17 hrs ago
Danielson tips cap to a flying van Garderen, but no white flag yet
The sky spit rain down in Woodland Park Friday morning. Of course it did, with the tall Hoosier Pass on tap, via Alma, North America's highest incorporated town.
17 hrs ago
In cycling's open arena, harsh words - and reactions
Doper. You suck. Tom Danielson rides closer during a stage of the USA Pro Challenge in Colorado Springs, flips him the bird .
17 hrs ago
Vail time trial at USA Pro Challenge often a place for cycling drama
Tejay van Garderen has seen both the horrors and wonders of the famed individual Vail Time Trial, a 10-mile uphill grind that Saturday will be the site of the penultimate stage of this year's USA Pro Challenge .
18 hrs ago
Majka's Colorado roller coaster: 'I don't think I can win'
For the third time in four days, Rafal Majka crossed the finish line at the USA Pro Challenge frustrated over an inability to seize the race lead.
20 hrs ago
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.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Gallery: 2014 USA Pro Challenge, stage 3
Young fans showed up at the Garmin bus before the stage began to greet the new yellow jersey holder, Alex Howes.
Tejay van Garderen seizes yellow jersey
The evil "queen stage" of the USA Pro Challenge took riders 96 miles from Gunnison over Monarch Pass at 11,213 feet on the Continental Divide, down to Salida and back up to Monarch Mountain.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Busche fighting for podium spot at Pro Challenge
While Gamin-Sharp and BMC Racing have spent the first three days of the USA Pro Challenge closely watching each other - with each team taking ownership of the race lead at one point - Wisconsin native Matthew Busche is quietly vying for a podium finish.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
After two stages, GC taking shape at USA Pro Challenge
Tejay van Garderen looks solid. Tom Danielson suffered in the rain and mud over Kebler Pass, but sits nine seconds behind the defending champion.
Horner sports outsider status as reigning Vuelta champion
History has a funny way of repeating itself. Chris Horner returns to the Vuelta a Espana with outsider status despite blowing everyone off his wheel a year ago.
Gallery: 2014 USA Pro Challenge, stage 1
The peloton headed past the start/finish line on the first neutral lap, to the cheers of a big crowd in Aspen.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Kiel Reijnen takes Stage 1 of USA Pro Challenge; Boulder's Alex Howes finishes second
On the eve of the USA Pro Challenge, Golden High School grad Alex Howes said his role for Garmin-Sharp this week would be to support team leader Tom Danielson but added that he had "earmarked" a couple stages he thought he could win.
Garmin-Sharp aims to win Tour of Alberta
Organizers of the Tour of Alberta announced the provisional roster for the six-day race that starts in Calgary on September 2 and finishes in Edmonton on September 7. Five WorldTour teams will be on the start line but the race will be lacking its defending champion Rohan Dennis, who made a mid-season switch from Garmin-Sharp to BMC , and will be ... (more)
Van Garderen, Danielson top list of favorites at USA Pro Challenge
Defending champion Tejay van Garderen and recent Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah winner Tom Danielson top the list of pre-race favorites for the fourth annual USA Pro Challenge, which kicks off Monday in Aspen.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
USA Pro Challenge primer: riders to watch, places to watch them
Tom Danielson of Team Garmin-Sharp now realizes it was in his best interest not to compete in this year's Tour de France.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
North American wrap: Domestic teams captivate at Tour of Utah
An international field assembled at the Tour of Utah where Tom Danielson won the overall title on Sunday in Park City.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Preliminary 2014 Tour of Alberta rosters announced
The 2014 Tour of Alberta will host international and local Canadian talent for the six-day race.
Phil Gaimon Journal: Out of breath from typing
I'm writing from a sofa at 9,000 feet in Snowmass, Colorado, where Garmin-Sharp and a handful of other teams, are staying between the Tour of Utah and the USA Pro Challenge in Colorado.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Van Garderen, Danielson, Rogers, Majka headline Pro Challenge GC contenders
Tejay van Garderen won the 2013 USA Pro Challenge, and he's looking to repeat at this year's race.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Q&A: Ivan Basso still aspires to be at the top
Ivan Basso wasn't in the hotel lobby at 10 a.m. to meet me as we had arranged. He wasn't in the hotel parking lot at the team bus, either; but the mechanic thought that his room might be on the second floor.