Massive Fallout Quad-Trail Mass Group Ride

 

 

Massive Fallout is a large-scale group ride organized by the volunteers of the Clinton River Area Mountain Bike Association (CRAMBA-IMBA).

 

The ride features four prominent trails in Macomb and Oakland Counties: Stony CreekBald MountainAddison Oaks, and Bloomer. These trails are all connected via a series of roads, paths, and rail trails creating a fun, flexible ride. Whether you’re a beginner or expert, the ride can be configured to your experience level and desired length. The total estimated mileage is roughly 50-60 miles including Bloomer.

Maps will be handed out during starting hours. Join us for the mass start to be part of one of the largest mountain bike group rides in Southeast Michigan. If you aren’t familiar with the area, hop on with some of your fellow riders to show you the way.

This ride is a CRAMBA event and will be insured under the CRAMBA group event policy. An aid station will be available during the ride. T-Shirts will be available for sale the day of the ride at Stony Creek in the morning and at the Addison Oaks aid station. All proceeds from T-Shirt sales will go to CRAMBA.

When: September 30th 2017.
Starting Hours: 8:00am – 10:00am, with a 10:00am mass start!
Start Location: Stony Creek Metro Park – West Branch Picnic Area C
Ride Cost: Free! (purchase of Stony Creek Metropark day pass may be required)

GPS route:
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/13334279

Turn-by-turn directions:
Stony, Bald Mountain, and Addison: http://utabintarbo.com/files/MFORidingDirections2015.pdf
Bloomer “add-on”: http://utabintarbo.com/…/MFORidingDirections2015-Bloomer.pdf

Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/485877458416079/

Map(Classic): Massive Fallout Classic Map

SAG Wagon: Please call 734-648-5955

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August 2017 Board Meeting Minutes

CRAMBA Board Minutes

8-17-17

This meeting was held at the Fitzpatrick Irish Pub

Board members in attendance, Nick Shue, Marty Shue, Kristen Barry, Mike Fitzpatrick, Steve Vigneau, Jeremy Verbeke, and Chris Westerlund

Non board members present, Roger Class

Steve chaired the meeting. It was called to order at about 7:10 PM.

Recording Secretary’s Report

Minutes of the previous meeting were not read.

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July 13, 2017 Chapter Meeting Minutes

CRAMBA Chapter Meeting Minutes

7-13-17

This meeting was held at Pontiac Lake Recreation Area. There were about 15 people in attendance.

Steve Vigneau chaired the meeting. It was called to order at about 7:44PM.

Minutes of the previous meeting were not read

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June 15, 2017 Board Meeting Minutes

CRAMBA Board Minutes

6-15-17

This meeting was held at the Fitzpatrick Irish Pub

Board members in attendance, Nick Shue, Martha Shue, Kristen Barry, Mike Fitzpatrick, Steve Vigneau, Jeremy Verbeke, and Alice Jacobs

Non board members present, Dean Fitzpatrick

Steve chaired the meeting. It was called to order at about 7:04 PM.

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May 18, 2017 Board Meeting Minutes

CRAMBA Board Minutes

5-18-17

This meeting was held at a River Bends pavilion

Board members in attendance

Nick Shue, Martha Shue, Chris Westerlund, Kristen Barry, Mike Fitzpatrick, Steve Vigneau, and Jeremy Verbeke

Steve chaired the meeting. It was called to order at about 7:40 PM. (This was an outdoor, informal format meeting)

Recording Secretary’s Report

Minutes of the previous meeting were not read.

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April 2017 Chapter Meeting Minutes

CRAMBA Chapter Meeting Minutes

4-13-17

This meeting was held at the Rochester Mills Beer Company. There were about 50 people in attendance.

Jeremy Verbeke and Steve Vigneau chaired the meeting. It was called to order at 7:03 PM.

Minutes of the previous meeting were not read

Award Presentation: Jeremy Verbeke, on behalf of CRAMBA and the entire local mountain biking community recognized Mark Senyk with an appreciation award for his many years of volunteerism maintaining the trails. Pete Kresmery, CRAMBA’s TC from Stony Creek added this, “Mark is my “Go-to” guy. He always seems to be available to lend a hand, even when it’s too hot to be out there in the woods, he’s there. I’m able to “bounce” ideas off of him, especially while we’re riding the trails.”

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3-16-17 Board Meeting Minutes

CRAMBA Board Minutes

3-16-17

This meeting was held at the Fitzpatrick Irish Pub.

Board members in attendance

Nick Shue, Martha Shue, Chris Westerlund, Kristen Barry, Tony McGee, Mike Fitzpatrick

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CRAMBA jerseys now available!

Click HERE to order your CRAMBA jersey.

A few details:

  • These are Produce on Demand items and will take 7 business days to be produced before they’re shipped.
  • CRAMBA receives 15% of the retail cost.
  • Orders $75 or more will receive free USPS shipping.
  • Currently offering club and trail jerseys. If we get enough orders, we can add more items (like shorts!).
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Ride Dirt trails, not Mud trails!

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2016 CRAMBA Bike Patrol Year in review

The Clinton River Area Mountain Bike Association’s (CRAMBA) National Mountain Bike Patrol has had another successful year providing great service for all trail users in Southeast Michigan.

44 active CRAMBA patrollers put in a exceptional, 2642 hours of volunteer time in 2016 from 1,133 logged patrols! They also logged more than 13,800 miles patrolling trails.  Log reports showed trail assistance provided anything from providing maps and directions all the way to stabilizing efforts, 911 activation and patient transfer to local EMS.

The mission of the CRAMBA Bike Patrol is to Assist, Educate and Inform mountain bikers and other trail users in safe, responsible and respectful use of bike trails and parks.  This is accomplished Continue reading

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