Critical Mass Ride from Park St., 2015
The 3rd annual B3 mountain bike festival is happening the weekend of June 10. And, it starts with a kick-off party on Park St., Friday evening, at 5:00 p.m. Last year the 1st annual kick-off party included tastings from The Alchemist, von Trapp Brewing, Idletyme, Stowe Cider, Mansfield Dairy, Sage Farm Goat Dairy, and more. This year's block party will be much the same, with live music, and new additions such as balloons for kids, and kid munchies! The Critical Mass Ride, which everyone is looking forward to again, departs afterwards. It's a group ride that will depart from Park Street, around 6:30 p.m., and goes up the Mt. Rd. to Piecasso. All ages are invited, and costumes are encouraged. After the ride, there will be restaurant, brew, and cider specials; along with bike giveaways. Throughout the weekend there will be group rides for all abilities. And on Sunday, there will be a host of group rides at Trapp Family Lodge Outdoor Center - all family friendly - and a cookout to follow!
For more information on B3 weekend, visit the B3 event page of the Stowe Mountain Bike Club.
photo credit: Lucy Nersesian