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

Women's Beginner Mountain Biking Clinic

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!

4 consecutive Wednesday evenings:   6pm-8pm

Session 2: 9/5, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26

Cost: $100 for 4-week session (includes trail passes where needed)

Please pay by coming into the shop or mailing a check to 20 Langdon St., Montpelier VT 05602

Space is limited to 10 riders per session, so register ASAP

Questions?  Call us at (802) 225-6736 or email us outdoors@onionriver.com

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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!

Bike rentals available.

Wednesday evenings 6pm-8pm.

Session 1: 9/5-9/26

Cost: $100 for 4-week session (includes trail passes where needed).  Discount for riders who completed our Women's Beginner Class Session 1.

Please pay by coming into the shop or mailing a check to 20 Langdon St., Montpelier VT 05602

Space is limited to 10 riders per session, so register ASAP

Questions?  Call us at (802) 225-6736 or email us outdoors@onionriver.com

 

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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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VT 100 Winner Lindsay Simpson at ORO
Aug
17
6:30 PM18:30

VT 100 Winner Lindsay Simpson at ORO

Come on down to ORO Friday, August 17th at 6:30pm to hear from Lindsay Simpson - the Waterbury local who won the 2018 Vermont 100 ! 

Lindsay Simpson has had a long journey with trail ultra running, beginning with her first ultra marathon in 2010. This year, she managed to not only be the first women to cross the finish line at the Vermont 100, but also to be the only women to finish in the top 10 overall. 

Quite the incredible human, this is sure to be quite an incredible talk! If you love to trail run, ultra run, or are simply fascinated by those who are willing to push themselves so far, then come on down for a great night at ORO !

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Onion River Outdoors presents Outdoor Movie Night
Aug
10
7:00 PM19:00

Onion River Outdoors presents Outdoor Movie Night

Come down to the parking lot for some outdoor cinema at ORO! It's double feature night with two great adventure films: The Frozen Road-one man's solo journey across the Canadian Arctic by fat bike, and Blue Heart-a Patagonia film about the fight to save Europe's last wild rivers

BYOC (Bring Your Own Chair)

Rain date- August 10

Tickets:$10

Cash bar.  Raffle to benefit Friends of the Winooski and their great work protecting our mighty river.

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Women's Beginner Mountain Biking Clinic
Jul
18
to Aug 8

Women's Beginner Mountain Biking Clinic

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!

Wednesday evenings 6pm-8pm.

Session 1: 7/18-8/8

Cost: $100 for 4-week session (includes trail passes where needed)

Space is limited to 10 riders per session, so register ASAP

Questions?  Call us at (802) 225-6736 or email us onionriveroutdoors@gmail.com

Registration is full for Session 1!  Thank you! Stay tuned for Session 2 starting in September!

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Point 2 Point: ORO Trail Training Ride
Jul
17
5:00 PM17:00

Point 2 Point: ORO Trail Training Ride

Join the team at Onion River Outdoors for an afternoon ride 7/17 on the local trails.  After the ride, we will head over to VSECU for some post-ride grilling and refreshments post-ride, provided by Harpoon (21+ riders only).    win raffle items from Point to Point sponsors, and enjoy

The Point to Point, powered by VSECU, is a cycling and running event to raise funds and awareness for the Vermont Foodbank’s mission to end the growing problem of hunger in Vermont. Help a neighbor in need and have fun doing it!

For questions and to sign up for this ride, call the shop at 802.225.6736. 

If it's raining, we will switch to a gravel ride at meet at VSECU at 5:30

To learn more about the Point to Point, powered by VSECU, visit www.thepointtopoint.org.

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Montpelier Mile 2018
Jul
3
6:00 PM18:00

Montpelier Mile 2018

  • 112 State St Montpelier, VT 05602 USA (map)
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Kick off Montpelier’s Independence Day parade with Vermont’s fastest mile! This classic one-mile race runs through historic downtown Montpelier in front of thousands of spectators – then stick around after the race for the parade and fireworks! All ages welcome – kids encouraged to run!

Race Start: 6:00pm (adults with strollers start 6:01pm)

Pre-registration through July 2 at Onion River Outdoors or at https://www.runreg.com/montpelier-mile: $15 adult / $15 adult with stroller / $10 adult with kid / $5 kids under 12

Day-of registration and bib pick-up from 3:45-5:30pm: $25 adult / $25 adult with stroller / $20 adult with kid / $5 kids under 12

Registration and bib pickup at the Onion River Outdoors tent in front of People’s United Bank, 112 State St. in Montpelier.

For additional information, questions about course, registration, etc. contact Onion River Outdoors at 802-225-6736 or onionriveroutdoors@gmail.com

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Jul
3
3:30 PM15:30

Ride with ORO in the Parade!

Celebrate July 3rd, Montpelier style!

Join the ORO crew for our annual family-friendly rolling bike ride in the 3rd of July Parade! Bring your bikes and helmets to the back loading lock of Onion River starting at 3:30 on Tuesday for free popsicles and decorations to get your bike, trailer, jogger, or scooter all RED, WHITE and BLUE for the parade.

We will then roll over to the parade staging area in the Meadow at 5pm as a big group and then head back to the shop via Bailey-Baldwin-Court shortly after the end of our ride.


Parents, please accompany children 7 and under and plan to meet older children at the end of the parade route on State Street or back at the shop. Please let Kip or Jen know of your coordinated plans.


We can’t wait for the fun!!

Be sure to shoot any questions our way at onionriveroutdoors@gmail.com

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Onion River Outdoors at NEMBAfest 2018
Jun
22
to Jun 24

Onion River Outdoors at NEMBAfest 2018

  • 2059 Darling Hill Road Lyndonville, VT, 05851 United States (map)
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3 Days of Celebrating All Things Mountain Biking

 

Enjoy a fun-filled, family-friendly weekend of riding, camping, demo-ing the latest mountain bikes, checking out all the gadgets and gear, rockin’ to great music, and enjoying yummy local food & drink in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom! This is Vermont summer at its best.

Try some dream machines before you decide which one is your new ride. All the bikes ORO carries will be waiting for you to demo: Specialized Stumpjumpers, Salsa Timberjacks, and all kinds of Niners.

Find Kip in the Specialized tent or leading the InterMellow ride at 2pm on Saturday. Or find a bunch of great single track with Caroline Kessler on Friday at 4pm or Saturday at 11am and 1pm.

 

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