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  • Fayetteville lands World Cup
    by Katie Hassell on March 30, 2021 at 8:55 pm

    Already slated to host the 2022 Union Cycliste Internationale Cyclocross World Championships, Fayetteville was recently selected by the UCI to host a cyclocross World Cup. The third annual FayetteCross and first-time World Cup event will be held Wednesday, Oct. 13, at Centennial Park on Millsap Mountain, which is also where the World Championships will be held in 2022.

  • Trail updates
    by Katie Hassell on March 30, 2021 at 8:51 pm

    A new system of mountain bike trails at Devil’s Den State Park is headed to a likely spring opening. It will mark the fourth Monument Trail, a series of multiuse trails specifically designed for mountain bikes.

  • Fayetteville designated ‘Bike City’
    by Katie Hassell on March 30, 2021 at 8:49 pm

    Fayetteville was recently designated a Bike City by Union Cycliste Internationale, the world governing body for cycling. It’s the first city in the United States to receive the label, joining 14 cities or communities, including Copenhagen and Paris. The UCI bestows the designation on communities that host major UCI events and have invested in cycling infrastructure and development.

  • The Ride
    by Katie Hassell on March 4, 2021 at 9:41 pm

    The Ride in Conway does it all. In it’s 17th year, The Ride does a little bit of everything related to the bike world, including sales and repairs We recently caught up with owner Erik Leamon to talk about mountain bikes, the changing bike scene and more.

  • Little Rock creates central Arkansas’s largest trails website and database 
    by Katie Hassell on March 4, 2021 at 9:36 pm

    The Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau (LRCVB) has launched its new, first-ever dedicated cycling website. The site showcases 97 trails covering 1,233 miles in and around Little Rock and central Arkansas, including road cycling routes, mountain biking trail systems, gravel grinds, and specialty-themed touring routes. The site represents the most extensive single database of biking trails in the state’s central region.

  • Little Rock Becomes a Mountain Biking Destination
    by Katie Hassell on November 18, 2020 at 8:09 pm

    After years of watching Northwest Arkansas develop into a regional mountain biking mecca and seeing Hot Springs get in on the act in 2018 with the opening of Northwoods Trails, Little Rock trail riders finally have something to brag about in their own backyard.

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  • A Weekend on the Buffalo National River
    by Brad Denman on October 17, 2016 at 12:09 am

    It was a beautiful weekend on the Buffalo National River. We had the opportunity to spend time with the Buffalo River National Park Service for the first ever Buffalo River Biathlon and Trail Run.  Let me just say....we loved every minute of it.  […]

  • Buffalo National River Biathlon and Trail Run
    by Brad Denman on September 25, 2016 at 8:31 pm

    In a few short week, we will be on our way to this super cool event. The National Park Service decided to marry two of our favorite things together: Running and paddling. And it's a race to the finish.  […]

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  • Northwest Arkansas Beer Festivals
    by admin on April 26, 2019 at 7:33 pm

    If sampling a dazzling array of hoppy, malty micro-brews is your idea of a great way to spend a few hours, have we ever got some options for you! Fayetteville is home to a burgeoning local beer culture, and paired with the region’s love of festivals, the result is one spectacular day of great beer tasting events (one festival even The post Northwest Arkansas Beer Festivals appeared first on Aletrail.

  • Ale Trail and Clinton House Museum Partner for History Happy Hour
    by admin on March 6, 2019 at 8:38 pm

    The Fayetteville Ale  Trail and the Clinton House Museum are partnering to launch History Happy Hour. Six different events will take place at the Clinton House Museum throughout 2019. Each event will feature a theme and highlight a brewery on the Fayetteville Ale Trail Tickets can be purchased for $5 at the door (no advance The post Ale Trail and Clinton House Museum Partner for History Happy Hour appeared first on Aletrail.

  • Ivory Bill Brewing Co. Opens and Extends Ale Trail
    by admin on October 16, 2018 at 2:58 am

    The Fayetteville Ale Trail is excited to extend the self-guided brewery tour with the newest addition, Ivory Bill Brewing Co. Located in the heart of downtown Siloam Springs, Ivory Bill opened its doors in mid-September and became the 15th stop on the Ale Trail. Owners, Casey Letellier and Dorothy Hall, started Ivory Bill, “to bring The post Ivory Bill Brewing Co. Opens and Extends Ale Trail appeared first on Aletrail.

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  • Let the Festivities Begin! A Round-up of Events Across NW Arkansas
    by aronshelton on April 23, 2021 at 10:32 pm

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  • Bentonville Is a Mountain Biking Paradise
    by aronshelton on April 21, 2021 at 4:57 pm

    Bentonville alone is home to more than 150 miles of bike trails, including dirt single-track trails tucked behind curtains of trees and graded similarly to ski runs for beginners, intermediates, and experts, as well as the 40-mile paved Razorback Regional Greenway.… The post Bentonville Is a Mountain Biking Paradise appeared first on Finding NWA.

  • NW Arkansas Named Among Best Places to Move After College
    by aronshelton on April 21, 2021 at 4:42 pm

    The study ranked metropolitan areas on the categories of median income for recent graduates, unemployment rate for recent graduates, number of employer firms per 1,000 residents, concentration of recent graduates compared to the national average, median 1-bedroom rent and cost of living compared to the national average.… The post NW Arkansas Named Among Best Places to Move After College appeared first on Finding NWA.

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