Bentonville Bike Fest

where everyone is welcome

The 70 miles Gran Fondo road event presented by Continental & hosted by OZ cycling tours June 19

Bentonville Bike Fest   Kenny Belaey

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Bentonville Bike Fest where everyone is welcome

Gran Fondo presented by Continental Tires

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The 70 miles Gran Fondo road event presented by Continental & hosted by OZ cycling tours June 19. Come ride with Oz Cycling Tours as we cruise through 70 miles of some beautiful Arkansas country side. Enjoy the rolling hills with friends while gazing on exotic animals, vast pastures and some of our quaint little towns. Aid stations will be providing hydration and fuel.

Starting out on 8th street from Bentonville Bike fest at 8 am Sunday morning, we’ll head west towards Centerton for the first 7 miles. Between mile 7-8 we’ll ride the shoulder of Highway 102 till me turn right on highway 279 (6 miles of rolling pastures till hit the town of Hiwasse) Make a right onto Highway 72 for ¼ mile. Then a left onto Forest Hills Bv for the next 4 miles till we hit Highlands Bv then take a left.(end of flat land, climbs begin!) Stay on Highlands Bv for 5 miles till you make right onto Kinross drive continue for the next 4.5 miles. Take a right onto Glasgow Rd for 3 miles (you’ll hit the first of 2 aid stations at the Scottsdale dog park parking lot(mile 30)) get back on Glasgow Rd for 3 more miles till you take a left onto Highlands Bv for ½ mile and continue onto Lancashire Bv which you’ll stay on for 3.5 miles till you hit Chelsey Rd and turn right. Continue on Chelsey Rd for 9 miles till you make a right back onto Lancashire Bv, continue for 6 miles. Turn right onto Bethnal Rd and hit the second aid station (mile 46). Get back on Bethnal Rd and continue a 1 mile till you turn left onto Grosvenor Rd and continue for 2 miles till you merge onto Highway 94 then another 2.5 miles. Make a right onto McNelly Rd and go 6 miles through the intersection past the Lowes and continue onto Peach Orchard Rd(stay on Peach Orchard till you see the big Coler sign). Turn left at the Coler Sign onto Pumpkin Holler Rd which merges with NW 12th St(1 mile). Go through the intersection at Walton and 12thonto Tiger Bv. Take a right onto Bella Vista Rd, take a right onto Main St, follow that for 1 mile till you make a left onto 8th street, then strait back to the Festival! 64.1 miles total.

Aid stations at mile 30 & 46

Gas station at mile 14, 17, & 31

Harps Grocery store at mile 42

What to bring:

Helmet, Sun glasses, 2 tubes, Tube patch kit, Hand pump or co2’s, Tire levers, Multi-tool, rear red flashing light, at least 2 water bottles, your preferred snacks & Hydration(additional snacks and hydration will be available at aid stations).

Shuttle Van / Emergency contact Number:

Nathan 978-729-5438

Lead guides:

Ryan – 4795309420

Adam – 4798021264

* We like to stress that this is NOT a race and that all traffic lawes need to be obeyed at all time!
* Riders briefing will be at the OZ cycling booth prior to the start.


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Platinum supporter

  OZ Ark Outdoor Foundation  

Gold Sponsors

  Haleon    Advil    Emergen-C    Voltaren  

Silver Sponsors

  Niagara water    PABST    Continental Tires    Blackburn design    Bell helmets    Trailblazers    Drink Cirkul  

Bronze Sponsors

  Junk    wd-40 bike  

presenting side event sponsors

  KMC    Mojo Cycling    Arnicare by Boiron    GIANT    LOAM LANDER    Welly    Outshine    Mongoose    Burt's bees    Liquid IV  

structural partners

  COX    Crossland Construction Company    Walton Family Foundation    Progressive Bike Ramps    OZ Trails    Visit Bentonville    Buddy Pegs    Aksperience Productions    Women of OZ nwa    Coler MTB preserve    Landers Toyota    Springdale Tractor Co.    Hyper BMX    NBDA    The Railyard Rogers    CEI    Luxi Loo    Springdale Bike Club    Sign Studio    Mad Engine Global    Hugg & Hall    Republic Services  

our charities

  Wheels for life by Hans Rey    Pedal it Forward    Dress For Success  

Official apparel & merchandise sponsors

  Fox racing  

Official lodging partners

  Bike Inn    Singletrack Base Camps    Pink Door bnb    Bike Sherpa    OMC    Raddventures    Escape Adventures    Navigate Home KW    Jes Lising Realtor  

Official bike valet


Official Media Partners

  iHeart MEDIA  


pedal to the Medal LLC

Belaey Trials Team

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