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Ride #2 in the Arkansas Charity Challenge
Ride lengths up to 100 miles of flat delta riding. Option to come down the night before. Ride will go by the new resort near Tillar. The ride supports the Boys and Girls Club in McGehee.
On site registration begins 10:00 a.m. The ride will now start from the new Conway Municipal Airport, west of Mayflower. From LR, go the the west end of Hwy. 89 and then north to the airport, 3250 Sand Gap Rd, Conway, AR 72034. They will have tacos and beer with 3 new 10, 25, and 50 mile routes.
Annual picnic is in May this year so it should be cool. Bill Steward will cook our burgers and hot dogs again and the club will furnish plates, cups, condiments and cold drinks. Bring your chips, side dishes and desserts again.
Ride #3 in the Arkansas Charity Challenge
Starts at Spring Park. A new route is being considered.
Contact: Bruce Burkheimer, 501-827-3668, email Bruce
No details yet on the route for this 30 mile ride on-way. You can sign up for your start time.
Preliminary info on this event: It usually starts on South Main St., at the parking lot at 13th and goes to the Capitol.
Preliminary info on these rides from various starting locations in west LR and NLR to downtown for a rally and usually a breakfast. Register for the event and shop discounts.
More information will be given soon. Rides of 15 and 50 miles with a shirt and lunch.
Adventure Cycling is having an overnight ride in every state during June 2-4. We will ride to the Firehouse Hostel in McArthur Park on this Friday, have dinner, go to Stone's Throw, play cards, etc. 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.
The ride is now beginning at the old River Trail Station just down river from the submarine.
Meet at the picnic area for the 39 mile ride around and over Wye Mt. The ABC member with the time closest to his/her predicted time will win the trophy for the year.
We have some club riders signed up for this 8 day ride, 340 miles with 2 rest days and van support with catered meals in camp.
Adventure Cycling Info
Rides up to 100 miles.
More info later, but this is a Sunday ride from Memorial Park with a free breakfast. It might be a good time to ride over the new bridge at Memphis.
Rides 28, 40 and 62 miles from Scott with rest stops.
Contact: Charlie Hart, email Charlie, 501-590-9525
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.
More info later.
The total eclipse will be from Jefferson City, MO to Nashville, TN. We plan to have some riders attend. Register here to be included in last minute information. We might just drive up to MO boothill for the day if we can't find a room. They Katy Trail Ride is full.
The ride begins on Riverfront Dr., east of Willow in NLR and ends in Argenta. Rides up to 100 miles.
Registration will open in July 2017 at Bikereg
Day 1 base ride: Crystal Recreation Area near Norman, AR (south of Mt. Ida) to Shady Lake 36 miles
Day 2 base ride: Out and back ride to Cossatot River State Park 35 miles total.
Day 3 base ride: Return from Shady lake to Crystal Camp 36 miles
Five Day option: Ride to and from Crystal Springs to Crystal Recreation area/camp, 20.4 miles each way before and after base ride.
Register for updates. Riders must be ABC members.
Contacts: Janice Peters, 501-952-8848; Jim Britt, 501-912-1449, email Jim
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 date and info)
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
Address: P.O. Box 250817, Little Rock, AR 72225-0817
Phone: (501 912-1449