Tour de Squamish
Tour de Squamish – A celebration of SORCA’s 30th Anniversary
On September 17th, SORCA is hosting a full day of events to celebrate its 30th Anniversary. Way back in 1992, a small group of trailblazers led by Cliff Miller realized that fat tires had a place in this community and within Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw Xay Temixw, the territory the Squamish Nation has stewarded since time immemorial. These visionaries fought hard to advocate on behalf of the sport to which their legacy is felt 30 years later. Today SORCA hosts weekly events, often eclipsing 200 riders, has a paid trail crew of 6, and works cooperatively with several exceptionally skilled contractors and volunteer trail builders from the community.
SORCA will celebrate the association’s past, current and future with a unique 3-person team relay race (‘Gearjammer’ XC, ‘JABR’ Super-D and ‘Test of Metal’ Enduro). The race will be followed by an after-party whereby in addition to raising a glass to our 30th, we will do our best to harness SORCA’s adventurous past through written and recorded storytelling.
There are three ways to take part in this special celebration. Participate by recruiting two friends to form your dream team and register (opening July 27th). Volunteer by registering for the event here. Contribute by sharing any SORCA or generic Squamish mountain biking images circa the 1990s or the 2000s to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Full Event Details
This multi-discipline race is going to require a bit of strategizing and planning on behalf of participants. For full race details please check out our Tour de Squamish – Race Notice which outlines most of your need-to-know details for participating in what is going to be an event to remember! In the Race Notice, you can find full details on entry, race format, rules, start times and much more!
Like our bi-weekly Cinco races, Spruce Race Timing is handling our registrations and race timing. As this is a 3-person team event the registration is a bit more complex. Only your team captain needs to register but be patient as it will take 5-10 minutes to complete your team entry!
- Online registration is required. Register Here!
- Only the team captain will register and pay. The other two
team members do not need to register. (They do need to
pay their team captain back, though!)
- Registration opens: Thursday, July 28th at 7:00 am
- Registration closes: Sunday, September 11th, 11:59 pm
- Team registration is $180 ($60 per person) + admin. fees.
This includes race entry, Super-D shuttle (for Super-D
riders), dinner and the first couple of drinks on us!
- Those looking for a team or team members – We have created an ISO Teammate form
This is going to be an event to remember! Thank you to all the supporters and volunteers who have helped bring this event to life!
It’s like Strava, only better. Cincos are a fantastic way to find out just how well that secret training has been working for you. Our Cincos are intermediate level mass start XC and Enduro races that will help you get Squamish fit, and have fun doing it.
Our social rides are all about the fun factor. From chill rides to thrill rides, and plenty of levels in between, we put together group rides for all different abilities. Socials are a great way to get familiar with the local trail network and hang out with new and old riding buddies.
New for 2019 – We’ve added Youth Social rides to our calendar and we couldn’t more stoked!
Like our adult socials rides, these are all about the fun factor … but geared towards our younger crowds.
From run bikes to big wheels, from mellow to chill to thrill, we’ll strive to have all our budding or experienced adventurers covered.
Back by popular demand!
XC and Enduro format races for the young rippers of Squamish, but with some new additions in 2019 for our youngest budding racers.
If you’re under 14, these races are designed especially for you.