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Recurring Events / Group Rides:

Tuesday Night River Bends Group Ride (Beginner)

44877 Davis St, Utica, MI 48317

Weekly Tuesday night group ride at River Bends Park. Meet at River Side Park in downtown Utica which is next to the Utica Library, along the paved path which runs between River Bends Park and Clinton River Park and via the tunnel under M-59.

Lighted parking is available at the Utica Library or in the public lot behind the Utica Police Station.

Meet at 6:30 PM and be ready to roll out at 6:45 PM sharp. This everyone-welcome, no-drop group ride takes place year-round, but attendance varies based on weather conditions. Depending on attendance we may split into A and B groups, with A riding at a bit faster pace.

One loop of the trails is about 5.5 miles and the ride usually covers 2-3 laps, but some attendees ride a bit more or less. We regroup at a few points throughout the ride so no one is left behind. This a great opportunity for a beginner to start riding with a group and develop their handling skills on singletrack.

This ride takes place year-round, is fat bike friendly, and will only be cancelled for poor trail conditions or wet weather. Check the MMBA Forum or CRAMBA Facebook Page or Group for updates:

http://mmba.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=120931&start=99999
https://www.facebook.com/crambaimba/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/metronorth/

Wednesday Night Stony Creek Group Ride (Intermediate)

575 E. Tienken Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48306

Weekly Wednesday night group ride at Stony Creek Metropark. Meet in the southwest corner of the Stoney Creek High School parking lot at 6:30 PM and be ready to roll out at 6:45 PM. This everyone-welcome, no-drop group ride takes place year-round, but attendance varies based on weather conditions.

The route taken is approximately 8 miles, covering most of the single track in the park, and can be seen on this map. Due to the technical portions of singletrack that we will cover, this ride is rated as intermediate. You should have experience on technical singletrack and be comfortable navigating obstacles such as log piles, rock gardens, fast descents, and roots.

For more information on this ride please visit this thread on the MMBA Forum.

One-Time Events:

November 30, 2017
February 3, 2018
February 18, 2018
April 21, 2018
  • Trail Day: Stony Creek
    Date: April 21, 2018


    (9:00 am - 1:00 pm)


    Description:

    Join CRAMBA for trail work days at Stony Creek Metropark. Meet at the West Branch / Shelden Trails area, lot B. Main focus of the trail work is to help mitigate the effects of erosion and general wear and tear on the trail surface, striving to returning the trail surface to it's original condition. Additional projects will be identified and tackled as needed.

    Bring appropriate clothing and supplies for a day of working in the woods: long sleeves and pants, boots, gloves, water, and snacks (if needed). Tools will be on hand, but if you personally have hand tools that you prfer (rakes, shovels, loppers) please bring them.

     

June 23, 2018
  • Trail Day: Stony Creek
    Date: June 23, 2018


    (9:00 am - 1:00 pm)


    Description:

    Join CRAMBA for trail work days at Stony Creek Metropark. Meet at the West Branch / Shelden Trails area, lot B. Main focus of the trail work is to help mitigate the effects of erosion and general wear and tear on the trail surface, striving to returning the trail surface to it's original condition. Additional projects will be identified and tackled as needed.

    Bring appropriate clothing and supplies for a day of working in the woods: long sleeves and pants, boots, gloves, water, and snacks (if needed). Tools will be on hand, but if you personally have hand tools that you prfer (rakes, shovels, loppers) please bring them.

     

September 9, 2018
November 17, 2018
  • Trail Day: Stony Creek
    Date: November 17, 2018


    (9:00 am - 1:00 pm)


    Description:

    Join CRAMBA for trail work days at Stony Creek Metropark. Meet at the West Branch / Shelden Trails area, lot B. Main focus of the trail work is to help mitigate the effects of erosion and general wear and tear on the trail surface, striving to returning the trail surface to it's original condition. Additional projects will be identified and tackled as needed.

    Bring appropriate clothing and supplies for a day of working in the woods: long sleeves and pants, boots, gloves, water, and snacks (if needed). Tools will be on hand, but if you personally have hand tools that you prfer (rakes, shovels, loppers) please bring them.