cycling

May marks National Bike Month and Arkansas has a variety of prime terrain to ride, from the scenic mountain roads of the Ozarks and Ouachitas, to the backroads of the Delta flatlands, to the many urban routes found in cities across the state. “Arkansas has the advantage of all kinds of terrain from mountainous to …
Professional and amateur cycling teams head to Fayetteville March 30 through April 2 for the annual Joe Martin Stage Race. Celebrating 40 years, this four-day, four-stage race will host 750 athletes from 27 countries and all 50 states. Today, the race is a draw for top domestic and international cyclists, but it had humble beginnings. …
The holiday season is upon us and with it, comes a chance to spend quality time with family and friends. Traditionally held the day after Thanksgiving, Black Friday marks the start of the holiday shopping spree, with sales taking place at many major retailers. However, for those on the lookout for other options to embark …
Each year, Mena is the scene of the Wheel A’ Mena. The event, which takes place September 17 this year, is a bicycle tour of the Ouachita Mountains via the Talimena Scenic Drive. The tour is based out of Mena,which is at the foot hills of Rich Mountain, which at 2,681 feet, is the second …
Kurt Searvogel, who lives and works in Sheridan, recently went after a world record cycling feat that has stood for 75 years. The endeavor, which is known as the high mileage record, included riding the most miles in a single year. In January 2016, he became the new record holder. To put his achievement in …
The Rogers Cycling Festival is coming up on Aug. 1-2, offering opportunities for all skill levels as well as events for road cyclists and mountain bike enthusiasts. For those who have enjoyed the Race for the Spike and the Frisco 5 Poker Ride in recent years, you will have the opportunity to participate in those events as well as an …
Strap on your bike helmet to enjoy a two-day ride on Saturday, Jan. 17, through Sunday, Jan. 18, from Greers Ferry to Mountain View. The Overnight Bicycle Ride is an annual event organized by the Arkansas Bicycle Club. The group will leave the Narrows Recreation Area in Greers Ferry at about 9:30 a.m., stopping in …
A great way to enjoy the scenery of Arkansas is via a bike.  A few stellar road cycling events are coming up in Arkansas, each offering a chance to enjoy the scenic roads found across the state. This weekend ( September 20) is the Wheel A’ Mena. This cycling tour in Mena starts at 8 …