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[29 Dec 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Gravel Love-Potion #40 – Get loved up in some Gravel!

  
This just in (2/15/14)!  Last minute ride information to help enjoy the ride!  Click here for event email.
40 or 26 mile Gravel Social Ride to Support IMBA-SORBA Middle TN Trail Advocacy and Trail Machine Fund. Great Brew (Oskar Blues), Grub and GRAVEL. Bonfires and Social for post ride festivities. This being the post-Valentines weekend, be sure and bring your sweetie, but STAG still gets SWAG! This ride is great for almost ANY bicycle. With gravel and some moderate creek crossings, a cross or fat tire is recommended. Some great gravel …

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[11 Nov 2013 | Comments Off | ]
The Big Question…?

“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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[17 Oct 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Opening Warner Mountain Bike Trails

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.
SOFT OPENING AND RIDE SOCIAL    Follow this event on:  
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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[11 Apr 2013 | Comments Off | ]
“SingleTrack High” Movie Premiere!

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.
VIDEO TRAILER…

Singletrack High …

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[2 May 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Enhancing the Mountain Bike Experience in Middle TN

Want more healthy family oriented outdoor facilities in the Nashville area?  The Middle TN chapter of the Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association has developed a strong relationship with Nashville Davidson Country Metro Parks to create mountain bike trails in multiple parks throughout the county, particularly in areas that have no beginner or intermediate level trails.  With Tennessee being one of the 5 worst states in childhood obesity, these new trails can get the active outdoor experience a bit closer to your neighborhood.
Since 2004 SORBA Middle TN has been dedicated to enhancing our sport …

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[1 Nov 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Big News! Epic Social & “Pedal Driven” Movie Premier

Yazoo Brew Tap Room is hosting our Nashville Premier of “Pedal Driven” Bikumentary, at 6:oo pm, Wednesday Nov. 16th.  We are eager to share much about new projects and growth of mountain biking in Middle TN, so join us to get the scoop.  We need your support to complete these new trails.

Please RSVP if you plan to attend. Click here and register to attend.  Limited seats available.
This is a free event.  On sight Donations and IMBA-SORBA membeships are encouraged!
Not a member?  Join us NOW! Choose Middle TN for your …

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[25 Mar 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Metro Parks says YES to Mountain Bike in Percy Warner Park!

Please read the memo from Davidson County resident and IMBA-SORBA board member Carolyn Heichel, as she shares info from the Warner Parks/Burch Preserve Public Meeting on March 22nd.
For those of you unable to attend the meeting last night…I’ll try to give a quick recap (as it pertains to mountain biking): Although mountain bike trails were not part of the master plan for the new Burch Reserve property, according to Tim Netsch (Assistant Director Planning & Facilities – Metro Parks) mountain bike trails WILL be added in Percy Warner Park on …

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[21 Feb 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Progress…More Trails and Access Advocacy in the Media

March 23rd Tennessean Article, “Runners Bikers want to use trails” after Public Meeting does not share all the details that will avoid user conflict.  With the announcement of mountain bike specific trails at Percy Warner that will not intersect others, we now look to the county wide master plan and work PW into a high priority project.  More info to be shared in April as sight review will render a glimpse of what’s to come.
Tennessean – Residents Debate Warner Parks…
IMBA E-news Article
SORBA Member’s letter to the Tennessean
Same Tennessean Article reference …

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[7 Oct 2010 | Comments Off | ]
“Race Across The Sky” Movie &  After Party

11/4 – Race Across the Sky 2010 – LIVE at Greenhills Regal 16 with IMBA-SORBA MidTN followed by New Belgium Brewery After Party at Melrose Neighborhood Pub & 2 for 1 Thursdays(see map at bottom).  You get a chance to WIN a Fat Tire Cruiser Bicycle.  Gotta be there to Win!
11/04/2010 NCM Fathom, Life Time Fitness and Citizen Pictures take you back to a sleepy Colorado mountain town for one of the most extreme competitions that athletes aspire to endure, the Leadville Trail 100. Set in the altitude of the …

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[15 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
The Tennessean – Mountain Bike Trail Refined – Article March 15th, 2010

The Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association Middle Tennessee chapter is backing an $11,000 project to improve three trails at Hamilton Creek Recreation Area with two kiosks, trail signs, park entrance signs and a skills confidence course. The trails off Bell Road are on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers property between Percy Priest Lake and the Nashville International Airport.