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 UPCOMING FEATURED EVENT...
Pre-Registration for this years BTR XC Race is open! https://www.bikereg.com/battle-for-townsend-ridge
Click here for more info for this years event!!!
Time to breath that fresh Upper Buffalo Trail air! Saturday, May 30th OORC is hosting rides at this years June Bug Jam in Red Star, Arkansas! Come Ride the Upper Buffalo Mountain Biking Trails with us as we'll have different levels of rides. Heck, one might just be down to jumping in the creek to enjoy a good splash!
Come on out and for $20 get your entry to the June Bug Jam, an evening meal and the opportunity to revisit The Buffalo Headwaters Challenge in the Spring! Proceeds will benefit the Headwater’s School. We have 5 routes Planned... Rated From Friendly to Hard as heck. Three routes are designated as peaceful pace and two routes are designated as give it all you got. Just remember to save some energy and strength for the music later that night. Getting a random cramp might create a new dance move out there.
Sign in time: 10:00 to 11:30 at Headwaters School
Ride Start time Noon.
Plan is to park at Headwaters School and then bike to trail head for start.
Will have limited shuttle service to trailhead. For more ride information check following link to the FB event page : June Bug Jam 2015 - OORC Frolic&Ride
Post ride events for the June Bug Jam will kick off at 3:00pm. Enjoy an evening of music under the stars with Tyrannosaurus Chicken & Cutty Rye, local foods & desserts, raffles, games and FREE camping. No pets please. For more event information check the following link to the JBJ FB page: June Bug Jam
Also dont forget to join us when weather permits for the Thursday night rides around Lake Fayetteville at https://www.facebook.com/events/885360118190289/ 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). Check the rides FB event page for updates on schedule changes or cancelations at : Enjoy the ride and afterward, enjoy good company at Apple Blossom Brewing Co. with OORC group discounts available.
- 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
Check out the video below featuring Riders..