Appalachian Bicycle Association News:
SABA Event Committee Meeting
set for Feb 20th!!
Meet with us at Doyle's Cedar Hill, Murphy NC, on Friday February 20th at 6:30 pm for an event planning committee meeting.
There seems to be momentum and support for SABA to move forward with expanding its role so let’s get it going! We need to pick an event to get behind and support. The goal of this meeting is to determine that event and get a plan of action.
Please be there with ideas as to what your thoughts are and what you are willing to do to help make it happen.
For additional details, please contact Jim Miller
at (828) 835-7200.
Jackrabbit Connector Trail
Work Day Saturday February 21, 2015
We are pleased to report we have received the green light to begin construction of the Jackrabbit Connector Trail!
Construction is to begin first part of March. Prior to construction, we need to clear and prep the trail. A trail work day is scheduled for this Saturday, February 21st at 9:00am. Please meet at the fishing pier/deck just before the swim area and Cypress Road. In the event there is
inclement weather this Saturday, a "rain date" is set for February 28th at 9:00 am. Hope to see you there!
Tube and Lube Workshop Saturday, February 28,2015
Come join us for this Tube and Lube Workshop being held at Appalchian Outfitters in Murphy, NC at 9:00 a.m. This workshop is free to SABA members or there will be a $10.00 fee for non-members.
Tube and Lube Workshop - Saturday, March 28, 2015
Please come join us for a Tube and Lube Workshop at Blairsville Bike and Hikes. Feel free to bring your bike. This workshop will begin at 11 a.m. Free to SABA members. $10.00 fee for non-members.
Georgia Mountain Metric Century set for
This Inaugural Epic metric century road ride scheduled for May 16th, 2015 in the majestic North Georgia mountains.
This will be an awesome Spring tune up ride to get ready for
the Six Gap Century in the Fall.
The ride will roll through the country side of Union
County, GA, then over the big 3 Gaps - Hog Pen, Unicoi & Jacks
Gap, riding them in reverse. There will also be to other shorter
A large chunk of the processed are going into the local community for cycling & outdoor youth programs.
More info to follow as the ride is still in the planning stages.
Visit the event Facebook page
to Jackrabbit in 2015!
THE 2015 TERRAPIN BEER
COMPANY SOUTHEASTERN ENDURANCE CUP
6 Hour Big Ring Challenge presented by Maxxis -
September 26, 2015
Chain Buster will once again hold the 6th Annual
Southeastern Endurance Cup Big Ring Challenge presented by Maxxis
6-hour endurance mountain bike race on the Jackrabbit
Registration is now open for both events.
For additional details and registration visit
Chainbuster Productions Here
Weekly Group Rides!
SABA hosts several weekly
group rides each week. The schedule is as
SEASON - Tuesday Nights: 6:00 PM
- leaves from Hayesville Square in Downtown
Hayesville. Approximately 20 miles out and back
through the Tusquittee area.
SEASON - Wednesdays Nights: 6:00 PM
- meet at Owltown market on the corner of HWY 129 & Town
School Road, by the big rocking chair. We have permission to park our vehicles in their gravel parking lot. The ride leaves the parking lot
at 6:00 pm sharp. With A & B groups. Call for more details (706) 745-8141.
Mountain Bike Rides:
Wednesday Nights: 5:30 PM -
Blairsville Bikes & Hikes is doing a Wednesday night mountain bike ride at Jack Rabbit. Everyone is welcome. We meet in parking lot of Jack Rabbit at 5:30 pm, the ride starts at 6:00 pm. Bring lights and for now warm clothes. This is a fun ride and we meet afterwards at Café Potafinos for food and refreshments.
SEASON - Monday Nights: 5:30 PM
Weekly group ride at The Hanging Dog Trail
System in Murphy. This trail requires an
intermediate skill level rider. We generally
pedal as much as the group would like, around 8
to 10 miles. The ride begins at the Trailhead.
Come ride the Dog with us. For more information,
contact Eddie Sylvester at (828) 361-0097.
Let's go Pedal the "Dog"!
Another Beautiful Day on the Trails at Hanging Dog!
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