Welcome to the Ozark Off Road Cyclists (OORC) web site. Whether you are an experienced rider or someone just starting out we hope you will find the site full of usefull information.
The Ozark Off Road Cyclists is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to creating and maintaining sustainable soft surface trails in the Arkansas Ozarks, giving greater opportunities for mountain bikers and outdoor enthusiasts to live healthy active lives. Established in 1997, the OORC has been working with local, state, and federal agencies to preserve the natural environment for recreational experience. The OORC regularly partners with a variety of user groups, land managers, and businesses to support and run numerous outdoor recreation events including educational training in sustainable trail building, group rides, races, and trail work days. Our club is a proud Chapter Member of IMBA (The International Mountain Bike Association).
We are currently in the midst of transitioning the site to include a plentitude of more detailed information. Therefore we ask for your patience and understanding during this time. Please take a browse around and if you have any suggestions as to how we can better our site please do not hesitate to contact us. Hope to see you out on the trails soon!
OORC FEATURED UPCOMING EVENT!!!
The Ozark Off Road Cyclists and the Fayetteville Natural Heritage Association (FNHA) invite you to attend the Mt. Kessler Celebration Gala!
On April 19th at 6pm FNHA (Franks 501c3) will be hosting a Gala at Pratt Place Barn in Fayetteville.
You can purchase tickets through FNHA's website or by clicking the link provided here (Seating is limited so purchase soon)
Dress: Dressy Casual (add a little stylish OORC flare).
With Frank Sharps tenacity to keep the tires rolling, the OORC's dedication to hand build trails and years of maintenance allowed the community access to this majestic place we all know as MOUNT KESSLER.
Through the process of helping save Mt Kessler the Ozark Off-Road Cyclists blossomed into more than a volunteer trail building army.
We helped SAVE a Mountain for all to enjoy!!! Let’s Celebrate !!
!!! TICKETS SOLD OUT !!!
- OORC UPCOMING TRAIL WORK DAYS -
Check the CALENDAR for more information on upcoming OORC Trail Work Days!!!
Be a Trail Builder today… And become a Trail Leader tomorrow…
Trail Builders Guides are now available! Pick yours up at the next scheduled OORC Trail Build Work Day.
DON’T FORGET YOUR TRAIL BUCKS!!!
For every hour a member volunteers on designated trail work days they earn an entry to win a SANTA CRUZ CARBON TALLBOY
Beginning in May, join us for Thursday night rides around Lake Fayetteville at on the first and third Thursday of the month. These rides will start and finish at Apple Blossom Brewing Co., located at the corner of Zion Rd. and N. Vantage Dr. (a.k.a. the entrance of Veterans Park).
Enjoy the ride, and afterward, enjoy good company at Apple Blossom Brewing Co. with OORC group discounts available.
Check out the video below featuring Riders..