SORBA’s Diversity Statement

The Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association’s mission is to create, enhance and protect great places to ride in the South and that mission includes everyone.  SORBA welcomes anyone and everyone to participate in its rides, work days, events and other activities....

Mountain Bike Safety and COVID-19

Here is a link of best practices on how to be as safe as possible while fulfilling the mission and goals of your chapter. Of course, please check with your state’s COVID-19 policy and the CDCs recommendations first. This link provides ideas to cover individual and...

Nantahala-Pisgah National Forest Planning

Dear Mountain Biking Advocate: It is now time to submit comments on the Nantahala-Pisgah Forest Plan. Your comments will impact the decisions the USFS makes on how the forest will be managed for the next 20 years. Here is a link to the Forest Plan Revision Homepage:...
2019 SORBA Membership Campaign

2019 SORBA Membership Campaign

Join or renew until November 30th! and win this bike! When you join or renew your membership with a SORBA chapter in October and November, you’re entered to win the SORBA 2020 Trek Roscoe 7, and the IMBA Yeti.  Your membership supports the trails you ride!  More...
Pisgah Area SORBA, Collaborating with other User Groups

Pisgah Area SORBA, Collaborating with other User Groups

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...
Girls Rock!  TORC Ride Like a Girl Dirt Day

Girls Rock! TORC Ride Like a Girl Dirt Day

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...