Wednesday Aug 27
Usa Pro Challenge
These photos were made at 32nd and Simms in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. The images all show details of the race in 2014.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
A Farewell to Jens
As the bell rang for the final finishing circuit of the USA Pro Challenge in Denver on Sunday, Jens Voigt was where we expected to see him - off the front, legs churning, bike rocking back and forth, in the final breakaway of his storied career.
Finding the balance: Michael Rogers on teamwork, happiness, and what comes next
After a turbulent end to the 2013 season, Michael Rogers has enjoyed a renaissance in 2014, with a Tour stage win and two Giro stage wins.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Gallery: 2014 USA Pro Challenge, stage 7
Cannondale tried to set up its sprinter for the win in Denver, until Garmin put the hammer down on Lookout Mountain and dropped Elia Viviani completely.
Pro Bike Gallery: Jens Voigt's farewell Trek Madone
Jens Voigt, long a fan favorite in the pro peloton, was in the twilight of his career at the USA Pro Challenge.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Ben Jacques-Maynes, the reluctant king of Colorado's mountains
Would any rider in the peloton turn down a shot at the yellow, green, or polka-dot shirts if they had a chance? Unlikely, but once you put on that special piece of kit, responsibilities shift.
Tejay van Garderen wins USA Pro Challenge as Alex Howes takes finale
Tejay van Garderen collected the final yellow jersey of the 2014 USA Pro Challenge on Sunday as Alex Howes won stage 7, a 78-mile leg from Boulder to Denver.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Van Garderen hoping distance rivals in USA Pro Challenge time trial
Following a day for the breakaway opportunists during Friday's stage 5 road race at the USA Pro Challenge , the general classification contenders will take center stage again Saturday when the race returns to Vail for the stage 6 time trial on the penultimate day.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Ben Day to retire after USA Pro Challenge
Eclipsed by the news of the retirement of the gregarious German rider Jens Voigt is the more quiet end to the career of Australian Ben Day.
Globe and Mail
German cyclist Jens Voigt rides off into the sunshine
Jens Voigt said the pain kept him young. But not even the legendary hard-man of pro cycling could suffer enough to ward off the effects of time.
Laurent Didier's tenacious climbing wins a wet stage 5 at USA Pro Challenge
Laurent Didier won USA Pro Challenge stage 5 in Breckenridge with a decisive attack on the final climb.
Colorado Roadside: Jensie's Last Stand?
Photo Report: Roadside at the Colorado Springs circuit for Stage 4 Angelica Dixon captured all the atmosphere, action and amazing views of the region as Jens Voigt put in what could possibly be his last trademark attack.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Jens Voigt breaks to win Stage 4 of Pro Challenge, but is caught inside half a mile
Jens Voigt made the kind of breakaway he's become known for on Thursday in Stage 4 of the USA Pro Challenge, taking off after summiting the climb at the Garden of the Gods on lap three of the four-lap circuit in an audacious attempt to win a stage in his final professional cycling race.
The USA Pro Challenge is in full swing; race reports and video from Colorado. Spain's Grand Tour starts on Saturday and we have lot's of team news from la Vuelta.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Guercilena builds for the future at Trek Factory Racing
Having already signed Bauke Mollema to lead Trek Factory Racing for next season Luca Guercilena is putting the finishing touches to his team for 2015.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
George Hincapie returns to USA Pro Challenge as team developer
Jens Voigt isn't the first rider to choose to end a distinguished career at the USA Pro Challenge.
Friendly competition for Reijnen, Howes
Kiel Reijnen and Alex Howes are frequent training partners. Both live in Boulder.
Voigt prepares for final race of career at USA Pro Challenge
As a consumer of the sport, it's hard to imagine it without Jens Voigt . And yet, very soon, pro cycling will be without one of its biggest characters.
Four big stage races over the weekend and we have all the action: Eneco Tour, Burgos, l'Ain and the Arctic Race; results, reports, comments and video.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Riders praise USA Pro Challenge for shorter, punchier parcours
Professional cycling is a sport in which there is rarely any mercy: long, torturous stages are a point of pride for most races, and the athletes themselves are expected to take a never-say-die attitude.