~ Joe If cabin fever has set in on your cold wet January and you have the itch to ride, check the opportunity for a weekend ride at end of January for the annual Buffalo Headwaters Challenge, comprising one of the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) EPICS designated trails in Northwest Arkansas. I took the......
~Joe The Lake Ouachita Vista Trail (LOViT) is one of the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) EPIC rated trails comprising of 20 or more miles of technically difficult backcountry single track.  Lake Ouachita is one of our place to camp.  Read Why You Should Go Camping at Lake Ouachita State Park. Check out my 1-minute YouTube......
~ Carmen The Big River Crossing is the longest active public pedestrian/cycling bridge going across the Mississippi River. First proposed in 1975, it finally opened October 2016 and connects Memphis, Tennessee to West Memphis, Arkansas.  From the West Memphis side, hikers and cyclists can continue on the Big River Trail which includes more than seventy......
~ Joe Iron Mountain is one of the great fun mountain bike rides in Arkadelphia, Arkansas (USA).  Not too hard and not too easy with about 1600 feet (488 meters)  in elevation.  I had the opportunity to ride the Iron Mountain bike trails over Easter weekend while camping out at Lake DeGray campgrounds. May the......
~ Carmen It’s a Big Dam Bridge. So what is this Big Dam Bridge and why would anyone want to cross it?  Well, it is big.  It is on top of a dam.  It is a pedestrian/cycling bridge.  Who wouldn’t want to cross the Big Dam Bridge?  Located in central Arkansas, it connects Little Rock......
~ Joe Trail Loops–Five of the them! If ever you want to take a road trip for mountain biking. Ride the Syllamo.  The Syllamo bike trails consist of 50 miles of single track and fire roads with five loops.  White River Bluff Loop is 4.5 miles marked by green colored blazes on brown four foot......
  ~ Joe Looking for great single track? You need to check out the Cherokee National Park in Copperhill, Tennessee.   It hosts the Tanasi and Chilhowee Trail System for mountain bike riders.  The Tanasi Trail system offers abundance of options for easy single track rides under the foliage of a forest canopy, challenging intermediate......
~ Joe Riding in the dark Daylight hours are getting shorter, but that doesn’t mean you need to park your bike until spring.  After the sun sets, there are still great opportunities to hone your mountain bike skills, indulge in a new adventure, and get a fierce workout.  Riding during the day affords you the......
~ Joe In the last bicycling post from Oxford, I detailed my trip to the Whirlpool Trails near Ole Miss University. (see Whirlpool Trails post) The last day of Memorial Day weekend, I had somewhat of a trusty mountain bike with broken spoke, misaligned rim and tire and a working front brake. Hmmm trusty, not......
~ Joe Finding the Good Trails Around Oxford We took our trailer to the first camping trip on Memorial Day weekend to John Kyle State Park Sardis, MS. It was an upgrade from the tent camping we had in our last outing at Devils’s Den State Park AR. However, we did bring the tent along......
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