IMBA Trail Care Crew Visit

by jaylauraplummer on June 30, 2015

The IMBA trail care crew will be coming to Rice Lake July 23-26. Details are coming but keep these dates on your calendar to learn and build with folks that do this for a living. The first few days are meetings and planning so the trail school and work will take place on July 25-26.
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2015 Red Flint Firecracker

by jaylauraplummer on May 8, 2015

The Red Flint Firecracker is coming to the trails near you the weekend of June 26th-28th.  Volunteers are needed and it’s time to get signed up.  Volunteering at the Firecracker is a great way for CORBA members to get another entry into the end of year Win-A-Bike drawing.  Not a member?  Join today!

Volunteers can sign up here!


Trails are OPEN and Work Day Events

April 17, 2015

Trail status update 4-17-15: Lowes Creek, Otter Creek, Area 178, NWP, and Hickory have all been opened up for the season!  As always, please avoid using any trails when wet. Spring also means that it’s time for trail work.  Please mark your calendars for the follow work days: April 26th: Northwest Park 8am – Noon […]

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Trail Update 4-3-2015

April 3, 2015

Trail Status Update April 3rd from our Trail Liaisons: NWP is ready to open but watch for branches from the recent wind. Otter Creek should be good to go by the weekend. Lowes Creek, Area 178 and Hickory remain CLOSED. The frost is still in the ground and that soft sponginess you feel is the […]

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Trail Update 3-27-15

March 27, 2015

    We are having a long thaw this year with the recent dip in temps.  Our trail systems are still closed and we will post as soon as they are open!  This includes Lowes Creek, Hickory, Otter Creek, NWP and Area 178. Thank you for not riding thawing trails.

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Spring Thaw

March 15, 2015

Does our sudden Spring weather have you pulling the mountain bike out and tuning it up for the season?  Remember to give those trails some time to thaw out.  Riding too soon, before the frost has a chance to come out of the ground, will cause damage to the trails (ruts, etc.).  Some of our […]

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Snowshoe event was a huge success

March 13, 2015

CORBA recently played host to the Dion Snowshoes 2015 US National Snowshoe Championships at Lowes Creek County Park.  Although we didn’t have quite as much snow as we would have liked, it turned out to be an awesome event.  326 racers participated in six races over two days, coming from all parts of the United […]

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Members Meeting and Elections

March 10, 2015

Remember, CORBA’s Annual Members Meeting is coming up on Thursday, March 12.  The meeting will be held at Yankee Jack’s in Eau Claire and will begin at 6:00pm.  The agenda will include organization updates, a vote on bylaw changes, Board of Director elections, and an open floor, in which members are welcome to bring up […]

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2015 Fat-Bike Race

January 15, 2015

Lake Altoona County Park  –  Altoona, WI  –  Sunday  January 25, 2015 The Chippewa Off-Road Bike Association (CORBA) will be taking a one year hiatus hosting our usual Powderkeg Fat Bike race at Lowes Creek County Park.  In 2015 we will moving the event to the lovely shores of nearby Lake Altoona to participate in […]

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Spread the word. The U.S. National Snowshoe Championships are coming.

October 17, 2014

The web site is live, registration opens November 1st, and plans are underway to welcome snowshoers from across the country to Eau Claire, Wisconsin for the 2015 U.S. National Snowshoe Championships. We’ve got the Junior and Senior events, the “Powder Keg” open 5K for citizens, a team relay, a kids’ race, and we’ve got something […]

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