18 June, Bentonville: Following the return of professional racing, Bentonville Bike Fest, presented by Pyure Organic, is bringing mountain biking events back to the public with an action-packed three days of races, world-class trails, demonstrations from professionals, skills workshops, live music, DJs and exclusive film showings – starting today, June 18.
Bentonville Bike Fest is free to attend and offers a family-friendly atmosphere for mountain biking fans and outdoor enthusiasts to chill out with professional riders, test bikes, and access some of the best trails the US has to offer. There will be live bands, DJs and dirt shows with tons of jumps, a World War II aircraft flyover, and a brand new Mama Bear pump track hosting some of the best MTB and BMX freestylers around.
Pro-rider talent including Anneke Beerten, Brian Lopes, Carson Storch, Mike Hucker, Hans Rey, Xylena Hoppen, Porscha Murdock, Richie Schley, Jeff Lenosky and many more big names will be on-site to encourage visitors on the trails, share their skills, and race for big prizes.
Kenny Belaey, Bentonville Bike Fest, presented by Pyure Organic, founder and CEO said: “It’s amazing to feel the buzz coming back to the world of bike racing and events after a year that has been so hard on so many people. We really appreciate the support of our sponsors and professional riders – including world champions and World Record holders across trials, flatland, and dirt – in bringing that buzz back to Bentonville. We can’t wait to open our gates to thousands of bike fans from Arkansas and further afield today and share the unique, bike-loving atmosphere that Bentonville always brings”.
Gold Sponsors include Van Dessel and Univega, with other sponsors including Body Armor, WD40, Vizzy, Vital Proteins, JUNK Brands, Mojo Cycling, Supernola, Live Gnar, Milo’s Tea Company, Boost Oxygen, Impossible Foods, Dig Clothing Company and many more attending with booths. Bike brands such as Allied Cycle Works, Niner, Jamis, Pirelli, Rapha, Univega, Van Dessel and many more will bring demo bikes and products for visitors to test and see the hottest products of 2021. Community partners include Progressive Bike Ramps, Bike Bentonville, Visit Bentonville, Walton Family Foundation, Slaughter Trail Guides, and 37 North Expeditions.