There Are Umpteen Rides Just For You

Last year was the test run. Paul and Melanie Norris, local mountain bike and trail advocates, decided to talk a bunch of cyclists across the state into having twentysomething rides, mostly mountain biking with some gravel and pavement, across the state between Thanksgiving and New Years. It was awesome. This year they have refined the idea into the Umpteen Rides (#umpteenrides). 3 to 4 rides a … [Read more...]

Aces!

I sometimes claim to have ridden most of the mountain bike trails in the state. At one point or another, I've been on it with two wheels. For years I've heard about how bad the trails were at Cadron Settlement Park just north of Conway. Short, poorly designed for mountain biking, lots of roots and weak infrastructure (bridges and stuff) were some of the complaints I'd heard. Locals, of course, … [Read more...]