The Southern Appalachian Bicycle Association

Join Our Cause!

The Southern Appalachian Bicycle Association welcomes riders of all ages, abilities, disciplines, and skill levels ranging from novice to elite.

Road Bike

Touring, Group Rides, & Road Racing

Mountain Bike

Trail Riding, Racing, & Gravel Grinders


Triathlon & Adventure Racing

Who is SABA?

The Southern Appalachian Bicycle Association (SABA) serves Western North Carolina, North Georgia, and Eastern Tennessee. We maintain the Jackrabbit Mountain Biking and Hiking Trail System in Hayesville, NC, the Piney Knob Trail System in Murphy, NC, and the Ramsey Bluff Trail System at Hanging Dog in Murphy NC

We’re always in need of members and volunteers, help us fund our cause… Join Here Now

The Southern Appalachian Bicycle Association (SABA) Latest News

Check back often to see what's happening in the local bicycle community!

Piney Knob Trail Map - Murphy, NC

Thirsty Thursday at Piney Knob Trails

Come join us for a group ride every Thursday night at 6:00 PM at Piney Knob Trail System in Murphy, NC

Hurricane Irma Clean-up at Jackrabbit

Volunteer Trail Work Day at Hanging Dog – August 25, 2018

Volunteer trail work day on Saturday, August 25th at the Hanging Dog Trail System from 9 am till 12 Noon. Meet in the main trail head parking lot above the boat launch area a little before 9 for a brief safety talk and a list of tasks. Bring gloves, small folding saws, pruners, loppers, or…

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Hayesville Project Fits Clay County Plan – Meeting August 14

Public meeting for proposal on Tuesday SYLVA – A plan that started as an idea in the Clay County Transportation Plan is starting to take shape. The N.C. Department of Transportation is seeking feedback before taking the next step in helping Clay County residents enjoy an improved stretch of U.S. 64 Business. An open-house public…

Nottely River Valley Vineyards - Murphy, NC

SABA invites you to a Wine Tasting & Potluck Dinner at Nottely River Valley Vineyards August 31, 2018

The Southern Appalachian Bicycle Association (SABA) will hold a meet and greet potluck dinner at Nottely River Valley Vineyards on Friday evening, August 31 at 6:30 PM. Come out and meet other cyclists in the area and enjoy a great evening at the vineyard. Bring a friend and/or your family! The event will start off…

GA Interscholastic Cycling League

VOLUNTEERS ARE OUR STARTING LINE-UP – GA Interscholastic Cycling League

Due to our expanded 2 day race format, we will need a larger number of volunteers each day to make the races NICA compliant, safe and fun for the student-athletes. There are many opportunities to contribute to the success of the League through volunteering on our race weekends! Sign up TODAY online at our Volunteer… Logo

Action Alert for Cherokee National Forest Buffalo Mountain Bike Trail Project, Tri-Cities SORBA

Please help our fellow SORBA chapter (Tri-Cities SORBA, Johnson City, TN) by reading letters and directions below, and then composing comments in your words in support for the Buffalo Mountain Bike Trail Project: Buffalo Mountain Bike Trails – Comments (1)  Official scoping letter from the Cherokee Forest, Unaka Ranger District – request for comments.  Please…