May 2022 Board Meeting minutes

CRAMBA’s May, 2022 Board Meeting was held on Thursday, May 12, 2022, at 7 PM at River Bends Park, Spring Hill Trailhead.

The Meeting was called to order by Wade Robbins.  Also in attendance Brian McPherson, Marc Padin, Michael Roman, Steven Trecapelli, El Olson, Steve Vigneau, Jeremy Verbeke, Roger Class, Erik Silvassy, Ron Arnot, Kevin Gorman, and John Garland.  Minutes recorded by John Garland.

Chapter Meeting: will take place in June at Pontiac Lake with a group ride prior.

Cramba trail challenge is going on currently and registration is still open, register at

Cramba updates: BKXC gave Cramba three sets of grips to raffle off, winners notified via email. 

Cramba paid the membership fees for the active members of the Cramba Bike Patrol.  The Cramba Bike Patrol recently won the Eastern Michigan Region of the National Ski Patrol Oustanding Bike Patrol Award.

Cramba donated $1,250 to Misca in support of youth cycling.


Addison Oaks:  Trying to move forward on connector to BMN.

Bloomer Park: The bridge entrance to singletrack (flow flats, “gloomer” on Strava) from the railroad grade is submerged and should be avoided, a temporary entrance is flagged further south and will be signed appropriately soon.

Bald Mountain: North unit connector is complete.  South unit has significant water issues still.

Holdridge:  Working on relations with the DNR for facilities management.

River Bends is done trail building phase 2 of the Farside trail project and will complete more signage, features, and maintenance.  Look for a Grand Opening sometime in July.

Sanborn – Cramba will support this new trail in Port Huron under development. 

Stony Creek – Official Maps have been update, check the Our Trails menu above to access.

Trail days and trail maintenance: will be updated and announced here, and on FB pages.  During the growth time, trail users are encouraged to help with trimming.  Feel free to adopt a section of trail or initiate a trim with buddies, just mind the local park rules on PPE/Equipment etc.  Please log any volunteer hours so we can keep track and display to our partners/land managers our volunteer hours.

Event updates:  For a full list of events view save the date below or check in for calendar updates.

Addison Oaks Fall XC race is still set for 9/24.  Timing is being negotiated currently

Howl at the Moon at Stony Creek Metro Park Shelden Trails will have scheduled times for themed rides and sessions. 

Massive Fall Out 2022 will feature 3 route options.  A link for volunteers will be updated shortly. 

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