Grand Opening ceremonies and 1st Annual Just for Fun Group Ride are scheduled for November 18, 2017 from 12 p.m.-2 p.m. at Piney Knob Trail System in Murphy, NC. About Piney Knob Trail System: The town of Murphy, North Carolina is constructing 22.3 miles of recreational hiking and mountain biking trails on the 700+ acre
The Southern Appalachian Bicycle Association (SABA) released their 2017 calendar of events. Please check back as we post additional details about our upcoming events this year: January 27, 2017: 6:30 p.m. Southern Appalachian Bicycle Association (SABA) monthly meeting at Brother’s at Willow Ranch restaurant in Young Harris, GA January 28, 2017: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Volunteer
Unfortunately, the 2017 event has been cancelled for lack of participation The 3rd Annual Georgia Mountain Metric Century takes place this year on Saturday, May 13, 2017 in the majestic Northeast Georgia Mountains. The mountains of North Georgia offer a world class cycling destination and our bicycling event encompasses several of the area’s climbs, known
Perfect trail conditions along with great weather brought mountain biking enthusiasts from across the southeast to the Jackrabbit Trails on Saturday, September 24. This date marked the seventh annual Chin Buster 6/3 Hour Endurance Race at our local trails. Just under 300 racers participated in this endurance event in either a solo or team category.
On October 1st it will be legal for motorists to cross the solid center line to pass slower-moving bicyclists. This is a big advocacy win for BWNC and the NC bicycling community as we have been advocating for this change for many years; read the BWNC discussion here. This provision is contained as Section 5.5a
NCDOT TO HOLD A PUBLIC MEETING REGARDING IMPROVEMENTS TO U.S. 19/74/64/129 FROM THE END OF THE FOUR-LANE DIVIDED SECTION SOUTHWEST OF MURPHY TO HIWASSEE STREET IN MURPHY The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will hold a public meeting in Murphy on December 8th for the proposed safety improvements forms the end of the four
SABA hosts several weekly group rides each week. The schedule is as follows: Mountain Bike Rides 2017: Thursday Nights: 6:00 PM – Thursday evening at Jack Rabbit Trails. Leaves the parking lot at 6:00 PM. Usually involves getting a bite to eat afterwards. For additional information call Blairsville Bikes & Hikes (706) 745-8141 Please check
A follow up interview with Mike Riter of Trail Design Specialists! Mike takes a time out from construction of the Jackrabbit Mountain mountain biking & hiking trail system and answers more of our burning questions… Editor: A few of the initial goals for this trail project were: 1) Build a trail that appeals to all