Cycling events coming to Bentonville

Posted: October 9, 2017 at 1 a.m.

Young riders take off during a bike race on Sunday at Slaughter Pen Mountain Bike Park in Bentonville. There are several mountain biking events that are scheduled to come to Bentonville next year after organizers attended the IMBA World Summit last year.

BENTONVILLE -- The owners of Western Spirit Cycling knew they wanted to come back and host an event in Bentonville shortly after arriving for a mountain biking event last fall.

Young riders wait at the starting line during a bike race Sunday at Slaughter Pen Mountain Bike Park in Bentonville. There are several mountain biking...

2018 events

New mountain biking events added to 2018 include:

• International Mountain Bicycling Association Uprising, March

• National Interscholastic Cycling Association, June

• Oz Trail Off-Road, Oct. 5-7

• Outerbike, Oct. 26-28

Source: Staff report

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