August 27, 2011
The leading edge of the peloton pedals up Rabbit Ears Pass above the Yampa River Valley on Saturday outside Steamboat Springs.
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The USA Pro Cycling Challenge left Steamboat after a ceremonial lap around the mountain area and a grueling climb up Rabbit Ears Pass. The finish in Breckenridge resembled Friday's finish in Steamboat, with Italian sprinter Elia Viviani taking his second stage win.