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  • 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.

  • Campaign to Promote New Cycling Safety Law
    by Katie Hassell on November 16, 2020 at 9:17 pm

    The Arkansas Good Roads Foundation has launched Good Roads Are Safe Roads, a yearlong campaign to raise awareness about a new state law that allows cyclists to treat a red light like a stop sign and a stop sign like a yield sign when there is no oncoming traffic.

  • Railyard Gets An Upgrade
    by Katie Hassell on November 16, 2020 at 9:12 pm

    A significantly upgraded Railyard Bike Park is slated to open soon in Rogers. The park opened in 2015 with natural surface jumps, berms and rollers, but weather often led to closures.

  • Bmx Jumps in Popularity
    by Katie Hassell on September 16, 2020 at 3:43 pm

    At tracks in North Little Rock, Cabot and Lowell. Cycling has its niches, from the twin poles of mountain and road biking on down. But even seasoned mountain and road cyclists may not know much about bicycle motocross, better known as BMX. And while Arkansas trumpets its urban and rural bike trails, the state’s BMX scene grinds on a bit more under the radar. But some say that’s changing.

  • FAYETTEVILLE AND BENTONVILLE EMBRACE SLOW STREETS
    by Katie Hassell on July 10, 2020 at 4:52 pm

    The cities of Bentonville and Fayetteville have partnered with Bike NWA to host weekly Slow Streets events from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. every Sunday through Aug. 30.

  • A Racing Rethink
    by Katie Hassell on July 6, 2020 at 4:58 pm

    More people are riding bikes amid the pandemic. But when will rides and races return? Like every aspect of life during a pandemic, the world of cycling has been in a tumult this year. With the large numbers of participants in close proximity that bike racing brings together, competitive races understandably ground to a halt across the state this spring.

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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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  • Refugee Turned Northwest Arkansas Entrepreneur Featured in Forbes
    by aronshelton on November 10, 2020 at 5:41 pm

    The story of Abwe Abedi who came to the United States from the Nyarugusu refugee camp in Tanzania was recently featured by Forbes.… The post Refugee Turned Northwest Arkansas Entrepreneur Featured in Forbes appeared first on Finding NWA.

  • A New American Mountain Bike Town
    by aronshelton on November 6, 2020 at 10:53 pm

    Bike World News made a visit to Northwest Arkansas (NWA) to look at this destination from a family perspective and see if it is truly worthy of the title, “The Mountain Bike Capital of the World”.… The post A New American Mountain Bike Town appeared first on Finding NWA.

  • Forbes Highlights Latest Bentonville Art Exhibition
    by aronshelton on November 6, 2020 at 5:40 pm

    According to Forbes, “‘Nick Cave: Until’ At The Momentary Delivers Everything You Could Ask Of An Art Exhibition In 2020”… The post Forbes Highlights Latest Bentonville Art Exhibition appeared first on Finding NWA.

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