Accelerating Trails In Erwin, Tennessee

Accelerating Trails In Erwin, Tennessee

By Joseph Wingington How long does it take to go from “wouldn’t this be a cool place to have trails?” to the ribbon cutting of a bike park? For the town of Erwin, that process was four years. Erwin, TN is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Also known as the “Valley...
US Forest Service eBike Decision

US Forest Service eBike Decision

The US Forest Service announced their guidance on how to manage ebike use on National Forest Land on March 31, 2022. Since then, there has been a number of interpretations, questions, thoughts and critiques of the new decision. IMBA has been leading the informational...
Spring 2022 Membership Drive

Spring 2022 Membership Drive

The spring membership drive starts in just a few weeks! Running from May 1-31st, new and renewing members will automatically be entered to win an amazing prize pack. Chapters looking for images you can use on your social media can download the SORBA/IMBA branded...
Schoolhouse Ridge Trail Restoration Complete

Schoolhouse Ridge Trail Restoration Complete

The refurbished final 1.5 miles of Schoolhouse Ridge Trail (TR 279) is now open. This trail, rated “most difficult,” follows the historic alignment in many places, including several steep, rocky sections. Pisgah National Forest’s Grandfather District has recently...
2022 SORBA Summit Recap

2022 SORBA Summit Recap

After a couple years of not having a summit in person we gathered together in Tallahassee, FL, for the 2022 SORBA Summit. With thanks to our partners TMBA, Visit Tallahassee, and The Holiday Inn Tallahassee, we were able to provide our members with the knowledge and...