Race

USA Pro Cycling Challenge

Rocky Mountains

Avid

USA Pro Cycling Challenge


Colorado, the state where serious cycling began in the U.S., offers spectacular scenery, fresh mountain air and a seriously awesome place to ride.…

Colorado, the state where serious cycling began in the U.S., offers spectacular scenery, friendly people, fresh mountain air and a seriously awesome place to ride your bike. Begin your cycling vacation riding on treasured routes, tucked away outside the infamous town of Aspen, before experiencing your own mountain time trial, only hours before the pros rocket through on the very same course. You'll pedal your way past Paonia State Park, where you'll ride classic alpine trails, graced with breathtaking scenery, before riding up and over Kebler Pass, on your way to Crested Butte. Explore Colorado's natural wonder with a ride through Garden of the Gods. Celebrate in Trek Travel style with two live race viewings and special Team Trek Factory Racing access. Up here, the air may be thin, but the experiences are richer than you could ever imagine.…

2014 Dates

Aug /
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From

$3899

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Group Discounts [?]

Rider Type [?]

04

Avid

Hotel Style [?]

Explorer

 

Start | End

Aspen, Colorado | Colorado Springs, Colorado

Duration

6 days | 5 nights

Collections

Avid & Cross Country

Beyond Biking

Ride Pro Race Course

Itinerary

Make it Private [?]

Go Private!


DAYs 1 & 2

Aspen, Colorado

Stay at The Limelight Hotel

Climb to Snowmass for VIP access to the Team Presentation | Meet Trek Factory Racing team members | Enjoy Colorado flavors with a local Aspen Brewer's dinner | Ride the iconic twin peaks of the Maroon Bells | Watch the pros as they battle in Aspen during Stage 1 | Explore Aspen

DAY 3

Crested Butte, Colorado

Stay at The Grand Lodge Crested Butte

Ride past spectacular Paonia State Park up and over Kebler Pass to Crested Butte during action-packed Stage 2 | Cycle through spectacular scenery of canyons and peaks thousands of feet above | Wander the streets Crested Butte, birthplace of mountain biking and the official Wildflower Capital of Colorado | Treat your taste buds to Crested Butte's world-class artisanal dining experience

DAYs 4 - 6

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Stay at The Mining Exchange Hotel

Climb to Monarch Mountain, base elevation of 10,790 ft, just hours before the pros take on this same ascent | Enjoy VIP passes to the Stage 3 summit finish | Conquer Pikes Peak (14,115 feet), one of Colorado's famous "fourteeners" | Explore the laid-back sophistication of old historic Colorado Springs | Ride to the sandstone cliffs and spires set against the Rocky Mountain background in the Garden of the Gods

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Dates & Pricing

2014


Aug
17th / 6 days / 5 nights
$3899 / Person, $750 / Single OCC.

Limelight Hotel on Trek Travel USPCC bike  tour

The Limelight Hotel

Aspen, Colorado

Nestled steps from Aspen Mountain and just beside Wagner Park, the Limelight is located within walking distance of Aspen¹s renowned landmarks, restaurants and hotspots. No need for vehicles: complimentary transportation to and from the Aspen Airport, as well as through town, whisks you back and forth from Aspen's most inviting hotel.
Crested Butte hotel on Trek Travel's USPCC bike tour

The Grand Lodge Crested Butte

Crested Butte, Colorado

The Grand Lodge Crested Butte offers mountain hospitality at its finest. Located in this historic coal mining turned ski and bike town, the hotel is newly renovated offering comfortable and spacious accommodations with amenities and services that will ensure a great, stress-free vacation. Crested Butte is the official Wildflower Capital of Colorado. Why not enjoy the heated indoor/outdoor pool or just relax in the outdoor hot tub with outstanding views of Crested Butte Mountain? Looking to melt away stiff muscles after an adventurous day of cycling? Try a Rocky Mountain Hot Stone massage at the Wildflower Spa. Crested Butte is a summer destination that will amaze you in beauty and adventure.
Mining Exchange hotel on Trek Travel's USPCC bike tour

The Mining Exchange Hotel

Colorado Springs, Colorado

The Mining Exchange is a boutique luxury hotel combining history and modern elegance. Built in 1902 as the stock exchange, it was renovated and opened in 2012 as The Mining Exchange. Elegant yet casual, the hotel offers the perfect ambience to relax after a long day of riding and cheering on the pros. Located in downtown Colorado Springs within walking distance of shopping, restaurants, and entertainment.

What's Included in the Trip Price?

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What is the weather going to be like?

Dry heat characterizes the Rocky Mountain summers, with temperatures averaging in the very comfortable 70s-90s. Afternoon thunderstorms are common and the weather can often be unpredictable. As temperatures often vary between the base and summit of a climb, we recommend light to medium layers and a waterproof shell to ensure you can enjoy your vacation of a lifetime!

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What are the options for a non-rider travel companion?

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Our Guides

Besides our many options in travel styles, dates, prices and destinations, we also accommodate your vacation style each day of your trip. You decide how to spend your time whether it is with the group or exploring on your own, riding a little, a lot, or not at all.

Our Bikes

Our unrivaled selection of Trek Bikes sets the bar for quality and comfort. From the full-carbon, ultra smooth Trek Domane 5.9, to the comfortable Trek 7.6 FX Hybrid–both included in the trip cost, to our numerous upgrade options, you deserve the best ride on your vacation.

Your Day. You decide.

Our vacations are built to deliver the ultimate in flexibility, from extreme relaxers to hard-core roadies. You pick your mileage, itinerary and experiences. We take care of the rest.

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