Cycling league coming to Arkansas

Junior, senior high riders to compete

Posted: August 5, 2015 at 1:44 a.m.

BENTONVILLE -- Northwest Arkansas cycling enthusiasts have earned the support of a national organization to begin a mountain biking program for student-athletes across the state.

Bike party

A kickoff party to celebrate the new league will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at The Pedaler’s Pub, 410 S.W. A St. in Bentonville. Registration is available at www.BikeBentonville.com. The deadline to register is Saturday.

The event, sponsored by Arvest Bank, will feature an auction of a bicycle and bike helmets painted by local artists. All proceeds go to help start bike teams at Arkansas schools. Officials from the National Interscholastic Cycling Association will attend.

Source: Staff report

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