SORBA News & Events

SAM Members Inducted to Alabama Sports and Adventure Hall of Fame

SAM Members Inducted to Alabama Sports and Adventure Hall of Fame

Members of the Southeast Alabama Mountain Bikers (SAM-SORBA) were inducted into the Alabama Sports and Adventure Hall of Fame in Dothan, AL, for their efforts on the Forever Wild Trails. The event was held at the Dothan Civic Center and was a sight to see. Sparing no...

2022 SORBA Summit

2022 SORBA Summit

The Southern Mountain Bike Summit is a not-to-be-missed event. Nowhere else will you see such a passionate group of mountain bikers in the Southeast meet and work together to create better trail opportunities for all. And, you get to ride your bike on the finest...

Halls Top Master Plan Update

Halls Top Master Plan Update

On a snowy and cold day in Newport, TN, stakeholders in the Hall's Top Trail project met to go over new trail alternatives with trail project manager Chris Kehmeier from C2 Recreation Consulting. This project was first introduced here on the SORBA website. A trail...

North Shore Racks Sponsors SORBA

North Shore Racks Sponsors SORBA

We are excited to announce a new sponsor for SORBA, North Shore Racks. Based in Vancouver, BC, North Shore Racks builds each product by hand using all North American products. These vertical racks come in a variety of options, from 2 bikes to 6 bikes. Additionally,...

Old Fort, NC, Groundbreaking Ceremony

Old Fort, NC, Groundbreaking Ceremony

Over 200 people were on hand in Old Fort, NC, to witness the groundbreaking of their new trail system and Trailhead on a chilly January afternoon. Even the threat of a winter storm couldn't hinder the spirits of everyone on hand. During the event, members of The G5...

2021 SORBA Impact Report

2021 SORBA Impact Report

Trails, More Important Than Ever Happy New Year! SORBA and its chapters grew in members, trail mileage and trail users in 2021. The effects of the pandemic brought a renewed appreciation for trails. We feel that appreciation will continue for years to come. Check out...

San Lee Park A Success Story

San Lee Park A Success Story

The story of San Lee Park in Sanford, NC is a success story that showcases what a supportive land manager, governmental organizations and local advocacy can do with a difficult situation. We could not be more proud of how our help with a willing land manager turned a...

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...

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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