COPMOBA - Colorado Plateau Mountain Bike Trail Association, Inc
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Three Sisters Update and Trail Dedication
September 11, 2013

The Three Sisters Property acquisition has been an enormous success for the Grand Junction community. The 130 acres was purchased by the Mesa Land Trust in June of 2012. In that same transaction, the Land Trust placed a conservation easement on the property that will protect it forever as public open space and deeded it over to the City of Grand Junction.

Youth and Family Friendly Mountain Bike trails
While the City of Grand Junction and the Bureau of Land Management officially co-manage the property, COPMOBA and the Mesa Land Trust have joined in to design and build family friendly mountain bike trails on the property that connect with existing trails at the Lunch Loop trail area. The first trail building day took place in October of 2012 that completed the loop that extends an existing beginner trail at Lunch Loop. In the April of 2013, COPMOBA, BLM, and [more...]


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Grand Junction Off Road - Epic Rides
August 22, 2013

If you're looking for something to do Labor Day Weekend, look no further than Downtown Grand Junction and the Luch Loops mtn biking area!  The innaugural Grand Junction Off Road will take place with fun activities and racing all weekend!

Here's a quick race description, and for more information you can go to the web site!
Featuring the world class Lunch Loops and neighboring trail systems, the “Grand” courses will start and finish on Main Street in downtown Grand Junction, and take participants of all skill levels through an assortment of terrain while traversing the Tabeguache trail system (pronounced Tab-uh-Watch) to the distant reaches of the Magellan loop.
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2nd Annual Clunker Hunt
March 19, 2013

The 2nd annual Clunker Hunt will be on April 27th 2013 during the Fruita Fat Tire Festival.

This fun and challenging scavenger hunt will begin at 2pm, on Saturday at the Fruita Civic center. Sign up with a teammate and join in the task of completing crazy stunts at selected checkpoints and finish the event with the fastest time.

Bring your favorite bike, helmet and costume and be prepared for some fat tire fun.

Entry fees are $25.00 per team and will include a free beer for everyone over 21 plus some other great stuff.

After the hunt enjoy music and brews at the festival headquarters. There will be cool trophies for the first three places. Your contributions to participate in this event will help support  COPMOBA and more trails!

Register Today!
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Grand Junction Leadership for Trails Training
March 7, 2013

April 13-14 is the date for this training!

Get details at the VOC website

here is also an ecological restoration skills training on Friday, the 12th.  More details can be found at

The more crew leaders we have, the better able we are to schedule and accomodate all of our trail building needs.  If this appeals to you, please consider going through this training.  COPMOBA is able to offer some reimbursement for this training if you'd like to participate, but can't pay for the course.

Please contact Amy at for more information!
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February 7, 2013

The Ridgway Area Trails Chapter of COPMOBA is now officially known as COPMOBA/RAT.  We have begun planning and prioritizing the various elements we’ll need to coordinate for our Third Annual RAT FEST fundraiser.  This year’s event is scheduled for Town Park on June 7, 8 and 9, 2013.  The agenda tentatively includes live music, trail building, live auction, silent auction skills clinic.  We again expect to dispense both Fat Tire products and treats from Ridgway’s own award-winning brewer, the Colorado Boy. 
We’d like to thank all COPMOBA members, friends and supporters who have submitted comments to the BLM’s Uncompahgre Field Office concerning the Draft EA and TMP the BLM has created for the Ridgway Trails Project. 
RAT hosted a fundraiser at the historic Sherbino Theatre in Ridgway on January 26.  The Sherbino provided an open bar and dispensed some of Fat Tire Brewery’s finest products.  Thanks to the [more...]
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