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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“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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