Lowes Creek: Trail Day success and opening up on May 12th

May 11, 2013

The first official Trail Day for 2013 was held this morning at Lowes Creek.  36 hardy volunteers braved fierce wind to clear all the downed trees and do a few re-routes.  Worm had vanished into the creek and had to be re-routed.  Some erosion re-work was completed on Start Me Up which leaves only one [...]

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NWP READY

May 6, 2013

is your bike set for some dirt? If so, NWP is open and ready to ride.

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Patience….riding season is ALMOST here

April 26, 2013

Hello CORBA riders, trail users and supporters, The snow is finally ALMOST gone.  It will just be a little bit longer until our trails are ready to ride.  Please stay tuned to this page, the forum and our Facebook page for the latest updates on trail conditions.  Lowes Creek will remain marked as closed until [...]

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CORBA Mountain Bike Race Clinics

April 17, 2013

Looking to enter your first mountain bike race?  Or are you interested in improving your race time and maybe earn a podium spot? This spring and summer, CORBA will be hosting two mountain bike racing clinics at Lowes Creek County Park in Eau Claire.  The clinics will cover a variety of topics, including training, pre-race [...]

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Lowes Creek Trail Day postponed…where is Spring?

April 17, 2013

The planned Lowes Creek Trail Day – a Win A Bike Entry event – has been postponed now until May 11th due to our continued winter weather.  Please join us bright and early at 8am at the west parking lot for Lowes Creek County Park.  If you have tools; shovels, lopppers, pulaski’s, etc. please bring [...]

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Spring Thaw… Trail Closures, we knew it was coming

April 3, 2013

Attention riders:  Because of soft conditions, singletrack trails are closed to all traffic (including both bike and foot). While not overly warm, it will be soon and that means that it’s time for the annual trail closures. The somewhat warm weather and longer days sure give us the itch to ride.  Beneath the trail surface [...]

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Vote Now to bring $100K of trail building funds to the Midwest

March 15, 2013

Bell Helmets is awarding $100,000 to three trail projects somewhere in the United States.  Twelve locations are battling it out, and three are right here in the Midwest:  Elm Creek Bike Park in Maple Grove, MN; Hobbs Hollow Flow Trail in Brown County, IN; and Overflow Trail in Copper Harbor, MI. Bell is asking people [...]

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CORBA elects board members and votes on whether to become an IMBA Chapter

February 19, 2013

The CORBA Annual Meeting happened, and 2013 is looking to be a great year for the local mountain biking community.  In addition to recapping 2012 events and accomplishments, the agenda included discussion of future trail possibilities, training for local builders, an expanded partnership with the International Mountain Bicycling Association, and voting to fill board member [...]

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CORBA Annual Meeting and Elections

February 16, 2013

Please join us on February 19th at the Eau Claire County Expo for our upcoming Annual Meeting where we will be deciding on the IMBA Chapter Status and holding our annual elections. CORBA Membership Meeting Tuesday, February 19, 2013 Eau Claire County Expo Center  (how to get there) 6:00 – 6:30 pm:  Socializing and New/Renewing [...]

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MEMBER ALERT: CORBA considering becoming an IMBA Chapter

February 8, 2013

Many of you have heard of the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA).  Perhaps some of you are even IMBA members.  Currently, CORBA is considering becoming an IMBA Chapter, and we will be putting the idea to a vote at our meeting on February 19th. What is IMBA?  www.IMBA.com/about The International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) is [...]

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