I’d heard buzz about the Bentonville aviation scene and decided to fly my Piper Super Cub out and spend a few days exploring. I taxied tentatively up to a Frank Lloyd Wright-looking FBO with a roundabout aircraft apron in front. Surrounded by more expensive and impressive pistons, turboprops, and jets, I taxied clockwise and stopped in front, under a “no fees, just great service” sign. Line workers responded like in movie clips I’ve seen of full-service gas stations in the 1950s, hustling up to my airplane, inquiring about the service I needed, and even dropping a red carpet by my door for me to step out on. Over the course of a few days, I would watch numerous aircraft of all types arrive to the same welcoming greeting. Read MORE.
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More than 200 riders converged on the Evans farm Tuesday evening to meet with local farmers and share experiences about gravel cycling, the fastest-growing cycling sport in the US. Wes Evans and his wife, Laura, were named Benton County Farm Family of the Year in May. They hosted the event…Read More
OZ Brands on Monday announced the launch of OZ Gravel, a lifestyle brand dedicated to promoting the rapidly growing gravel cycling scene in Northwest Arkansas, according to a news release. The launch includes a website, OZGravelNWA.com, as well as social communities on Facebook, Instagram and Strava.
Northwest Arkansas (NWA) is seeing major business-backed outdoor infrastructure investment, and the focus is shifting toward climbing of late. This article investigates this new coordinated and strategic, urban crag development effort as an example of how for-profit investment and collaboration around outdoor climbing development could continue to change our sport.
Local cycling enthusiasts are about to plant signs along some gravel roads in Benton County to encourage respect and safety between riders and farmers. The program will include 76 road signs and three hub signs on gravel cycling routes in the county, according to Runway Group. A hub is the…Read More