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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CORBA Board Meeting

August 9, 2012

The CORBA Board will be holding its next Board Meeting on Monday, August 13th at 6pm.  The location will be the pavillion located at the Lowes Creek Parking Lot (West Side of the park).  Yes, we know this is group ride but it was the only time that worked to get the majority of the [...]

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DEER FLY CHASE 2012 – REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

August 1, 2012

Register for the 2nd annual Deer Fly Chase mountain bike race at Hickory Ridge trails in the Chippewa County Forest. The feedback from last year was amazing, so we have plans to build on that success.  New (and more) singletrack, fast gravel and ski trail sections, and unbelievable scenery make this race a MUST-DO race [...]

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CORBA Apparel.

July 15, 2012

CORBA jersey’s and shorts are available to order.  Order will be placed at the end of the month. The Fit Kit is available until 7/23  at Eau Claire and Bike and Sport. You can place an order at Eau Claire Bike and Sport or place one with Laura.   The best day would be at [...]

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Northwest Park Trail Day!

July 3, 2012

Saturday, July 14th.   8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Hey folks! If you are a trail runner, dog walker, nature lover or even a mountain biker….the city of Eau Claire, the Chippewa Valley Community and even the Mountain Bikers would love your help! check it out!!! If you are a CORBA Member this is another chance [...]

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