Author Archives: Steve Vigneau

January Chapter Meeting Cancelled

Due to inclement weather and road conditions across Southeast Michigan we are CANCELLING tonight’s CRAMBA-IMBA January Chapter Meeting which was to have been held at 7:00pm at Rochester Mills Beer Company.

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CRAMBA-IMBA Bike Patrol: 1065 Hours in 2013

This past year has been a huge success for the Clinton River Area Mountain Bike Association’s National Mountain Bike Patrol (NMBP) group. The CRAMBA-IMBA Mountain Bike Patrol is a nationally recognized group of volunteers that help when help is needed … Continue reading

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¡Ay CRAMBA It’s Cold Out!: February 9th, 2014

Join CRAMBA-IMBA at noon on Sunday, February 9th, 2014 for the first ¡Ay CRAMBA It’s Cold Out! group ride on the snow-covered and winter-friendly trails of  River Bends Park. Whether you have a fatbike or regular-wheeled mountain bike, come on our and … Continue reading

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River Bends Autumn Cleanup Trailday: November 16, 2013

Join CRAMBA-IMBA for an autumn cleanup trail day at River Bends on November 16th, 2013. Meet here near the trailhead (main parking lot off of 22 Mile Road) at 10:00 am. The focus of this trail day will be small … Continue reading

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STIHL Tools Repurchased!

Thanks to the generosity of our members and donors CRAMBA-IMBA has replaced all of our power tools that were stolen in July! With $2265 in cash donations (and a backpack blower valued at $259.99) we were able to outright purchase … Continue reading

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Help Needed: Addison Oaks Race Sponsors

We need help finding more sponsors for our big fundraiser: the Addison Oaks Fall Classic race. Through race fees and sponsorship this annual event is how CRAMBA-IMBA raises funds to keep our organization going. Money raised pays for everything from … Continue reading

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Tool Theft Donations: Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who has donated to help restock our power tools after the recent theft. In the past week we have received $840 in cash donations and a new Craftsman backpack blower worth $259.99. This is nearly half-way … Continue reading

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Stony Creek Skills Park Receives 2013 IMBA/FOX Bike Park and Pump Track Grant

Thanks to the hard work of Stony Creek Skills Park Trail Coordinator Dave Schall and everyone who has helped with construction and digging, the Skills Park has received a $1000 grant from IMBA and FOX Racing Shox. The funds will … Continue reading

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Donations Needed: Power Tool Theft

Around the first week of July 2013 the CRAMBA-IMBA tool trailer was broken into and nearly all of our power tools were stolen. The loss of these tools — used for building and maintaining trails — is particularly hard mid-summer … Continue reading

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New Bloomer TCs: Chris and Erik

CRAMBA-IMBA would like to announce that Chris Schroeder and Erik Silvassy have jointly taken over the CRAMBA-IMBA Trail Coordinator role for Bloomer Park from Derek Wrathell and Dustin Cheney. After years of working on the trails and overseeing the CRAMBA-IMBA relationship with Bloomer Park, Derek … Continue reading

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