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Schedule of events for USA Pro Challenge in Aspen

Stage winner Andre Greipel of Germany, right in blue, Peter Sagan of Slovakia, wearing the best sprinter's green jersey, left, and Edvald Boasson Hagen of Norway, second right, sprint towards the finish line to win the 13th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 217 kilometers (134.8 miles) with start in Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux and finish in Le Cap D'Agde, France, Saturday July 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours)

Stage winner Andre Greipel of Germany, right in blue, Peter Sagan of Slovakia, wearing the best sprinter's green jersey, left, and Edvald Boasson Hagen of Norway, second right, sprint towards the finish line to win the 13th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 217 kilometers (134.8 miles) with start in Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux and finish in Le Cap D'Agde, France, Saturday July 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours)

2013 Schedule of Events

Friday, Aug. 16

­— New Belgium, Spotlight Ride of the Day. Meet at the Sky Hotel, tour to Maroon Bells, 8 a.m. Advance registration at www.aspenupcc.com.

— Valhalla Nights, top of Snowmass Mountain, 5:30-9 p.m., evening gondola rides to the Elk Camp Restaurant.

— Peloton Aspen 13, 6:30 p.m., Shane Aspen Real Estate presents the Kickoff Party to the USA Pro Challenge, a benefit for the Davis Phinney Foundation and Aspen USA Pro Challenge (advance tickets required).

Saturday, Aug. 17

— New Belgium Spotlight Ride of the Day. Mountain bike tour at Snowmass Village. Meet at the Ranger Station, 8 a.m. Advance registration at www.aspenupcc.com.

— Snowmass Village Opening Ceremonies, 3 p.m., tour team parking, upper lots 10, 11, 12.

— Snowmass Village mall festivities, 4-6 p.m., including best bike legs competition.

— Wildwood Pool Party, 5-6 p.m.

— USA Pro Challenge Opening Ceremonies, Snowmass Base Village Plaza, 6:15-8:30 p.m., team introductions.

— Wildwood Welcome, 9-11 p.m., Westin/Wildwood complex, live music, New Belgium

Sunday, Aug. 18

— New Belgium Spotlight Ride of the Day, Aspen tour to Ashcroft. Meet at the Hickory House, 8 a.m. Advance registration at www. aspenupcc.com.

—Aspen Finish Line Festival, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Festival grounds located at Paepke Park in downtown Aspen.

— Bike Around Happy Hour, 5-7 p.m.

— Aspen Sprint Challenge, seeding rounds, 6-8 p.m.

— Moonlight Cruise, downtown Aspen, 9 p.m., start at the Limelight Hotel.

Monday, Aug. 19

— Stage 1 Race Start, 1:05 p.m., Main Street downtown Aspen.

— Aspen Finish Line Festival, noon-6 p.m. Festival grounds located at Paepke Park in downtown Aspen.

— Aspen Sprint Challenge, final eliminatiion rounds in between laps of the USA Pro Challenge.

— Bike Around Happy Hour, 5-7 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 20

— Stage 2 Race Start, 10:30 a.m., Main and Garmisch.

For updated information, visit www.aspenupcc.com