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Great story, video and quotes regarding our new Gateway Trail at Bells Bend Park and upcoming Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day.
Post by Bells Bend Park.
What’s up with all of the local mountain biking news these days?
As of this week, Nashville’s parks have 24.5 miles of mountain bike trails, including 12.5 miles added since 2012.
In the past two years, we’ve heard about a large expansion of the mountain bike trails at Cane Ridge Park, two new trails at Warner Parks and now a new 1.5-mile beginner trail at Bells …
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When: Saturday, Aug. 2 (Rain date: Aug. 9) | 9:30 a.m.—Noon
Where: Percy Warner Park | 1221 Forrest Park Drive, 37205
Program at 9:45 a.m. | Bike ride with the Mayor at 10 a.m. |
Helmets required | Booths, demonstrations and other activities by
SORBA-MidTN Gran Fondo Trek East Side Cycles
Team Green Cumberland Transit Bikers Choice Trace Bikes
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Update Friday 3/28: Weather may cause an adjustment in work schedule. Please stay tuned and visit our facebook link below for more info. THANKS!
Volunteers Needed! Again, time to RALLY and help bring this GATEWAY inspired trail to life. YOUR help is need to shape the open field sections and help us connect phase #1 to a full loop. We have prepped and ready for dirt buffing and shaping (digging, plenty of raking and de-stobbing). Bring your bike for a TEST RIDE.
When: Sunday June 8th, 8:00 am-12:00 pm.
Where: Meet at Bells …
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“Ale for the Trail” – Craft Beer Festival, Saturday May 3rd, 2014 – 6pm
Join mountain biking and craft beer enthusiasts in Middle Tennessee for another Ale for the Trail craft beer tasting at 6:00pm on Saturday, May 3rd at Land Rover Nashville. Proceeds benefit local public land trail projects and youth programs. The event features award-winning brews from 14 local and national breweries and prizes donated by cycling industry and local businesses. The donation also includes a souvenir tasting glass, amazing hors d’oeuvres and more.
Early Bird Special! Get your tickets …
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Membership and Volunteer Support is the life blood of our organization. You can also HELP us ENHANCE Trail Features and More Trails with YOUR contribution and support. 100% of this fund goes directly to the purchase and operation of a Trail Building Machine. Give to the IMBA-SORBA Middle TN Trail Fund and help bring these trials to life!
Two ways to Donate…… Mail a check to: IMBA-SORBA Mid TN P.O. Box 434 Hermitage, TN 37076
Or use your PAYPAL account for your $25, $50, $100, $200 or $500 tax deductible donation.
No donation …
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“Why is the trail closed today?”…”It didn’t rain that much did it?”…”Isn’t mud part of mountain biking?”….
All good and sincere questions we hear going into a much less dry part of the year. All of us, including hard working trail repair volunteers, hate when we have an opportunity to get on trail, but realize upon unloading the bike that your front wheel or critical part of your gear is….STILL AT THE HOUSE! Well that same disappointment (if not more frustrating) is felt when you arrive and the trail is CLOSED… …
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We have come so far and now overwhelmed with the REALITY that mountain bike trails are now part of the daily thrill at Warner Parks.
Thanks to our Parks staff and management for all their hard work and bringing Mayor Carl Dean’s commitment of spectacular mountain bike trails to fruition.
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As this is the moment you have all been waiting for. Metro Parks (Awesome!) is going to have the temporary parking and trailhead finished for us to go out and enjoy what …
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Our local NICA leadership for TN High School Mountain Biking has invited you to the local premiere of “SingleTrack High”.
Ticket sales benefit the Tennessee League and 100% of the proceeds support our mission of providing safe, quality high school mountain bike programs for student-athletes and teams from public, charter and private schools throughout the state.
When: Friday, April 19 2013
Where: Endeavor Performance – 1811 Hayes Street | Nashville, TN 37203
Cost: $10 advanced; $15 at the door. Kids 12 and under are FREE.
TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Click here>>
Show Times: Early 6:00 pm. Late 7:40 pm.
Singletrack High …
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Many thanks to all our SORBA member volunteers and sponsors that made Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day a great success. Although it was necessary to reschedule from our original ribbon cutting with Mayor Karl Dean, we had a great turnout and wonderful weather on Sunday Nov. 4th with 40 kids, plus family enjoying the new Cane Ridge Trail.
Special Thanks to REI Brentwood, Specialized Bicycles, Clifbar, ProGold Bikes, CyclingCauses.org and Nashville Metro Parks staff.
Watch the Cycling Causes Video fun and visit IMBA.com/join to become a IMBA/SORBA member. More trail being built in …