OZ Cycling Tours specializes in custom tours for riders of all ages and skill levels. Cyclists from novice to expert are all guaranteed a ride through some of the hundreds of miles of spectacular and challenging world-class Northwest Arkansas scenery with its woodlands, hills and varied topography.
Co founders Adam and Ryan West, who grew up here in Northwest Arkansas had the privileged to watch OZ Trails grow and dig trail heads just down the street from their childhood home. Both have always lived and been fortunate to call this special place known as the “mountain bike capital of the world” home. “We Love NWA, the terrain, the sense of community, the towns, the people here, and we would love to share our a passion for cycling, these awesome trails, and community with you!”
Co-Owner Nathan Paige joined the team at the end of 2019. He recently moved from Denver Colorado and brings 10 years experience riding Enduro and DownHill in the rocky mountain. “I’ve always been on my bike since racing in the NBL(National Biking League) when i was a kid, I just couldn’t let it go. Plus I love getting air and smashing into rock but don’t we all?” Originally from Manchester MA, he’s been looking to get back to the small town feel since leaving for college in 2003. “Do what you love and the rest will follow!”
We train year-round to make sure we are up to date on the trail systems, we have raced for the Phat Tire Cycling Team since 2011. Both Adam and Ryan have competed locally, regionally, and nationally. In 2018 Adam won the Arkansas State Championship and in 2019 Ryan Captured the Arkansas State Championship.
“Riding, for us, is everything! We Ride 7 Days a week, sometimes short rides, sometimes long rides. One thing is always Constant, at some point during their day we will be behind Bars, experiencing the fun and freedom that cycling gives us. we have tens of thousands of miles logged, handful of races ridden, and all on these stunning Northwest Arkansas Trails.
Cycling Brings out the best version of us, it test our limits, pushes us to be better, helps us process what happens in our world, chills us out, nurtures our souls, reconnects us with nature, enhances fitness, and allows us to enjoy time with our friends.
Jesse Arivett : Originally from Colorado but has spent time living in California and Ohio, has been calling Arkansas home for 18 years and currently living in Bella Vista. Jesse played some college ball at Arkansas TECH where he placed 2nd in state Cat2 and 4th in Cat1.. He’s been racing for 9 years and commutes by bike daily. Calls himself a ” Sports Freak” and has for most of his life. Father of four and loving husband for 13 years. ” Now i run trail with the kids, NATURE MAN!”
Allie Corlett: “Living an active lifestyle has always been the focus for me. Growing up, it was all horseback riding, swimming, soccer, and gymnastics. An Northwest Arkansas Native, watching our cycling community grow and evolve continues to amaze me! No matter the discipline, getting out the door and riding is always the right decision and a perfect way to take in this beautiful ares”Happy Trails!”
All Our Guides are qualified, personable, and experienced. they love showing our clients the unparalleled beauty of Northwest corner of our state and are looking forward to helping you experience these gorgeous OZ Trails!
Our Specialty in helping each individual to not only have a great cycling experience, but to also eagerly anticipate more riding adventures, There’s no better felling than when someone takes one of our tours and begins to catch the cycling fever. In short, we want to help others experience the passion that cycling brings to everyone and out drive to keep pedaling.
We are Licenced and insured, We provide individual and group service and we appreciate the opportunity to win your trust by giving you the best riding experience available. We welcome the chance to show you an unforgettable OZ Trails experience.