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[29 Aug 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Times Free Press Reporter Previews SORBA’s Enterprise South Nature Park Trails

Recently,Times Free Press reporter Cliff Hightower,  had an opportunity to ride the first loop at Enterprise South Nature Park, with SORBA-Chattanooga Chapter President Jeffrey Schaarschmidt.
His review of the trail appears in the August 29, 2010 issue of the Time Free Press.  The article, is titled Riding The Glass.  Cliff left with a very positive view of the trail and writes, “I’ve already got Oct. 11 [the official park opening date] penciled in for a bike …

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[29 Aug 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Times Free Press Covers SORBA’s Trail Efforts

The August 29, 2010 issues of the Chattanooga Times Free Press covered SORBA-Chattanooga’s trail building efforts at Enterprise South Nature Park.  The article stated a quick history of the project and mentioned our goals to have the initial 10 miles completed by the time the park opens in October.
To read the full on line version of the article, follow this link.

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[5 Apr 2010 | Comments Off | ]
SORBA-Chattanooga’s Quarterly eNewsletter

It has been several years since SORBA-Chattanooga published a chapter newsletter. However, the Board of Directors is attempting to be more responsive to our membership’s needs.
To this end we are once again publishing Trail Dirt, our quarterly, electronic newsletter, to help keep our membership better informed about SORBA-Chattanooga activities and accomplishments.  Enjoy.
To download your copy click here!

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[26 Feb 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Times Free Press Covers Bike Donations to CCSP

The Chattanooga Times Free Press recently ran a story about the mountain bikes gifted to Cloudland Canyon State Park, by the Lula Lake Land Trust and SORBA-Chattanooga, previously reported here.  Check out the new story by clicking here.

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[31 Oct 2009 | Comments Off | ]
Bike Magazine Covers Raccoon Mountain Trails

The November issue of Bike Magazine reviews 10 exotic trails in the south in anticipation of the IMBA’s World Summit schedule to be held in South Carolina in 2010.
The article, Going South: Exploring Dixieland’s Hottest Singletrack, mentions SORBA-Chattanooga’s volunteer constructed and maintained Raccoon Mountain Trails Network, along with the Windrock downhill trails, in the section devoted to Tennessee.

Bike Magazine, Nov. 2009

Front Page of the article, Going South: Exploring Dixie Land’s Hottest Singletrack

The portion of the …

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[28 Apr 2009 | Comments Off | ]
The Pulse Covers Raccoon Mountain Trails Network

The most recent issue of The Pulse covered several outdoor activities.  Sam Silvey, Editor for the on line LookOutDoorsNews, and freelance writer was asked to write an article about cycling in the Chattanooga area.   SORBA-Chattanooga and its crown jewel project, Raccoon Mountain are the focus of the article.
Here is an out take:
“Over the last 12 years, I’ve seen cycling grow exponentially in Chattanooga. I remember when I could identify my friends by the bike rack …

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[4 Mar 2009 | Comments Off | ]
American Way Magazine Compares Raccoon Mountain Trails to Moab Trail

When one thinks of outstanding mountain biking trails, Moab’s Slick Rock trail is usually near the top of the list, mostly comprised of trails in western states. However, American Way magazine suggests that Chattanooga’s own, volunteer constructed and maintained, Raccoon Mountain is a great alternative to Moab’s premier Slick Rock Trail.
Read the full article here, mountain biking section if fifth item down.

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[6 Nov 2008 | Comments Off | ]
Times Free Press Recognizes SORBA’s Harrison Bay Trail Maintence Efforts

SORBA-Chattanooga’s trail maintenance efforts at Harrison Bay State Park have earned a quick mention in a recent Times Free Press news article.
The SORBA folks have done a great job of rerouting bits of the old trail that were seemingly always wet. One friend mentioned that he once stopped on this trail before it was rerouted, looked down and noticed minnows swimming between his spokes. Now, though, there should be no cause for alarm.
For the full …

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[13 Sep 2007 | Comments Off | ]
Bike Magazine Covers Raccoon Mountain

The Raccoon Mountain trail network was recently covered in Bike Magazine.

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[25 Jul 2004 | Comments Off | ]
Time Free Press Covers Mountain Biking and SORBA-Chattanooga

The July 24, 2004 issue of the Time Free Press covered mountain biking recreation.  The article featured quotes and pictures from SORBA-Chattanooga members.   The article appeared in the Life Styles section.