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The Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association is the largest mountian bike nonprofit in the Southeast with 47 chapters spanning across 7 states. We empower local and regional advocates to make a difference in their community by providing sustainable access to the outdoors for everyone. Join our mission. Get involved with your chapter. And share the love for trails!


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HAMR Trail Grand Opening at Monte Sano State Park

HAMR and Monte Sano State Park celebrated the grand opening of two new mountain bike only downhill flow trails - Bluebell Holler and Full Monte - this past weekend!  These trails, the first of their kind in the area, were built by Barry Smith Trails.  The Alabama...

SORBA Chattanooga Receives Grant To Hire Executive Director

SORBA Chattanooga today announced that they have received a $50,000 grant from the Lyndhurst Foundation to support the expansion of trail stewardship and the mountain biking community in the Chattanooga area. SORBA Chattanooga, a local all-volunteer nonprofit,...

McDowell Tech Trail School Upcoming Classes

The McDowell Tech Trail School has released their upcoming schedule of classes and it is exciting to see such a diverse and robust calendar! Many of these classes are helpful for our chapter volunteers to get out and effectively make a difference on the trails they...

SORBA Session: Pedal Up Foundation

In this episode of our SORBA Session Webinar series we hear from Jason Finnell, Executive Director of the Pedal Up Foundation, about how chapters can partner with the organization to bring mountain biking to Girls and Boys Clubs across the Southeast. Learn more about...

SORBA’s Updated Sponsorship Packet

SORBA's updated sponsorship packet is here! As SORBA celebrates 35 years of trail advocacy and support, we want to thank our sponsors and donors for being an important part of our success story. Thanks to your support, we will continue helping our chapters grow and...

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