-SABA Board Meeting: August 19, 5:00 PM, at Nocturnal Brewing, Hayesville. We welcome all to attend and participate.
-Cycle North Carolina Mountain Ride: SABA members including Mike Vaughn, John Mark Turner, Paula Boyle, Rod Fortney, Martha Quijano, Frank and Edith Mason, and “Big” Mike Robinson rode the 3 day mountain ride out of Forest City, NC .
-Bicycle Ride Across Georgia Ride: members included Mike Vaugh, John Mark Turner, Paula Boyle, Don Landon, Martha Quijano, and “Big” Mike Robinson rode from Lookout Mountain to Columbus, GA.
-Jackrabbit Trail: The new 5 mile extension has generated significant activity. Note this section is rated for expert /advanced riders. Ride within your skill level and wear a helmet.
-Piney Knob Trail: 12+ miles of trails have been completed. The entry road has been partially paved and there is a fundraiser for additional gravel to improve the access road. Donations towards the gravel fundraiser can be made here: Donate Now! PayPal will give you the option to write a note. Please put Piney Knob Gravel in the special instructions on PayPal.
Donations can also be mailed to: Piney Knob Trail System, Heritage Partners, P.O. Box 1152, Murphy, NC 28906 (Donations are tax deductible and matching funds are available up to $2,500)
Groups rides continue as weather permits;
Road bike rides are Tuesday 6pm Hayesville Square, Thursday 6pm John C Campbell Folk School parking lot, Saturday 8:30am locations / distances vary and are announced by Friday 6pm.
Mountain bike ride Wednesday 6pm Jack-rabbit trailhead
Gravel bike ride – forming / coming soon – Wednesdays 9am – locations and distances TBA
-Fall Social Event: stay tuned for upcoming announcements.
-Chainbuster Big Ring Challenge MTB Race October 16, 2021 at Jack-rabbit Trails
–Quick Bike Maintenance Pre-Ride Checklist :
- Check tire pressure
- Check brakes and levers
- Wipe down fork stanchions & rear shock
- Clean & lube chain
- Check wheels and spokes for tightness
- Check quick release tension
- Check shift-levers and derailleurs
- Always wear a helmet
– Please Remember to Support our Member Sponsors –
Mountain Eye Care – Blairsville, GA
Natural Landscaping Services – Murphy, NC
Tiger’s Store – Hayesville, NC
Walnut Hollow Ranch – Hayesville, NC
West Tubing Company – Warne, NC