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The Southern Appalachian Bicycle Association (SABA)

The Southern Appalachian Bicycle Association (SABA) serves cyclists in Western North Carolina, North Georgia, and Eastern Tennessee. In addition to weekly group road rides, 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.

Road, Mountain, Gravel, Tri? We’re a group of like minded cyclists with a common goal to educate and promote bicycling in our region, regardless of the genre.

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President’s Update June 2021

Club Updates – June 2021: Membership Drive & Fundraiser – July 3rd 8am – 1:30pm – Jack Rabbit Trail Head Additional Volunteers needed for: 8am-10am & 10am-12:PM timeslots Group Rides have resumed! Road*: Tuesday Hayesville Square 6PM – Approx. 20

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Weekly Group Road Rides!

SABA hosts several weekly group rides each week. The schedule is as follows: Road Rides 2021: Tuesday Nights: 6:00 PM – Leaves from Hayesville Square in Downtown Hayesville, NC. Approximately 20 miles out and back through the Tusquittee area. Thursday

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Weekly Group Mountain Bike Rides!

SABA hosts several weekly group rides each week. The schedule is as follows: Mountain Bike Rides 2021: Wednesday Nights: 6:00 PM – Wednesday evening at Jack Rabbit Trails. Leaves the parking lot at 6:00 PM, weather permitting (SABA discourages riding

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Bike Lanes Confirmed for GDOT Project!

The GDOT project manager, Mr. Bryan Lott, has confirmed that there are bike lanes and other pedestrian accommodations proposed for sections of the Blairsville to Young Harris, GA, project. The details on the exact bicycle and pedestrian accommodations proposed in

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President’s Message – November 2020

  Recently SABA membership met and elected new officers: President:  Noel Turner Vice President: Rod Fortney Secretary: Peter Muller Treasurer: Fred Lewis and Jeannine Mazza We look forward to working with membership to promote cycling in North Georgia and Western

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NCDOT Great Trails State Plan

NCDOT Great Trails State Plan Needs Your Input

The Great Trails State Plan is a network of multi-use trails of statewide significance connecting North Carolina’s counties and population centers with state parks and important recreational assets. It is founded upon extensive local and regional efforts to plan and build

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