Monday Night Rides

Monday Night Rides

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2014 season update: Monday night rides will begin on May 26th and run every Monday (rain or shine) until the fall!

Monday night rides will be hosted by Whistler Bike Co., Wild Wing Whistler, Back in Action, Nesters, and WORCA.

Monday nights are fun and social rides for all abilities. Riders are divided into groups based on ability and go out with guides who instruct when necessary. Wild Wing Whistler restaurant provides a social afterwards with all participants receiving a free frosty beer and great appie specials along with safe bike storage!

MINORS: Anyone under the age of 18 (minors) must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian to participate in  the program.  Minors must ride with their parent/legal guardian, they cannot be in separate groups.  If a parent/legal guardian shows up with their child & child’s friend, the friend MUST have a letter of permission from their legal guardian/parent stating they are under the supervision of their friend’s elder for that evening.

Sign In: 6:00pm at the Bike Co. in Whistler Village
Cost: $2
Ride: Leaves at 6:30pm sharp!
Riders need to be WORCA members. Purchase your membership online. Forms will also be available Monday evenings at Bike Co.

zeptechniquesWORCA Youth Dirt Camp coaches and Monday Night Ride guides are PMBI (Professional Mountain Bike Instructors) certified by Whistler’s very own ZEPtechniques. ZEP supports WORCA and its programs by providing subsidised courses for all WORCA coaches and guides. ZEP offer PMBI instructor courses all over the world and they are North America & Australia’s most widely recognized certification program. For more information on ZEP and their programs, check them out at www.zeptechniques.com.

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WORCA would like to acknowledge and thank the Community Foundation of Whistler for a grant to assist in the training of the Monday Night Guides. Their assistance helps WORCA to achieve the following objectives which in turn benefit the local community:

 

  1. To improve the safety of the Monday Night Ride program participants and trail users.
  2. To improve the guiding experience for Monday Night Ride program participants.
  3. To deliver a safe and valuable mountain biking experience over the course of 16 weeks.

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Markus Samer (Community Foundation of Whistler) presents Hilary Davison (WORCA Fundraising Director) with a cheque towards the training of Monday Night Guides. Thank you!