Archives by: Suki Cheyne

NEW Adult Skill & Bike Tech Clinics starting in June

Are you looking to improve your riding and bike maintenance skills? Then look no further! WORCA is collaborating with local coaches and bike shops to provide you with Mountain Bike knowledge, technique and expertise! Tune UP Tuesdays  - Ride the Toonies with Confidence! Work with WORCA’s expert coaches to improve your MTB skills for 3 sessions. This program is designed specifically to enable adult MTB riders to improve their skill set for the purpose of greater enjoyment and confidence at the weekly Toonie races.  ... Read more

Trail Report – May 25th

It's been a great start to the trail building season. Tim Haggerty, Dan Raymond and Zander Strathearn have kept things on track and led some great volunteer days. With this rain most trails are clear. Building is about to start on the Alpine Dream trail above the flank on Sproat! Our inaugural trail day is slated for Saturday June 7 from 9 until 3pm Meeting on West Side rd just above Nita Lake. Sponsored by local biking tour company Bear Back Biking, ... Read more

25 YR Anniversary Party – June 15

Sunday, June 15th at Dusty's Bar Everyone is invited to join us for an afternoon and evening of celebrations and bike-related shenanigans on Sunday, June 15th to commemorate 25 years of pedaling good times at Dusty's in Creekside. This family-friendly event falls on Father's Day and is the perfect way to spend the day with dad!  This event is open to everyone, not just WORCA members, so tell your friends!  Activities include a bouncy castle, run bike obstacle course, crafts and other ... Read more

Raffle Tickets On Sale Now

Last year our raffle raised a lot of much-needed funds for our trails program so we're doing it again!  Thanks to the generosity of six local businesses we have been able to pull together a compilation of amazing prizes.  Sales commenced at the bike swap and tickets (1 for $5, 5 for $20 and 15 for $50) will be sold at all WORCA events until the draw at the 25 Year Anniversary Celebration on June 15th and at Summit Sport, Comor and ... Read more

New Sproatt Alpine Mulit-Use Trail Announced

We've made reference to the Sproatt Trail in the past but we are very excited to officially announce this upcoming project! This spring WORCA's trail crew and volunteers will be breaking ground beginning the construction of an alpine trail which will descend from near the summit of Sproatt Mountain to the Flank Trail. Access to this area will come from a new machine-built ascent trail starting off the Flank trail south of Function which will be constructed by the RMOW. As partners ... Read more

Sea to Sky Enduro Series: #4 Whistler Valley: Cheakapotamus

Date: June 28 at noon (Sign-in at 10:00-11:30am at House Rock in Cheakamus, Westside Main FSR ) The 4th stop in the Sea to Sky Enduro Series is designed to encourage junior and less experienced racers with a relatively friendly course (blues and easy blacks) on the silky smooth trails of the south end of Whistler valley. A solid fitness base will still be required to enjoy the mellow, but long-ish climbing between stages. Experienced racers may want to ride a slightly smaller ... Read more

Next 3 Trail Nights/Days – May 20, 24, 27

Big cheers to the beautiful people that build the re-route on middle Danimal last Tuesday night. It got done in about three hours, not including the prep work and finishing touches by WORCA's trail builders. This Tuesday, May 20th at 5:30 we will be back there to complete the next section before moving on to the next maintenance project. How to plan for Trail Days or Nights: Read WORCA newsletter Check the WORCA website or Facebook Show up on foot or on bike, bring gloves, ... Read more