TORCA Newsletter   June 2017
Upcoming events
 
 
The TORCA 500 is back on Thursday, June 29th and is presented by 
This is a fun event for all ages and skill levels. Test yourself, compete against others... the choice is yours. Check out the course
 
Details:
- Staging area and registration at Heritage Woods Secondary School
- Entry fee $5
- Men's, women's, youth (13-18), and kid's (under 13) classifications 
- TORCA membership required and onsite membership signup will be available
- Registration starts at 5:30 pm
- Race starts at 6:30 pm (sharp)
- Draw prizes for participants and complimentary food and refreshments
 
VOLUNTEERS needed!
If you don't feel like racing, but still want to be part of the action, we are looking for course marshals and general volunteers to help out. Contact sarah@torca.ca
 
As an added bonus BMC Switzerland will be onsite with their demo fleet. The following bikes will be available for testing:
 
Speedfox 02 XT (S, M, L)
Speedfox 01 (M)
Trailfox 02 (Sx2, Mx2, L)
Speedfox 02 Trailcrew (XS, S, Mx2, L)
Speedfox 03 Trailcrew SLX (S, XL)
 
TORCA news
Fundraiser follow-up

We want to thank everybody who came out to our fundraiser to support TORCA. We really enjoy hanging out with you in a non-trail and non-bike environment for a change.
 
Thanks to the Burrard Public House for being such great hosts.
 
Our biggest THANK YOU goes to all our fantastic sponsors. Year after year your support makes this event possible.
 
This year turned out to be our most successful fundraiser ever. We raised close to $7,500.
 
 
Section 56 status update
 
Please be advised that RSTBC has taken action to improve safety on Eagle Mountain by dismantling all unauthorized TTFs (technical trail features) constructed on trails that are not currently being stewarded by TORCA or Eagle Mountain Moto. Alongside of trail stewardship, TORCA continually strives to improve the current trail network by working with land-mangers (wherever possible) to re-establish legacy trails, and add new trails in the Tri-Cities area. TORCA is making every effort to establish Eagle Mt. as a fully legitimized riding area that would qualify to potentially receive Provincial funding for maintenance and improvement projects. 
 
Unfortunately, RSTBC and BC Wildfire left the trails in a hazardous state with the cut up woodwork left on the trail with exposed spikes sticking up etc. Members of the community have already spent many hours on the mountain cleaning up by pulling nails and moving the wood cuttings off the trails. Massage Therapy and Woodburner are now safe for people and animals. Please be careful on the other trails that have had woodwork cut down, but haven’t been cleaned up yet.  
 
On a more positive note, TORCA has been filling out trail inventories and trail work plans for submission to RSTBC.  We hope to get back to trail work on our Section 56 trails in the near future! Also, RSTBC and BC Wildfire will soon begin hazard tree removal on the proposed Section 56 trails. We thank you for your patience during this transitional period.
 
Trail News
Trail day schedule

The location for each day will be decided closer to the date. Please check our website and social media for updates.
 
  • Saturday, June 24 - Burke Mountain ***cancelled due to scheduling conflict with sponsor ***
  • Next trail day will be early to mid July - date TBD.
 
 
 
 
TORCA Group Rides
 
We will continue to host our bi-weekly group rides on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month starting at 7 PM.
Sign up for the group ride email list! Sign up to be notified via email about upcoming group rides.
 
 
 
 
 
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