Date(s) - 10/11/2019 - 10/13/2019
All participants will enjoy a neutral rollout from downtown Bentonville into the foothills of the Ozark mountains. Once they’ve entered the shade cast by the forest’s expansive pine tree canopy, participants will connect with a selection of the finest Northwest Arkansas (NWA) singletrack, occasional double track, and paved segments.
During your visit to Northwest Arkansas, enjoy three days of event festivities while being submerged in the mountain bike industry. Mingle with the most bike-minded people you’ll ever encounter while appreciating the area’s New American Town vibe and feel welcomed by a unique southern hospitality extended to the outdoor enthusiast.
With an award in the form of a custom designed mason jar filled to the brim with locally produced pimento cheese; top-notch free live music; a cold Finisher Beer (gratis); and the comfort of Bentonville’s quaint downtown waiting at the finish…This is one finish line worth preparing and persevering for.
Epic Rides 2018 The Oz Trails Off-Road had a 95%+ finish rate. Bring your endurance and Jedi singletrack handling skills, and you’ll do just fine.
Whether you’re riding, walking around the bike industry expo in Bentonville’s storied town square, or cheering for the Pros in their pursuit of the $160,000 series cash purse, there’s something for everyone.
From beginners to seasoned weekend warriors and full-time pros, each Epic Rides Off-Road Series event welcomes mountain bikers of all experience levels with three different length courses (15, 30, or 50-ish miles) that challenge the mind and body plus deliver inspiring views of nature’s beauty.
Each individual event offers three days of mountain bike culture, (including a massive industry expo), live music and world class singletrack, and boasts its own unique flavor and character thanks to the vibrant host cities that value the importance of healthy living and outdoor recreation. The series offers a $160,000 pro purse, attracting the sport’s top riders.
Full 2019 Epic Rides Off-Road Series schedule:
- The Whiskey Off-Road April 26-28 in Prescott, Arizona
- The Grand Junction Off-Road May 17-19 in Grand Junction, Colorado
- The Carson City Off-Road June 28-30 in Carson City, Nevada
- The Oz Trails Off-Road October 11-13 in Bentonville, Arkansas
Registration is now open. Epic Rides Off-Road Series events have a tendency to fill early so register early to guarantee you get to ride the selected event and distance you prefer.