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Enjoy "Spring Break in Oz" Programming in March 2022

Written by Julie Heimeshoff Looking for fun, healthy, and whimsical spring break activities for the entire family? Well, look no further than Spring Break in OZ Basecamp. From March 12-26, Ozark Outdoor Foundation joins forces with Runway Group, ETHIC+Trailblazers, People for Bikes, Buddy Pegs, 37…

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2022 Cycling Events in Bentonville

Photo by Outerbike Bentonville, Arkansas is officially on the map. In addition to being the home of Walmart, our small town of about 50,000 people has surely made a name for itself in the cycling world. See a list below of cycling events that have been announced for 2022. We're so excited to…

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LIFETIME Big Sugar 2021

Photo: Big Sugar Gravel Written by Stevie Emmons Visit Bentonville is proud to be a sponsor of this year’s LIFETIME Big Sugar Gravel Race, held on Saturday, October 23. After starting at 7 a.m. at the Momentary, participants will race a 100-mile (Big Sugar) or 50-mile (Lil Sugar) gravel course with…

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What to Expect at This Weekend's Oz Trails Off-Road Epic

What to expect at Oz Trails Off Road 2021 Video: Oz Trails Off-Road Epic Rides / Bentonville is this weekend (Oct. 15-17)! Below is everything you need to know, from the new 2021 OZ Trails Off-Road courses to the official pro roster list to the schedule of media events you won't want to miss…

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Mountain Bike Capital of the World

Mountain Bike Capital of the World. The claim is not just for the work that has been done over the past decade, but more importantly, what the plan is for the next decade. When I moved to the region in 2003, you had to load up the car and drive somewhere else to find a trail to ride. In a…

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2020 Arkansas Bike Summit

For the third year in a row, Visit Bentonville will host the Arkansas Bike Summit, highlighting best practices from across the cycling industry in the United States and around the globe. The FREE event this year will be virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but none the less exciting and…

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My Arkansas Adventure

This fall, I had the pleasure of visiting Bentonville, an exciting and growing city located at the foot of the Ozarks in Northwest Arkansas. The purpose of the trip was to ride the bike trails, which I found to be just amazing. Upon arriving, I found tons of ride options for every skill level, and…

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Top 12 Most Influential Gravel Events of 2020

"While 2019 was certainly a landmark year for gravel with loads of new bike launches, big event turnouts and pros leaving the tour for the “supple life”, 2020 is set to be an interesting year for our beloved sport. Events have always been at the heart of gravel, giving riders unique challenges along…

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Visit Bentonville with Francis Cebedo

A visit to Bentonville blew away all my expectations on and off the trail. The six different professional trail crews building 1.5 miles of new trail to an already expansive trail network was hard to comprehend given my experience with trail building conditions in Northern California. The crews…

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