The Big BAM is Missouri's cross state bicycle tour that incorporates music and entertainment in communities across Missouri! Registration includes these services: Gear transport for five days; unlimited hot showers including towels, soap and shampoo; camping area and free live music; SAG support for five days; daily route maps and signage; access to Big BAM app; water stations every 12 miles along the entire route; port-a-potties or bathroom facilities at water stations; extra port-a-potties at overnight towns; access to medical team and Big BAM support staff.
Now in its second decade, this unique event provides a sixty plus mile loop and two days of mountain bike touring and racing on two of our best trails. The Ouachita Trail is known for its challenging climbs, vast technical sections, and scenic views of the Ouachita River. The Womble Trail (an IMBA Epic) is known for its fast trails and scenic views of the Ouachita Mountains and valleys.