Aug 28, 2011 – Daniel Oss took the third straight win for Liquigas at the inaugural US Pro Cycling Challenge, in a sprint ahead of double winner and teammate, Viviani. Fred Rodriguez finished 3rd in an impressive comeback bid for the veteran US sprinter.
Leipheimer secured the overall victory managing his rivals on the only climb of the day, Lookout Mountain, and staying safe on the final circuits in Denver thanks to a fast tempo set by his RadioShack teammates.
1. Daniel Oss (ITA) Liquigas-Cannondale 2hr 27min 8sec
2. Elia Viviani (ITA) same time
3. Fred Rodriguez (USA) s.t
4. Daniel Summerhill (USA) s.t
5. Frank Pipp (USA) at 2secs
6. Levi Leipheimer, (USA) s.t
20. Cadel Evans (AUS) at 2secs
1. Levi Leipheimer (USA/Team RadioShack)
2. Christian Vande Velde (USA) at 11secs
3. Tejay Van Garderen at 17
4. Tom Danielson (USA) at 21
5. George Hincapie (USA) at 53