17 August 2015

How to see Stage 6 of USA Pro Challenge 2015

I apologize, this was a mistake in republishing this old post from 0215. The USA Pro Challenge has bee cancelled for 2016. I was cleaning up and removing some old pages and posts. - Karen

SATURDAY, August 22, STAGE 6 - Loveland to Fort Collins

What is the best way to see Stage 6 of the 2015 USA Pro Challenge as a fan? Whether this is your fifth year of attending this exciting race or you are a totally new fan to the event. This easy one-page guide is intended to help locals and tourists better plan for watching Stage 6 in Loveland and Fort Collins, Colorado.

Please note that road closure times and exact finish times sometimes change closer to race day.

Find what you need to know about Stage 6 of the USA Pro Challenge in Loveland and Fort Collins, below in the following order: Stage 6 dates, stage information, start time, finish time, sprint location, KOM location, classification Jerseys, route map, climb profiles, race organization, city tourism, town websites, local events, road closures, VIP tickets, apparel, TV coverage, Tour Tracker app, media coverage, stage preview, recommendations, where to ride, results, current standings and photos.

Map of 2015 USA Pro Challenge Colorado
Map of 2015 USA Pro Challenge Colorado

STAGE 6 - Loveland to Fort Collins maps
SATURDAY, August 22, STAGE 6 - road race 

The 2nd stage of the women's race will take place on the same day as the men's 6th stage from Loveland to Fort Collins. Be aware of early road closures. 
  • Stage 6 Route Map pdf
  • Stage 6 Climb Profile pdf
  • Zoom in Maps
  • 102 Miles/ 165 Kilometers / 6,228 ft of climbing
  • Start City: Loveland
  • WOMEN Stage 2 Start time (not yet announced)
  • WOMEN Stage 2 Finish time (not yet announced)
  • MEN Stage 6 Start time MEN: 11:45 am 
  • Stage start area near the team buses and sign-in podium are great places to get autographs  
  • Sprint: Windsor, Loveland downtown
  • KOM: Rist Canyon
  • Finish City: Fort Collins
  • Fort Collins Stage 6 Finish Festival hours: 11:30am - 5:00 pm
  • Finish Festival Location: downtown streets of Fort Collins
  • MEN Stage 6 Finish time: approximate 3:27 - 4:57 pm
  • Podium Presentation typically 15-minutes after leaders of the stage finish 
USA Pro Challenge Stage 6 route map 2015
USA Pro Challenge Stage 6 route map 2015 - Loveland to Fort Collins
Profile map Stage 6 Loveland USA Pro Challenge 2015
Profile map Stage 6 Loveland USA Pro Challenge 2015

Race website: USAProCyclingChallenge.com
Twitter: @USAProChallenge
Facebook: USAProChallenge
Sponsors: Founding and Official Race Partners


Dates of Stage 6:
Tourism in Loveland:
Town websites:
Tourism in Fort Collins: 
Events of Stage 6: 
Camping and Parking:


Road closures and times for Stage 6: http://beta.cotrip.org/usapcc.htm (select by stage tab at the left).
Local City roads and State Highways Impacted by Stage 6: CDOT detailed road closures all directions and exact times for USA Pro Challenge in Loveland, Carter Lake, Rist Canyon, Horsetooth Reservoir and Fort Collins.

  • VIP buy tickets
  • Volunteer sign-up
  • Visit the Host Cities   
  • See the route Maps & Profiles
  • Community Events Rides, Art, Movies and Concerts
  • Shop for apparel Buy Tshirts and memorabilia or find the merchandise trailer on race day
  • Citizen's 25 & 50 mile organized ride in Steamboat Go Ride
  • Read the blog Cyclesense 365
  • Read recent Press Releases
Read much more about the teams selected in this Pedal Dancer® post: Which Teams will race in the USA Pro Challenge 2015?

TV coverage of Stage 6: NBC Sport
Stage 6 08/22/2015 4:00 PM LIVE
Stage 6 08/23/2015 8:00 AM Repeat


Pedal Dancer® bike blog has been covering the race for five years, providing quick and easy spectator guides to each stage. Always considering the viewpoints and needs of spectators, tourists, cyclists, or straight-forward racing fans. I post stage results as well as inside stories from chasing the race. Read more education and stories about the race at Pedal Dancer® at the USA Pro Challenge

Pedal Dancer® recommendations for Stage 6:

Pedal Dancer® posts about the race in 2015:
  1. How to see Stage 1 of USA Pro Challenge 2015 - Steamboat
  2. How to see Stage 2 of USA Pro Challenge 2015 - Steamboat / ABasin
  3. How to see Stage 3 of USA Pro Challenge 2015 - Copper / Aspen
  4. How to see Stage 4 of USA Pro Challenge 2015 - Aspen / Breck
  5. How to see Stage 5 of USA Pro Challenge 2015 - Breck ITT!
  6. How to see Stage 6 of USA Pro Challenge 2015 - Loveland / Fort Collins
  7. How to see Stage 7 of USA Pro Challenge 2015 - Golden / Denver
Pedal Dancer® - cycling near Loveland and Fort Collins:


      (results will be posted HERE after each stage of the race)
      Stage Winner:
      Overall Race Leader:
      Best Colorado Rider:
      King of the Mountain:
      Best Young:
      Most Aggressive:
      Stage Winner of Stage 6:
      GC Leader after Stage 6:
      Press Room Comments:
      Photos of the race in Loveland and Denver:


      Visit Pedal Dancer® USA PRO CHALLENGE for all stage reports, more race information and spectator education. See the other guide pages and results for Stage 1, Stage 2, Stage 3, Stage 4, Stage 5, Stage 6, Stage 7.

      Stages and Host Cities for 2015 USA Pro Challenge in Colorado - MENS
      • Stage 1: Monday, Aug. 17 – Steamboat Springs Circuit Race
      • Stage 2: Tuesday, Aug. 18 – Steamboat Springs to Arapahoe Basin
      • Stage 3: Wednesday, Aug. 19 – Copper Mountain Resort to Aspen
      • Stage 4: Thursday, Aug. 20 – Aspen to Breckenridge
      • Stage 5: Friday, Aug. 21 – Breckenridge Individual Time Trial
      • Stage 6: Saturday, Aug. 22 – Loveland to Fort Collins
      • Stage 7: Sunday, Aug. 23 – Golden to Denver
      Stages and Host Cities for 2015 2015 USA Pro Challenge in Colorado - WOMENS
      • Stage 1: Friday, August 21 - Breckenridge (Individual Time Trial)
      • Stage 2: Saturday, August 22 - Fort Collins 
      • Stage 3: Sunday, August 23 - Golden (finishes prior to the start of the men's race)
      Pedal Dancer® Guide Pages help you have a better vacation in Colorado.