HAMR is based in Huntsville as a chapter of SORBA (Southern Off-road Bicycling Association) supporting mountain bike advocacy, the building and maintenance of trails for multiple users, and serving as a resource for the mountain bike community of North Alabama. Our members come from Huntsville, Madison, Decatur, Athens, Florence, Guntersville and all points in between.
Our chapter was founded in 2005 and is affiliated with IMBA (International Mountain Biking Association), the largest nonprofit mountain biking organization in the world. Our members partner with land managers at The Land Trust of North Alabama, Monte Sano State Park, the city of Huntsville, Tennessee Valley Authority, Joe Wheeler State Park, the city of Florence, Forever Wild and private land owners to create and maintain trails and trail systems for mountain bikers and hikers to enjoy.
Through advocacy, education, and recreational opportunities, HAMR carries out its mission to promote land access, trail preservation, and new trail development in order to enhance mountain bike touring, racing, fun, and fellowship for all mountain bicyclists in North Alabama.