Northwest North Carolina
Mountain Bike Alliance

a SORBA Chapter promoting land access, trail preservation and new trail development on the federal, state, and local lands of Northwestern North Carolina.


We’re a chapter of SORBA, the largest nonprofit mountain biking organization in the Southeast.



Our members build and maintain sustainable mountain bike trails for everyone to enjoy.



We are dedicated to respecting the environment; building and riding trails respectfully.



Whether you’re an experienced rider or just starting out, we’ll connect you with the MTB scene.


Upcoming Events

2018 Southern Mountain Bike Summit
Mar 21 – Mar 24 all-day

Join SORBA’s volunteers, land managers, advocates, and members in Nashville,TN, March 21 – 24 for the 2018 Southern Mountain Bike Summit. Workshops, presentations, panels, networking, socials, bike riding, and lots of fun will be had by all.

“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 accomplish so much…..  And, you get to ride your bike on the finest trails in the Southeast!

NEW – The Summit has been expanded to offer more educational programs!

Wednesday, March 21 – “Chainsaw Certification” class by Forest Applications Training, Inc. (full day class)

Thursday, March 22 – “Strategic Planning for Great Mountain Bike Trails” – how to get the trails you want, by IMBA Trail Solutions. (full day class)

Friday, March 23 – 2 hour, “Guidelines to Quality Trail Experiences” presentation by IMBA Trail Solutions and other programs.

Saturday, March 24 – Break out sessions, US Forest Service presentation, SORBA Board of Directors Meeting and so much more – all designed to meet the increasing demand from our chapters, land managers and mountain bike communities for more and better trails!

Sunday, March 25 – Race hosted by Mid Tennessee SORBA

Camping – Montgomery Bell State Park, 1020 Jackson Hill Rd, Burns, TN 37029 Rates: $13.75 – $31.25 *Taxes and fees not included, $5 nonrefundable reservation fee Good availability – 30 minutes from Hope Park Church Reservation Link

Ride Montgomery Bell Mountain Bike Trails while you are there! Click here for more info!

Warrior Creek Work Day 3-31
Mar 31 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Warrior Creek Work Day 3-31 @ Warrior Creek Back Gate

Join us for a workday at Warrior Creek! We will be meeting at the Warrior Creek back gate (map above). From there we will divide into groups and cover several maintenance items in several locations. Bring sturdy footwear, a lunch, and work gloves. Tools will be provided. A ride is scheduled shortly after lunch. Sign up for this volunteer opportunity at our new volunteer dashboard through Golden: DOWN TO VOLUNTEER.

6 Hours of Warrior Creek 2018
Apr 7 all-day

Dark Mountain Work Party
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Dark Mountain Work Party @ Dark Mountain

Join us for this work & ride as we will fine-tune some of the new trail work and get ready for the Dark Grind 5/5 and the NICA race 5/6. We will be mainly doing maintenance and other fun tasks that will make you feel good about the dark side!

Latest News

Freeze/Thaw Cycles Explained

When is it okay to ride without doing permanent damage to the trail? How would you know if it’s OK to ride before you get to the trail?

Chapter Partners

Bald Guy Brew
Integrity Bicycle & Machine
Camp Grier
Six Hours of Warrior Creek
Full Metal Chicken