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[17 Oct 2013 | Comments Off on Opening Warner Mountain Bike Trails | ]
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 on “SingleTrack High” Movie Premiere! | ]
“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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[30 Nov 2012 | Comments Off on A great success…Take a Kid MTB Day 2012 | ]
A great success…Take a Kid MTB Day 2012

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 …

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[20 Jul 2012 | Comments Off on Bells Bend Park: Trail Project Update | ]
Bells Bend Park: Trail Project Update

Moving toward corridor phase at Bells Bend upon Metro Parks approval of this phase. If you are interested in being part of this project’s volunteer force, please contact us at Trails@sorbamidtn.org or CLICK HERE for our volunteer sign up form.
Bells Bend update 01-19-2012 – Bob Slayden
Yesterday, Darryl and I met in the afternoon and worked about 4 hours laying out trail and checking alignment on trail that I laid out 3-4 months ago or so. We first surveyed the best location for the bridge that Parks plans to …

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[2 May 2012 | Comments Off on Enhancing the Mountain Bike Experience in Middle TN | ]
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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[19 Mar 2012 | Comments Off on Sustainable Trails Workshop – April 14&15 | ]
Sustainable Trails Workshop – April 14&15

As Promised….It has become a very busy year of TRAIL BUILDING!  We are eager to not only train volunteers to better understand how to build sustainable trails, but to set a great example and pay it forward to our mountain bike community.
If you have this passion as we do….join us for two days at Bell’s Bend Outdoor Center April 14 & 15.
Click here for all the details and to register…NOW!
CLICK HERE!

Special Thanks to all the GREAT VOLUNTEERS bring more trail to Tennessee!

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[24 Jan 2012 | Comments Off on Cane Ridge – Birth of a Trail | ]
Cane Ridge – Birth of a Trail

What great day to build a trail. Sunday January 22nd IMBA-SORBA Middle TN hosted a party of 25 trail volunteers and gave birth to phase 1 of the Cane Ridge Park Mountain Bike Trail. This 2.2 mile section is the beginning leg of a proposed 9 mile trail system in Davidson County’s southeastern border to Rutherford county line, just off Battle Road. Cane Ridge is an established ball park and radio control airplane venue, which is one of the current volunteer projects under construction by IMBA-SORBA Middle …

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[1 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Big News! Epic Social & “Pedal Driven” Movie Premier | ]
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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[3 Oct 2011 | Comments Off on Upcoming Events – Subscribe to our Newsletter | ]
Upcoming Events – Subscribe to our Newsletter

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Upcoming Rides/Socials/Events
10/1
Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day 2011
Get your kids in the Dirt…Bring your fat tire bikes!
Alexander Trail – Easy trail, beginner skill level.
Saturday 10am-2pm, Thomson Station, TN
president@sorbamidtn.org
10/7
IMBA-SORBA Social
Friday, 7pm
Shelter 4 at Edwin Warner Park – MAP/DIRECTIONS HERE
president@sorbamidtn.org
10/9
Racoon Mtn Group Ride – Road Trip
Meet at the Clarion Inn in Murfreesboro
at 8:00am to car pool
or
Meet at the Visitor Center on top of Raccoon Mtn
at 10:00am CENTRAL TIME
president@sorbamidtn.org

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