Date(s) - May 23, 2023
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Girls Ride & Non-binary Beginner/Intermediate (13-18 years old)
TORCA is once again partnering with local pro rider Sandra Walter and offering five girls group rides. Please make sure you sign up for the correct ride for the age/skill level.
Who: Beginner/Intermediate Girls and Non-binary youth 13-18 years old
When: Tuesday May 23rd 4-6pm
Where: Bert Flinn Park (meet at the Tennis courts off of David Avenue on the east side of Heritage Woods Secondary School)
About Sandra: Sandra Walter has been mountain biking for three decades and competes at the elite level for Liv Racing and Team Canada. She has a wide range of experience coaching children and adults. Sandra started coaching as a teenager, leading kids’ mountain bike camps and leading Team BC’s cycling squad at the 1999 BC Canada Summer Games. She has always felt an added motivation to encourage young women to discover the wonderful world of mountain biking. Sandra is also a Ride Like a Girl Mentor.
Registration: Registration is required. Total group size will be limited to 8 riders (plus lead and sweep). A TORCA Liability Waiver will be required for insurance purposes and it needs to be completed at time of registration. TORCA Membership can also be purchased during registration (but is not mandatory).
Bring: Mountain bike in good working condition (minimum front suspension recommended), comfortable, weather-appropriate clothing, multi-tool, mini-pump, spare tube that fits your bike, tire levers, snack, water and a mask. Rider should be able to carry all of these items with them on the ride (we may not be returning to start/finish location until the end).
Provided: Guided group rides. Two ride leads will be present for each session (at least one will have first aid training). Sandra + one youth leader.
If you are a parent, guardian, or experienced youth rider and are interested in sweeping this ride, please email [email protected]!
Bookings are closed for this event.