A Black Hills bike trail has earned a spot on an adventure company's top-ten list compiling the perfect paths to ride.

Active travel company Austin-Lehman Adventures gave the Mickelson Trail its number seven position on the list.

The company's European cycling director logged more than 10,000 miles on the seat of a bike to create the list.

The Mickelson Trail received kudos for its blasted hard-rock tunnels and more than 100 converted railroad bridges.

(Associated Press)