Events & Results

Rasputitsa – April 19

Onion River Sports is helping to sponsor this year’s exciting new early Spring Classic! Rasputitsa is Russian for mud season when roads become difficult to traverse. The 1st Annual Rasputitsa Spring Classic will be held on April 19th, 2014 starting at 9 AM EST in Newport, VT.  This 47 mile (31 miles of gravel) road race travels some of Vermont’s coldest and barren landscapes. […]

By |March 19th, 2014|Other Events, Reviews|Comments Off|

Kingdom Trails Winterbike 2014

By |March 1st, 2014|ORS Blog, Other Events|Comments Off|

Frozen Onion 2014 Series Review

The series began on January 5th in Hubbard Park on a hilly course,  a big thank you the Montpelier Parks Department for allowing us to hold the race in Hubbard Park.  An obvious change from previous seasons was the increase in fat tires (3.8″ or more) as more people become hooked on winter riding. The second race of the series, February 9th, was held at […]

By |February 28th, 2014|Events & Results, Past Events, Results|Comments Off|

Winterbike 2014 at Kingdom Trails

Join us for the third annual WinterBike celebration

Join us March 1st for Winterbike 2014! ORS will be there with our tent and some fat bikes – it should be a ton of fun.

Kingdom Trails, Mountain Bike Vermont and Le Grand Fat Tour have teamed up for our third annual celebration of fat bike revelry. Winterbike is the grand finale of the five part Le […]

By |February 24th, 2014|Other Events|Comments Off|

Maple Onion Results

The cold conditions did’t seem to slow down the racers at the 11th Annual Maple Onion, impressive performances by Tom Thurston and Sarah Pribram to take top male and female places respectively.

Maple Onion 2014 Results

By |February 17th, 2014|Events & Results, Results|Comments Off|

Photos and Results: Frozen Onion at Elks Lodge

Thank you to Elk’s lodge for opening up their venue for what became an all fat bike race around the golf course on groomed but challenging trails. Following lunch a very hotly-contested game of footdown kicked off with the winner riding away with new pair of Specialized Defroster winter shoes!










By |February 10th, 2014|Events & Results, Results|Comments Off|

Drop IN Project Premiere Screening Feb. 27

Drop IN: Bloody Couloir- Premiere Screening and Q & A with paraplegic athlete Jeremy McGhee

When: Thursday, Feb. 27th, 7 PM

Where: Grand Maple Ballroom, Davis Center, UVM

$10 Donation Appreciated

Film details and more info at:

This inspirational (and somewhat mind-blowing) film comes our way thanks to former ORS employee Silvia Cassano and VT Adaptive Sports.

Drop IN: Bloody Couloir is the first film of a powerful series designed to inspire […]

By |February 7th, 2014|Other Events|Comments Off|

Pedal to End Cancer – American Cancer Society

Where: First in Fitness, 1 Blanchard Court Montpelier, VT 05602

When: Sunday, March 2nd, 9am – noon.

Onion River Sports, along with SpinningSpokes, support Pedal to End Cancer. About one-third of the cancer deaths that occur in the U.S. each year are due to nutrition and physical activity factors. By quitting  or avoiding smoking, maintaining a healthy weight through proper diet and regular physical activity and getting the appropriate […]

By |January 21st, 2014|Other Events|Comments Off|

Camels Hump Challenge

When: February 23rd 2014

Where: Camels Hump

Registration: here

One of New England’s premier backcountry skiing events – The Camel’s Hump Challenge (CHC) – is a highcountry traverse around the perimeter of Camel’s Hump (4083’) — the third highest peak in Vermont’s Green Mountains. Dr. Warren Beeken, the founder and organizer, who passed away in 2003, conceived the CHC as a fundraiser for the Vermont Alzheimer’s Association, and […]

By |January 21st, 2014|Other Events|Comments Off|

Pre CAMELS HUMP CHALLENGE Backcountry Clinic

When: Feb 6, 5pm
Where: Onion River Sports, 20 Langdon st, Montpelier.
Cost: FREE
Onion River sports will be sponsoring the Camels Hump Challenge (CHC) Backcountry Clinic  for interested / perspective CHC skiers.  Ever wonder what the CHC is exactly about? Want to see the course? ORS staff along with experienced CHC skiers will help answer all your questions on gear, the course map, how experienced of […]

By |January 21st, 2014|Other Events, Workshops|Comments Off|