Eureka Springs Parks To Build New Downhill Mountain Bike Recreation Area

(From Media Release) Eureka Springs Parks & Recreation Commission To Build New Downhill Mountain Bike Recreation Area At Lake Leatherwood City Park. A cooperative agreement just formalized between the Eureka Springs (AR) Parks & Recreation Commission and the Walton Family Foundation will result in an exciting and unique new downhill feature for mountain bikers in this Northwest Arkansas … [Read more...]

Three Days of Fatty Fest

Over the last several years, we've covered just about every Arkansas Mountain Bike Championship Series venue the cross country series has descended upon; Devil's Den, Slaughter Pen, and Burns Park to name a few. This year was our first trip to the largest mountain bike festival in the state, The Eureka Springs Fat Tire Festival. We decided to go full immersion and attend all three days arriving … [Read more...]

It’s Festival Time in Northwest Arkansas

Arkansans do love our festivals. We have festivals to celebrate our tasty foods like watermelons, tomatoes, beans, rice, wine, chili and of course barbecue, our wildlife including ducks, butterflies, eagles, bass and catfish and our beautiful music, bluegrass, folk, rockabilly and the blues. Whether we're celebrating a season, a place or a history, Arkansas does know how to throw a … [Read more...]

Fat Tire Festival – Eureka Springs

Sometimes when I go to a race, I knock out a pre-ride the day before, get a good night's sleep at the hotel and wake up refreshed and ready in the morning. The Fat Tire Festival is not one of those races. Fatty Fest is three days of non-stop riding and partying that will leave you needing a vacation day on Monday. Set in picturesque Eureka Springs, this year's festival featured five … [Read more...]

2012 American Mountain Bike Challenge

The 2012 American Mountain Bike Challenge (AMBC) dates and venues was announced by USA Cycling on Thursday. Check out July 13-15! The Eureka Springs Fat Tire Festival (site not updated yet) is also part of the Arkansas Mountain Bike Championship Series, it will also serve as a qualifier for the USA Cycling Mountain Bike Cross-Country National Championships. Here is the entire schedule: March … [Read more...]