Oz Trailer Interview | Cate Mertins
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Oz Trailer Interview | Cate Mertins

FOR THE LOVE OF MOUNTAIN BIKING  By Cate Mertins, NICA Racer for Haas Hall Academy National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) has given Cate Mertins, a student athlete for the Haas Hall Academy team, confidence, opportunity and community involvement through...
Brian Lopes  Northwest Arkansas
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Brian Lopes Northwest Arkansas

Brian Lopes is a professional mountain biker, multiple mountain biking world champion, author and inductee into both the Mountain Bike and BMX Halls of Fame. Lopes started riding BMX in his childhood and turned pro at age 17. And, lucky for us, he recently spent some...
Education, Stewardship and Mountain Biking Advocacy
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Education, Stewardship and Mountain Biking Advocacy

This is the mission statement of the Friends of Arkansas Singletrack (FAST). The volunteer-based organization and chapter members of IMBA share their passion for the sport and our trails regularly through “Trail Love” volunteer opportunities. They are leading the...
Wilderness Emergency Extraction
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Wilderness Emergency Extraction

The increase of trail building (200 hundred miles and counting) in Northwest Arkansas is leading to huge growth in mountain biking and bike tourism. We love that more people are finding and using our trails! We also know that bike riding comes with risks, some we can...
Build, Maintain and Preserve
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Build, Maintain and Preserve

That is the motto of the Ozark Off Road Cyclists (OORC) – a 20-year-old volunteer powered trail-building organization based in Northwest Arkansas. The club is one of the oldest organizations in the state pioneering the way for Arkansas singletrack. They are proud...
Danny MacAskill | Northwest Arkansas
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Danny MacAskill | Northwest Arkansas

Last October, legendary street trials rider Danny MacAskill visited Northwest Arkansas while we hosted one of the biggest mountain bike events in the country — the IMBA World Summit. Danny, one of the world’s most popular cyclists, is touring the country...
Get to know Oz Trails a little better
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Get to know Oz Trails a little better

When to ride the Oz Trails (spoiler: we’re open year-round). We are very fortunate to have year-round riding here in the Ozark Mountains. While we do experience cold temperatures in January/February, they usually don’t stick around very long. For example, it is...
Oz Trails – Fall Foliage
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Oz Trails – Fall Foliage

If you haven’t had the chance to check out Oz Trails in the fall, you’re missing out! The fall foliage here is awesome! Check out some of the pictures from our trails below.
Oz Trailer Interview – Rob Grunnagle
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Oz Trailer Interview – Rob Grunnagle

Name: Rob Grunnagle We recently interviewed local Oz Trailer, Rob Grunnagle of Ozark Cycling Adventures. Check out his Q&A below! How long have you been riding? I started mountain biking back in 2000 after I broke my collarbone and gained about twenty pounds due...
Interview with Oz Trailer Tandie Bailey
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Interview with Oz Trailer Tandie Bailey

Name: Tandie Bailey How long have you been riding? Since I was 18– my brother worked for Progressive Trail Design back then and helped build the DJ Park and Phase1 of Slaughter Pen around 2008; he’d hang out up there and ride, I wanted to be a part of...