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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“Reveal the Path” film screening at Micon on Thursday

February 2, 2013

Described as “a genre-defying adventure film that contemplates what it means to live an inspired life using the bicycle as a mechanism to explore, dream and discover”, this is a new movie from the creators of the awesome “Ride the Divide”.  CORBA invites all local cyclists and would-be adventurists to attend the screening and help [...]

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Powder Keg results are up

January 29, 2013

Results for the 5-mile snowshoe(ish) race and the fat-bike race are up on the Powder Keg page.  Results for the 2-mile run will be coming soon.  Congratulations to the winners and to all who were a part of supporting CORBA singletrack.  See you on the trails!

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We didn’t miss the snow a bit.

January 27, 2013

True, there seemed to be more ice on the ground than snow, but the third running of the Powder Keg was a big success.  Thanks to all of the racers who came out to Lowes Creek for another beautiful day on the trails.  And thanks to the volunteers, who helped make the event so fun. [...]

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Powder Keg Update

January 17, 2013

RACE UPDATE: We are still planning to hold the Powder Keg races, despite recent unfavorable weather conditions. As of now, trail conditions are a mix of hard snow, ice and bare spots. Weather forecasts are inconsistent as to whether we’ll receive any significant snow prior to the event, so runners should prepare for the possibility [...]

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Powder Keg registration begins now.

November 16, 2012

Snowshoe and Fat-Bike racing at Lowes Creek.  This year we’ve got a new format and new trails for the Fat-Bikers and a low entry fee for everyone.  Plus we’re bringing back the Kids & Mascots Sprint, bonfire and s’mores and awesome prize drawings.  All of this and more at the Eau Claire Bike & Sport [...]

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The Powder Keg Is Coming

October 10, 2012

January 26th will be here before we know it.  Are you ready? Are your Fat Bikes ready?  How about those snowshoes? Registration opens soon! The Powder Keg serves as an important fundraiser for CORBA and helps introduce many in the Chippewa Valley and beyond to the great trails at Lowes Creek.  

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Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day – October 6th.

October 2, 2012

A CORBA member will lead kids and accompanying parent(s) on a fun biking adventure through Lowes Creek County Park. We will ride on the green trail, including kid-friendly trail features like Whoops. Lowes Creek County Park requires a daily/annual vehicle entrance pass. A one-day pass can be purchased on-site for $3. Meet at the east-side [...]

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2012 DEER FLY CHASE RESULTS & SUMMARY

September 30, 2012

Success!  One word, that’s all I could come up with at the end of Saturday. Here are the results – DEER FLY CHASE 2012 RESULTS (pdf) On Saturday September 29th, Hickory Ridge Trails was the site of the 2nd Annual Deer Fly Chase.  The race takes place in the Chippewa County Forest, on dirt roads, [...]

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DEER FLY CHASE – COURSE MAP & Registration

September 17, 2012

The 2012 Deer Fly Chase course map is now published. VIEW COURSE MAP The course is mainly the same with some subtle tweaks for both SHORT and LONG.  The details can be viewed on the map, however the short course was kept to the 16 mile threshold; and the long course was modified to break [...]

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