The All-BUT-Carp Challenge

Every once in a blue supermoon, I get an idea in my head to do some unique, crazy-ass bicycle ride that's never been done before.  3 years ago (the date of the last blue supermoon I think), I did 110 Miles of Nowhere at Burns Park in North Little Rock (100 laps of the modified Ronde van Burns criterium circuit).  There's been discussions of doing 100 Miles of Pfiefer Loop or 12 hours of Jackfork … [Read more...]

Filling My Bucket

Last February, Arkansas Outside contributor, Sarah Miller, wrote an article on trail karma for us. It was a excellent reminder that as trail users we all have a responsibility to help maintain the wonderful trails throughout our state. This Summer I began racing in the Arkansas Mountain Bike Championship Series for the first time. I did okay on my first race and was able to to finish all races so … [Read more...]

Making the connection

I love it when a plan comes together - John "Hannibal" Smith. A few years ago, I first heard that Pulaski County was going to build a bridge over the Little Maumelle River to Two Rivers Park. The plan included taking the Arkansas River Trail all the way to Pinnacle Mountain State Park. An idea started to grow to build a system of mountain bike trails at Pinnacle that cyclists could ride to from … [Read more...]