Archives by: Suki Cheyne

Wonder Woman Race Saturday July 12

Wonder Woman:  July 12th Race results: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1YsfExPEtUL73y6Ir0PNTkktRwLQdK_BKyhFew3am9o0/edit#gid=1331120320 Nice work ladies! Day of details! Register: at 11am at Myrtle Philip Elementary School, Race starts at 12 noon. Entry Fee: If you haven't registered already! $50 ($40 for WORCA members), includes event poster (no jerseys this year) and Merlin’s after-party access Course:  5 Stages includes Blueberry Trail, Cut Yer Bars, Mel’s Climb, Cat Scratch Fever and Billy’s Epic.  Click here for details. Click here for the Wonder Woman Event Map. Plenty of fire fighters and superheroes on course for your ... Read more

S2S Enduro Series #6: Whistler Bike Park “Top of the World” – Registration Open

Whistler Bike Park - Top of the World Enduro: July 26th The sixth and final race of the Sea to Sky Enduro Series takes place on July 26th with an epic on the bike park (name of race gives bit of a hint of the course!).  The race is capped at 150 riders so don't miss out. Date: July 26 Time: 8:30am upload on the Whistler Village Gondola, first racer starts at 9:30am Maximum Number of riders: 150 Categories: Pro men, pro women, open men, open women, master ... Read more

Chromag Bikes: “Exile on Steel St” Race Announced

Chromag Bikes and WORCA present "Exile on Steel St" August 23rd Registration is now open for the August 23rd event!  To celebrate 10 years of Chromag Bikes and the mutants and misfits that ride "hard steel", an all hard-tail event for riders of Chromag frames only will take you on a bike adventure to the four "sides" of Whistler.  Go to our Special Events page for all of the information and to register.  Also, don't miss the Vimeo slideshow for more detailed course details ... Read more

Learn What was Discussed at the Trails Open House

Last Tuesday we held a Trails Forum to discuss some important topics.  Here is the low down: Sproatt Alpine Project The Alpine Trail Project was the main topic that night, as we have some hurdles with funding to overcome. All grants, except for one WORCA has applied for, got denied. So, we were having an open discussion and brainstorm for plan B to develop strategies. Also other current WORCA programs and events were discussed to evaluate their costs and revenue potential. One promising NTC-Canada Grant ... Read more

Wedgemount IPP: Trucks Working at Comfortably Numb Entrance

Notice: Truck Use on Re-Activated FSR at the Wedge Entrance to Comfortably Numb Construction of the Wedgemount Independent Power Project (IPP) has started and WORCA would like to notify riders of shared use with trucks on the re-activated Forest Service Road (FSR) at the Wedge entrance to Comfortably Numb.  Trucks transporting construction material as well as some logging trucks will be present on the re-activated road daily between 7am and 4pm this summer.    NO SINGLE TRACK HAS BEEN IMPACTED BY THE PROJECT.  ... Read more

June 14 Trail Report – Next Alpine Dream Day is June 21

June 14th Trail Report Last week was a milestone for WORCA with  two different volunteer days breaking ground on our first ever authorized and sanctioned trails WORCA can build. ‘A Cut Above’ started by Tuesday nights' volunteer team (thank you Arbutus Routes for sponsoring!) is our first sanctioned trail WORCA applied to construct.  Last Saturday the first volunteer day on the Alpine Sproatt Project took place with 23 volunteer building  approximately 160 meters of trail. Great work and a big thanks to those who came out. It is amazing that 25 years ... Read more

June 15th at Dusty’s – 25 Year Party Schedule of Activities

Sunday, June 15th:  25 Year Anniversary Party Dusty's at Creekside Check out the schedule of activities!  Bring your bike if you'd like to partake in the bike competitions.  Times are approximate - we'll see how everything plays out Classic XC Loonie Race: 12pm: Race Registration 12:30pm: Race Starts Course:  Creekside / Riverside Cost: $1 Afternoon / Evening Activities: 3pm - Event begins 3-6pm - Raffle & BBQ Ticket Sales 3-6:30pm - Kids' obstacle course, bouncy castle, crafts, face painting, DJ MixmasterFab 3:30pm - Junior Run Bike Race 3:45pm - Adult Run Bike Race 4pm - ... Read more

STRIKE DIRT CAMPS, JUNE 16-20 & 23-27

In response to the teachers’ strike action WORCA is hosting two extra Dirt Camps June 16-20, 23-27. The camps will go on sale on SATURDAY 14 JUNE at 6PM, to register click here. There will be 15 spaces for children (6-9) and 15 spaces for Youth/Teens (10-15). Price $330 (with $100 discount for Whistler/Pemberton school kids). Details are the same as summer Dirt Camps: Drop-off 9am, pick-up 3pm, campers meet outside the Waldorf School at the Spruce Grove Ball Diamonds. Kids ... Read more

Upcoming Trail Nights: June 3, 10 & 17

Upcoming Trail Nights In addition to the Sproatt Trail Day we've got a few Tuesday Trail Nights coming up to work on "A Cut Above" June 3: Meet:  Top of Beaver Pass Time:  5:30-8:30pm June 10 & 17: Meet:  Stonebridge Rd / Beaver Pass  intersection Time:  5:30-8:30pm Sponsored by Arbutus Routes, they will be providing builders with food & bevvies! Read more

First Sproatt Alpine Trail Day: Saturday, June 7

Inaugural Sproatt Alpine Trail Day Be part of history and join us on June 7th to start the construction of Whistler's first cross-country alpine trail!  Bear Back Biking will be supplying food and drinks for all the hard workers. When: Saturday, June 7th @ 9am - 3pm Meet: Westside Rd by Lower Lower Sproatt Trail Bring:  Long sleeves, water and tools if you have them   Read more