Vail gears up for pro bike race

Vail gears up for pro bike race
Local News

By Melanie Wong

VAIL — On Aug. 23, thousands of fans will line the streets of Vail Village and up Vail Pass to cheer on some of the world’s fastest cyclists as they fight the effects of altitude and fatigue during the Vail Time Trial. To bring the race back to Vail (it was part of the USA Pro Challenge in 2011 and 2013, but not 2012), organizing committee the Vail Valley Foundation and many town entities made a bid in an extremely competitive process, contributing funds, promising lodging and, of course, playing host. They’ll also tell you that the effort and cost …

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