The Little Nell’s “Clip In With Christian” VIP Cycling Experience – 17-20 August 2015This year, The Little Nell’s second annual “Clip in with Christian” VIP cycling experience will be from 17-20 August 2015. Coinciding with Colorado’s USA Pro Challenge, one of the largest cycling events in U.S. history and the state’s largest spectator event to date, guests will get to ride Aspen’s most scenic routes, enjoy VIP access to Stages 3 and 4 of the race, wine and dine with The Little Nell and much more
The Little Nell’s bespoke biking experience is led by Christian Vande Velde, the 2012 USA Pro Challenge champion, with his friends and former pros George Hincapie and Craig Lewis. Guests are invited to unleash their cycling potential through coaching from this trio, in addition to receiving personalized nutrition plans and riding apparel.
The experience includes:
· Monday, 17 August:
o Arrival Day - Evening Welcome Reception, Poolside at The Little Nell
· Tuesday, 18 August:
o Breakfast in element 47 at The Little Nell
o Ride Independence Pass
o Lunch on the element 47 patio
o Afternoon on own
o Dinner al fresco with Christian Vande Velde, George Hincapie and Craig Lewis
· Wednesday, 19 August:
o Breakfast in element 47
o Short morning ride to Maroon Bells / Ashcroft
o Lunch on the Ajax Tavern patio
o Welcome USA Pro Challenge riders arriving for Stage 3 from Copper Mountain from the VIP Tent
o Evening ride to a very special farewell wine dinner at Emma Farms, with transportation back to The Little Nell
· Thursday, 20 August:
o Breakfast in element 47
o Send USA Pro Challenge riders off for Stage 4 ride to Breckenridge from the VIP Tent
o Departure Day
· All-In Package: £2,644 ($3,999) - This package includes a three-night stay at The Little Nell, all meals and snacks, riding kits, VIP tickets to Aspen’s Stages 3 & 4 of the USA Pro Challenge, and other surprises.
· All-In Rider, No stay or Shared Room: £1,653 ($2,500) -- This package includes all meals and snacks, riding kits, VIP tickets to Aspen’s Stages 3 & 4 of the USA Pro Challenge, and other surprises.
• Non-Riding Spouse: £1,322 ($2000) -- This package includes access to all meals, and VIP tickets to Aspen’s Stages 3 & 4 of the USA Pro Challenge.
Space is limited for “Clip in with Christian” participants to ensure all receive the highest level of attention. To book your “Clip in with Christian” package, or sign up to receive more information please go to www.thelittlenell.com In order to see images from last year’s events please do look at the photo gallery.
· Riders of all levels are welcome – they must bring their own bike
· All rides will be accompanied by Tom Hopper, team mechanic, as well as support vehicles stocked with food, beverage, and spare parts
· Riders will be supplied with Skratch Mix bottles daily, pre-arrival amenities and detailed GPS information on each ride's course, elevation and mileage
· All bikes will be washed, tuned and stored nightly by the team mechanic
· Riders will also receive three cycling kits for this experience, furnished by Garmin, BMC and The Little Nell
• Sponsors include Smith Optics and Giro