Tag: Cycling

Trailhead for cyclists complete at Craighead

JONESBORO, Ark. – The new Craighead Forest Park trailhead pavilion is complete and ready for use.

This pavilion is outfitted to supply the cycling community and includes picnic tables, bike washing and repair stations, bike racks, a water bottle-filling station, trail maps, a fire pit and more. Continue reading “Trailhead for cyclists complete at Craighead”

Second trails meeting announced

 

JONESBORO, Ark. – A second public meeting has been added for Jonesboro residents to discuss five potential pedestrian and bicycle trail projects for the city.

In addition to this week’s meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23, a second meeting has be scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 3. Both meetings will be held in City Council chambers at the Municipal Center, 300 S. Church St. Continue reading “Second trails meeting announced”

Potential pedestrian/bicycle trails open for public discussion

 

JONESBORO, Ark. – Jonesboro residents are encouraged to participate in a public discussion of five potential pedestrian and bicycle trail projects for the city.

The meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23, in City Council chambers at the Municipal Center, 300 S. Church St. Continue reading “Potential pedestrian/bicycle trails open for public discussion”

Local business making big gesture for kids in need

JONESBORO, Ark. – While many of us can afford warm clothes, many can not – and when children are affected, their innocence makes the burden hard to imagine.

That is why Gearhead Outfitters is partnering with The North Face and One Warm Coat to donate a coat to a child in need for every coat purchased at their ten locations across Arkansas, Missouri and Louisiana.buyonegiveone-email-002_2_large

Gearhead’s owner, Ted Herget, told NEA Report he wanted to lead by example and show other business owners they could share with those who need it the most in this season of giving.  Continue reading “Local business making big gesture for kids in need”

Bicycle safety course a must-attend for Jonesboro

JONESBORO, Ark. – We hear about too many accidents involving bicyclists and motorists in Jonesboro but an effort to educate could be the key in turning the tide.

This Friday and Saturday, a nine-hour course will be held for bicycle riders to improve their knowledge and skills on the road. Presented by the Northeast Arkansas Bicycle Coalition, the Smart Cycling 101 two-day course utilizes the League of American Bicyclists Smart Cycling curriculum and is based on the concept of “vehicular cycling.” Continue reading “Bicycle safety course a must-attend for Jonesboro”