Freewheeling

Arkansas Freewheeling

If you’re looking for an out-of-the-ordinary way to celebrate All Hallows Eve tomorrow, check out Bobby’s Fright Hike: Bike Ride and Costume Party. The ride is free and is for all ages and fitness levels. All you have to do is don your scariest costume and bring your own bicycle and light. You’ll go past some of  …
A low rumble can be heard in Fayetteville today and it will grow to a significant roar by the weekend as hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists descend upon the city for the 2012 Bikes, Blues & BBQ Motorcycle Rally. Much of the activity takes place along iconic Dickson Street, known for being the center of …
The beautiful Ozark Mountains are the backdrop for the annual Bikes, Blues & BBQ Motorcycle Rally set for Sept. 26-29 in Fayetteville. Bikes Bikes, Blues & BBQ is the largest charitable bike rally in the United States. Hundreds of thousands of bikes will line Dickson Street and the surrounding area, giving festival-goers a close-up view …
I visited Ridgeline Trails last October. Below is the article I wrote about the trail system. Enjoy! The Ridgeline Trails in Vandervoort provide visitors a chance to enjoy over 15 miles of private forested trails. Located around 4 miles from the Cossatot River and surrounded on all sides by the Ouachita National Forest, Ridgeline encompasses …
It’s time for the Slaughter Pen Jam, y’all! The what, say you? Slaughter Pen Jam, the premier cycling event in Bentonville along with with some excellent music.  Registration is from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Friday, Sept. 7 on the Bentonville square. The event starts with bicycle trials, expert and pro, from 5 p.m. to 8 …
 All you have to do is look at the T-shirts being sold in Fayetteville right now to see it is a fun, laid back place to be. Popular slogans include “Keep Fayetteville Funky” and “Fayettechill.” And then there are the I love Arkansas and the Hogs themes as well – of course! What makes Fayetteville so …
I cannot think of another town that is more distinctive of America than Bentonville is right now. It represents small town America, the ultimate American Dream, and now also offers the distinguishable culture of American art. A couple of weeks ago I was in Bentonville for a staff meeting. I stood with my coworkers on …
  Fun on two wheels doesn’t get much better than the annual Fat Tire Festival in Eureka Springs. In its 14th year, the festival takes place July 13-15. You’ll find competitive and non-competitive mountain bike events along with kids’ events and other festivities. Competitive events include Cross Country, Downhill, Observed Trials, Short Track and Omni Challenge. New for this …
It’s time for the 2nd annual Batesville, Bikes and Backroads. The event kicks-off at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 8, with live entertainment at Riverside Park in Batesville, followed by a “Bug Run” at 8:30. The event is an opportunity to welcome motorcyclists from throughout the state and the region to Batesville to participate in …