This summer, our friends in the riding community in Les 2 Alpes are inviting a small delegation of WORCA members for an all-expenses-paid riding trip to France to participate in the Mountain of Hell. The trip is from June 27th until July 3rd and is part of an exchange program between our mountain communities. The goal of this partnership is to share our knowledge and experience in mountain biking, to make both of our communities stronger.
Anyone with both a valid WORCA ...
Rainbow Bridge Story
I went on a tree clearing mission through the no flow zone after the last snowstorm and stumbled upon a broken bridge on "Shit Happens south". The next day's work plan changed instantly: the crossing was sketchy! Operating a chainsaw in a residential area always draws attention, so it was no surprise to meet some of the neighbours:
"Oh, you're finally fixing this bridge! It's been broken all summer."
"I only found out yesterday... We would have come sooner if you ...
Congratulations to all the 2017 raffle winners:
Grand Prize 2017 Norco Sight Carbon 9.3: Laurissa Stebeleski
Full Sombrio Kit of Jersey, Shorts, Gloves & Socks: Aaron Heath
1 month membership to Whistler Creek Athletic Club: Shane Aseltine
1 year gym membership to the Four Seasons Resort Whistler: Mitch Smith
Two Commencal Ramones 12″ Push Bikes: Steve Fisher, Deanna McIsaac
Thank you to everyone who purchased raffle tickets and the generous sponsors who provided the awesome prizes: Comor, Norco, Commencal, Sombrio, Four Seasons Resort Whistler and Whistler Creek ...
You're invited to an evening of preliminary trail planning, discussion and networking. We will be seeking ideas and feedback for Whistler's future trails. Trail builders, mountain bikers, hikers & anyone with an interest in hearing what WORCA is up to is welcome to join us on Thursday March 2nd, 7pm at Forlise (immediately left of Lululemon in Whistler Village). Appies and Refreshments provided.
WORCA invites all businesses/organisations (or a representative of the business) interested in (co) hosting a 2017 Toonie ride to the 2017 Toonie Ride Date Fixing Meeting on Feb 21, 2017. A representative for each business/sponsorship group must be present for inclusion in the 2017 Toonie series. Available ride dates range from early May to Early September. Note that certain sponsors/dates will have restrictions due to bike park opening hours and requests from the RMOW.
Date: Tuesday Feb 21st. 7pm
Location: Passiv Haus, Lost Lake
Thank you to the 50+ racers who came out and braved the rain to ride the 23rd Westside Wheel Up on September 17th!
Here is long time WSWE organiser, Phil Chew, presenting the winner of the WB Season Pass!
Thank you to all the sponsors who donated the generous draw prizes and sponsored the apres:
This event is an iconic Whistler race so join us on September 17th to be a part of this long-time tradition. Amazing prizes to be given away. Entry includes one raffle ticket, you can purchase more at the Apres.
Date: Saturday 17 September 2016
Registration: 10am-12pm @ Whistler Brewery, Function Junction
Entry Fee: $25 includes a raffle ticket (must be a WORCA member to race, 1 day $25 race licences available at registration)
Race Starts: 12:00 Noon
Course: Westside Trails
This year WORCA are putting together a challenge rather then a race:
Open to all abilities, the game will be to collect as many cards and points as possible. The ‘route’ is around 70km, with 52 trails from Function to Wedge and back to Lost Lake. (subject to change). The full list of trails will be announced closer to the event. You are not expected to complete the whole 'route' (the super human hard cores may do); ride as much as you ...
WORCA is pleased to announce that ZEP Techniques are offering Trick Tuesdays to WORCA members all summer long to celebrate their 10th season of operations. Space is limited to 14 people. Register via ZEP's Facebook event on a First Come First Served basis. ZEP will break down the techniques into safe, attainable progressions so you can learn the tricks you've always wanted, for instance:
Basic front & rear wheel lifts
Hops (both wheels leaving the ground at the same time)
Bunnyhops (front then rear ...
The Whistler Off Road Cycling Association fosters the evolution of the sport through its youth programs and clinics, teaching safety, etiquette and technique to cyclists; WORCA helps to maintain hundreds of kilometres of trails to the highest environmental standards through member fees and volunteer efforts.