What is pro cycling challenge?

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... Avermaet 1st Stage 5, Greg Van Avermaet 1st Prologue Eneco Tour, Taylor Phinney 1st Stage 2 USA Pro Cycling Challenge, George Hincapie 1st Paris-Tours, Greg Van Avermaet 2012 1st Switzerland Road Race Championships ...

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    He’s indestructible. Frankenstein’s creation is man’s challenge to the laws of life and death.
    Edward T. Lowe, and Erle C. Kenton. Dr. Edelman (Onslow Stevens)

    The upbeat lawyer/negotiator of preadolescence has become a real pro by now—cynical, shrewd, a tough cookie. You’re constantly embroiled in a match of wits. You’re exhausted.
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    If all feeling for grace and beauty were not extinguished in the mass of mankind at the actual moment, such a method of locomotion as cycling could never have found acceptance; no man or woman with the slightest aesthetic sense could assume the ludicrous position necessary for it.
    Ouida [Marie Louise De La Ramée] (1839–1908)