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USA Pro Challenge announces lineup of teams for August cycling tour

By: Associated Press
July 21, 2014 Updated: July 21, 2014 at 6:51 pm
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George Hincapie of BMC Racing waves to the crowd as he nears the finish of the time trials to end his career Sunday. Hincapie finished a record 17 Tour de France races. Photo by Christian Murdock, The Gazette file

DENVER - Headlining the lineup for the fourth USA Pro Challenge next month are BMC, Team Garmin-Sharp, Cannondale, Trek Factory Racing and Tinkoff-Saxo.

Tour officials announced the 16-team lineup Monday. Trek Factory Racing is one of seven teams that will be making its debut appearance in the seven-stage race that covers 550 miles from Aspen to Denver on Aug. 18-24.

Colorado Springs hosts a stage Aug. 21 and one starts at Woodland Park the next day.

Full rosters will be announced closer to the race.

Along with the UCI pro teams, four UCI Professional Continental teams are signed up: Drapac, Team NetApp-Endura, Team Novo Nordisk and UnitedHealthcare.

UCI Continental Teams participating are Bissell Development Team, Hincapie Sportswear Development Team, Jamis-Hagens Berman p/b Sutter Home, Jelly Belly p/b Maxxis, Optum Presented by Kelly Benefit Strategies, Rapha Condor JLT and Team SmartStop

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