What we're about

CORBA (http://www.corbamtb.com/) is an all-volunteer non-profit organization serving the mountain bicycling community of Los Angeles and its surrounding areas including southern Ventura County. We are dedicated to preserving open space, maintaining public access to public lands, and creating more trail opportunities for all to enjoy. We are a chapter of the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA (http://www.IMBA.com)).

We are passionate about mountain biking, public trails and preserving our public open space for future generations. CORBA is committed to ensuring equal access for all trail users, and to contributing to everyone's enjoyment of the trails. CORBA organizes and coordinates activities that support mountain biking recreation and that promote the conservation, administration and the maintenance of the public lands.

Upcoming events (5+)

Public Board of Directors Meeting

REI Woodland Hills

Monthly CORBA Board of Directors meeting. Everyone is welcome. We meet at the REI in Woodland Hills. There is no need to register here to attend, but you can if you like. You may also call[masked] for more details.

Free Basic Skills Clinic

Malibu Creek State Park

The Introduction to Mountain Biking Skills Clinic is held the first Saturday of each month from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm in Malibu Creek State Park (http://www.venturacountytrails.org/TrailMaps/MalibuCreek/AreaTrails.htm). It is free of charge to all participants, and no reservations are needed. A discussion of backcountry preparedness, shared use etiquette, and simple maintenance tips precedes several skills stations. These include proper seated rider position, controlled braking and slow speed technical maneuvering, pedaling cadence/gear use, and proper riding position and technique for climbing and descending. Please arrive no later than 8:45 am to sign in and have your bike checked. For more information, and to see photos of previous clinics, visit http://corbamtb.com/programs/skills.shtml Directions to Malibu Creek State Park (A cash fee is required to enter the park with a vehicle.) From the San Fernando or Conejo Valleys, take the Ventura Freeway (101) to Calabasas, exit Las Virgenes Road/Malibu Canyon. Go south 3.5 miles. You will cross Mulholland Highway and go another 1/4 mile to the entrance to Malibu Creek State Park on the right. From Santa Monica, take Pacific Coast Highway north to Malibu Canyon Road and turn Right. Go 6 miles to the park entrance on your left. In the park, just past the ranger kiosk at the entrance, to the left is a large gravel parking lot that runs parallel to the road. This is where the group meets. Do not go to the lower paved parking lot. By signing up for this event, you agree to the terms of the Accident Waiver and Release of Liability, required by our insurer: ACCIDENT WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY I acknowledge that this athletic event is an extreme test of a person's physical and mental limits and carries with it the potential for death, serious injury and property loss. The risks include, but are not limited to, those caused by terrain, facilities, temperature, weather, condition of athletes, equipment, vehicular traffic, actions of other people including, but not limited to, participants, volunteers, spectators, coaches, event officials, event monitors, and/or producers of event, and lack of hydration. These risks are not only inherent to athletics, but are also present for volunteers. I hereby assume all of the risks of participating and/or volunteering in this event. I realize that liability may arise from negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons or entities being released, from dangerous or defective equipment or property owned, maintained or controlled by them or because of their possible liability without fault. I certify that I am physically fit, have sufficiently trained for participation in the event and have not been advised otherwise by a qualified medical person. I acknowledge that this Accident Waiver and Release of Liability (AWRL) form will be used by the event holders, sponsors and organizers, in which I may participate and that it will govern my actions and responsibilities at said events. In consideration of my application and permitting me to participate in this event, I hereby take action for myself, my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors, and assigns as follows: (A) Waive, Release and Discharge from any and all liability for my death, disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft or actions of any kind which may hereafter accrue to me or my traveling to and from this event, THE FOLLOWING ENTITIES OR PERSONS: Concerned Off-Road Bicyclists Association (CORBA), County of Los Angeles, California Department of Parks and Recreation, State of California and Castaic Lake State Recreation Area, their directors, officers, employees, volunteers, representatives, and agents, the event holders, event sponsors, event directors, event volunteers; (B) Indemnify and Hold Harmless the entities and persons mentioned in this paragraph from any and all liabilities or claims made by other individuals or entities as a result of any of my actions during this event. I hereby consent to receive medical treatment which may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident and/or illness during this event. I understand that at this event or related activities, I may be photographed. I agree to allow my photo, video or film likeness to be used for any legitimate purpose by the event holders, producers, sponsors, organizers and assigns. This AWRL shall be construed broadly to provide a release and waiver to the maximum extent permissible under applicable law. I hereby certify that I have read this document; and I understand its content.

COSTAC Monthly Meeting

Conejo Recreation & Park District

The Conejo Open Space Trails Advisory Council meets the first Monday of the month to discuss Conejo Open Space Conservation Agency trails issue. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Shelly Austin at (805)[masked] or [masked] There's no need to register for this event - just show up - but you can if you like.

Public Board of Directors Meeting

REI Woodland Hills

Monthly CORBA Board of Directors meeting. Everyone is welcome. We meet at the REI in Woodland Hills. There is no need to register here to attend, but you can if you like. You may also call[masked] for more details.

Past events (396)

COSTAC Monthly Meeting

Conejo Recreation & Park District

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