2021 Membership Drive

2021 SORBA Virtual Summit

Register for our breakout sessions and Spring Board of Directors Meeting.

Celebrating 30 Years!

SORBA is the most effective nonprofit mountain biking organization in the Southeast

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With 46 chapters in 7 states, we are the largest nonprofit mountain biking organization in the Southeast.



Our chapters & members build and maintain sustainable mountain bike trails for everyone to enjoy.

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We are dedicated to respecting the environment; building and riding trails respectfully.



Whether you’re an experienced rider or just starting out, we’ll connect you with the MTB scene.

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What is SORBA?

Since 1989, The Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association has worked to ensure that our public lands offer fun, challenging and sustainable mountain biking for all mountain bikers. As the leading mountain biking organization in the southeast, our mission is to create, enhance, and protect great mountain biking experiences in the southeast.

SORBA News & Events

SORBA Sponsors Wanted

SORBA Sponsors Wanted

Support Mountain Bike Trails in the Southeast Become a SORBA Sponsor Since 1989, The Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association has worked to ensure that our public lands offer fun, challenging and sustainable mountain biking for all mountain bikers. As the leading...

#WomensMTBDay 2021

#WomensMTBDay 2021

This years Women's MTB Day on May 1st was celebrated by a number of chapters all across the region. This event was created by IMBA to celebrate the women rider and support their pursuit of mountain biking. This year we reached out to a few of our chapters that hosted...

Feature Maintenance Best Practices

Feature Maintenance Best Practices

When it comes to built features, there are a few best practices to keep in mind to help if there ever is an incident. While we would love to think no one will ever get hurt on anything that the chapter is responsible for, the truth is it’s not if it will happen but...

Black Mountain Reroute

Black Mountain Reroute

**Information provided by Pisgah Area SORBA. For more information follow their social media or contact.*  Why is this project necessary? Heavy trail use, unsustainable grades and heavy precipitation have caused severe erosion to this section of the current Black...

Upcoming Events

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The Power of Membership

SORBA uses the word association in its name for a reason. We’re a formal group of like-minded people who want to ride their mountain bikes and have a great time doing it. Individuals are the heart of our organization, but one person can’t do it alone. We’ve come together, as an association, to be stronger, to have our voice heard. And we have been heard. Just look around the region at the great trails and strong chapters we have, and you know it’s working.

Your membership makes all trails possible.

Members also enjoy special deals, programs and discounts.  Find your local chapter today and learn more about becoming a member.

Support Mountain Biking

Join or donate to SORBA and support mountain biking in the Southeast. Our members are more than just people who ride mountain bikes. We're passionate, concerned individuals who love the peace, beauty, ruggedness, and challenge of the trail. We are making the world better place for mountain biking.

Join SORBA or Renew

Through our partnership with the IMBA Local program, joining SORBA is a very easy process. Just select your local chapter on the signup form, and you'll become a member of SORBA through your local chapter.

Donate to SORBA

Your donations to SORBA help us carry out our mission of making great places to ride your mountain bike. As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, all donations to SORBA are tax deductible.

Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association, 691 Pisgah Rd, Ellijay, GA 30536