talansky tiradevelonews
35 Big Photos from Stage 5veloimages
August 22 update: Uphill time-trial. — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 5 profile, map and timetable.
Stage 5 Start Order and Timesusapro

Stage 4 Post-Race Coverage


34 Big Photos from Stage 4veloimages/baginski
Full Official Stage 4 Results and General Classificationusapro
Acevedo nets another big win in Beaver Creekcyclingnews
Acevedo wins stage 4 of the 2013 USA Pro Challengevelonews
Acevedo agrees on the win, helping van Garderen into yellowvelonation
Post-Stage 4 Quotesusapro
Acevedo bound for the WorldTour?cyclingnews
Climbing time trial symbolic of van Garderen’s uphill path to successvelonews
34 Big Photos from Stage 4veloimages/baginski
August 21 update: The second of two big mountain stages. The course is up and down all day with two KOMs in the second half of the 166 km stage before the uphill finish in Beaver Creek. — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 4 profile, map and timetable.
USA Pro Challenge CEO says race guaranteed through 2015velonews

Stage 3 Post-Race Coverage


23 Big Photos from Stage 3veloimages
Full Official Stage 3 Results and General Classificationusapro
Sagan speeds to stage 3 win in Steamboat Springscyclingnews
Sagan wins stage 3 of the 2013 USA Pro Challengevelonews
Sagan dashes to another victory in USA Pro Challenge stage threevelonation
Groundhog day for Van Avermaet at USA Pro Challengecyclingnews
23 Big Photos from Stage 3veloimages
August 20 update: Other than the cat 2 climb of the Rabbit Ears Pass, it is mostly a downhill run from Breckenridge to Steamboat Springs where we should have a sprint finish. — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 3 profile, map and timetable.
Stage 3 Previewbicycling

Stage 2 Post-Race Coverage


33 Big Photos from Stage 2veloimages
Full Official Stage 2 Results and General Classificationusapro
Frank wins stage 2 of USA Pro Challengecyclingnews
Frank wins stage 2 of the 2013 USA Pro Challengevelonews
Mathias Frank takes attacking stage two as Lachlan Morton claims yellowvelonation
Rodriguez tipping bigger things for Sagancyclingnews
33 Big Photos from Stage 2veloimages

Independence Pass, the highest pass of any UCI race this year at 12,095 feet (3,687 m) elevation
August 19 update: Stage 2 also starts from Aspen before two huge climbs and a descent into Breckenridge. Most people believe this is the Queen Stage of the race.
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 2 profile, map and timetable.
Stage 2 Previewbicycling

Stage 1 Post-Race Coverage


37 Big Photos from Stage 1veloimages
Full Official Stage 1 Resultsusapro
Sagan wins opening stage at the USA Pro Challengecyclingnews
Sagan wins stage 1 of the 2013 USA Pro Challengevelonews
Sagan outkicks Van Avermaet in USA Pro Challenge opening stagevelonation
George Bennett sees the front in Coloradoradioshackleopardtrek
Dombrowski battles nosebleeds in opening stage of USA Pro Challengecyclingnews
37 Big Photos from Stage 1veloimages
August 18 update: Three laps of a hilly circuit between Aspen and the Snowmass ski area, with almost 7,800 feet of climbing over 68 miles. — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 1 profile, map and timetable.
Stage 1 Previewbicycling

2013 USA Pro Challenge Preview

August 19 update:
Favorites look ahead to USA Pro Challengevelonews
Philip Deignan Interview: Irishman ready to rumble at the USA Pro Challengevelonation

August 18 update:
Official Startlist w/ bib numberssteephill.tv
USA Pro Challenge is a training race for Chris Froome, Richie Portevelonews
Van Garderen seeking to replicate California success in USA Pro Challengevelonation
After poor Tour BMC focuses on 2nd half of the seasonvelonews
Danielson, Vande Velde head powerful Garmin-Sharp lineup for USA Pro Challengevelonation
Gallery: USA Pro Challenge press conferencecyclingnews
Sutherland makes return to US racing at USA Pro Challengecyclingnews

August 17 update:
Stage timetables with expected arrival times along any point of each stage are now posted. See the links in the race summary table (right).
Tejay van Garderen hunts top step at 2013 USA Pro Challengevelonews
Timmy Duggan hopes to salvage season at Colorado tourvelonews

August 16 update:
Lucas Euser previews USA Pro Challenge stagescyclingnews
Preview: Froome, Sagan headline third edition of USA Pro Challenge cyclingnews
NBC Sports Group to air 23 hours of USA Pro Challenge coveragecoloradoan

August 15 update:
Course Preview: Altitude and opportunities define 2013 USA Pro Challengevelonews
Q&A: Vande Velde talks USA Pro Challengevelonews
Atapuma leads Colombia in USA Pro Challengecyclingnews
The USA Pro Challenge: A most beloved raceboulderweekly

August 13 update:
Spectator Guide for the USA Pro Challengeusaprocyclingchallenge
USA Pro Challenge Drawing Best Riders In The Worlddenver.cbslocal
USA Pro Challenge an altitude adjustment for cyclist Peter Saganaspentimes

August 3 update:
Tygart blasts UCI over refusal to let USADA do tests at the USA Pro Cycling Challengevelonation

August 2 update:
[2013] TDF Champion,] Chris Froome, confirmed for the USA Pro Challengecyclingnews
Volunteers in Colorado get anti-terror training for USA Pro Challenge cycling racefoxnews
Aspen Airport to host a party for travelers stranded during pro cycling raceaspendailynews

April 24 update:
USA Pro Challenge sets route for 2013 Colorado race: Stage 4 sure to be gruelingdenverpost

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Live Video Streaming and TV Coverage

August 18 update: 2013 USA Pro Cycling Challenge tv and internet options for live as listed below. Check back at race time for more online links. — Steve


media source tv or internet comments/restrictions
   live video (english)
English, unrestricted; online video with tourtracker from the official source. Stage 3 starts at 3:00 PM MDT (local time)
   live video (english)
  tv schedule
United States only; live coverage and nightly rebroadcasts on tv. Weekday stages are on NBC Sports and the weekend stages are on the main network
eurosport    live video (english)
   live video (english)
   live video (english)
  tv schedule (british)
  tv schedule (europe)
English; daily live coverage for Europe. Stage 4 is live at 22:00 CET.
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2013 USA Pro Challenge Route Map


Stage maps are posted in the race summary table



2012 USA Pro Challenge Archived Coverage

2011 USA Pro Challenge Archived Coverage