Vermont Cycle Scene

Biking Events in Vermont

Vermont, the Healthiest State, Hosts Several Biking Events

Vermont is repeatedly ranked the Healthiest State in the nation and our passion for biking is a big reason for that. From fat biking in winter to fondos in summer, there’s a race or event for all athletic appetites. Sports enthusiasts come to train, race, compete, tour and experience the state’s beautiful landscape. Of course, Vermont’s farm to plate culinary scene also plays a large role in fueling and tantalizing visitors and local athletes alike.


Vermont’s biking events schedule is expansive and the caliber of the events continues to appeal to destination-savvy athletes.

This season's events run the gamut from gentle to grueling. The choice is yours:

APRIL
April 11    Rasputista, Burke – Cycling 

MAY
May 20        Ride of Silence – Cycling
May 23-25   Killington Stage Race - Cycling

JUNE
June 7           Tour de Heifer, Brattleboro – Cycling
June 10-14    Tour de Kingdom, Northeast Kingdom - Cycling
June 13          Vermont Gran Fondo, Addison County – Cycling
June 13          Vermont CARES Champ ride for HIV Prevention, Lake Champlain – Cycling
June 19-21     NEMBAFest, Burke – Mountain Biking
June 27          Long Trail Century Ride, Killington to benefit Vermont Adaptive Sports - Cycling
June 28          Central Vermont Cycling Tour, Central Vermont – Cycling
 
JULY
July 11                   Islands Bike Tour – Cycling
July 12                   Farm to Fork Fondo, Rutland area – Cycling
July 31 - August 2  Vermont Mountain Bike Festival, Ascutney - Mountain Biking

AUGUST
August 3-10     Lake Champlain Islands Inn to Inn Tour – Cycling
August 8          Harpoon Point to Point: August 10, Windsor – Cycling
August 13-16   The Vermont Challenge - Cycling
August 22-23   Echo Lake Road Race & Swim, Charleston - Cycling and Swimming
   
SEPTEMBER
September 1     Green Mountain Stage Race: Aug 29-Sept. 2 – Cycling
September 5     Dirty 40, Derby – Cycling
September 12   Kelly Brush Century Ride, Middlebury – Cycling
September 28 October 4   Vermont Inn to Inn Tour – Cycling 

Vermont Sports & Outdoors Scene by the Numbers:

50+ Vermont State Parks
273 miles of the Long Trail
7,000 miles of rivers and streams, including part of the 740 mile Northern Forest Canoe Trail
50+ alpine and Nordic ski areas
212 miles of Vermont shoreline along Lake Champlain, the nation’s sixth largest lake
200 Vermont Outdoor Guide Association (VOGA) outfitters and services ready to assist
223 Mountains
18 Mountain Bike Clubs in the Vermont Mountain Bike Association
626,000 Residents
9,200 sq. miles of land; 76 percent forested
Bonus: Local brews to toast your athletic endeavor? One for every mile of a marathon, plus some: 27 breweries.

 

 

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