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USA Pro Challenge fanatics camp out to get best view of finish in Steamboat Springs

Mike Cruse lounges around at noon to safeguard his prime spot to watch the USA Pro Challenge finish in downtown Steamboat Springs. Fans started camping out at the finish line as early as 8:30 a.m. prior to the expected finish time of 4:45 p.m.

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— Before the day is over, Paula Taylor and Cheryl Leschig will have camped out for more than eight hours right next to USA Pro Challenge finish line in downtown Steamboat Springs to see just a few seconds of excitement.

But the sisters said the whoosh will be well worth the wait.

"It’s going to be so fun to cheer them on," Taylor, who is visiting from Indianapolis, said from her floppy chair set up by the rails just a few feet from where the cyclists will finish.