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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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[30 May 2010 | Comments Off | ]

Ah the woes if a very wet spring. As we hit the season of green growth we prepare for lots of trail repair. Repair from rain, poor drainage and of course damage from riding wet trails.
A recent night ride offer a great perspective to how we pick and choose our windows of opportunity. With so much rain please use good judge when decided to ride. How wet is too wet…..

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[10 Jan 2010 | Comments Off | ]
National Mountain Bike Patrol

Middle Tennessee currently has 12 National Mountain Bike Patrollers.  Each is 1st Aid-CPR certified, perform basic bicycle repairs, identifies trail maintenance issues and communicates with local land managers regarding opportunities to make each of our trails more enjoyable.  Most of all, each Patroller is their as a mountain bike ambassador to assist riders in any way possible.
For more information on how you can contribute or be a part of our local chapter of IMBA’s National Mountain Bike Patrol, please email our NMBP coordinator at patrol@sorbamidtn.org & visit NMBP.
IMBA National Mountain Bike Patrol part …