Appalachian Bicycle Association News:
Southern Mountain Bike Summit
Set for Bryson City March 18-19, 2016
The Southern Mountain Bike Summit, hosted by
IMBA-SORBA and the Nantahala Area SORBA chapter, will
be held March 18-19 in Bryson City, NC. Registration
is now open for this popular event to be held on the
alluring grounds of Lands Creek Log Cabins.
On Friday, March 18th land manager-oriented
sessions will be held concurrently with a coed skills
clinic taught by Sue Haywood. On Saturday, March 19th,
sessions oriented towards chapter leaders and members
will be held concurrently with a womens' only skills
clinic taught by Sue Haywood. Group rides and socials
follow each day's sessions.
Escape to the mountains of Western North Carolina
for an opportunity to meet other mountain bikers,
learn to create, preserve, and enhance great mountain
biking experiences, or hone your bike-handling
We'll see you there!
www.southernmountainbikesummit.com for information
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!
Weekly Group Rides!
SABA hosts several weekly
group rides each week. The schedule is as
Road Rides 2015:
SEASON - Tuesday Nights: 6:00 PM
- leaves from Hayesville Square in Downtown
Hayesville. Approximately 20 miles out and back
through the Tusquittee area.
SEASON - Wednesday Nights: 6 :00 PM - Wednesday night group road ride leaves at 6:00 PM from the big rocking chair at
Owltown Market on
Hwy. 129. The route varies through the Trackrock Valley. Mileage approx. 12 to 25 with A & B groups.
For more info contact Blairsville Bikes & Hikes
SEASON - Thursday Nights: 6:00 PM
- 1st and 3rd Thursdays
of the month meets at John C. Campbell Folk
School in Brasstown, NC 28902,
2nd and 4th Thursdays of
the month meet at Appalachian Outfitters at 104C Tennessee Street, Murphy NC 28906.
Route varies weekly. Please
check our Facebook page to see if there are
any last minute changes.
Mountain Bike Rides 2015:
SEASON - Thursday Nights: 6:15 PM -
Thursday evening at Jack Rabbit Trails. Leaves the parking lot at 6:15 PM. Usually involves getting a bite to eat afterwards. Blairsville Bikes & Hikes 706 745 8141
SABA Membership Dues
You can now pay your membership dues online
at active.com for additional details view our
membership page here
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encourage you to
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is a social networking site which allows us to
share news, events, photos, and more amongst the
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