Sedona, AZ Are you ready for the most unique riding experience of your life? Beautiful Sedona, Arizona is a mountain biking mecca located at 4,500 feet above sea level where the red rock makes for jaw-dropping scenery and the riding is technical and fun. Throw in ample food, lodging, and camping options to the equation and you'll get a perma-grin on your face. There are hundreds of mountain bike trails in the area, with over 200 miles of red singletrack. Some of the most famous ones include Hiline, Hogs and Hangover, also known as Triple H. They are also the most challenging, technical trails, with lots of exposure. Leave your fear of heights at home if you want to ride them! If you're looking for a beginner ride, Bell Rock Pathway and Big Park Loop are great trails to start. Then check out some of the intermediate trails such as: Chuck Wagon, Adobe Jack, Llama, Mescal and Scorpion. Tucson, AZ Tucson, AZ is the unsung hero of all-mountain riding... with Mt Lemmon, a mountain that reaches almost 10,000 feet elevation in the middle of the desert, there are backcountry and front country trails that offer endless challenges and rippin' fun rides. The infamous Arizona Trail goes from the border of Mexico through the Grand Canyon and to the Utah border. We can access any section of this scenic trail, which attracts day users and bike packers alike. The trails are never crowded in Tucson, and the locals are keen to share their backyard with visitors. Whether its beginner or double-black diamond trails, Tucson has it! TORCA (Tucson Off-Road Cyclists & Activists) spends thousands of hours maintaining the trails so they are free and clear of downed trees and pruned for the best line of sight. Riding in Tucson is year round, with the best riding months October - April.
Bentonville, AR Northwest Arkansas is considered a premier up and coming mountain biking destination in the country right now. In part with a grant from the Walton Family Foundation, Bentonville has hired IMBA to design an epic trail system within city limits that now has a plethora of different trails to match any level of experience including some of the most competitive trails in the U.S. As if all this wasn't enough, the lower altitude allows enthusiasts to ride almost year-round. Slaughter Pen, Coler, The Railyard Bike Park & The Back 40 are some of the more popular trail systems in Bentonville. There's something for everyone and lots of opportunities to practice with special features including log rides, drops and jumps. Bike Bentonville, who's mission is to promote and enhance a bicycle-friendly culture for residents and tourists is a great resource for everything bike related in Bentonville!