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The 3rd annual EZ Bike Poker Ride is a fun and challenging 47 or flat, easy 24 mile bike ride through Pope and Johnson County’s scenic roads. This year we have added a 10 mile beginner ride & for those who would rather run, a 5 mile poker run (no age awards just best hand wins)!! Riders will be supplied with rest areas to re-fuel food and water and draw playing cards. The best hands at the end of each of the four events wins cash & merchandise!! Come unite to support Equestrian Zone who provides equine therapy to children with disabilities.
Ride with Bruce at Chainwheel, an ABC bike shop sponsor. They go over the BDB, down the NLR side to Community Bakery. Ft. Roots and others options available.
Ride to Pinnacle State Park and hike up the mountain and return. Your boots will be transported to the turn around point.
This 30 mile ride is from Bentonville to Fayetteville this time. Ride times start at 8:00 a.m. Shuttles available.
Registration is from 7:00 - 7:45. Food and beer after the ride. About 40 miles.
The ride begins on Riverfront Dr., east of Willow in NLR and ends in Argenta. Rides up to 100 miles.
Annual long and short rides up Rich Mt. and Queen Wilhelmena State Park and then riding the ridges back to Mena. Rides of 30, 50, and 70 miles. Ride starts and ends at Janssen Park, Mena with a burger lunch.
Various ride up to 110 miles in NE Texas along Hwy. 82.
Various rides up to 100 miles in Memphis.
Registration will open in July 2017 at Bikereg
Day 1: Park at Jacksonport State Park, ride to Lake Poinsett State Park
Day 2: Crowley's Ridge State Park (may go into Craighead Forest Park while going through Jonesboro)
Day 3: Lake Charles State Park (may also visit Davidson State Park or Powhatan in that area
Day 4: Return to Jacksonport S.P.
Register for updates. Riders must be ABC members.
Contacts: Janice Peters, 501-952-8848; Jim Britt, 501-912-1449, email Jim
20 and 40 mile rides. Register on line or beginning at 7:30 am. There is also a gravel grind ride in addition to the regular road ride. Free indoor and outdoor camping available Friday and Saturday nights and free Saturday meals.
Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. at Southern Tenant Farmers Museum. Visit Johnny Cash's boyhood house in Dyess. A lunch will be offered after the ride and hot soup at the Painted House rest stop in Lepanto! (tentative info)
Map to the start
Ride leaves from Ferndale, probably Pleasant Grove Baptist Church at the corner of Kanis and Ferndale cutoff. Lunch on the way. We will have a sag vehicle to bring our baggage. Ride will return Sunday. Riders may enter the Spa Run on Saturday, 10K run or 5K run or walk.
The annual 24 mile ride will go south to Arch Street Pike, west on 65th St, south on Scoutt Hamilton and Hilaro Springs Road and east, back on Willow Springs to Arch Street. The base ride goes north on Arch St. to Dixon Road and through Sweet Home or we'll return on 145th St. and Ironton Road for more miles.
Contact Jim: 501-912-1449; email Jim
The ride will leave from the Narrows at Greers Ferry Lake and go to Prim for lunch and on to Mt. View on low traffic roads, for 40 hilly miles total each way. We will have sag support for our gear. We will stay at Wildflower B&B. Please join ABC and register for this event if you may go.
Contact: Jim Britt, 501-912-1449; email Jim
Annual 3-day self-supported camping ride from Hot Springs, going around Lake Ouachita with camping 2 nights at Irons Fork and Crystal Springs. Register for updates.
Contact: John Linck, 501-231-9350 email John
Starts at Spring Park, Searcy.
Contact: Bruce Burkheimer, 501-827-3668, email Bruce
This annual ride is sponsored nationally by Adventure Cycling. We will likely ride to Firehouse Hostel to spend Friday night and then ride to the Tour de Rock Saturday. Register to save you room at the hostel for about $32 that includes a cereal breakfast. We will likely have sag support for our gear.
Contact: Jim Britt, 501-912-1449
Annual 5 day supported ride. Route is announced early in the year.
These are estimated dates. We will have at least 4 riders for this event, including the ride to Niagara Falls. You'll need a passport to return to the U.S.
40 mile out and back road ride and also a gravel ride available to Pedestal Rock//Lick Fork.
Map to start
Address: P.O. Box 250817, Little Rock, AR 72225-0817
Phone: (501 912-1449