Six Years of Wampoo Roadeo

The Wampoo Roadeo is a fundraising bike ride to support the Marilyn Fulper Memorial Fund. Marilyn Fulper was an active bicycling advocate who was killed in 2010 after she was hit by an automobile when the driver ran a red light. Money from the fund has gone to support bicycle education, advocacy, and infrastructure in central Arkansas. Funded projects include four fix-it stations so far along the … [Read more...]

Flat, Cold, Windy and Wonderful

Sandwiched by two beautiful Spring days, Sunday was cool, windy and gray. While many people would consider the weather a hindrance to cycling, fifteen teams of five cyclists met at Willow Beach Park along the Arkansas River near Scott, Arkansas to race in the cold wind on an overcast morning. For the second year in a row, Justin Slarks, who many know from Chainwheel Bike Shop in Little … [Read more...]

A Gentleman’s Race

Cold, Cold, Cold. I woke up and immediately checked the weather on my phone, 25 degrees. This was going to be one of the coldest sporting events we've covered this year. No, not the Little Rock Marathon. We left that event to this guy to cover: We were off to cover a small, intimate event that would cover about three times the distance of the marathon, the Scott-Tucker-Scott Spring Classic, … [Read more...]

Bike Tech Contest Results

First, thanks for all those that entered the Slobberknocker Bike Tech Contest and the folks who donated prizes, DLTMultisport, Team CARVE and Fayettechill Clothing. Also Stephen Erickson for planting the idea. Early on we realized that trying to pick winners based on the type and setup of their Slobberknocker bike was not going to work so we decided to let luck lend a hand and had a drawing. In … [Read more...]