Posts filed under: Mountain Bike Riding

~Carmen Oak Mountain State Park is Alabama’s largest state park with almost 10,000 acres of land and 230 acres of water.  The park is located just 20 minutes southeast of Birmingham making it an ideal and convenient location.  With its abundance of hiking, mountain bike trails, variety of water activities, golfing, cabins and camping lodging......
~ Joe If you are traveling to or from the big MTB trails of Northwest Arkansas there is a cross-country tight, tree-lined, single track trail tucked away off of Interstate-40.  If you have an opportunity, take some extra time for a little over 9-mile cross country mountain bike trail.  The Enders Fault Mountain Bike Trail......
~ 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 Mountain Bike Challenge, comprising one of the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) EPICS designated trails in Northwest Arkansas. I......
~Joe Located right outside Hot Springs, Arkansas, is the Lake Ouachita Vista Mountain Bike Trail.  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 favorite places to camp......
~ 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......
~ Joe Trail Loops–Five of the them! If ever you want to take a road trip for mountain biking, ride the Syllamo.  Located outside of Mountain View, Arkansas, 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......
  ~ 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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