Northwest North Carolina
Mountain Bike Alliance
an IMBA-SORBA Chapter promoting land access, trail preservation and new trail development on the federal, state, and local lands in our region.
Come help us give the trails at Lake James State Park early season love!
All Work Parties will begin at 9am. Pack water and snacks to take with you on the trail. Sturdy footwear and work gloves recommended. Tools will be provided, and work will end around noon. Group ride will follow at 1pm, so don’t forget your bike!
Dates and work detail subject to change; this post may be revised. Any day-of cancellations will be posted on Facebook site, so check there if weather looks questionable.
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!