Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day
Oct
20
10:00 AM10:00

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day


Join Onion River Outdoors and MAMBA (Montpelier Area Mountain Bike Association) for the annual Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day!

This year Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day will be held at Wrightsville Reservoir in Middlesex, just outside of Montpelier. We will have guided rides for kids of all ages and abilities. There will be a field full of fun built features for everyone to have some fun on, whether on a strider bike or a big geared bicycle. 

No experience necessary for either kids or adults. The event will run from 10am-12pm, we encourage the whole family to attend! Wrightsville has a great selection of trails from wide grassy paths to true singletrack riding. Oh, and it's FREE!

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Autumn Onion 5K
Oct
28
9:00 AM09:00

Autumn Onion 5K

The Autumn Onion Returns!

Join Onion River Outdoors and Central Vermont Runners Sunday, October 28th for the annual costume 5K run in Montpelier. The race is open to people of all ages. Costumes strongly encouraged, prizes awarded for best costume! The race will start in front of Onion River Outdoors at 9am sharp. Pre-register on RunReg.com. On site registration will also be available. More details (and link to register coming soon!)

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Mellow Mountain Bike Mondays
Oct
15
5:00 PM17:00

Mellow Mountain Bike Mondays

This Week's Location: Blueberry Lake, Plunkton Rd, Warren

Join us Mondays at 5pm for casual, beginner friendly riding. We'll keep the skill level basic and fun level high. we won't have formal instruction, but we'll share tips and tricks as needed, and maybe session some features. 

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Mt. Worcester Guided Hike
Oct
8
10:00 AM10:00

Mt. Worcester Guided Hike

Join ORO on a guided hike up Mt. Worcester! We will meet at the trailhead at 10am and follow the route laid out in the "Vermont's Best Day Hikes", a book written by our very own Jen Roberts! Be sure to stop in the shop and pick one up if you are looking for a guide for incredible hikes all around Vermont. It is complete with descriptions, trail tips for specific areas, and difficulty levels of different trails so you can feel prepared wherever you are headed. The hike is about 4 miles round trip, and is kid friendly although some hiking experience is necessary. 

October 8th is right smack in the middle of peak foliage season in Vermont so the views are sure to be incredible! 

Click event photo to register (This is a Free event!)
See you there!

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Mellow Mountain Bike Mondays
Oct
1
5:30 PM17:30

Mellow Mountain Bike Mondays

Join us Mondays at 5pm for casual, beginner-friendly riding. We'll keep the skill level basic and fun level high. We won't have former instruction, but we'll share tips and tricks as needed, and maybe some fun features to session. Kids welcome; contact us to find out if the riding will match their skill level. 

Location: Millstone

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Mellow Mountain Bike Mondays
Sep
24
5:00 PM17:00

Mellow Mountain Bike Mondays

Join us Mondays at 5pm for casual, beginner-friendly riding. We'll keep the skill level basic and fun level high. We won't have former instruction, but we'll share tips and tricks as needed, and maybe some fun features to session. Kids welcome; contact us to find out if the riding will match their skill level. 

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Dam Writghtsville Cyclocross Race
Sep
23
8:00 AM08:00

Dam Writghtsville Cyclocross Race

Join Onion River Outdoors Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 for the fourth annual Dam Wrightsville Cyclocross race at the Wrightsville Reservoir Beach (just north of the dam) in Middlesex, VT. (Map location: 369 VT-12, Middlesex, VT, 05602).

Bunny-hop-able barriers, sand, and a Spiral of Death: yeah, we'll have it all...

Come on out and enjoy a unique Vermont CX experience in an idyllic location! This is a super-spectator-friendly sport and venue. ALL BIKES WELCOME! Mountain bikes (no bar ends), cross bikes, klunkers, fat bikes, kids' bikes!!

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Mellow Mountain Bike Mondays
Sep
17
5:00 PM17:00

Mellow Mountain Bike Mondays

Join us Mondays at 5pm for casual, beginner-friendly riding. We'll keep the skill level basic and fun level high. We won't have former instruction, but we'll share tips and tricks as needed, and maybe some fun features to session. Kids welcome; contact us to find out if the riding will match their skill level. 

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Mellow Mountain Bike Mondays
Sep
10
5:00 PM17:00

Mellow Mountain Bike Mondays

Join us Mondays at 5pm for casual, beginner-friendly riding. We'll keep the skill level basic and fun level high. We won't have former instruction, but we'll share tips and tricks as needed, and maybe some fun features to session. Kids welcome; contact us to find out if the riding will match their skill level. 

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Parking Lot Cinema - "The Moment"
Sep
7
7:00 PM19:00

Parking Lot Cinema - "The Moment"

Join us for the second rendition of ORO Parking Lot Cinema! On Friday, September 7th, we will be showing "The Moment", a film documenting the beginning of Freeride Mountain Biking in British Columbia. "The Moment" is thrilling, fascinating and generally incredible. The feature-length film will start at 7pm. Tickets are $10 and include snacks and beverages. As always, BYOC (bring your own chair).

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Women's Intermediate Mountain Biking Clinic
Sep
5
to Sep 26

Women's Intermediate Mountain Biking Clinic

Gain confidence and skills in this fun weekly on-trail clinic that helps you take your riding to the next level.  This session continues where our beginner class left off with further instruction in technical aspects, bike maintenance and other skills.  Gain knowledge and further your abiltiies in a fun supportive environment while exploring the best mountain bike trails in Central Vermont!

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Women's Beginner Mountain Biking Clinic - Registration Full
Sep
5
to Sep 26

Women's Beginner Mountain Biking Clinic - Registration Full

Gain confidence and skills in this fun weekly on-trail clinic. No experience necessary. Bike rentals available. Learn all the basics of technical trail riding, how to fix a flat and troubleshoot other common mechanical problems, and meet new riding buddies while exploring the best mountain bike trails in Central Vermont!

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