Events hosted by REI and Performance

REI is holding two Introduction to Mountain Biking classes at Blankets Creek, with one on July 1st and the other on July 8th.  The registration and information is through REI.  Click here for more information and a link to registration.   

Performance is hosting intermediate group rides at Rope Mill on Wednesdays at 6pm.  In order to sign up and get more information email


Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day on Saturday, Oct. 1st, 10am-1pm

Join us to celebrate IMBA's National Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day on Saturday, Oct. 1st, from 10am-1pm at Blankets Creek.  There will be group rides for adults and kids of all ages and skill level beginning at 10:15 in the skills yard, followed by competitions and games at 11:30.  There will be hamburgers, drinks, and hotdogs for participants, and there will be some prizes to competition winners.  Free-Flite Bicycles and Out Spokin' Bicycles will be present for this event, so come out for a day of fun for the whole family. 

This event will be followed by Jump Jam at Quehl Holler from 2pm-5pm.  Everyone is invited to come watch this event, and expert riders are encouraged to participate with a highly recommended full-face helmet. 

Women's Int/Adv Skills Clinic hosted by Lisa Randall

On Saturday, September 24th, Lisa Randall will be conducting a women's intermediate/advanced level skills clinic from 9am-noon at Blankets Creek.  This clinic will work on skills such as cornering, braking, climbing, and riding obstacles, and a group ride on South Loop will be included.  Participants should be able to ride South Loop in at least 45 minutes, and space is limited to 20 women.  The clinic is being presented free of charge by Lisa Randall, but a $20 donation to SORBA Woodstock is requested.  Email to reserve a spot. 

July 11th chapter meeting, group rides, and bike demo by Free-Flite Bicycles

On Monday, July 11th, join SORBA Woodstock for the July chapter meeting at the kiosk in the Blankets Creek parking lot at 7pm.  Food will be provided by Free-Flite Bicycles, and there will also be a bike demo by Free-Flite Bicyles before the meeting from 3pm to 7pm.  Everyone is invited to attend, so bring your lawn chair and come find out the latest news with SORBA Woodstock. 

Prior to the chapter meeting at 6pm, join us for a beginner/intermediate level group ride that is open to all ages and skill level.  Meet at the kiosk at Blankets at 6pm with your bike, helmet, and water to join this group ride.  Then, stay for the chapter meeting at 7pm after the group ride.   

After the chapter meeting, there will be an advanced level group night ride on South Loop at 8:15pm.  Meet at the kiosk at Blankets at 8:15pm with your bike, lights, helmet, and water.  You should be comfortable with South Loop to join this group ride, and you need to bring appropriate lights. 

Email if you have any questions. 

Group Ride to Tanasi, June 4th

Please join SORBA Woodstock for an int/adv level group ride at Tanasi Trail System.  Meet at the Blankets Creek parking lot promptly at 8am on 6/4 to convoy and carpool, or you can meet us at the Ocoee White Water day use parking lot at 10am.  The group ride will begin at 10:30am from the white water center day use parking lot.  This is an int/adv level ride of about 20 miles, and it is recommended that you are able to ride all three trails at Blankets Creek in order to participate.  Click here for a trail map of Tanasi.