Denver Post: Steamboat left off 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge route

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— The Denver Post reported Thursday that a dozen Colorado towns won a stage for the second annual USA Pro Cycling Challenge.

Steamboat is not on the list.

The race is schedule to start in Durango and end in Denver with stops in Telluride, Ouray or Montrose, Mt. Crested Butte, Gunnison, Aspen, Leadville, Minturn, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Colorado Springs, according to the Post.

Sources shared the information with the Post on condition of anonymity because the route will not be announced officially until Tuesday.

Read more on The Denver Post.

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mmjPatient22 2 years, 4 months ago

Awwww, c'mon?!?!....We even had a mural painted, new bike lanes and everything!

And can someone please blame this on cannabis? I need a good laugh this morning.

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mtroach 2 years, 4 months ago

I think it's a poor choice from the USAPCC to put the race down in far SW colorado. Durango, Telluride, Montrose are 7-8 hours away from the Front range population. Steamboat got the raw end of next years race and I think race attendance will suffer due to the route's distance from Denver.

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exduffer 2 years, 4 months ago

They were looking for the city to declare a "Bike to Your Dispensary Week" but someone left it off of the bid.

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hillclinger 2 years, 4 months ago

All we need now is seemeski to give sledneck an attaboy for an easy comment and then its like every other forum here. What sledneck no foul language thrown in for good measure??

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S_G30 2 years, 4 months ago

In the immortal words of Nelson Muntz, HA HA....

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