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2013 USA Pro Challenge presents opportunity for Bike Town USA

Thousands of spectators cheer as Elia Viviani of Team Liquigas-Cannondale races toward the finish line of Stage 4 of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge in Steamboat Springs on Aug. 26

By the numbers

• Total economic impact

2012: $99.6 million

2011: $83.5 million

• It’s estimated 1 million spectators watched the 2011 and 2012 events in person. The same number is projected for 2013.

• Estimated publicity value for Steamboat in 2011: $150,000

Sources: The Denver Post, Steamboat Today, USA Pro Challenge news release

2013 stages

• Aug. 19 — Stage 1: Aspen/Snowmass Circuit

• Aug. 20 — Stage 2: Aspen/Snowmass to Breckenridge

• Aug. 21 — Stage 3: Breckenridge to Steamboat Springs

• Aug. 22 — Stage 4: Steamboat Springs to Beaver Creek

• Aug. 23 — Stage 5: Vail Time Trial

• Aug. 24 — Stage 6: Loveland to Fort Collins

• Aug. 25 — Stage 7: Denver Circuit

Specific stage routes will be announced in the spring.