Stage 3: Breckenridge to Steamboat Springs–Wednesday, Aug. 21

August 16 2013, 9:49 AM

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Stage 3: Breckenridge to Steamboat Springs (Wednesday, August 21)

Distance: 105.9 miles

After leaving Breckenridge, Swan Mountain Road provides a great place for riders to breakaway as they weave north to Kremmling and Rabbit Ears Pass before the 20-mile sprint from the top to downtown Bike Town, USA (also known as Steamboat Springs).  

Start: 12:10 p.m.

Where to Watch: The finish line in Steamboat Springs.  

Fuel Up: Wake up with a cinnamon bun from Winona’s, a Steamboat institution.  

Don’t Miss: The town party featuring the Loose Change Band after the race.  

Stay: Kick off your boots at the Vista Verde Guest Ranch. The luxury dude ranch offers horseback trips, a swimming pool, and fly fishing gear for guests.  

 —Image courtesy of Doug Pensinger