Fat Tire Festival in Colorado


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Question: Last year was supposed to be the “last hurrah” for Fat Tire Week in Crested Butte, Colorado, but I heard someone else was going to continue the tradition there. Is that true, and if so, what are the dates for this year? Thanks much.

Bill Olson
Minot, North Dakota

Adventure Adviser:The Fat Tire Festival lives! The 16-year-old mountain bike festival, acquired by Lowrider Productions, will take place June 25-29. If you’ve never experienced the classic carnival atmosphere of a Fat Tire Festival, now is the time to combine world-class riding with five days of zaniness, including participation in the
chainless downhill race. Though it may be wacky, the festival also offers top-level racing, rides with local guides, clinics, and, best of all, barbecue. Entry fees range from $25 to $100 depending on your age and how you choose to fill your days. Entries must be postmarked by June 18. Call Lowrider Promotions at 802-484-5737 for details. For information on Crested Butte
accommodations, call 800-821-3718.

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