USA Pro Cycling Challenge: 5 things to know about the race

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1. Local boy done good: Tom Danielson has had a hell of a year already, and for the Boulder resident, a win here would push it over the top. He finished ninth overall in the Tour de France, making him the highest placing American. His team, Garmin-Cervelo, won the Tour de France team title. He also finished third in the Tour of California.

The Fort Lewis College graduate is many people's favorite to win this race and it would be a storybook ending for this Colorado tale.

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