New Leadership For SORBA in 2021

New Leadership For SORBA in 2021

SORBA begins 2021 with new leadership following the retirement of our former Executive Director, Tom Sauret. Terry Palmeri will be stepping up to the role of Executive Director and new hire, Philip Darden, will be filling the position of Associate Director. These two...
Great Smoky Mountains National Park New MTB Trails

Great Smoky Mountains National Park New MTB Trails

After years of SORBA pursuing any and all avenues that would lead to mountain bikers riding in the Great Smoky National Park,   the National Park Service has reached out to us to ask for our help in thinking about a mountain bike project in the GSNP.  There are...

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:...