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  • New Little Rock Gathering Spot
    by Katie Hassell on May 24, 2021 at 8:02 pm

    Little Rock has enough bike shops as far as Frank Webber is concerned. In May, he plans to open Shift Modern Cyclery at 1101 W. Markham St., and though it will sell a few bikes and service all bikes, it will be a new animal for Little Rock — a place for cyclists to hang out downtown near the Arkansas River Trail.

  • Anti-trans Legislation Roils Fayetteville Cyclocross Preparation
    by Katie Hassell on May 24, 2021 at 7:59 pm

    Brook Watts, the race promoter for the much anticipated Union Cycliste Internationale Cyclocross World Championships in Fayetteville, has stepped away from the event.

  • River Mountain MTB Trails Coming Soon
    by Katie Hassell on May 24, 2021 at 7:51 pm

    Little Rock’s first professionally built urban mountain bike park is nearing completion. Mid-June is the target for Rock Solid Trail Contracting to finish work on approximately 11 miles of new trails in River Mountain Park, above the Little Maumelle River Boat Launch and the Little Rock side of the Two Rivers Park Bridge. The project is a joint effort between the city of Little Rock and the Arkansas Parks & Recreation Foundation.

  • 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.

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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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  • #4 NW Arkansas Surpasses Austin on 2021 Best Places to Live List
    by aronshelton on July 13, 2021 at 1:43 pm

    Northwest Arkansas metropolitan area passed Austin to claim the No. 4 spot in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 “Best Places to Live” survey.… The post #4 NW Arkansas Surpasses Austin on 2021 Best Places to Live List appeared first on Finding NWA.

  • NW Arkansas Lands at No.9 on Places Your Dollar Goes the Furthest
    by aronshelton on July 12, 2021 at 1:44 pm

    To find the cities where your dollar goes the furthest, Assemble analyzed the Bureau of Economic Analysis’s 2019 Regional Price Parity (RPP) index, released in December 2020. The Regional Price Parity index measures the differences in price levels across metropolitan areas for a given year, expressed as a percentage of the overall national price level.… The post NW Arkansas Lands at No.9 on Places Your Dollar Goes the Furthest appeared first on Finding NWA.

  • Meet a Local: 10 Essential Questions for Anh Đào Kolbe
    by aronshelton on July 8, 2021 at 1:24 am

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