2014 USA Pro Challenge LIVE

  Bookmark and Share

Follow cyclingfans on Twitter and never miss a race. Cyclingfans.com: The #1 destination on the internet for live race coverage.

 

- 2014 USA Pro Challenge Live Online Coverage Guide -

 


Laurent Didier (Trek Factory Racing) wins Stage 5.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2014 Doug Pensinger/GettyImages


There no doubt is a good explanation for the Breckenridge podium hats but whatever it is the riders look unconvinced.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2014 Doug Pensinger/GettyImages

Stage 7 Profile

 Notes:  (latest notes always appear at the top)

 
Cyclingfans LIVE on Twitter

Also on today: Vuelta a Espana LIVE
On Sunday: Vattenfall Cyclassics LIVE

 

- Videos: USA Pro Challenge Videos


- Alex Howes (Garmin-Sharp) won Stage 7 in Denver.  Tejay van Garderen (BMC) won the 2014 USA Pro Challenge.

- LIVE video here.  (live video, tracking, ticker)  CN ticker LIVE here.

- This page will be updated throughout the race.

- Stage 7 map, profile and info here.

- Sunday's USA Pro Challenge Stage 7 departs Boulder at 12:30pm MDT and is expected at the finish at Denver at around 3:28pm MDTUSA Pro Challenge live streaming video should get underway at around 12:00pm MDT.

- Tejay van Garderen (BMC) won the Stage 6 time trial.

- TT Start Order and Times here.

- Saturday's USA Pro Challenge Stage 6, a 16.1km Individual Time Trial at Vail, gets underway at around 1:05pm MDTStart Order and Times to come...  USA Pro Challenge live streaming video should get underway at around 1:30pm MDT.

- Laurent Didier (Trek Factory Racing) won Stage 5.  Tejay van Garderen (BMC) remains overall leader.

- Stage 5 map, profile and info here.

- Friday's USA Pro Challenge Stage 5 departs Woodland Park at 11:20am MDT and is expected at the finish at Breckenridge at around 3:10pm MDTUSA Pro Challenge live streaming video should get underway at around 1:30pm MDT.

- Elia Viviani (Cannondale) won Stage 4 after the peloton caught breakaway specialist Jens Voigt inside the final kilometer.

- Stage 4 map, profile and info here.

- Thursday's USA Pro Challenge Stage 4 (the Colorado Springs Circuit Race) departs Colorado Springs at 12:50pm MDT and is expected at the finish at Colorado Springs at around 3:28pm MDTUSA Pro Challenge live streaming video should get underway at around 1:30pm MDT.

- Defending champion Tejay van Garderen (BMC Racing) won Stage 3, the "queen stage," and took over the lead in the general classification.

- Stage 3 map, profile and info here.

- Route details for the 2014 USA Pro Challenge here.

- Wednesday's USA Pro Challenge Stage 3 departs Gunnison at 11:25am MDT and is expected at the finish at Monarch Mountain at around 3:50pm MDTUSA Pro Challenge live streaming video should get underway at around 1:30pm MDT.

- Robin Carpenter (Hincapie Sportswear) won Stage 2 at Crested Butte.

- Stage 2 map, profile and info here.

- Tuesday's USA Pro Challenge Stage 2 departs Aspen at 11:10am MDT and is expected at the finish at Crested Butte at around 3:45pm MDTUSA Pro Challenge live streaming video should get underway at around 1:30pm MDT.

- Kiel Reijnen (UnitedHealthcare) won Stage 1.

- Stage 1 map, profile and info here.

- Monday's USA Pro Challenge Stage 1 (Aspen/Snowmass Circuit) departs Aspen at 2:40pm MDT and is expected at the finish at Aspen at around 4:28pm MDTUSA Pro Challenge live streaming video should get underway at around 3:00pm MDT.

- Tejay van Garderen (BMC) won in 2013 and is back to defend.  Provisional start list here.

- Jens Voigt will retire after the 2014 USA Pro Challenge.  More here.

- LIVE video here and here and here.  (pre-race press conference with Jens Voigt, Tejay van Garderen, Tom Danielson, Michael Rogers, Ivan Basso, Frank Schleck, Rafal Majka, among others)

- Organizers are looking for volunteers for the 2014 edition, to be held August 18-24.  More here.

- Done. LIVE video here.  (May 6 route presentation)  Route details to follow...

- Organizers will hold a press conference on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 to announce the route for the 2014 USA Pro Challenge.  There will be a live stream.

- The final stage of the 2014 USA Pro Challenge will depart Boulder and finish in Denver, organizers have announced after soliciting input from cycling fans.  Stage 7 (Sunday, August 24) will travel through Golden and over Lookout Mountain before the finishing circuit in downtown Denver.  (December 18, 2013)

- Organizers have announced the host cities for the 2014 USA Pro Challenge (August 18-24).  The race gets underway with an Aspen Circuit Race on Monday, August 18.  Stage 2 goes from Aspen to Mt. Crested Butte, Stage 3 Gunnison to Monarch Mountain (mountaintop finish), Stage 4 is the Colorado Springs Circuit Race, Stage 5 Woodland Park to Breckenridge, Stage 6 an Individual Time Trial at Vail.  Stage 7 is yet to be determined.  Organizers are soliciting input from fans in selecting the final stage start/finish towns.  (November 4, 2013)

- Results:  2013 Final Stage Results

NOTE:  If you believe you may not be seeing the latest content on this page, try clearing your browser's cache (or try a different browser).

- More info and links to come.

- We will update here with the best and latest live feeds at broadcast time.

- Welcome to our live coverage guide for the 2014 USA Pro Cycling Challenge.

2014 USA Pro Challenge LIVE
August 18-24, Colorado
Official Website
Start List

Stage 7 starts at 12:30pm MDT
(2:30pm U.S. Eastern)
(20:30pm CET)

Finish at around 3:28pm MDT
(5:28pm U.S. Eastern)
(23:28pm CET)

Live video from 12:00pm MDT
(2:00pm U.S. Eastern)
(20:00pm CET)


Boulder

 Denver weather


USA Pro Cycling Challenge Live Coverage

Live video streaming:

 

Links to come as available


(TourTracker live stream and tracking)


(Eurosport livestream)
(20:00 CET)
Alternative

(watch online)

 

Live audio streaming:

 

(--)

 

Live tickers:

(also, see TourTracker above)

News and photos:


(cycling news)
Yahoo photo gallery (AP/AFP)

Copyright © 2014 www.cyclingfans.com

 

USA Pro Challenge Stage Profiles

2013 race Stage 7 Profile (Denver circuit)

USA Pro Challenge Videos

(coming)

USA Pro Challenge Results

(coming)

USA Pro Challenge Photos


Race leader Tejay van Garderen (BMC Racing) on a scenic route on Stage 4.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2014 Chris Graythen/GettyImages


Elia Viviani (Cannondale) celebrates victory on Stage 4.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2014 Doug Pensinger/GettyImages


Caught inside the final kilometer, breakaway specialist Jens Voigt (Trek Factory Racing) takes the time to greet the fans.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2014 Doug Pensinger/GettyImages


The Jens Voigt farewell show continued on Stage 3.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2014 Doug Pensinger/GettyImages


Tejay van Garderen (BMC Racing) wins Stage 3 ahead of Rafal Majka.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2014 Chris Graythen/GettyImages


Tejay van Garderen is new race leader.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2014 Chris Graythen/GettyImages


The weather was beautiful on Stage 2.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2014 Doug Pensinger/GettyImages


Then the weather wasn't so beautiful as the rain came.  But cycling's retiring hardman Jens Voigt thrives on this.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2014 Doug Pensinger/GettyImages


Robin Carpenter (Hincapie Sportswear) wins Stage 2, the biggest victory so far in his career.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2014 Chris Graythen/GettyImages


Kiel Reijnen (UnitedHealthcare) wins Stage 1, beating a frustrated Alex Howes to the line.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2014 Chris Graythen/GettyImages


First race leader Kiel Reijnen on the podium following his Stage 1 victory.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2014 Doug Pensinger/GettyImages


Tejay van Garderen (BMC Racing) won the 2013 USA Pro Challenge.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2013 Chris Graythen/GettyImages


In 2012, Christian Vande Velde (Garmin-Sharp) used a second place in the final stage time trial to secure overall victory.  He is back to defend.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2012 Doug Pensinger


Third overall in the inaugural edition in 2011 and second overall in 2012, Tejay van Garderen (BMC) hopes to reach the top step of the podium in 2013.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2012 Doug Pensinger


The ever popular Jens Voigt (RadioShack) won the mountains classification in 2012.  He is back in Colorado for the 2013 edition.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2012 Doug Pensinger


The peloton on Stage 1 from Aspen to Aspen via Snowmass.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2013 Garrett Ellwood/GettyImages


Peter Sagan (Cannondale) wins Stage 1 in Aspen.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2013 Garrett Ellwood/GettyImages


Mountains classification leader Matt Cooke, G.C. leader Peter Sagan and Most Aggressive Rider Craig Lewis and podium girls after Stage 1
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2013 Garrett Ellwood/GettyImages


Mathias Frank (BMC Racing) wins Stage 2 in Breckenridge.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2013 Garrett Ellwood/GettyImages


Mathias Frank on the podium following his victory in Stage 2
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2013 Garrett Ellwood/GettyImages


Peter Sagan (Cannondale) wins Stage 3.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2013 Garrett Ellwood/GettyImages


The podium after Stage 3
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2013 Garrett Ellwood/GettyImages


Janier Acevedo and Tejay van Garderen arrive alone at the finish of Stage 4.  Acevedo is looking for the stage win while van Garderen wants the leader jersey.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2013 Garrett Ellwood/GettyImages


Acevedo gets what he wants, victory in Stage 4.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2013 Garrett Ellwood/GettyImages


Tejay van Garderen got what he was looking for too, the lead in the general classification.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2013 Chris Graythen/GettyImages


The distinctive jersey wearers on the podium after Stage 4.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2013 Chris Graythen/GettyImages


Race leader Tejay van Garderen (BMC Racing) on his way to victory in the Stage 5 Vail Time Trial
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2013 Chris Graythen/GettyImages


Tejay van Garderen climbs through the Colorado crowds.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2013 Chris Graythen/GettyImages


Tour de France champion Chris Froome (Sky Procycling) on his way to 49th place in the Vail time trial, more than 3 minutes behind van Garderen
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2013 Chris Graythen/GettyImages


Tejay van Garderen shakes hands with Tom Danielson (Garmin-Sharp) after the Stage 5 finish.  Danielson was third on the day while his teammate Andrew Talansky (not pictured) was second.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2013 Chris Graythen/GettyImages


Peter Sagan (Cannondale) signs autographs before the start of Stage 6.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2013 Garrett Ellwood/GettyImages


Race leader Tejay van Garderen (BMC Racing) and Peter Sagan during Stage 6.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2013 Doug Pensinger/GettyImages


Peter Sagan takes the win on Stage 6, his third victory of the race.
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2013 Garrett Ellwood/GettyImages


Peter Sagan gets a new bike on the podium after his victory in Stage 6. (He could probably win with that thing too!)
- Click for high resolution -
photo Copyright © 2013 Chris Graythen/GettyImages

Notes from the 2013 edition of the race

- Results:  2013 USA Pro Challenge Stage 7 Results

- LIVE here.  (live video, tracking and ticker)  More feeds to come.

- Cyclingnews ticker LIVE here.

- On now:  Race recap here.  Stage 7 LIVE at 1pm MDT.

- Stage 7 map, profile and info here.

- Results:  2013 USA Pro Challenge Stage 6 Results

- Sunday's USA Pro Challenge Stage 7 (the Denver circuit race) departs Denver at 1:00pm MDT and is expected at the finish at Denver at around 3:50pm MDTUSA Pro Challenge live streaming video should get underway at around *12:00pm MDT. *This is the time currently given on TourTracker.  Note that a recap video will be played from 12pm MDT until the race start at 1pm MDT when live coverage will commence...

- Results:  2013 USA Pro Challenge Stage 5 Results

- Saturday's USA Pro Challenge Stage 6 departs Loveland at 11:35am MDT and is expected at the finish at Fort Collins at around 4:15pm MDTUSA Pro Challenge live streaming video should get underway at around 12:30pm MDT.

- Results:  2013 USA Pro Challenge Stage 4 Results

- Friday's USA Pro Challenge Stage 5, a 16.1km Individual Time Trial at Vail, gets underway at 1:06pm MDTUSA Pro Challenge live streams should get underway at around *2:00pm MDT.  *Note that Eurosport's coverage is scheduled to begin an hour later, at 23:00 CET.

- Results:  2013 USA Pro Challenge Stage 3 Results

- Thursday's USA Pro Challenge Stage 4 departs Steamboat Springs at 11:00am MDT and is expected at the finish at Beaver Creek at around 3:50pm MDTUSA Pro Challenge live streaming video should get underway at around 2:00pm MDT.

- Results:  2013 USA Pro Challenge Stage 2 Results

- Wednesday's USA Pro Challenge Stage 3 departs Breckenridge at 12:10pm MDT and is expected at the finish at Steamboat Springs at around 3:50pm MDTUSA Pro Challenge live streaming video should get underway at around 3:00pm MDT.

- Results:  2013 USA Pro Challenge Stage 1 Results

- Tuesday's USA Pro Challenge Stage 2 departs Aspen at 10:10am MDT and is expected at the finish at Breckenridge at around 3:50pm MDTUSA Pro Challenge live streaming video should get underway at around 2:00pm MDT.

- Press conference streaming has ended. Pre-race press conference LIVE stream here.  The race starts Monday.


Chris Froome HD action profile
Copyright © 2013 Pete Geyer/www.cyclingfans.com

- Christian Vandevelde (Garmin-Sharp) won in 2012 and he is back to defend.  Other riders expected on the start line in an impressive field include: Froome, Schleck, Sagan x 2, Porte, van Garderen, Atapuma, Voigt, Danielson, Talansky, Van Avermaet, Rogers, Rodriguez F., Sutherland, Millar, Morton, Zabriskie, Boswell, Dombrowski, Pate, King x 2, Bookwalter, Euser, Louder, Duggan, Caruso, Pantano, Duarte, McCartney, McCarty, Acevedo, Haedo JJ, Wren, Jacques-Maynes B., Candelario, Zirbel, ...

NOTE:  If you believe you may not be seeing the latest content on this page, try clearing your browser's cache (or try a different browser).

- Monday's USA Pro Challenge Stage 1 (Aspen/Snowmass Circuit) departs Aspen at 1:05pm MDT and is expected at the finish at Aspen at around 3:50pm MDTUSA Pro Challenge live streaming video should get underway at around 1:15pm MDT.