cycling http://ksut.org en Notable Quotes from Final Stage 7 Post Race Press Conference http://ksut.org/post/notable-quotes-final-stage-7-post-race-press-conference <p><strong>Taylor Phinney (USA)</strong><br>BMC Racing Team</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 16:49:18 +0000 Bruce Campbell 6473 at http://ksut.org Notable Quotes from Final Stage 7 Post Race Press Conference KSUT's Coverage of the Final Stage 7 of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge http://ksut.org/post/ksuts-coverage-final-stage-7-usa-pro-cycling-challenge <p>Cyclist Christian Vande Velde won the USA Pro Challenge on Sunday. Vande Velde rides for the Boulder-based team Garmin-Sharp, and snagged the yellow jersey after finishing the individual time trial. It was a surprising end to an unpredictable week. Elise Thatcher followed the race from start to finish&nbsp;and filed this report.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 16:40:48 +0000 Elise Thatcher, KSUT 6468 at http://ksut.org KSUT's Coverage of the Final Stage 7 of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge Levi Leipheimer Takes the Overall Lead in Stage 6 of Pro Challenge http://ksut.org/post/levi-leipheimer-takes-overall-lead-stage-6-pro-challenge <p><strong>Boulder, Colo.</strong> (Aug. 25, 2012) – In a battle to the finish, Stage 6 of the <a href="http://www.usaprocyclingchallenge.com/"><u><font color="#0066cc">2012 USA Pro Challenge</font></u></a> came to a close when Rory Sutherland (AUS) of the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team crossed the line at the top of Flagstaff Mountain in Boulder first, followed by Fabio Aru (ITA) of Astana Pro Team and Jens Voigt (GER) of RadioShack-Nissan-Trek. Sun, 26 Aug 2012 15:24:53 +0000 Bruce Campbell 6424 at http://ksut.org Levi Leipheimer Takes the Overall Lead in Stage 6 of Pro Challenge Stage 5 Results USA Pro Cycling Challenge http://ksut.org/post/stage-5-results-usa-pro-cycling-challenge <p>Stage 5 of the <a href="http://www.usaprocyclingchallenge.com/">2012 USA Pro Challenge</a> rolled out of Breckenridge this morning&nbsp;and took the riders on a long 117.9 miles route to last year’s overall start city – Colorado Springs. Please see below results.</p><p>Tomorrow, Stage 6 will start in returning host city Golden at 11:10 a.m. and end on Flagstaff Mountain in Boulder.</p><p><strong><u>Stage 5</u></strong></p><p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; First Place – Tyler Farrar (USA) of Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda</p> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 23:18:27 +0000 Bruce Campbell 6379 at http://ksut.org Stage 5 Results USA Pro Cycling Challenge Notable Quotes from Stage 4 of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge http://ksut.org/post/notable-quotes-stage-4-usa-pro-cycling-challenge <p><strong>Jens Voigt (GER)</strong><br>RadioShack-Nissan-Trek</p> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 18:51:45 +0000 Bruce Campbell 6365 at http://ksut.org Notable Quotes from Stage 4 of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge Fan Favorite Jens Voigt of RadioShack-Nissan-Trek Dominates Stage 4 of the 2012 USA Pro Challenge http://ksut.org/post/fan-favorite-jens-voigt-radioshack-nissan-trek-dominates-stage-4-2012-usa-pro-challenge <p><strong>Beaver Creek, Colo.</strong>(Aug. 23, 2012) – In an impressive solo breakaway that began less than an hour into Stage 4 of the <a href="http://www.usaprocyclingchallenge.com/">2012 USA Pro Challenge</a>, Jens Voigt (GER) of RadioShack-Nissan-Trek powered through the 97.2-mile course to take home the win in front of massive crowds lining the uphill finish in Beaver Creek. More than five minutes later, the peloton crossed the finish line with Andreas Kloden (GER) of RadioShack-Nissan-Trek and Tejay van Garderen (USA) of BMC Racing Team taking second and third, respectively. Fri, 24 Aug 2012 18:47:18 +0000 Bruce Campbell 6364 at http://ksut.org Fan Favorite Jens Voigt of RadioShack-Nissan-Trek Dominates Stage 4 of the 2012 USA Pro Challenge KSUT's Coverage of Stage 4 of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge http://ksut.org/post/ksuts-coverage-stage-4-usa-pro-cycling-challenge <p>It’s been an dramatic week of bike racing in Colorado. Pro cyclists have battled it out at high speed in the state’s thin mountain air. Today, more than one hundred and thirty racers will start in Breckenridge—then they’ll leave Colorado’s high country for Colorado Springs. On Thursday, German-born Jens Voigt took command of Independence Pass early on and dominated the stage.&nbsp; KSUT reporter Elise Thatcher accidentally saw some of that action first hand. She filed this report&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 16:33:07 +0000 Elise Thatcher, KSUT 6353 at http://ksut.org KSUT's Coverage of Stage 4 of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge Jens Voigt Wins Stage 4 of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge http://ksut.org/post/jens-voigt-wins-stage-4-usa-pro-cycling-challenge <p>Beaver Creek, CO - 40 year old Jens Voigt left everyone behind on the very first climb of the day and then rode solo for the entire 97 miles to win stage 4 of the Pro Cycling Challenge.&nbsp; The big German, riding for Radio Shack, suffered through three major climbs, several monsoon storms and temperatures in the low fifties before finally reaching the finish line in Beaver Creek, more than 5 minutes ahead of the main field.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 22:34:25 +0000 Rob Rawls 6319 at http://ksut.org Jens Voigt Wins Stage 4 of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge Notable Quotes from Stage 3 of the USA Pro Challenge http://ksut.org/post/notable-quotes-stage-3-usa-pro-challenge <p><strong>Tom Danielson (USA)</strong><br>Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda<br>On the last 2k:<br>“At 2K I didn’t think I was going to win. What was going through my mind? I heard my wife’s voice saying ‘don’t look back!’ All I wanted to do was look back, and I didn’t. So I guess those are words to for young riders to live by – when you want to win, don’t look back.”<br>On the team plan: Thu, 23 Aug 2012 15:57:53 +0000 Bruce Campbell 6289 at http://ksut.org Notable Quotes from Stage 3 of the USA Pro Challenge KSUT's Coverage of Stage 3 of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge http://ksut.org/post/ksuts-coverage-stage-3-usa-pro-cycling-challenge <p>Today [Thursday] is the fourth stage of the USA Pro Challenge. More than a hundred racers will take on Independence Pass for a <u>second</u> time. That’s on their way from Aspen to Beaver Creek. Durango favorite Tommy Danielson won Wednesday’s stage with an impressive ride up and then <u>down</u> Independence Pass. The day saw a new overall leader, too—but to make sure, race officials had to consult their handbooks. Reporter Elise Thatcher has the story.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 15:35:39 +0000 Elise Thatcher, KSUT 6285 at http://ksut.org KSUT's Coverage of Stage 3 of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge