Posted: Aug 22, 2011 9:27 AM by Greg Boyce
Updated: Aug 22, 2011 4:32 PM
The long-awaited Pro Cycling Challenge begins in Colorado Springs this afternoon. Racers from all over the world will race the Rocky Mountains this week from Vail to Aspen to Crested Butte and Streamboat Springs.
Today's race from Garden of the Gods to downtown Colorado Springs will set the field for the race. It begins around 1:15 p.m. Today's prologue will feature one racer every two minutes, until the late in the afternoon, then one racer every minute. Riders will be timed for placement in tomorrow's race.