Welcome to SAMBA!

SAMBA is the Spartanburg Area Mountain Biking Association.
We are volunteer based and would love for you to ride with us!

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Few Words About Us

SAMBA - Spartanburg Area Mounain Bike Association; is a volunteer, 501c3 non profit organization dedicated to improving off road biking recreational opportunities and multi-use trails within the Upstate region of South Carolina.

SAMBA serves as an advocate for the creation, maintenance, and stewardship of trail systems within the Spartanburg, South Carolina region.

Community

We are dedicated to growing Spartanburg's cycling community by engaging past, present and future riders.

Stewardship

SAMBA helps maintain 40+ miles of trail in Spartanburg County.

Advocacy

Giving a voice to trail users by communicating with Local and State Land Owners.

Mission Statement

SAMBA is a volunteer, non profit organization dedicated to improving off road biking recreational opportunities within the Upstate region of South Carolina.

SAMBA shall serve as an advocate for the creation, maintenance, and environmental stewardship of quality trail systems within the region.

SAMBA will foster relationships with community leaders, promote volunteerism and outdoor recreation that is consistent with environmental protection, thereby strengthening the individual, family, and quality of life in our community.



SAMBA has the following goals:

  • To provide activities, programs and training for its members and the general public aimed at the creation, stewardship, and long term care of trails within our region.
  • To provide education, information and skills development for its members and the general public aimed at growing the knowledge, acceptance and ridership of off road bicycling in the region.
  • To promote the responsible use of public trails by our members and the general public.
  • To provide leadership in protection and preservation of the environment by advocating for informed public policy and by encouraging the establishment and management of protected land and water areas within our region for both recreation and wilderness.
  • To provide an organization of volunteers and professionals who will manage our facilities, assets and programs, encourage positive growth for the sport of off road bicycling, and offer help and expertise to related efforts in the community.
  • To organize and promote volunteer trail maintenance workdays, group rides, educational programs, and family activities designed to promote the responsible use of public trails by our members and the general public.
  • Most importantly, to promote health, family and outdoor fun!

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