SORBA News & Events
Join or renew now during the month of October! or one of these When you join or renew your membership with a SORBA chapter in October, you're entered to win the SORBA 2020 Trek Roscoe 7, and the IMBA Yeti. Your membership supports the trails you ride! More people...
The “City in a Forest” is about to open its first mountain bike trail system within city limits. It’s impossible to miss Atlanta’s lush tree canopy. Aptly nicknamed the “City in a Forest,” more than 50 species of trees grow in the metro area, covering almost half of...
Collaborating with other user groups is a great way to get more accomplished in our forests and to drive home the point that we are all in it for similar reasons. Thanks to Pisgah Area SORBA Trail Crew Coordinator, Charly Aurelia, for sharing some chainsaw...
On Saturday, June 28, 2018, TORC co-hosted our first women’s only trail work day - AKA Dirt Day - sponsored jointly with Wheelchix, a local women’s cycling advocacy group. We worked with Robert Patterson and Tom Teabo, the Lake Crabtree County Park trail...
Atlanta SORBA is forging new partnerships with local governments for new shared-use trail opportunities in Coweta County and the Atlanta metro area. Click HERE for more info.
SORBA Chattanooga is raising funds for a downhill Bike Park! With a goal of $330,000, the chapter is well on its way with $212,500 already raised. Located in Hixon, Tennessee, Mountain Creek Park will provide the first downhill trails in the Chattanooga region,...
The National Mountain Biking Survey is now open and seeking the diverse opinions of America’s mountain bikers to understand their habits, access to trails and levels of engagement. Between August 20 and September 20, anyone and everyone who rides a mountain bike—from...
The Tarheel Trailblazers, Charlotte, NC, are proud of their newest trail build. The Beatty Pump Track is 800-1000 ft long, and was built by Elevated Trail Design. Saturday we had about 40 volunteers help us with the finishing work, and we had about 75 -100 riders...
Please help our fellow SORBA chapter (Tri-Cities SORBA, Johnson City, TN) by reading letters and directions below, and then composing comments in your words in support for the Buffalo Mountain Bike Trail Project: Buffalo Mountain Bike Trails - Comments (1) Official...
The Lake Hickory Trails include a 1.8-mile beginner flow trail, a 4-mile intermediate loop, a pump track for both advanced and beginner riders, and an advanced jump line for more skilled riders.
SORBA is excited to launch its new web presence.
Agreement gives mountain bikers a seat at the table when the USFS develops new trails and works to maintain existing multi—use trails
The agreement focuses on Forever Wild land Trust Property called Live Oak Landing, in Stockton, Alabama.
Tennessee’s singletrack utopia continues to grow and there are over 120 miles of purpose-built singletrack in Chattanooga.
Visitors may purchase day or annual parking passes upon arrival at the Park
We need your knowledge and insights right from the start in order to plan the right work in the right places for the right reasons.
SORBA Fall Board of Directors Meeting
INFO & SCHEDULE
In an effort to conduct SORBA business and have mountain bike fun, the SORBA Fall Board of Directors Meeting will be held in conjunction with the Coldwater Fat Tire Fest in Anniston, AL this year. There is a special reduced rate for the Fall BoD Meeting and Festival for one chapter representative and the SORBA Executive Committee. Please email email@example.com for access to the reduced rate link. For those chapter representatives that cannot attend the Festival, but will just attend the Friday Mtn Patrol Clinic or the Saturday SORBA Board of Director’s Meeting, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for a link to register.
Coldwater Fat Tire Fest location: Zinn Park, 101 W 14th St, Anniston, AL 36201
SORBA BoD Meeting and MTB Patrol Clinic location: Northeast Alabama Bicycle Association Headquarters, 26 W 10th St, Anniston, AL (just 3 blocks south of Zinn Park).
Lodging & General Info: go to http://www.cwmfattirefest.com/
Additional lodging: Home2Suites, 300 Colonial Dr, Oxford, AL 36203 256-831-7008 $119 until Oct 1st
Comfort Suites, 125 Davis Loop, Oxford, AL 36203 256-835-8873 5% off
Discount Code for both hotels: Coldwater Fat Tire Fest
Hotel Finial, 1600 Quintard Ave, Anniston, AL 36201 256-236-0503 http://www.hotelfinial.com Discount Code – FTF2019 (closest to Zinn Park)
Camping info: http://www.cwmfattirefest.com/
Friday, October 25 – SORBA Mountain Bike Patrol Clinic – Northeast Alabama Bicycle Association Headquarters, 26 W 10th St, Anniston, AL (just 3 blocks south of Zinn Park).
8:30a Coffee reception/Registration at NEABA Headquarters
9a – 11a SORBA Mountain Bike Patrol Clinic, Instructor – Kelly Pruitt
12p Lunch at Zinn Park, and enjoy the festivities of the Coldwater FTF Schedule for the rest of the day.
Saturday, October 26, SORBA Fall BoD Meeting! Northeast Alabama Bicycle Association Headquarters, 26 W 10th St, Anniston, AL (just 3 blocks south of Zinn Park).
7a Continental Breakfast / Registration at Zinn Park, 101 W 14th St, Anniston, AL 36201
8a SORBA Board of Directors Meeting – Meeting Agenda coming soon.
SORBA Google Drive Training
11:45a Group picture
12p Box Lunch and enjoy the festivities of the Coldwater FTF Schedule for the rest of the day.
Sunday, October 27 – Coldwater Fat Tire Festival Schedule
About this Event
This will be a 6 hours ride on designated trails at the Forever Wild Property. Whoever has the most laps/miles wins. You can ride solo or as a team. Routes will be posted later.
Team-Male, Female, Mixed
$35 Solo, $20 Per team member
Saturday December 14, 2019
8:30 Pre Race Meeting, 9:00 Start
The Forever Wild Trails
East Parking Lot
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