BRECKENRIDGE - Stage 3 of the USA Pro Challenge will kick off Monday afternoon with a circuit from Breckenridge to Steamboat Springs.
On Tuesday, hundreds gathered on top of Independence Pass to watch the cyclists climb up 12,000 feet in elevation.
The cyclists reach the summit by 11:20 a.m. on Tuesday and quickly made their way back down in to Buena Vista.
After Independence Pass, cyclists had to climb Hoosier Pass in to Breckenridge.
Wednesday's ride will be another difficult leg of the race.
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