Crested Butte and Gunnison Part of the Quizno’s Pro Cycling Race in 2011

The Quiznos Pro Challenge officially announced the stages  for their inaugural 2011 pro bike race today. The first big time pro cycling race to grace Colorado in a long time will run next summer from August 22-28, 2011. The event will feature seven stage races. And, two of those stages will feature Crested Butte and Gunnison! This is tremendous news for the State of Colorado and specifically our valley!
Stage Two will feature a hill top finish in Crested Butte. Ouch. Thin air punishment for the sport’s best conditioned athletes. Looking forward to spectating.

Here are the stages:

The 2011 Quiznos Pro Challenge Stages 

August 22 – Stage 1, Prologue time trial, Colorado Springs
August 23 – Stage 2, Salida to Crested Butte, mountain-top finish 
August 24 – Stage 3, Gunnison to Aspen, mountain stage 
August 25 – Stage 4, Vail, time trail, former Coors Classic stage
August 26 – Stage 5, Avon to Steamboat Springs 
August 27 – Stage 6, Steamboat Springs to Breckenridge 
August 28 – Stage 7, Golden to Denver 

Thanks for visiting,

Channing Boucher
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