Hang around a group of experienced cyclists discussing the USA Pro Cycling Challenge or this year’s new Colorado Classic, and sooner or later—probably sooner—they’ll bring up the Coors Classic.
Finally a massive field sprint after days of breakaways!
The injury list is ominous — broken ribs, broken noses, sinus infections, stress fractures, bronchitis, and dysentery. Not exactly an auspicious start for the first American-based professional team to compete in the Tour de France.
There are two types of bike racers: those who find great strength in the face of a setback and those who crack because of it.