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Join us as we opt to stay out of the stores on Black Friday and get into nature. We have several road and mountain bike ride options starting at 9:00 am. BACA will be setting up at 8am. Family friendly ride down the trail and around Pfeifer Loop at Noon. All rides will leave from Victory Lake in Burns Park and return around 11-11:30 for food and prizes. Please sign up at the link to get food.
We'll ride to NLR Airport for the monthly hot breakfast with the Experimental Aircraft Association. Cost is $7. Then, we continue to loop around Kellogg Acres if we wish, and return for 25-30 miles.
Contact: Jim Britt, 501-912-1449; email Jim
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.)
Meet at Creegan's Pub, 301 Main Street North Little Rock, for a dinner meeting. Come to Recycle Bikes for Kids before that for a work day, 1:00 pm or when you get there, to get bikes ready for Christmas. This is at 717 E. 10th St., NLR.
This is a tentative ride with more information later.
Night ride from Rebel Kettle, 822 E 6th St, Little Rock, along the River Trail. Lights needed and a tacky seasonal sweater is optional.
Meet at the west side of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and ride to Kathy and Jarion's house at Lake Norrell for pies. Let Kathy or the ride leader know that you may be coming.
Contact: Jim Britt; 501-912-1449; email Jim
30 mile loop ride into east Pulaski County and return with lunch option at the end. Meet at the Kroger parking lot at McCain and North Hills Blvds., NLR.
Map of Start
Ride Leader: Jim Britt, 501-912-1449 email
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
This is the first in the 3-ride Arkansas Charity Challenge. Do all 3 for a special award. The next 2 are Tour de Hoot May 5 and 65 Roses Tour May 12. You'll get 1/3 of the medal for each ride.
Arkansas Charity Challenge
Wine Country Info/Register
Register for Hoot
Info/Register for 65 Roses
Register now for updates. The route will likely be similar to our first BRAA that went through Mt. View. 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
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.
Starts at Spring Park, Searcy.
Contact: Bruce Burkheimer, 501-827-3668, email Bruce
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.
2017 Additional info. from the ride: Registration opens at 6:00 a.m. for riders wishing to register the day of the event and for those that were not able to pick up their bibs prior to the ride. Instead of the traditional shotgun start for each ride (100 milers take off, then 80’s and so on), riders can start their ride any time they wish between 6:30 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. It is strongly recommended that the 80-100 milers take off no later than 7:00 a.m. to make the cutoff time. To view this and other route planning tools, visit:
Maps and Planning Tools
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
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.
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; email@example.com
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 will stay at Hotel Hot Springs at the Convention Center. Free breakfst at the hotel.
Hot Springs Hotel: Reservations; 877-623-6697 (Ask for Spa Run rate)
Contact: Jim Britt, 501-912-1449, firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: P.O. Box 250817, Little Rock, AR 72225-0817
Phone: (501 912-1449