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U.S.A. Pro Cycling Route Announced

Course to start in Durango, finish in Denver

The 2012 U.S.A. pro cycling challenge will begin in Durango, Colorado and finish in Denver, race organizers announced on Thursday, and may feature a time trial on the final of seven of stages. Reports of the 2012 course layout had leaked in the media in mid-November and again earlier this week, promting organizer Medalist Sports to confirm the route. The 2011 race, in which Levi Leipheimer defeated a collection of the world's top racers, included a memorable 131-mile stage up and over 12,095-foot Independance Pass. Organizers plan to include that route for 2012. 

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