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Crested Butte Winter Travel Guide

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CRESTED BUTTE WINTER TRAVEL GUIDE Sponsored by Travel Crested Butte Recently I got the opportunity to explore Crested Butte, Colorado. My partner, Ryan and I had a great time getting to know this little mountain town and the people while we were there; were already looking forward to our next visit! In this Crested Butte winter travel guide, I suggest the best things to do in Crested Butte during the winter. But first, Id like to share a little bit about the town and its history. Located in the rugged Rocky Mountains of west-central Colorado, Crested Buttes elevation is just...

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Getting The Most Out Of One-Day Transport Passes In Tokyo

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The biggest impediment to traveling in Tokyo is definitely the expensive public transportation. The smart way to keep costs down is to use one-day passes! In this article, weve compiled info about one-day passes for the most commonly used public transportation lines. Use the extra money you save using the passes to have fun all over Tokyo! Table of Contents 1. Tokyo Metro 24-Hour Ticket 2. Tokunai Pass (JR Free Ticket) 3. For Tourists Only! Tokyo Subway Ticket 4. Toden One-Day Pass (Arakawa Line) 5. Triangle Ticket (Tokyu Railway) 6. Setagaya Sansaku Ticket (Tokyu Railway) 7. Keio Line Inokashira Line...

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Man vs. Machine: A Race Up Boulders Flagstaff Road

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Do you think you have what it takes to run or bike up Boulder, Colorados notorious Flagstaff Road? GearJunkie editors Sean McCoy and Adam Ruggiero push their limits in a head-to-head race up this demanding route. Watch as they battle cold temps and gusty winds for their chance at winning office bragging rights. Check out more information on the Flagstaff Road race origins, history, and the athletes who have already tested their mettle on it below. Man vs. Machine Flagstaff Road Race Origin Story Every town has its proving ground: a hill or lonely flat where athletes measure their fitness...

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10 Breezy Books for Your Bike Tour

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When the slush turns to water and the maintenance crews resurface the gravel of the rail trails, this gal likes to hit the trails with her trusty two-wheeled steed. Whether youre planning a day outing or a longer trip, every bicycle ride demands the perfect booklist. This list focuses primarily on books about bikes, biking, and all things two-wheeled, but it deviates into titles only tangentially related to bikes. Isnt that just the way of a journey, to meander and explore? When youre dreaming up the perfect adventure for the summer, consider these ideal books for your bike tour. Across...

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First ride: Ibis Ripmo version 2.0

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Ibis Cycles has launched an updated version of its long-travel 29er, the Ripmo. The Ripmo V2 features longer, slacker geometry and updated suspension kinematics that make it compatible with coil shocks. We were lucky enough to get a frameset in for an early test. Read on to see how the new Ripmo stacks up to the original. Ibis Ripmo 2 Highlights Longer reach, slacker head angle, longer wheelbase than the original Slight (2mm) increase in rear suspension travel More progressive suspension leverage ratio Compatible with some coil shocks Threaded bottom bracket Frame weight: 6.3 pounds w/Fox DPX2 shock Frame pricing...

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