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Quiznos race changes name, gets TV deal

The Quiznos Pro Challenge bicycle race is getting a new name: the USA Pro Cycling Challenge, to go with a new TV deal. Quiznos will continue as a founding sponsor with the same level of participation. Organizers said they changed the name “in order to showcase the global scale of the event to a worldwide… Continue Reading Quiznos race changes name, gets TV deal

Gov. John Hickenlooper and former Gov. Bill Ritter are among those who will be on hand for the announcement of several broadcasters teaming up with organizers of the Quiznos Pro Challenge international cycling race in Colorado. Race officials will say Tuesday at a news conference at the state Capitol who their broadcast partners will be.… Continue Reading Quiznos cycling race announces broadcast partners

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The National Parks Service won’t allow the Quiznos Pro Challenge bike race to proceed through Colorado National Monument this summer. The park supervisor denied access to a leg of the bike race through the park, southwest of Grand Junction, because of concerns about wildlife and the environment. The director of the National Park Service agreed with… Continue Reading Quiznos race locked out of Colo. National Monument

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I caught up earlier this week with Chris Carmichael (he wasn’t on his bike) and asked him about his role in helping bring a stage of the coming Quizno’s Pro Challenge cycling race to the Springs. Carmichael, of course, is a former Olympic athlete, the owner of Carmichael Training Solutions, and Lance Armstrong’s cycling coach.… Continue Reading Carmichael: Quizno’s race an ‘enormous responsibility’

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Worth the extra push: Quiznos Pro Challenge

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Earlier this month, Gov. Bill Ritter and famed cyclist Lance Armstrong took to the podium to announce that they had secured a deal to bring pro cycling back to Colorado after a 22-year hiatus. Cycling fans cheered. Tourism officials panicked. They panicked because the announcement came with a 55-page bid packet from Medalist Sports that… Continue Reading Worth the extra push: Quiznos Pro Challenge

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Pro cycling coming back to Colorado

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Lance Armstrong is teaming with Denver-based Quiznos to bring a major international pro-cycling stage race to Colorado next summer. Armstrong hopes to ride in the weeklong race, titled the Quiznos Pro Challenge. The exact route of the Aug. 22-28 race has not been mapped out yet, but it will include a mix of mountain, sprint… Continue Reading Pro cycling coming back to Colorado

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