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A Tough Course on a Perfect Day

The Slaughter Pen Jam has a full schedule of events happening over the three day run but the centerpiece of the festival is the Arkansas Mountain Bike Championship Series Cross Country race on

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It’s not just about Mountain Bikes

For 6 years, the Slaughter Pen Trail System in Bentonville has been host to the Slaughter Pen Jam Mountain Bike Festival. This year several city government and private entities joined forces

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Austin digs deep on a sandy climb near the end of the phase one section of the course.

Slaughter Pen XC 2013

I’m not sure if the churning in my stomach was from nervousness about getting back into the Arkansas Mountain Bike Championship Series after a brief hiatus or the overdose of

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Bear Snack

Bear Food at Slaughter Pen Jam

“Sometimes you eat the bear, and sometimes, well, he eats you.” – The Stranger, The Big Lebowski I was reminded of the above quote the night before the 2012 Slaughter

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