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Wednesday Aug 27 | CNN

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.

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Related Topix: Team CSC, Cycling

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Podium Cafe

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.

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Related Topix: Pro, Cycling, Team CSC, Tour de France, Bouygues Telecom, Thomas Voeckler

Velonews

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.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Michael Rogers, Quickstep, Tour de France, Pro, Team CSC, Credit Agricole, Bradley Wiggins

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Velonews

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Elia Viviani, Summer Olympics, Taylor Phinney, Jens Voigt, Michael Rogers, Team CSC, Cycling, Quickstep

Velonews

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.

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Related Topix: Jens Voigt, Summer Olympic, Team CSC, Cycling

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Velonews

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.

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Related Topix: Team CSC, Cycling

Velonews

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.

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Related Topix: Tom Danielson, Discovery Channel, Cycling, Michael Rogers, Quickstep, Team CSC

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Cycling News

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.

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Related Topix: Pro, Cycling, Tour de France, Jelly Belly - Pool Gel, Tom Danielson, Discovery Channel, Team CSC

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Cycling News

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.

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Related Topix: Jens Voigt, Summer Olympic, Team CSC, Cycling

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.

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Related Topix: Jens Voigt, Summer Olympic, Team CSC, Cycling, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Olympics, Vincenzo Nibali, Summer Olympics, Tour de France

Velonews

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.

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Related Topix: Team CSC, Cycling, Tom Danielson, Discovery Channel

PezCycling News

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.

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Related Topix: Team CSC, Cycling

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Denver Post

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.

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Related Topix: Team CSC, Cycling

PezCycling News

Pre-Vuelta EuroTrash

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.

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Related Topix: George Hincapie, Discovery Channel, Cycling, Team CSC

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Cycling News

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.

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Related Topix: Team CSC, Gerolsteiner, Danilo Hondo

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Denver Post

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.

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Related Topix: Discovery Channel, Cycling, George Hincapie, Team CSC, Lance Armstrong

LongmontFYI

Friendly competition for Reijnen, Howes

Kiel Reijnen and Alex Howes are frequent training partners. Both live in Boulder.

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Team CSC

Velonews

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.

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Related Topix: Pro, Cycling, Team CSC

PezCycling News

EuroTrash Monday

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.

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Team CSC

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Cycling News

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.

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