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Steamboat Springs to host stage finish and stage start in 2013 USA Pro Challenge

The pre-eminent pro cycling race in the U.S. will return to Steamboat next summer after skipping Northwest Colorado in 2012.

Steamboat in process of bidding for 2013 Pro Cycling Challenge

The USA Pro Cycling Challenge announced the dates of the 2013 tour Wednesday. An expected route should be announced in December.

Tyler Farrar wins 1st stage of USA Pro Cycling Challenge

Tyler Farrar, who limped to the finish of the Tour de France needing a hospital bed more than a bike, won a sprint finish Monday to earn the yellow jersey.

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Steamboat Springs plans to bid on 2013 USA Pro Cycling Challenge

After being passed over for this year's race, the city plans to pursue a Pro Cycling Challenge stage for next year

After not getting a bid for the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge, Steamboat Springs plans to make another effort in 2013. The multi-stage road race featuring professional cyclists from across the globe starts Monday.

Steamboat business offers Pro Cycling Challenge ride

The inaugural USA Pro Cycling Challenge elicited a frenzied reaction from many in Colorado and certainly a lot of folks in Steamboat Springs.

Officials optimistic USA Pro Cycling Challenge will return to Steamboat

The USA Pro Cycling Challenge is bringing back six of its 2011 host cities for next year’s race, but Steamboat Springs isn’t among them.

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

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.

USA Pro Cycling Challenge considers finishes

Pagosa Springs is offering Wolf Creek Pass as a mountaintop finish to the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge, said Morgan Murri, chairman of the town’s local organizing committee, and Mt. Evans also is under consideration.

USA Pro Cycling Challenge route announcement delayed

Race organizers still are looking at three or four options after initially planning to reveal the 2012 host cities Thursday.

Pro Cycling Challenge brought 1 million fans, $83.5 million to Colorado

A study of the race showed that more than 20 percent of spectators at the Aug. 22 to 28 race came from outside the state.

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Steamboat to submit 2012 bid for Pro Cycling Challenge

Chairman: City will apply to host Pro Cycling Challenge stage

The local organizing committee for the USA Pro Cycling Challenge hasn’t met to discuss next year’s race, but committee chairman Jim Schneider knows what the group will decide. "We’re absolutely going to submit a proposal and take our chances and see where we go,” Schneider said.

Cities prepare bids for 2012 Pro Cycling Challenge

Nearly 30 express interest in 2nd annual stage race

The USA Pro Cycling Challenge has named 28 cities that have indicated an interest in hosting next year’s race, including Steamboat Springs.

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Steamboat officials consider 2012 Pro Cycling Challenge bid

There hasn’t been an official decision, but city leaders and local organizers of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge’s stop in Steamboat Springs want it to return next year and may be prepared to enter a bid for the 2012 race.

Economic impact of Pro Cycling Challenge weighed

Resort officials say event payoff is in the form of international TV exposure

The USA Pro Cycling challenge offered mixed results for most Steamboat businesses, but the enduring benefits may come from TV exposure on five continents.

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Levi Leipheimer wins USA Pro Cycling Challenge

Strategically pedaling toward the front of the field to avoid crashes, American Levi Leipheimer won the USA Pro Cycling Challenge and his third stage race title this year with a seventh-place finish in Sunday’s sixth stage.

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