When 100 cyclists sprint into downtown Colorado Springs concluding the USA Pro Challenge’s Stage 5 on Aug. 24, much of the world will learn that the city did not burn down this summer.
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The USA Pro Cycling Challenge will be back in Colorado in 2012 for seven days of cycling from Aug. 20-26.  Race organizers have already begun planning for the 2012 race, although host cities have not been announced. Cities interested in becoming a host city must apply through an official Request for Proposals process beginning next […]
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Dozens of artists across the country are expected to compete in the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge poster competition. The winners will each earn $500 and VIP tickets to sections of the week-long cycling race through Colorado, which is classified as second only to the Tour de France. Last year, 82 people entered their work […]
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Although chain stores such as Costco, REI and Wal-Mart sell more bicycles than independent retailers, small locally owned stores have a larger market share when measured by sales dollars.
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College hockey fans – including Colorado College Tiger fans – will be able to watch their favorite teams in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference on television in the 2013-14 season. The newly formed National Collegiate Hockey Conference, which is based in Colorado Springs, inked a multi-year deal with CBS Sports Network to televise the games. […]
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While the economy struggles to get back on track, the Springs’ cycling industry is on the ascent. The city’s bike shops are busy, seasonal hiring is about to kick into high gear and membership in the sports’ Olympic governing body, USA Cycling in Colorado Springs, is on the rise. On the horizon: a 6,000-square-foot conference […]
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Colorado College hockey is money. The program brings in millions in ticket sales and sponsorships, attracts thousands of loyal fans and elevates the college’s profile to a national stage. CC ranks eighth in college hockey revenue behind giants like Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin, and fifth when it comes to fans — with as many […]
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Colorado Springs is among the 12 cities that will host next year’s USA Pro Cycling Challenge, the Denver Post is reporting. Next year’s race, scheduled for Aug. 20 through Aug. 26, will begin in Durango and end in Denver with the fifth leg of the race ending in Colorado Springs. The Denver Post posted the […]
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Colorado Springs has created a vision to reshape the local cycling infrastructure over the next decade, with a series of four workshops to discuss proposed updates to the city’s Bike Master Plan. “We’re really excited to get this going and to get our vision out there,” said Bike Program Coordinator Brian Shevock. “The city has […]
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Jim Morris, the president of the Indianapolis Pacers, made several good points about the business of sports at a lunch this past week sponsored by the Economic Development Corp. and Sports Corp. What he left out of his remarks was also pretty compelling. Primarily, his speech was about reminding Colorado Springs that its amateur sports […]
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The U.S. Women’s Open just missed its target goal in attendance to the seven-day event at The Broadmoor. The final tally shows attendance at this year’s open at 130,485. “We were trying to beat the record, which was set in 2005 and was 131,407 and we came in just shy of that,” said Becky Petro, […]
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This year’s Salute to the Olympic Family Luncheon is on track to be bigger than last year’s inaugural event. About 400 sports fans already have booked tickets for the event, which features basketball great Teresa Edwards, a five-time Olympian, winner of four Olympic gold medals and one bronze. She will be the guest speaker at […]
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