USA Cycling Development Foundation creates "Adventure" for USA Pro Cycling Challenge 1

USA Pro Challenge Adventure – An Invitation to the Medicine in Cycling Attendees

Join us for four days of fully supported Colorado high country riding on the USA Pro Challenge courses.  250 miles, 16,000 ft. of climbing and live stage finish viewing each day from the best seats in the VIP areas, all prior to the Medicine in Cycling conference in Colorado Springs. Contact Steve McCauley, Director of Development, for more information or to book your adventure: 719-434-4260 or smccauley at usacycling dot org.

Sunday, August 19 – Arrival in Telluride or Montrose    

Arrange your flights into Telluride Regional Airport (TEX) or Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ)

Telluride Regional Airport
1500 Last Dollar Road
Telluride, CO 81435Phone: (970) 728-8600Fax: (970)
Montrose Regional Airport2100 Airport RoadMontrose, CO 81401.Phone:(970) 249-3203   Fax: (970) 249-2808  

We will work with individual guests to arrange transports from the airports to the hotel Telluride.  Rooms are reserved at the New Sheridan Hotel.

New Sheridan Hotel

231 West Colorado Avenue

Telluride, CO  81435

(970) 920-4600

Monday, August 20 - Stage 1 - Durango to Telluride

7:00 AM               Breakfast in the hotel New Sheridan

8:00 AM               Transport onto the course for a ride back to the finish

12:00 PM             Showers and lunch at the hotel

1:30 PM                Live stage viewing from the VIP area with finish around 4:00

6:00 PM                Drinks and Dinner

Tuesday, August 21 - Stage 2 - Montrose to Crested Butte

6:00 AM               Breakfast in the New Sheridan

7:00 AM               Have bags packed and ready for transport to Aspen.  Transport to ride drop on Stage 2 course outside of Montrose.  Ride to Mt. Crested Butte, shower and live viewing from VIP area.

2:00 PM                View the finish from VIP stage area.

4:30 PM                Transport to airport for Aspen shuttle.

6:30 PM                Approximate arrival time to Aspen, ground transportation to hotel is provided.

Check in at The Little Nell Hotel for 2 nights.

The Little Nell

675 E Durante Avenue

Aspen, CO  81611

Phone: (970)-920-4600

7:30PM                 Dinner TBD

Wednesday, August 22 - Stage 3 – Gunnison to Aspen

7:00 AM               Breakfast at the Little Nell

8:00 AM               Ride Independence Pass

12:00 PM             Showers and lunch at hotel

2:00 PM                View finish from VIP stage area in Aspen

6:00 PM                Drinks and dinner TBD

Thursday, August 23 - Stage 4 – Aspen to Beaver Creek

6:00 AM               Breakfast at the hotel Little Nell

7:30 AM               Have bags packed and ready for transport to Ritz Carlton.  Depart for Beaver Creek, either on the bike or shuttle drop in Twin Lakes – snacks on the bike

1:00 PM                Check in to Ritz Carlton Hotel Bachelor Gulch, showers

2:30 PM                View finish from VIP stage area in Beaver Creek

The Ritz Carlton, Bachelor Gulch

130 Daybreak Ridge

P.O. Box 9190

Avon, Colorado 81620 USA

Phone: (970) 748-6200

Fax: (970) 343-1070

6:00 PM                Farewell dinner at Spago in the hotel or transport to Colorado Springs

Friday, August 24 (Stage 5 – Breckenridge to Colorado Springs)

7:00-10:00 AM   Breakfast at the Ritz Carlton

7:00-10:00 AM   Transports to Eagle/Vail Airport

Eagle Vail Airport/Vail Valley Jet Center

871 Cooley Mesa Road

Gypsum, Colorado 81637

Phone: (970) ­524-7700

Fax: (970) 524-7746

This event includes follow cars, mechanic, meals, massage, VIP passes for each stage finish, luggage and bike shuttles. Shuttles to Colorado Springs on Thursday evening after the Beaver Creek finish will be available.       

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