USA Pro Cycling Challenge

Frequently Asked Questions

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Yes. There will be information from FLC concerning parking and working during the USA Pro Challenge events and race. Please also look at “Parking” on the “Maps and Directions” page.

Please see our Maps and Directions page.

We will have parking for spectators watching the race on campus (great views) and parking for shuttles service between campus and town. For more information please see our Maps and Directions page. 

We do have handicap parking. We will have visitor parking with parking attendants to assist you. For more information please see our Maps and Directions page.

Parking is free for all UPC events!

Yes, 20-25 minutes, not handicap accessible. College sits about 300 feet higher in elevation than downtown Durango.

Please see our Maps and Directions page.

Look for the Fort Lewis College tent at the Start Festival on Saturday and Sunday and the Start Village on race day, Monday. You can also visit our web sites:

Please see our Contact Us page.

There are many opportunities to volunteer. Please see the volunteer page on the City of Durango's Pro Cycling Challenge web site.

There is no camping for this event. Please refer to the lodging page on the City of Durango's Pro Cycling Challenge web site.

One of the largest cycling events in US history, the 2012 USA Pro Challenge will feature the best of the best in professional cycling, competing on a challenging course from Aug. 20–26, 2012, travelling through 12 host cities from Durango to Denver.

On August 20, Durango will host Stage 1 of the race. The race is scheduled to start at 10:00 am, at 8th Street and Main Ave., in Durango. After 2 in-town laps, the race will proceed to the Fort Lewis College Campus, over to Florida Road, down Main for a sprint line, out past Lake Nighthorse and then out to HWY 160 and on to Telluride.

FLC will host the Cycling Village for riders, teams and press from August 13th – 20th.

The Start Festival (bike rodeo, entertainment, demonstrations, food, drinks, beer garden and much more) will be on FLC’s campus on August 18th, 10am – 6pm and August 19th, 10am – 4pm. The Gala, Press Lunch and Press Conference will also be on FLC’s campus.

View our list of upcoming, on-campus events.

Use sunscreen, drink a lot of water, and bring cold weather gear. Understand that we are at an altitude of about 6,800 feet.

Merchandise will be available at the Start Festival on Saturday and Sunday on campus and the Start Village downtown on race day.