So you've heard all the cycling news coming out of Fayetteville but you might be asking yourself, "How do I enjoy these?" Don't worry Experience Fayetteville has your back! Check out our breakdown of some exciting competitions and ways you can enjoy them whether on wheels or on foot!
The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) Management Committee has announced that Fayetteville, Arkansas has been selected to host a cyclocross World Cup event on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, as part of the 2021-2022 cyclocross World Cup schedule.
Fayetteville has been awarded the designation of Bike City by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the world governing body of cycling.
OZ Trails announced as a stop on the trail to Tokyo – Mountain Bike Olympic qualifiers come to Centennial Park in Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 9-11 and April 16-18.
Fayetteville will be home to Olympic mountain bike qualifying for back-to-back race weekends this spring with the inaugural OZ Trail US Pro Cup, presented by Experience Fayetteville. Over two weekends of off-road racing at Centennial Park at Millsap Mountain, professional men and women cross country mountain bikers will compete for critical points and a spot in the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. A full schedule of cross country and short track cross country races are expected to showcase a deep field of US and International riders representing past and future Olympians, national champions, and continental and world champions.
As host community for annual gravel events including the Arkansaw High Country Race and Chinkapin Hollow Gravel Grinder, the gravel cycling around Fayetteville has earned national attention.
Already an offseason training destination for professional road cyclists, you’ll find a variety of gravel route options just as accessible from Fayetteville. From mountainous ridgelines to creek lined roads, the opportunities for riding are endless as the surrounding Madison and Washington counties maintain hundreds of miles of gravel roads.
R.A.P.T.O.R. Gravel Grinder – Challenge-Style Gravel Cycling Event Rolls from Fayetteville this December!
While parts of Fayetteville’s Centennial Park at Millsap Mountain are still officially under construction, a selection of intermediate mountain bike optimized trails are now open to the public and ready for knobby tires!
Seated in the Ozark Mountains and home to the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville is known as a prominent academic center. Fayetteville’s innovative personality and artistic expression can be found flowing from the University’s campus and into the streets - in the form of public art.
Highlighted by the Razorback Greenway and the multiuse paved trails woven throughout Northwest Arkansas, the bi-annual Square 2 Square Bike Ride (originally scheduled for September 19) is rolling into a virtual format this fall!
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