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Show Your Love for the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest

Trails don’t take care of themselves—CoTrails volunteers do! 
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Examining Proposed Fee Change for Mountain Biking at Georgia State Parks

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, State Parks Division has proposed $2 per-user fees for mountain biking at Unicoi, Fort Yargo and Hard Labor Creek State Parks, while maintaining the $3 fee at Fort Mountain State Park (in effect since 1997). The proposed new fees would go into effect in March, 2012.

SORBA Jax Trail Care Crew Weekend

During the weekend of November 17 through 20th, the Jacksonville, Florida chapter of SORBA (SORBA-JAX) welcomed the IMBA Trail Care Crew for a weekend of advocacy, education, trail building and, of course, riding.  After arriving in Jacksonville on Thursday, November 17th Jake Carsten and Jenny Abraham kicked off their busy weekend with a tour of Jacksonville’s premier trail system located at Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park.  Jake and Jenny were given a taste of northeast Florida trails, which are typically rooty, sandy, tight and technical.  On Friday, Jake and Jenny, along

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