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[22 Jul 2010 | 7 Comments | ]
Diamondback Time Trial Concludes (Results Posted)

The Diamondback Time Trail Raccoon Mountain Race Series concluded last night following a final night of competition.  When all the dust settled the winners for each class were:
Begingers Men under 30:  Richie Daigle
Beginners Men Over 30:  Jeremy Smith
Sport/Expert Men Under 30:  Sam Edgmon
Sport/Expert Men Over 30:  Foye  Trout
Clydesdale:  John Gray
Sport/Expert Women Over 30: Cathi Cannon
Complete race results and times from last nights time trials will be posted by Friday at 8 pm.
Beginner Men Under 30:

First …

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[15 Jul 2010 | 4 Comments | ]
Second Time Trial Report, Final Race Next Week  (Results posted)

SORBA-Chattanooga’s second Diamondback Raccoon Mountain Bike Time Trial was a well attended event with 22 racers competing.   This was the second of the three part series.  Following the race participants had a chance to cool down with some fresh cut watermelon and pineapple.  If you haven’t had a chance to race, come out next week for the final event in the series.
For full information on the Thursday Night Time Trial Series …

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[9 Jul 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
First Time Trial Well Attended, Two More Races Scheduled

SORBA-Chattanooga’s first Diamondback Raccoon Mountain Bike Time Trial was a well attended event with 24 racers competing, despite near 100 degree temperatures.   This was the first of the three part series.  Because only the two best nights results count towards the series winner, you still have a chance to win if you missed the first race.
For full information on the Thursday Night Time Trial Series and how you can participate, click …

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[22 Jun 2010 | 9 Comments | ]
Raccoon Mountain Time Trail Series, Starting July 7th

The Diamondback
Raccoon Mountain Time Trial Race Series
Raccoon Mountain Trails Network
Laurel Point Area

Wednesdays 6:30 p.m.
The Diamondback Raccoon Mountain Time Trial Races Series is a three event time trial series held at Raccoon Mountain, hosted by SORBA-Chattanooga. Racers will be able to race the course twice each night, the best time being recorded for each evening’s results. Medals will be awarded for the first place winner of the series, in each category. All proceeds …

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[8 Jun 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Ride Report: Big South Fork Weekend

Trail volunteers gather for a picture prior to heading out to work.

Several mountain bike organizations in the region traveled to Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area to celebrate Nationals Trails Day.  On hand were mountain bikers from many Tennessee Mountain Biking Alliance organizations, including Big South Fork Mountain Bike Club, Applachian Mountain Bike Club, Northeast Tennessee Mountain Bike Association and our very own SORBA-Chattanooga.  A  few hardy Kentucky mountain bikers were in attendance …

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[7 Jun 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Enterprise South Nature Park Trails Day Celebration!

Nearly a hundred people converged on Enterprise South Nature Park for the  National Trails Day event on Saturday June 5. Participants were able to choose from a mountain bike ride, road ride or nature trail hike. Over 25 people joined SORBA for the inaugural ride of the first 4.5 mile loop at “The Ammo Dump”. Although conditions were not optimal due to the heavy rain the night before, everyone had a …

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[23 May 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Chilhowee Ride Report

SORBA-Chattanooga’s May 22nd group ride provided an opportunity for riders to  enjoy the trails on Chilhowee Mountain.
About half of the riders in attendance were new SORBA members. (If you are a new member or someone interested in joining all you have to do is show up to a SORBA event an introduce yourself.)  After names were exchanged, everyone headed out to explore the trails.
The ride progressed at an intermediate pace, with the ride leader stopping …

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[17 May 2010 | 3 Comments | ]
Bicycle Scavenger Hunt Report:  Pure Fun

The bicycle photo scavenger hunt and cookout that took place on May 15 was pure fun.  SORBA-Chattanooga members and their guest started showing up at the start/finish location about 15 minutes before the start of the event.  After a quick of review of the rules, a list of items were distributed to each team.   The items the teams were supposed to photograph ran from old year books to scantly clad sculptures, from cannons to a …

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[14 May 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Final Thursday Night Time Trial Results.

SORBA-Chattanooga’s final Thursday Night Time Trial at Booker T. Washington State Park.  The series was well attended with over 41 different people participating in at least in one race.
We are happy to report that due to the tremendous participation we will be hosting a similar time trial series on Raccoon Mountain starting in July. Check back in mid-June for more details.
The results for the final night of racing along with the series points …

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[7 May 2010 | 5 Comments | ]
Results For 4th Time Trials, Final Race Thursday

SORBA-Chattanooga’s fourth Thursday Night Time Trial was a well attended event with 22 racers competing.   This was only the second of the five part series.  Because only the three best night results count towards the series winner, you still have a chance to win if you missed the first two races.
For full information on the Thursday Night Time Trial Series and how …