Your Favorite Season

Our Reader Survey on Your Favorite Season to Get Outside in Arkansas Over the years, I've met and engaged with outdoor enthusiasts from across the country, venues like Interbike (RIP), Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals, events like the Leadville 100 mountain bike race or the Pike's Peak Marathon, while floating the Rio Grande near Taos, New Mexico or riding some singletrack in Bend, … [Read more...]

PeopleforBikes – Community Survey

How does your city rate? What gets measured gets improved. You could win a prize too. Please take 5 minutes to take this easy survey, you only have to leave contact information if you are interested in winning some cycling gear or possibly a Trek bike. PeopleforBikes - Community Survey About PeopleforBikes (from their about page) Launched in 1999 as Bikes Belong, PeopleForBikes includes … [Read more...]

2013 Top Spots & Events to get Stoked

We ran a little survey the last few weeks asking you where your favorite spots are to run, hike, ride, paddle and climb in Arkansas. Here is what you came up with as the top (multiple entries indicate ties): What is your favorite mountain bike trail system in Arkansas? Camp Robinson Womble Syllamo, Iron Mountain, Lake Ouachita Vista Trail (Looks like a bunch of the old standby trails … [Read more...]

What gets you stoked?

"stoked" - adjective - to be "stoked" is to be completely and intensely enthusiastic, exhilarated, or excited about something. those who are stoked all of the time know this; being stoked is the epitome of all being. when one is stoked, there is no limit to what one can do. - Urban Dictionary We've talked about being stoked before, Jeremy Mackey gave us a couple of stories on the stoke and what … [Read more...]

Bring’em On

Things are tough all over. I know this because they say so on the news all the time. Businesses closing, layoffs, too much food, not enough food, it's all very depressing. Over my many years on the planet, I've been in the middle of a bunch of it. But I remain optimistic. Sure, I'm one of those really annoying, "glass is half full and I know where we can get more water kind of guys". But even I … [Read more...]

Arkansas River Trail Survey

Arkansas Outside Friend, John Barton of JBar Cycling is trying to get the word out about the Arkansas River Trail Survey. This survey is designed to collect information on how we use the Arkansas River Trail. It will be used to future polices for how the river trail is managed. This is our chance to be heard so please take a few minutes and fill out the survey. The following is from John: The … [Read more...]