Summer in Breckenridge is in full swing and there are lots of exciting events taking place in our mountain community. We are especially pleased to announce that the town of Breckenridge will be part of a new event this summer – the USA Pro Cycling Challenge. More than 125 professional cyclists will sprint to the Stage 5 finish on the streets of historic downtown Breck on Saturday, August 27th. There will be parties, giveaways, restaurant specials, kids’ events and free live music including Big Head Todd and The Monsters!
Here is the schedule of events for this inaugural Breckenridge biking experience:
Grab your bike and hit the trails, streets and bike paths during the day! Local bars and restaurants will open their doors with drink specials and live race coverage on Versus in the afternoon.
3:00pm – Viewing party begins at Ollie's Pub and Grub in Breckenridge
3:30pm – Viewing party begins at Fatty's Pizzeria
4:00pm – Viewing party begins at Twist
11am-4pm – USA Pro Cycling Expo and Beer Garden opens in the Sawmill Lot at the finish at Wellington and North Main Street
11am-1:30pm – Bring your bike and show off your sprint legs: Citizen Street Sprints at French and North Main. Day-of registration only, all types of bikes welcome!
11:30am-2pm – The Pine Beatles perform on the Expo Stage
11:30am and 1pm – RipStoke Mountain Bike Show at Blue River Plaza
1:30pm – Breck Cruiser ride down Main Street
3:30pm-4pm – Approximate race finish with awards immediately following
5:00pm – Doors open at the Riverwalk Center
5:30pm – Big Head Todd and The Monsters perform a FREE live show
Grab your bike and hit the trails, streets and bike paths during the day! Afterwards, relax in the Blue River Plaza and watch the finish on the jumbo screen.
2:00pm – Live race coverage on NBC begins in the Blue River Plaza.
2:00pm –Local bars and restaurants will open their doors with drink specials and live race coverage on NBC. Viewing party locations include Fatty's Pizzeria, Twist and Ollie's Pub and Grub.
The USA Pro Cycling Challenge is expected to be a popular event and lodging accommodations in Breckenridge are filling up quickly! If you want to experience the USA Pro Cycling Challenge in Breckenridge, call Breckenridge Discount Lodging at toll free1-866-476-2311 or visit www.breckenridgediscountlodging.com.