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SORBA Board of Directors Hold Annual Fall Business Meeting

The SORBA Board of Directors gathered on a beautiful fall day at Elachee Nature Science Center on November 17th for their annual fall meeting. The Executive Board, Chapter Presidents, staff, and guests, about 70 people in all, filled the conference room for a day of elections, business, and networking with the leaders who make mountain biking better and better in the Southeast.

Oak Mountain State Park Epic Red Trail Grows to 28 Miles with More on the Horizon

With help from a Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grant and Shelby County, Alabama, Birmingham Urban Mountain Pedalers (BUMP) designed and completed 4.6 miles of new trail at Oak Mountain State Park to grow the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) Epic trail to 28 miles.  Volunteers put in over 1,500 hours between September 18, 2011 and October 23, 2011 constructing 1.2 miles of hand built singletrack to complete the new Jekyll & Hyde trail at Oak Mountain State Park.  The upper,

SORBA CSRA Hosts Fall Events

Baker’s Dozen 2011

Paulding SORBA's Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

Volunteers From Across The Region Help Improve Trails at Tsali

About 40 volunteers who traveled to Western North Carolina from as far away as Florida and Virginia recently he

North Carolina Mountain Bikers Celebrate New Trail at Uwharrie

Riders at Uwharrie grand opening

It was a picture-perfect day, the kind you want to write home, post on Facebook, Tweet, and blog about. The sky was a cloudless, brilliant, baby blue that made you sit up, take notice, remembering just why you enjoy mountain biking so much, rivaled only by the yellows, reds, and oranges of autumn’s leaves that surrounded you. The temperatures were as delightful as the visual display, not too hot, not too cold, and the humidity just right.

SORBA Fall Board Meeting on November 19

SORBA’s fall Board meeting is November 19th, starting at 8 a.m. We’ll finish our business by 3:30 p.m,. and go for a ride, weather permitting. We’ll be meeting at the Elachee Nature Science Center, down the road from Chicopee Woods Mountain Bike Trails. Directions to Elachee

Party in the Piedmont November 12th

The Uwharrie National Forest Wood Run Area Trailhead is the place to be on Saturday, November 12th.

Love Your Trail at Tsali Work Party Weekend

Come on out the weekend of October 15th, and show Tsali some love. IMBA-SORBA and the Nantahalla Area SORBA chapter are hosting a mega trail work party weekend at the famed Tsali trails.  Over the past year the U.S Forest Service, Nantahalla Area SORBA, and IMBA-SORBA have partnered to improve this IMBA Epic Ride location.  Some great work has been done, but we need a large group of volunteers to help one of our newest chapters in the area.

Uwharrie Phase One Grand Opening Set for November 12

Mountain bikers and outdoor enthusiasts have patiently awaited new, purpose-built singletrack trails at U