Enjoy a weekend of epic cycling on the streets of Vail, Colorado. Vail is ushering in a new era of competitive cycling using the best ideas from the past with a fresh new look. Re-live the Coors Classic and the USA Pro Cycling Challenge courses on the cobbles streets of Vail!
Part of the Stan's Notubes Great American Cycling Series for amateurs, the event is also the Final for the USA Crits Series for professional men and women! Colorado-style bicycle racing has never been better!
The Tour of Vail begins on Friday, September 28 with the Vail Time Trial. A 10 kilometer, winding course through the Town of Vail, the time trial is a prologue to competitive and non-competitve events on Saturday and Sunday. The time trial is open to amateur and professional riders.
Saturday's Bicycling Vail Challenge 100 kilometer gran fondo is an epic and scenic cycling tour of parts of the infamous 'Copper Triangle' that includes both the Freemont and Tennessee Pass. Chip timing, aid stations, and other amenities are included. Starting in Copper, passing through Leadville and returning to Vail, participants will compare climb and finish times for a chance to win Stan's Notubes wheelsets and other prizes. The ride finishes in downtown Vail Village.