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Fayetteville Ramble Ride

Fayetteville Square 70 East Ave, Fayetteville, AR, United States

2023 Fayetteville Ramble Explore NWA with us on our first Ramble Ride in Arkansas. The Fayetteville Ramble is produced in connection with Experience Fayetteville. This Ramble travels 227 miles with just under 21,000 feet of climbing. Daily miles and climbing on this ride: Day 1: 59 mi. / 4,624 ft. Day 2: 64 mi. / […]

Tour de Rock 2023

Friendly Chapel Church-Nazarene 116 S Pine St, North Little Rock, AR, United States

Celebrating 20 Years of fantastic cycling to benefit cancer patients in Arkansas! Tour de Rock, benefitting CARTI Cancer Center, attracts cyclists from all over the southern region and is considered the fastest Century Ride in the South. Riders choose from one of four pancake-flat routes that wind and weave through Central Arkansas. Tour de Rock is a well-supported […]

Talimena Challenge Cycling Event

Talihina, Oklahoma 100 Railroad Street, Talihina, OK, United States

The Talihina Chamber of Commerce presents to you the Talimena Challenge! Ride the Talimena National Scenic Byway with beautiful mountain scenery! The ride begins in Talihina Oklahoma and cyclists will ride to Queen Wilhelmina. Fully supported event! The ride is 95 miles long and has seven Category 5s climbs with 11,500 total gain in elevation.

Pedals for Compassion – 5th Annual

The Square Park 117 N Jefferson St, Magnolia, AR, United States

It's time for the 5th annual charity bicycle ride for the Compassion's Foundation, Inc. !!! More details to come! Event Details On-site registration will be the morning of only at The Square Park Starting at 6am The Square Park will be the start and finish line activities again this year! Ride start is at 7:30 […]

Pine Knob Mountain Bike Park Grand Opening

Confederate Mother's Memorial Park 1915 S Glenwood Ave,, Russellville, AR, United States

The grand opening will take place on June 10th, 2023 at 10am and lunch is provided. The RVOORC will have Pine Knob Mountain Bike Park t-shirts for sale, which sales will support the continued growth of the park. The RVOORC board will be in attendance to answer any questions and give tours.

Arkansas Enduro Series | Round 3 | RED STAR ENDURO

Red Star 348 Madison 3605, Pettigrew, AR, United States

RED STAR ENDURO Presented by Arkansas Enduro Series | Powered by Slaughter Trail Guides Race Venue- 348 Madison 3605 Pettigrew, AR 72752 (RED STAR SCHOOL) Connected to the Upper Buffalo Headwaters Trails via trail/dirtroad or by the road in a car. For details about AES and the other races in the tour can be found […]

True Grit Bike Ride

Fort Chaffee 7313 Terry St,, Fort Smith, AR, United States

If you are wondering “what’s in it for the rider besides a day of dripping sweat, aching muscles and pure exhaustion?” Our answer is “the best adrenaline rush you have ever had topped off with the most exciting sense of accomplishment that only an avid rider knows. When the internal rivalry between the rider and […]

Single Speed Royal Rumble

Old Post 1799 Lock and Dam Rd, Russellville, AR, United States

Listen up, adrenaline junkies! It's time to unleash your inner beast in a raw, unadulterated single-speed bike race. Buckle up your jorts, shear your  hair into a menacing mullet, and slide on those Pit Vipers - it's time to smash some pedals with some two wheeled, unbridled fun between your legs!

Old Post Challenge

Old Post 1799 Lock and Dam Rd, Russellville, AR, United States

IT'S BACK!! After a 16-year hiatus, we are stoked to announce The Old Post Challenge is happening again!! The trails have changed a lot in the past 16 years and we've come up with fast, yet pedally race routes. The big course is just over 7 miles and the smaller course is 4 miles. Dust […]

Highlands Gravel Classic

Fritchie Farms 15810 Ball Rd, Elkins, AR, United States

The Highlands Gravel Classic is the only qualifier in the USA for the Trek UCI Gravel World Series (GWS). As well as 1 of 2 qualifying events in North America. The GWS will include both new and existing events from around the world as part of the series to qualify competitors to attend the world championships […]

River Valley Rumble XC Race 2023

Ben Geren Regional Park Golf Course Loop, Fort Smith, AR, United States

This race will be on super fun 4.4-mile laps as a XC UCI inspired course. The shorter laps will also be more spectator friendly and more encouraging for racers as family and friends cheer them on each lap. Ben Geren Park Fort Smith Arkansas This race is part of the Arkansas Mountain Bike Championship Series. […]

Event Series Ozark Enduro Lite

Ozark Enduro Lite Race 1 Bella Vista AR

Curious about Enduro Mountain Bike Racing? Not sure how an Enduro race works? Let us help you get your feet wet with the Ozark Enduro LITE Series. A short summer series of 3 beginner friendly enduro races. All rider abilities are welcome but the Ozark Enduro Lite Series is aimed at introducing new folks to […]

Adventure Subaru presents The Battle For Townsend’s Ridge

Townsend Ridge Trail Head Hidden Diversity Multi-Use Trail, Rogers, AR, United States

Please join host the Ozark Off-Road Cyclists for the Annual Battle For Townsends Ridge XC Race at Hobbs State Park! This race is part of the AMBCS series. Kids Race Free (Juniors 14 & under)! The OORC has waived all Junior registration fees for the race in a continued effort to make mountain biking more […]

Wampoo Roadeo

All Souls Church 4601 Walker's Corner Road, Scott, AR, United States

Welcome to the Wampoo Roadeo presented by Aristotle Broadband! https://www.aristotle.net/internet/ The 15th edition of the Wampoo Roadeo starts at 7:01am on Saturday, July 15 from the All Souls Church, 4601 Walker’s Corner Road, in Scott, Arkansas. Parking is available directly across the road from the church in the grass farm area. Parking is also available at the […]

Bullfrog Valley Bike Bash

Moore Outdoors 53 Old Highway 7, Dover, AR, United States

Bullfrog Valley Bike Bash Race 8 am Saturday, July 22 53 miles - ish 5800 feet climbing map Race for the challenge. Ride for the views! Pilot Rock Ramble 9 am Saturday, July 22 20 miles -ish 2300 feet climbing map And you get to scramble to the top of Pilot Rock for a Selfie! […]

Event Series Ozark Enduro Lite

Ozark Enduro Lite Race 2 Lake Atalanta (Rogers, AR)

The Railyard 299 E Cherry St,, Rogers, AR, United States

Curious about Enduro Mountain Bike Racing? Not sure how an Enduro race works? Let us help you get your feet wet with the Ozark Enduro LITE Series. A short summer series of 3 beginner friendly enduro races. All rider abilities are welcome but the Ozark Enduro Lite Series is aimed at introducing new folks to […]

Arkansas State Criterium Championships

Downtown Springdale 106 W Emma Ave,, Springdale, AR, United States

Sorry, not much information provided: https://www.bikereg.com/ark-state-crit

Flint Creek Endurance Grinduro

City of Siloam Springs Public Library 205 E Jefferson St,, Siloam Springs

Flint Creek Endurance invites you to experience some of the best gravel in Western Arkansas and Eastern Oklahoma. This challenge now in its sixth year. The ride starts by the Amphitheather in beautiful downtown Siloam Springs, AR. Riders will be led out of town and unleashed onto 25 miles or 50 miles of hard-packed, fast-rolling […]

Arkansas State Time Trial Championships 2023

Downtown Mountainburg 129 Hwy 71 SE,, Mountainburg, AR, United States

Championship Jerseys will be provided to winners of Championship events at no cost. Winners of non-Championship events will earn a crisp high five or hug. Hugs and high fives will also be available to winners of Championship events and all other participants on request! Registration will open on bikereg.com on June 1, 2023. The 6.66 […]

Tour de Salvation

Hot Springs Farmer's & Artisans Market 121 Orange St,, Hot Springs, AR, United States

**HELMET REQUIRED ***EVERYONE MUST CHECK-IN AND GET BIB#’s FROM REGISTRATION TABLE MORNING OF RIDE Thanks for your interest in Tour de Salvation! Your registration fee benefits The Salvation Army's Pathway of Hope program. This program provides individualized services to families with children who desire to take action to break the cycle of crisis and vulnerability that repeats […]