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Meet at Little Rock side of Big Dam Bridge. This ride usually goes out Two Rivers Bridge about 10 minutes later and on the Pinnacle Mt. State Park and looping around for a coffee stop and Panera before returning down River Mt. Road for about 25-30 miles with a shorter out and back option.
Contact: Ted Goodloe, 501-258-4212
Meet at Little Rock side of Big Dam Bridge. This ride usually goes over the Big Dam Bridge to Cook's Landing about 10 minutes later and on to Ft. Roots (optional) and Mugs in NLR for coffee and returns either along the NLR River Trail or through Little Rock for about 25 miles.
RBFK's is at 717 E. 10th St., NLR. This is a block party with music, games, burgers and hot dogs.
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Road rides up to 65 miles as well as family and gravel rides. You will also get admission to King Biscuit Blues.
The ride begins from Sheridan Community Center, 1511 S. Rose St. (Hwy 46) and the pavilion. We have a "secret" 40 mile and 80 mile course as well as the 25, 50, 62, and 100 milers through scenic ranch and timber land in Grant and Hot Springs Counties.
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Preliminary dates and schedule, from JJ's Truck stop east of Malvern on I-30.
Day 1 to Lake Catherine State Park -- 22 mi. Cabin Reservations
Day 2 to Lake DeGray S.P. -- 28 mi.
Day 3 to Glenwood Country Club -- 39 mi.
Day 4 back to DeGray -- 30 mi.
Day 5 back to Malvern -- 38 mi.
Day 1 (Friday): Park at JJ's Truck Stop, 9 mile east of Malvern along I-30 to Lake Degray: 40 miles. NOTE: We do not ride on I-30. We'll take 67 with a wide shoulder into Malvern and then back country roads after that.
Register for updates. Riders must be ABC members.
Contacts: Janice Peters, 501-952-8848; Jim Britt, 501-912-1449, email Jim
40 mile out and back road ride and also a gravel ride available to Pedestal Rock//Lick Fork.
The rides of 25 and 50 miles will begin at Donaghey Hall, UCA at the corner of Bruce and Donaghey. A 10 mile family ride is at 9:30. The ride suports UCA scholarships. A lunch from Twisted Taco is provided and registrants are in a drawing for a Garmin Edge 530 bundle from The Ride.
This is a tentative date and time for this ride to the opening of the Argenta Plaza and night lights. The ride will have dinner on the way. Lights will be needed.
Contact: Jim Britt: 501-912-1449
They will again having a warming/eating station at the Painted House in Lepanto. It is worth seeing the old downtown if the ride does not go down Main St. I believe it did last time.
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Ride leaves from Ferndale, probably Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, at the corner of Kanis and Ferndale cutoff. Lunch on the way. Right now, we do not sag vehicle Friday morning to bring our baggage. Ride will return Sunday. Riders may enter the Spa Run on Saturday, 10K run or 5K run or walk (we have an Arkansas Bicycle Club team if you register).More info on lodging later in the past, most of us stayed at Park Hotel next to Arlington, 501-624-5323. Single room is about $174 to 190 total for the 2 nexts. Also you can stay at the Arlington. I believe they have a Spa Run Rate.
Park Hotel: Reservations; 501-624-5323
Contact: Jim Britt, 501-912-1449, firstname.lastname@example.org
We'll leave from the new Conway airport, at the end of Hwy 89, east of Mayflower. A car will take our luggage to the park. Reserve your lodge room or cabin at the park yourself. Join ABC to ride.
Mather Lodge: 501-727-5431 (the online reservation form may show no rooms. We are about the only ones there this time of year.)
This ride is now scheduled for the B & B on the Square at El Dorado, AR. The 30 mile ride will be from Camden with an optional stop at the Natural Resources Museum at Smackover. We will likely have a sag to carry our gear, but not sure yet. Individual rooms are scattered upstairs around the Square. Some rooms have 2 beds and 2 bedrooms so you may check with another rider before reserving.
Union Square Lodging (Laura)... tell them you are with ABC, 870-866-6999
Office address: 234 E. Main St., El Dorado
Please join ABC before the ride and register for this event if you may go.
Contact: Jim Britt, 501-912-1449; email Jim
This ride will leave from Glenwood Country Club. Riders have the option to stay at the lodge the night before. The clock-wise loop around Lake Greeson including Kirby, Daisy State Park and Murfeesboro is about 100 miles. Dinners will be mostly cooked in camp. Must be an ABC member to ride. Map below.
Contact: John Linck: 502-231-9350, email John
Glenwood C.C. 870-356*4422
This ride will again leave from Glenwood Country Club. Riders have the option to stay at the lodge the night before. The clock-wise loop around Lake Greeson including Kirby, Daisy State Park and Murfeesboro is about 100 miles. We plan to stay in motels both nights with the first night in Murfeesboro. Must be an ABC member to ride. Map below.
Register now for updates. The route will be similar to the 2018 BRAA and is currently planned to leave from Camden for a south Arkansas tour. We will likely finish on that Friday, but perhaps Saturday depending on the route. This is a ride with camping along the way. You must be an ABC member.
Contact: John Linck, 501-231-9350, email John
Ride lengths up to 100 miles of flat delta riding. Option to come down the night before. The ride supports the Boys and Girls Club in McGehee.
This ride will go to Mayflower or Conway to see the total solar eclipse. Totality is 1:51 - 1:54pm in Little Rock and longer up the road. More information later. We may start at Cook's Landing or Mayflower.
Address: P.O. Box 250817, Little Rock, AR 72225-0817
Phone: (501 912-1449