Salida Hosts the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge

August 22-28, 2011 – 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge

The Pro Challenge is a new entry in the Professional Cycling schedule. There are 16 professional teams with 128 riders already committed to the 2011 race. This is a great opportunity for cycling fans to see the best racers in the world, ride on a very challenging course. Sat

Stage one of the race, from Salida to Crested Butte will take the riders over Monarch Pass.The start in downtown Salida, will features a short ride through town before the actual competition begins. Then the riders race up Monarch Pass, and over to Gunnison.

The day in Salida will give fans a great opportunity to see their favorite cycling stars in person.

Find out more about the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge.