Cycling Vermont

Venture Vermont: Cycling the Green Mountains

There are many reasons to ride a bike:  For sport and competition, recreation and fun, health and wellness, for a cause or a loved one.  There’s also a lifestyle and culture to identify with, one of coffee, beer and good meals to nourish before and replenish after long days in the saddle.  There are the friendships and camaraderie that are born from a shared passion of pedaling a bike and…

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Stratton Athlete Steve Croucher takes Top Spot in XTERRA Triathalon

When it comes to health, wellness and fitness, Stratton sponsored athlete Steve Croucher is your man. A seasoned triathlete, Steve lived and trained with the snowy mountains of Colorado as his backdrop before returning to the East Coast and calling Stratton, Vermont home. Part of a growing number of extreme sports athletes in Vermont, he took his first overall number one title in last week’s French River XTERRA triathalon, beating the number…

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Venture Vermont: Dorset Mountain Bike Trails

Venture off the beaten mountain bike path to this hidden gem. The Dorset Mountain Bike trails will have you earning your turns and loving every minute of it. Here’s everything you need to know to have the best day riding these trails.  Directions 50 Church Street, Dorset, VT. Parking is located at the corner of Rte 30 & Church St in Dorset, VT surrounding along the “Village Green”. Estimated 37…

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November Gear Guide

Struggling to find pieces that will smooth the transition from fall to winter? The Stratton Gear Guide is here to help. Outfit your adventures in Stratton’s Village, where you’ll find all of these items and more. Find full descriptions of all featured items HERE! 1. Women’s Juno Pant at Lole 2. Coal Hats at Syd & Dusty’s 3. Fall Flannels at First Run 4. Garbo Vest at Dashing Bear 5.…

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Time for snow tires

By Courtney DiFiore This weekend is calling for snow upwards to 5 inches by Sunday morning. Can you believe that? Despite our first snow last weekend, I’ve still neglected to switch my all-season tires for winter. I can’t possibly be the only one behind the eight ball on this one. Actually, now that I think of it, I did overhear a co-worker making an appointment today. There’s hope for me…

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Preparing For 2014-15 Winter Season

By Courtney DiFiore Imagine beginning your day with a beautiful sunrise over lush green mountains. As you gaze down into the valley, you bite into a locally grown apple. While stretching, you awe at the symphony of fall colors and plan out the rest of your day. Shall you take a swim in the local watering hole, play a few rounds on the links, rally some tennis balls or take…