Bike race that originated in Newport thrives in Burke

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copyright the Chronicle April 25, 2018

BURKE — Just before 9 a.m. Ben Tipton and his son Makail bicycled to the intersection of Burke Hollow Road and Darling Hill Road, a quiet crossroads overlooked by Burke Mountain’s ski trails. Saturday dawned clear, the first sunny day in what so far has been a cheerless Vermont spring.

The men slipped their hands into giant foam fingers with the word Rasputitsa printed across them, preparing to direct traffic for a race that would take bicyclists 40 miles over Northeast Kingdom gravel roads.

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