SORBA News & Events

GivingTuesday 2021

GivingTuesday 2021

SUPPORTING SORBA THIS GIVINGTUESDAY! GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement, unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. People can show their generosity in a variety of ways during GivingTuesday⁠⁠—whether it’s...

2021 AMBC Fall Fest Recap

2021 AMBC Fall Fest Recap

Ask anyone that has attended the AMBC Fall Fest in Knoxville, TN and they will tell you the event is one of, if not the best festival in the Southeast. Tons of group rides, shuttles, and competitive events make up a full Saturday at Bakers Creek. This year the event...

2021 Fall Board of Directors Meeting Recap

2021 Fall Board of Directors Meeting Recap

We are back in person! Thank everyone for participating in the SORBA Board of Directors Meeting Saturday, either in person or virtually.  Participants who attended in person were well rewarded with awesome riding at Rope Mill and Blankets Creek, great food and a...

Coldwater Mountain Fat Tire Festival

Coldwater Mountain Fat Tire Festival

The Coldwater Mountain Fat Tire Festival in Anniston, Al was held October 22-24 and SORBA was on hand all weekend. The event featured group rides, time trial, funduro, poker run, camping, food, beer, and live music. NEABA took advantage of their two great trail...

SORBA Visits McGee Lungbuster

SORBA Visits McGee Lungbuster

The McGee Lungbuster Fat Tire Festival, held in Ridgeland, MS, was on October 16th and SORBA was there! Hosted by our chapter Tri-County Mountain Bike Association, the McGee Lungbuster hosted an event filled Saturday and Sunday. Saturday kicked the festival off with...

Associate Director on The Gravel Lot Podcast

Associate Director on The Gravel Lot Podcast

Our very own Associate Director, Philip Darden, was the guest on this weeks podcast episode from The Gravel Lot. Take a listen to his thoughts on the work being done by SORBA as well as some insights into who he is, where he has come from, and his other passion...

AMBC Bike Sweepstakes

AMBC Bike Sweepstakes

AMBC and Tennessee Valley Bicycles are offering your choice of mountain bike from Kona!!! The details: The winner can take their pick of Process 134 CR or Process X with OneUp carbon handlebars in your preferred rise, rolling on wheels lovingly hand-built by TVB,...

SORBA Hires New Operations Manager

SORBA Hires New Operations Manager

We are excited to announce the hire of our new Operations Manager, Kaysee Armstrong. Kaysee comes with a lot of experience as an accountant and a professional racer. She will take over the roll Sharon Mize previously held effective immediately. We asked Kaysee to...

Smiles For Miles, Fall 2021 Membership Drive

Smiles For Miles, Fall 2021 Membership Drive

The SORBA/IMBA membership drive is back for the fall with the "Smiles For Miles". Mountain biking and trails are more popular than ever, which is great for the sport. We are seeing more and more families and kids taking advantage of the trails our chapters provide....

Sierra Nevada Trail Chaser Bike Giveaway

Sierra Nevada Trail Chaser Bike Giveaway

Sierra Nevada has teamed with Paul Component Engineering and other notable cycling industry brands to build a pair of fully custom bicycles to raise funds and awareness for two local nonprofits working on disaster relief. One of the two organizations is our very own...

Take A Kid Mountain Biking Day 2021

Take A Kid Mountain Biking Day 2021

Take A Kid Mountain Biking Day (#TKMBD) is on the horizon and it is time for you to start preparing. This years official date is October 2nd but you can promote your in person or virtual event for the entire month. Created in 2004 and recognized by the U.S. Congress,...

Newnan Pumptrack Grand Opening

Newnan Pumptrack Grand Opening

August 21, 2021: The City of Newnan, MTB Atlanta, and Bike Coweta celebrated the grand opening of the C Jay Smith Skatepark and Pumptrack. This facility features a concrete pumptrack, street style skate park and a large bowl. The park is located less than a mile from...

Rocky Branch Park Re-Opening

Rocky Branch Park Re-Opening

Thanks to the efforts of the Tarheel Trailblazers, Rocky Branch Park in Belmont, NC is re-opening on August 7 after undergoing upgrades to make it a must-see outdoor attraction for visitors to Gaston County. When completed, this park will offer an extensive trail...

Southeast Adaptive Mountain Bike Tour 2021

Southeast Adaptive Mountain Bike Tour 2021

Catalyst Sports has partnered with a number of our SORBA chapters to create the Southeast Adaptive Mountain Bike Tour. This tour will run from September 11th to November 14th 2021, with a new location every weekend. Each of the 9 stops will have a weekend filled with...

2021 Fall Board of Directors Meeting

2021 Fall Board of Directors Meeting

Live meetings are back! We are excited to share the details about our 2021 Fall Board of Directors meeting on October 29-30. The meeting will be held in Woodstock, Ga and hosted by SORBA Woodstock, Woodstock Parks and Rec, and Visit Woodstock. This meeting we are...

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.

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