Jonesboro awarded TAP grant for trail to university

Oct 20, 2017

The City of Jonesboro has received a grant for almost $500,000 in Transportation Alternatives Program funding from the Arkansas Department of Transportation for a pedestrian/bicycle path between downtown and Arkansas State University.

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June 10: 2nd annual Jason McDonald Memorial Ride

May 18, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – A loving husband, father, neighbor and friend who died in a tragic accident, and other fallen cyclists, will be remembered in a memorial ride in June. The second annual Jason McDonald Memorial Ride will be from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. on June 10 at the Gearhead Cycle House on Main Street in Downtown Jonesboro. 

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Trailhead for cyclists complete at Craighead

Apr 20, 2017

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.

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Second trails meeting announced

Mar 20, 2017

  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

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Potential pedestrian/bicycle trails open for public discussion

Mar 15, 2017

  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.

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Local business making big gesture for kids in need

Nov 18, 2016

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

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Bicycle safety course a must-attend for Jonesboro

Oct 19, 2016

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

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