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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.
Contact: Ted Goodloe, 501-258-4212
Tentative ride for Big River Crossing over the Mississippi River to Memphis for the night at the Super 8 motel at the foot of the bridge. We plan to get a cabin at Village Creek S.P. Wed. night, ride to Wynne for breakfast Thurs. am and then on the Parkin S.P. and Memphis for about 55 miles and return to the cars Friday am. Lunch going over will be at the famous Big John's Shake Shack in Marion. Dinner in Memphis will be on Beale St. Memphis Bike Routes
Register for the ride for more info. later.
Contact: Jim Britt: 501-912-1449 email Jim
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. Our first choice lodging will be in a large house on the Square. Other individual rooms are scattered upstairs around the Square. Some rooms have 2 beds 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 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.
Contact: John Linck: 502-231-9350, email John
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
Meet at BDB in Little Rock for a ride to the Old Mill in NLR for Sandwiching in History. If you want to meet us there, the tour is at noon.
Contact: Coreen Frasier, 501-952-8900
Dinner Friday night and a gravel grinder option on April 26. 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.
Tentative schedule for the Ohio to Erie Trail through Ohio. We estimate 5-6 days with a commercial shuttle to return to Cincinnati.
Ohio to Erie Trail
Info: Jim Britt, 501-912-1449
This event will have gravel rides and road rides of 13, 25, 55, 65, and 85 miles with Fun Aid stations. Also, an all-paved trail system sightseeing option
The ride is now beginning at the old River Trail Station just down river from the submarine. If you are coming to LR, consider staying at Firehouse Hostel and coasting down to the start in the morning.
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:
More info. later on this supported ride. The route is not yet announced.
Tour de Nebraska
We will have riders for this ride in Michigan. More information later.
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. Registration opening in June
Preliminary dates and schedule, from JJ's Truck stop east of Malvern on I-30.
Day 1 to Lake Catherine State Park -- 25 mi. Cabin Reservations
Day 2 to Lake DeGray S.P. -- 38 mi. Lodge, 877-879-2741.
Day 3 to Glenwood Country Club -- 39 mi.
Day 4 back to DeGray -- 38 mi.
Day 5 back to Malvern -- 39 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 take Old Military Road to Malvern and Hwy 84. If you need a car repair, you can leave it with Darrin near JJ's while we are gone, Dowdle's Auto Body, 501-315-1857.
Register for updates. Riders must be ABC members.
Contacts: Janice Peters, 501-952-8848; Jim Britt, 501-912-1449, email Jim
Map to start
We'll leave from the new Conway airport, at the end of Hwy 89, west 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 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