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Register now for updates. The route 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
Start at American Legion, 1195 Curtis Avenue, Fayetteville to support American Legion Girls State. The round trip route goes to Greenland, Hogeye, Prairie Grove Battle Field.
Length: 45 miles
We'll ride to NLR Airport, west entrance, on Remount Road for breakfast at Experimental Aircraft Association. We have the option to loop around Kellogg Acres and Humble Crumb and return, or come straight back. This is a great hot breakfast for $8.
Contact: Jim Britt: 501-912-1449; email Jim
On Demand film about a team training for and riding in a recent Tour de France.
Ride #2 in the Arkansas Charity Challenge
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.
Registration begins at 10:00 am. The ride supports Literacy Action of Central Arkansas.
Starts at Spring Park, Searcy.
Contact: Bruce Burkheimer, 501-827-3668, email Bruce
Rides of 20 up to 50 miles with the 50 beginning at 7:45 from Lost Forty, 501 Byrd St., Little Rock, AR 72202. The ride supports sending inner city kids to summer camp.
Rides of 20 and 55 mile hilly ride around Greers Ferry Lake to support their trail system. Begin at Sulphur Creek Outfitters, 620 and 625 South 7th St., Heber Springs. Food and party afterwards.
This event is a 2 mile run, 12 mile bicycle ride, and a 2 mile run (or walk). Volunteers can also sign up. Hotel Hot Springs is the headquarters hotel. We will plan a ride to Hot Springs that Saturday and return Monday. The event is Sunday. This supports Hot Springs parks.
Hotel Hot Springs: Call Ms. Barrie Kiger Nay for special Du rates, 501-623-6600 x 255.
We will ride with minimal gear to Firehouse Hostel that Friday evening and have dinner on the way. We will coast down to the Tour de Rock the next morning after a cereal breakfast. The hostel cost is about $35. Please register so we can tell the hostel how many beds to save.
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
Adventure Cycling is having an overnight ride in every state during June 1-3. We will ride to the Firehouse Hostel in McArthur Park on this Friday, and have dinner on the way. Riders can ride to the Tour de Rock the next morning after a cereal breakfast. Hostel cost with tax is about $32. Reserve a room yourself, or register here to reserve your bed and for more information. Parking will be more secure and Cook's Landing. Riders can join on the way, or just meet us there. Updates will be sent to those registered. Let Jim or the Hostel know you are coming to save a bed.
Jim Britt; 501-912-1449
The ride is now beginning at the old River Trail Station just down river from the submarine. If you are doing this ride, consider registering for the Hostel Ride Friday night and then you have a short ride to the start Saturday morning after a cereal breakfast.
CARTI’s Tour de Rock will test your endurance! Choose from one of our five pancake-flat routes: 25, 50, 62, 80, and 100 miles. Well supported ride, plenty of rest stops and a fantastic after-party complete with music, exhibitors, great food, and lots of cold beer. Traditional shotgun start beginning at 6:30 a.m. for 100 milers and continuing in 10 minute intervals with the 25 milers taking off last. For additional information, route planning tools and to register, visit our event landing pages:
The ride is using Route 66 this year is it will be continuous with the BIG BAM the next week in MO. We will have ABC riders on both tours.
Ride across MO with a shuttle return. Eat at local restaurants or food trucks on the way.
Annual 5 day supported ride. Route is announced early in the year.
Ride from (Chaffee Crossing) 7313 Terry Street, Fort Smith, Arkansas with lunch. Rides up to 100 miles.
TG poster 2018.pdf
This a Sunday ride from 5668 Poplar, Memorial Park in east Memphis with a free breakfast.
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. on the Niagara Falls pre-ride. Registration opens January 2018.
A flat, fast road bike ride with 62-mile, 40-mile and 28-mile routes and four rest stops. Attend the finish line party including a watermelon feast, Loblolly ice cream and chocolate milk, live music, and a bicycle raffle. Register on site before the ride, $15 to support bicycle advocacy and helmets for kids.
Contact: Charlie Hart, email Charlie
We should have a couple riders again for this ride. You must register by April 1.
Begin at Fall Creek Falls State Park. The ride will move to another park mid-week.
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.
The ride begins on Riverfront Dr., east of Willow in NLR and ends in Argenta. Rides up to 100 miles.
We will ride to Central High for National Bike to a National Park Day, sponsored by Adventure Cycling Association. More information later.
Contact: Jim Britt, 501-912-1449; firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration is not yet open.
You can stay at Lake DeGray State Park Lodge that first night, Thursday, 877-879-2741, for reservation. A 2 queen bed room without a lake view is $100 + tax. You can also camp further down the road and come back to the lodge for meals. Must be an ABC member by the time of the ride.
Day 1 (Thurs): Park at JJ's Truck Stop, 9 mile east of Malvern along I-30 to Lake Degray: 38 miles
Day 2 (Fri): Lake DeGray to Glenwood via Amity: 38 miles, staying at Glenwood Country Club, 800-833-3110.
Day 3 (Sat): Glenwood to Amity to Shouse Ford Camp: 22 miles
Day 4 (Sun): Shouse Ford to Lake DeGray:17 miles
Day 5 (Mon): Lake DeGray to JJ's: 38 miles
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.
Map to 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 (we have an Arkansas Bicycle Club team if you register). We will stay at Hotel Hot Springs at the Convention Center. Free breakfast at the hotel.
Hot Springs Hotel: Reservations; 877-623-6697 (Ask for Spa Run rate)
Contact: Jim Britt, 501-912-1449, email@example.com
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.
Mather Lodge: 501-727-5431 (do not use the online reservation form, it shows no rooms but they have them.)
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
Park at the far end of the Convention Center parking lot. Lunch at Home Plate Cafe on the way into the hinterlands. Parking at primitive Irons Fork camp the first night and Crystal Springs camp the second night. Must be an ABC member to ride. Register your interest for more information later.
6 and 8 day ride options with breakfast and dinners. Rest stops each day. This year, the ride will stay in each town 2 nights. Registration should open in mid-January. We will have riders for this, leaving the Arkansas heat.
Address: P.O. Box 250817, Little Rock, AR 72225-0817
Phone: (501 912-1449