About the Southern Bicycle League

Southern Bicycle League Mission Statement:

Through fun, fitness and friendship, the Southern Bicycle League’s mission is to link the bicycle community together and inspire more people to ride bicycles more often.

The purpose of our mission is to facilitate the building of bicycle friendly communities and greater health and fitness through bicycling.

We achieve our goals and objectives with our members, our SBL Affiliations, website, SBL Ride Calendar and many fun Events, including the Wilson 100, Covington Century Ride and Roll Into The Holidays Stone Mountain.

In addition, by joining the bicycle community together, we become a tremendous positive voice for legislators, constituents and sponsors to consider, when making decisions which affect the bicycling community.

The Southern Bicycle League provides a range of activities and benefits that help cyclists of all levels to learn and get more enjoyment out of the sport. Volunteer members organize and lead over 1,000 rides over the course of the year in the area. In addition, monthly club socials allow new and old friends to meet in a casual atmosphere to exchange stories and participate in a program to help increase their bicycling knowledge. All members receive the SBL's monthly magazine, Southern Bicycle League Magazine, which features an extensive calendar of rides, along with articles and information on safety, advocacy, touring, and riding technique.

The SBL also presents the annual Wilson 100 Century in Senoia every September. The course covers lightly travelled rural terrain and is fairly flat, so it's a great chance to do your first hundred miler. As with other SBL rides, shorter options are also available. The Wilson 100 is named after Scott Wilson, who was a prolific writer and a well loved and respected member who served as club president and editor of Southern Bicycle League Magazine. He died in 1986 of cancer, and the ride is now a fundraiser for cycling causes as well as a tribute to Scott.

If cycling is already an important part of your life, or if you're just getting started and want to learn more, you are encouraged to join the SBL and get involved. There are rides and activities available for all levels of cyclists, from beginner to advanced. You'll learn more about cycling, get a monthly magazine with an extensive listing of rides and tours, have fun, and make some great friends.

Each year the SBL presents a series of premire rides, tours and events throughout the southeast region. Here's our planned schedule for 2015. Please check our ride calendar for exact dates and details as the year progresses.

August 1, 2015

Covington Century

September 12, 2015

Wilson 100

November 21, 2015

Roll Into The Holidays, Stone Mountain