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Bentonville stakeholders say city is mountain biking capital of the world

Bentonville’s profile in that arena has been on the rise in recent years, with numerous national publications taking notice.
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BENTONVILLE, Ark. — If you think something is real, say it out loud.

That is the approach taken Wednesday (July 1) from Bentonville city leaders, tourism officials and other backers, who are staking a claim that Bentonville, already with an emerging reputation as a destination for cycling and mountain biking, is the mountain biking capital of the world.

Wednesday’s announcement said Bentonville’s mountain biking experience did not come through happenstance.

It took a concerted effort by the community and its leaders, along with a clear vision and a foundation for what was possible.

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