Newsletter

Trail Work Update: 27 October 2017

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 ... Read more

You could win a new bike! Buy your WORCA Raffle Tickets

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 ... Read more

WORCA is hiring! Trail Crew, Dirt Camp Coaches, Bookkeeper

2017 WORCA Trail Crew (Full-Time, Application Deadline: May 20) View the Trail Crew job description and application details here. 2017 WORCA Summer Student Trail Maintenance Labourer (Full-Time, Application Deadline EXTENDED TO: May 30) View the Summer Student Trail Labourer job description and application details here. 2017 WORCA Dirt Camp Coaches (Full-Time & Part-Time, Application Deadline: EXTENDED TO May 20) View the Dirt Camp Coach job description and application details here. 2017 WORCA Bookkeeper (Part-Time, Application Deadline: May 20) View the Bookkeeper job description and application details here. Read more

WORCA Trails Open House, Mar 2

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. Read more

2017 Toonie Ride Date Fixing Meeting, Feb 21

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 Please ... Read more

Westside Wheel Up Results

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: Read more

Westside Wheel Up, Sept 17

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 Read more

New special event for 2016 announced: 52 Card Pick Up

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 ... Read more

ZEP Trick Tuesdays “Every Tuesday!”

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 ... Read more

**New** WORCA Facebook Group

The WORCA group has been created to compliment the existing WORCA page which is used to communicate WORCA news. The the new group provides a forum for members to discuss topics, find riding buddies, keep up-to-date with announcements, lost and found questions, and so on. It's also easier for WORCA to share information with members, since the Facebook (FB) page is subject to FB's algorithm which decides what you do and don't see on FB, our page posts can get left ... Read more
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