Archive for the 'Arkansas' Category
Posted on March 18, 2016 | 3 CommentsI was in Northwest Arkansas recently, and had a chance to ride a few of the many great mountain bike trails in the region. So much fun!Posted on March 18, 2013 | No CommentsThe city of North Little Rock, Arkansas has launched a media campaign to raise public awareness about their bicycle passing law, becoming the first community in their state to take the initiative to educate motorists and cyclists about this critical safety law.Posted on March 27, 2010 | 1 CommentBy most conventional measures, Eureka Springs, Arkansas is not a bicycle-friendly community. And yet, riding on its narrow, twisty, hilly streets, it's way easier to navigate by bike than by car. That's true bicycle friendliness.Posted on June 30, 2009 | No CommentsDespite news of progress in making Arkansas more bicycle-friendly, two recent news stories from the state show there’s still a rather long way to go in regard to bicycles being accepted as a normal everyday way to get around.Posted on May 11, 2009 | 2 CommentsFor a state with such great natural beauty, it's a shame that Arkansas has no organized cross-state bicycle tour. But this Spring, several riders from the Arkansas Bicycle Club decided to design and ride their own little Tour de Arkansas. Here's their story.Posted on April 28, 2009 | No CommentsMay 2nd is the second annual Tour de Toad in Conway, Arkansas. The city is lobbying to become the first bicycle-friendly community in the state, and organizers are hoping the Tour de Toad can help raise awareness for the cause.Posted on April 9, 2009 | No CommentsVideo and rider reports from the Ouachita Challenge mountain bike race in Southwestern Arkansas that took place April 4-5, 2009.Posted on March 31, 2009 | 1 CommentArkansas boasts incredible natural beauty, and has long been a mecca for mountain bikers, but it has received low marks for overall bicycle friendliness. That may be starting to change: "Ten years ago, you wouldn't have believed it but we're a biking destination now."Posted on February 23, 2009 | No CommentsThe Highway 71 Classic is an annual ride held on US scenic Highway 71 in Northwest Arkansas, starting in Fayetteville. This year’s edition of the ride takes place on Sunday March 1st, 2009.Posted on February 13, 2009 | No CommentsNorth Little Rock, Arkansas is to be among the first communities in the state to add the shared lane markings known as "sharrows" to some of their streets. Bicyclists hope the symbols help drive home the message that motorists must share the road.