The Southern Appalachian Bicycle Association

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The Southern Appalachian Bicycle Association welcomes riders of all ages, abilities, disciplines, and skill levels ranging from novice to elite. Help us build and maintain our local trail systems!
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Who is SABA?

The Southern Appalachian Bicycle Association (SABA) is a chapter of IMBA (International Mountain Biking Association) and 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

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The Southern Appalachian Bicycle Association (SABA) Latest News

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SABA Jackrabbit Fundraiser

Reminder – SABA Jackrabbit Fundraiser This Weekend – Saturday July 4th, 2020

First Please join us for the Jackrabbit Fundraiser Saturday July 4th from 9:00 am till early afternoon. There will be a tent set up near the entrance of trails, and we will be promoting SABA & Local Trails, giving out water, and taking donations. There will be T-shirts & Decals for pick of SABA Members

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House Transportation Bill Includes Big Wins for Biking and Walking

Increased funding for biking and walking, greater focus on safety for people biking and walking, and the Safe Routes program returns Our organizations stand with Black Americans because Black Lives Matter. Safe streets and routes for everyone means more than bike lanes and sidewalks. It means that everyone is free to move on our streets,

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Tallahassee Trail Festival

Tallahassee Trail Festival is Still a GO!!!

The Tallahassee Mountain Bike Association invites you to come experience the best mountain bike trails in North Florida during the first ever Tallahassee Trail Festival (TTF)! Springtime in Tallahassee is, hands down, the best time of the year to ride and the TTF captures all of the things mountain bikers enjoy. Highlights include, planned bike

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Southern Mountain Bike Summit 2020

CANCELLED – 2020 Southern Mountain Bike Summit

  March 3, 2020 – Unfortunately the SORBA Spring Summit meeting at the Holiday Inn Capital East Tallahassee has been cancelled. The Tallahassee Trail Festival will go on as scheduled- we will be outdoors and riding! We would like all SORBA clubs to know that we would still love to have them attend our event,

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Weekly Group Road Rides!

Please note that all weekly group road rides have ended for the 2019 season. Please check our Facebook page for rides throughout the winter season. SABA hosts several weekly group rides each week. The schedule is as follows: Road Rides 2019: ENDED For 2019 Season – Tuesday Nights: 6:00 PM – Leaves from Hayesville Square

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Chainbuster Big Ring Challenge at Jackrabbit Trail System - Hayesville, NC

Chain Buster 6/3 Hour Big Ring Challenge set for Jackrabbit on September 28, 2019

  Chain Buster Racing 6/3 Hour Big Ring Challenge, race number 6 of the SES (Southeastern Endurance Series), is on the schedule for September 28, 2019 at the Jackrabbit Mountain Bike and Hiking Trail System, Nantahala National Forest, 465 Jackrabbit Road Hayesville, NC 28904. The start/finish will be staged in the main Jackrabbit Trail parking

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