Stage 7

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Stage Begins
August 25, 2013 at 12:55PM
Distance
72.4 Miles
Total Climb
1,478 ft
Estimated Finish
3:50PM
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2014 Host Cities

The Host Cities are Set! The fans have spoken, and Stage 7 of the 2014 USA Pro Challenge will take riders from Boulder through Golden and over Lookout Mountain, finishing with three circuits around Downtown Denver.

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Stage 7: Denver

August 25, 2013

We marvel at their raw speed. We watch their daring moves and nerves of steel as they fight for position with awe. We gasp at their handling skills. They are the sprinters. And for six days they have been fighting over mountains trying to stay with racers 20 or more pounds lighter. They have flirted with thin air and time cuts, but today belongs to them. The Denver Circuit takes the best parts of the 2011 and 2012 Denver stages and combines them into a new circuit. It still hits all the Denver highlights – LoDo, City Park, Civic Center Park. There isn’t a bad viewing spot. Watch for early breakaways…can they hold off the surging peloton? Watch the teams cue up and try to set up their sprinters…can they get to the front? Watch the last corner and see who has the nerve to take it the fastest and claim the final prize in the shadow of Colorado’s Capitol.

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