Appalachian Bicycle Association News:
Town of Murphy Bicycle Safety Rodeo on May 15th, 2016
The Town of Murphy Police Department, in conjunction with the Hiwassee Valley Pool and Wellness Center (HVPWC), Southern Appalachian Bicycle Association (SABA) and Jim Miller - State Farm, will be hosting the
Town of Murphy Bicycle Safety Rodeo on May 15th, 2016, from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. For those of you that do not know,
May is national bike month.
This event is open to all school age children here in Cherokee County. We will also have smaller events for children ages 3-5. The participants of this event will also receive a free smoothie from the "Pump It Up" Smoothie Bar located inside of the HVPWC courtesy of Jim Miller - State Farm.
Each participant will also receive a free bicycle helmet. We will also have free bicycle raffles and various prizes to give a way. Registration for participants will be on the day of the event.
The location of the event will be held at the
Hiwassee Valley Pool and Wellness Center, located at 695 Conaheeta St. in Murphy. In the event of rain on this day, a rain date of May 22nd has been scheduled for the same time and location.
This information can also be found on the
Murphy Police Department Facebook Page. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.
Justin J. Jacobs
Chief of Police
Murphy Police Department
93 Peachtree St.
Murphy, NC 28906
(B) (828) 837-2214
(F) (828) 837-2002
Georgia Mountain Metric Century set
for Saturday, May 21, 2016
Registration is now open for the 2016 Georgia Mountain Metric Century. Check out their new website for the details!
NC 175 Improvement
Project Public Meeting June 16, 2016
The NCDOT is planning to improve NC 175 from
the Georgia State Line to the intersection of US
64 east of Hayesville, NC. These improvements
include widening of the roadway and adding
shoulders to meet the current design standards
for a 50 mph roadway. The project is State
There will be a public meeting on June 16,
2016 from 5-7PM at the Mount Pleasant Baptist
Church, 50 Marvin Cabe LN, Hayesville, NC 28904.
Your input is needed.
To learn more about the project,
view the project overview here.
Far West Bike Plan Survey
This Resident Survey is being conducted in support of the Far Western NC Bicycle Plan. The study area for the plan is a four-county region that includes Cherokee County, Clay County, Graham County and Macon County. The purpose of this survey is to learn more about the bicycling habits of residents in this region and improvements that would encourage them to bicycle more often.
Thank you for participating in our survey.
Complete the Survey Here
For questions, please contact
Weekly Group Rides!
SABA hosts several weekly
group rides each week. The schedule is as
Road Rides 2016:
STARTING UP APRIL 26, 2016 - Tuesday Nights: 6:00 PM
- leaves from Hayesville Square in Downtown
Hayesville. Approximately 20 miles out and back
through the Tusquittee area.
SABA Membership Dues
You can now pay your membership dues online
at active.com for additional details view our
membership page here
Now You Can Find
Us on facebook!
SABA has a
profile and we
encourage you to
For those of you not familiar with facebook, it
is a social networking site which allows us to
share news, events, photos, and more amongst the
Facebook friends, sometimes known as "Fans" are
eligible for special offers from SABA. We
encourage you to "Like Us Now" and help spread the