USA Pro Cycling Challenge

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USA Pro Cycling Challenge

August 19 9:00 am to 7:00 pm

Referred to as “America’s Race,” the USA Pro Challenge will take place August 18-24, 2014. For seven consecutive days, the world’s top athletes race through the majestic Colorado Rockies, reaching higher altitudes than they’ve ever had to endure. One of the largest cycling events in U.S. history and the largest spectator event in the history of the state, the USA Pro Challenge is back for 2014. Featuring a challenging course, the fourth annual race will spotlight the best of the best in professional cycling and some of America’s most beautiful scenery.

Stage 2 of the USA Pro Challenge will travel from Aspen to Crested Butte with a finish just outside Crested Butte Mountain Resort's base area.  Don't miss out on all the fun!  

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Road Closures on Monday, 8/18 and Tuesday, 8/19:

Kebler Pass will be closed from 11:00 AM on Monday, 8/18 through 3:00 PM on Tuesday, 8/19.

Elk Avenue will be closed on Monday, 8/18 from approximately 3 PM – 9 PM between 2nd and 4th 3rd Streets (the 200 Block). Elk Avenue will close again on Tuesday, 8/19 from approximately 6:00 AM through 4:00 PM.

Expect closures and detours in Crested Butte and Mt. Crested Butte on race day, 8/19. Gothic Road will be closed between the town of Crested Butte and Mount Crested Butte from approximately 2:30 to 4:30 PM on Tuesday, 8/19. 

Everyone is encouraged to ride their bike up the rec path or take the free Mountain Express bus from town up to the mountain to eliminate as much road traffic as possible. There will be a bike valet located near the finish line for everyone who rides their bike. Parking is extremely limited and should be avoided. 

*Please note, closures and times are subject to change. Riding your bike or taking the bus are the best forms of transportation on race day.

Watching Stage 3 on Wednesday, 8/20?  
Here is a link to road closures for Gunnison, Salida and Monarch Pass.
Please stay tuned to for updates.