Meet the founding nonprofit member organizations of the Bike Alliance of Northwest Arkansas!
BikeNWA: BikeNWA’s mission is to transform Northwest Arkansas into a fun and welcoming place to ride bicycles for both recreation and transportation by creating a vibrant cycling community and a safe & connected network of on-road and off-road bicycling infrastructure.
Little Bellas: The Little Bellas is a mountain bike organization, whose goal is to help young women reach their fullest potential. They aim to create a community to empower women through cycling, accent the importance of goals and a healthy lifestyle, and emphasize a positive female bond. While this program is centered around creating a female camaraderie on bikes, it is most importantly about having fun in a constructive environment.
Breakaway Cycling Team: Breakaway Cycling is a nonprofit organization trying to eliminate barriers and give opportunity to junior and U23 (Under Age of 23) road cyclists.
NWA Trailblazers: NWA Trailblazer’s is a non-profit organization that continues to help the community by developing multi-use trails for cycling, running, walking and most importantly, discovering the beauty found all across NW Arkansas.
Ozark Off-Road Cyclists: The OORC is a non-profit organization that advocates for, builds, maintains and preserves soft-surface, multi-use trails in the Arkansas Ozarks.
Friends of Arkansas Singletrack: FAST is a dedicated group of volunteers working together to develop the sport of mountain biking in conjunction with the Northwest Arkansas off-road trail system. FAST provides education, trail stewardship, and mountain biking advocacy and promotes a fun family-friendly atmosphere.
Rogers Cycling Festival: The Rogers Cycling Festival is unique in that it offers competitive USA Cycling sanctioned road cycling events, competitive mountain bike events and casual, family-friendly rides. The Rogers Cycling Festival is an event for riders of all ages and abilities, whether they are road cyclists, mountain bikers or the casual enthusiast.
Pedal It Forward NWA: Since 2014, the volunteers at Pedal It Forward NWA have worked to distribute over 1,400 bicycles throughout Northwest Arkansas to veterans, kids, and others who can’t afford a bike. They collect used bikes, fix them, then distribute to those in need through our 60+ partner organizations.
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