Fans around the world will have several ways to catch all the action of the 2014 "USA Pro Challenge" professional cycling race August 18-24, with nearly 30 hours of coverage from NBC Sports Group and Universal Sports Network, and daily livestreaming on the Tour Tracker. Featuring some of the highest climbs in professional cycling and jaw-dropping scenery, the USA Pro Challenge is more accessible than ever before, giving spectators a front row seat to the race from the comfort of their home or office.
The 550-mile international professional cycling race will start in Aspen and will take the riders and spectators through 10 official host cities, as well as many others, on the way to the exhilarating finish in downtown Denver. Featuring some of the best riders in the sport of cycling, the race comes on the heels of the 2014 Tour de France.
“Each year we have more than one million live spectators at the USA Pro Challenge, and while that is the best way to watch the race, we want to be sure all our fans have a chance to check out the action and excitement of professional racing in Colorado,” said Shawn Hunter, CEO of the Pro Challenge. “In 2014 we have an unprecedented amount of TV coverage through NBC Sports Group and Universal Sports Network, and we know our fans are really going to appreciate the various viewing options.” (Source: procyclingchallenge.com)
The 2014 USA Pro Cycling Challenge
is hosted by Phil Liggett & Paul Sherwen, the voices of cycling who will be calling all the action. Along for the ride will be analyst Christian Vande Velde, reporter Steve Schlanger and correspondent Steve Porino. This race is being run from 18 to 24 August and it begins in Aspen, Colorado and 550 miles later it will finish in Denver, Colorado.