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Why SORBA?


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What is SORBA?

  • SORBA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that promotes land access, develops new trails, and maintains existing trails for mountain bikers.

  • SORBA strives to enhance mountain bike touring and promote fun and fellowship for all mountain bicyclists in the southeastern United States.

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SORBA has 19 chapters in five states.

What is SORBA?

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What is SORBA?

  • SORBA is about people.

  • SORBA has over 2,000 members.

  • SORBA volunteers performed over 7,000 hours of service last year.

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What is SORBA?

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Benefits to chapters

  • 501(c)(3) IRS status

    • Ability to accept tax deductible donations

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Benefits to chapters

  • Events

    • SORBA member events

    • Group rides

    • Work parties

    • Festivals and races

    • Insurance for events

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Benefits to chapters

  • Programs

  • Trips for Kids

  • National Bike Patrol

  • Volunteer Rewards

    • TREK Volunteer Rewards

    • Maxxis Trail Worker of the Month

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Benefits to chapters

  • Clinics for

  • Beginners

  • Kids

  • Women-only

  • Freeride

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Benefits to chapters

  • Grant writing assistance

    • Receive matching awards for trail projects

      • Corporate grants

      • Government grants

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Benefits to chapters

  • Advocacy training and assistance

    • Workshops

    • Mentoring

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Benefits to chapters

  • Representation at national and regional conferences and summits

    • National Bike Summit

    • IMBA Summit

    • Interbike

    • Southeastern Mountain Bike Summit

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Benefits to chapters

  • Fat Tire Times news magazine

    • Published 6 times a year

    • Free classifieds

    • Chapter notes

    • Special advertising rates for chapter activities

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Benefits to chapters

  • Website www.sorba.org

    • Links to chapters

    • Discussion forum

    • Event calendar

    • News postings

    • Photo gallery

    • Online membership

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Benefits to chapters

  • Event trailer

  • Tool trailers

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Benefits to chapters

  • 18-year track record building positive relationships with

    • Land managers

      • USFS, National Parks, Army Corps of Engineers, State Parks, local parks and recreation areas

    • Sponsors

    • IMBA & NORBA

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Come join us!

  • SORBA offers assistance to land managers and chapters for trail design and maintenance.

  • SORBA offers members full National Bike Patrol training, including CPR and first aid classes.

  • SORBA offers assistance with chapter fund raising.

  • SORBA offers Trips For Kids To Go.

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