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Überwintern Fatbike Festival 2017

January 7, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Stowe Mountain Bike Club and Mountain Bike Vermont are at it again in 2017, bringing you Vermont’s best antidote to the winter blues—Uberwintern! What is Uberwintern you ask? It’s a day of fatbike revelry on powder-packed single track for those souls brave enough to keep charging on two wheels through the depths of winter.

Join us Saturday January 7th, 2017 for a day of fatbike group rides, demos, and hearty brews around warm fires. “We couldn’t be more stoked!” says event founder Ryan Thibault of MTBVT. “As a fatbiker myself, it’s a privilege to add a little MTBVT flair to the fatbike phenomenon!”

SCHEDULE

7:30 – Vendor setup
8:30 – Registration opens
9:00 – Demos begin
9:30 to 10:00 – Group rides depart
1:00 – 3:00 – Lunch is served
4:00 – Event ends… after party TBD

RENTALS VS. DEMOS

DEMOS: Each participating shop will have demo bikes available. We have ample demo bikes this year! Demo bikes are let out for 45 minutes to 1 hour sessions and can be taken on the groomed rec path or any trails a rider is confortable with. We have a recomended demo loop that can be ridden at a leisure pace in 45 minutes even with a quick stop at the camp fire and aid station. Attendees are encourages to participate in as many demo sessions as they like. Demo bikes are not typically allowed out on the group rides as the group rides leave for more than the alotted hour demo session.
RENTALS: Rentals are available on a shop by shop basis. You are encouraged to contact shops in advance if you would like to rent a bike for the full day. Prices vary by shop.

PARTICIPATING SHOPS

Bicycle Express
Iride
Old Spoke Home
Earls Cyclery
Chucks Bikes
Mansfield Cycles
Onion River Sports
Highland Mountain Bike Park
Outdoor Gear Exchange

Alternative Shops to reach out to for pick-up rentals:

East Burike Sports
Waterbury Sports
Powerplay Sports
North Star Sports
The Ski Rack

Now in its fifth year, Uberwintern 2017 will be staged out of Sushi Yoshi, situated on the Stowe rec path and in close proximity to the Cady Hill Forest trailhead. Registration, group ride departures, demos, and lunch will be all take place at Sushi Yoshi, aka Uberwintern HQ.

Your ticket price includes on-site demos, group rides, lunch (with both carnivorous and veggie options), as well as beverages. So pump up those tires, break out the extra layers, and get ready for a bike festival unlike any you’ve ever seen.

Brought to you by Von Trapp Brewing, Sushi Yoshi, Green Mountain Distillers, MTBVT, and the Stowe Mountain Bike Club. Stay tuned toMTBVT.com and StoweMountainBike.com for a full schedule…

Details

Date:
January 7, 2017
Time:
11:00 am - 5:00 pm