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features

STYLE: The Makeover of Allen Lim
EO’s Adam Chase decided to dress up the founder of Skratch Labs to look the part of a dude who can get down to business in the saddle and anywhere else he damn well pleases.

CONTEST: Colorado’s Top Adventure Towns
All summer we asked you, our readers, to vote online for the best adventure town in the state. We used a “hot-or-not” format to get the best results, so the winners truly earned it.

departments

EDITOR’S LETTER
Hugs and karma at Wanderlust

QUICK HITS
Best fall bike rides, running after cancer, SUP in Telluride, and more…

FLASHPOINT
Eli Helmuth was one of the first AMGA certified guides in the U.S.

HOT SPOT
How to find serious play time in Bryce Canyon’s magical hoodoos.

THE TRAIL
Fall is the time for a GPS-guided road ride on the Peak to Peak Highway.

STRAIGHT TALK
Nederland’s Timmy Duggan talks about the joys of retirement.

THE GOODS
We’ve got the best gear for cyclocross and bike commuting this fall.

THE ROAD
Climbing Denali — or, trying — taught Chris Kassar how to suffer.

ELWAYVILLE
Peter Kray runs down the stoner stereotypes. Recognize anyone?