Big Shot Bikes Chosen to Design Custom USA Pro Challenge Stage 6 Trophy Bike

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An additional 10 replica bikes created to give northern Colorado cycling fans and businesses chance to be part of history.

Big Shot Designed Troph Bike for the USA Pro Challenge

Big Shot Designed Troph Bike for the USA Pro Challenge

We are excited and flattered to be chosen to design the Stage 6 trophy. This is a great opportunity to highlight our company and our products as well as support the race as it comes through northern Colorado

The USA Pro Challenge Northern Colorado Local Operating Committee has chosen Fort Collins-based Big Shot Bikes to create the custom trophy bike for the USA Pro Challenge Stage 6 winner. The professional cyclist who wins Stage 6 of the USA Pro Challenge will receive this bike during the finish award ceremony in Old Town Fort Collins Saturday, Aug. 22.

Known for providing fun, affordable, custom single-speed and fixed-gear bicycles, Big Shot Bikes incorporated the USA Pro Challenge colors and northern Colorado community highlights into its custom bike design. The red, white and blue bike includes the names of all northern Colorado Stage 6 communities – Fort Collins, Loveland, Larimer County and Windsor – on both the front and back wheels.

“Having the USA Pro Challenge race through northern Colorado again in 2015 is a testament to our area as a desirable cycling haven. The Stage 6 local operating committee has been charged with producing the customized award for the stage 6 winner. We saw this as an opportunity to showcase a local, highly successful company that plays an important role in our local cycling scene as well as enhances the sport by helping cyclists across the nation create their own custom bike. Big Shot Bikes has produced a solid Stage 6 trophy bike that celebrates the USA Pro Challenge as well as northern Colorado,” said Eric Thompson.

This is the first time that Big Shot Bikes has been chosen to design a custom bike for a large-scale cycling event.

“We are excited and flattered to be chosen to design the Stage 6 trophy. This is a great opportunity to highlight our company and our products as well as support the race as it comes through northern Colorado,” said Matt Peterson, owner of Big Shot Bikes. “We love that the USA Pro Challenge Stage 6 course highlights northern Colorado and the beauty of the area. Seeing our community highlighted and seen by millions of viewers around the world through the race is a great opportunity for northern Colorado cycling to be in the spotlight.”

In addition to creating the actual bike for the Stage 6 winner, Big Shot Bikes has created 10 exact replica bikes that will be available as part of the USA Pro Challenge Northern Colorado Committee’s Big Shot sponsorship package.

“As we were working with Big Shot Bikes on the trophy bike, we saw a great opportunity for local cycling fans and northern Colorado businesses to get in on the action and be able to share in the experience by owning their own custom Stage 6 Big Shot bike,” said Thompson.

About Big Shot Bikes
As one of the first companies to offer bike customization, Big Shot has become an industry leader, not only for single-speed bikes, but in the field of mass customization as well. Located in a bike-friendly community like Northern Colorado has provided Big Shot with numerous opportunities, each of which has helped to make Big Shot what it is today.

Big Shot returns the support by donating to local charities, and by staying involved with the local foundations and the many, many festivals of the area. Find them online at http://www.BigShotBikes.com.

About the USA Pro Challenge
Referred to as "America's Race," the USA Pro Challenge will take place August 17-23, 2015. For seven consecutive days, the world's top athletes race through the majestic Colorado Rockies, reaching higher altitudes than they've ever had to endure. The inaugural Women's USA Pro Challenge is a three-day invitation-only event and will kick off in Breckenridge on August 21st and conclude in Golden on August 23rd. One of the largest cycling events in U.S. history and the largest spectator event in the history of the state, the USA Pro Challenge is back for 2015. Featuring a challenging course, the fifth annual race will spotlight the best of the best in professional cycling and some of America's most beautiful scenery.

Connect with the Northern Colorado USA Pro Challenge on Facebook, http://www.Facebook.com/GoNoCoPro.

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