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Come ride one of the SORCE bike parks located in Surrey. They are each hidden treasures with many trails to meet different riding styles and skill levels.
Help SORCE build and maintain our sanctioned trail network in co-operation with the City of Surrey. You will be shaping the future of riding in Surrey, BC!
The last executive meeting of 2014 happened on Thursday night. We had a great year! Lots of racing and events and some kids camps too! Read on to keep in the loop. Please remember the SORCE Annual General Meeting is November 27. We will be holding elections and welcome new members and people willing to volunteer... See you there... Read on for the minutes>>>
Budget - balance Sept 30th- $4390
- outstanding liability $980
- Ben $120 kids camp fees
- income $516 Paypal
- income $1000 Sponsorships
- cash box - $400
The 2014 SORCE kids race at South Surrey Bike Park has been rescheduled. It will take place on October 5 at 10am . The race course will be the on the BLT (beginner loop trail). please pre register online. Medals for all participants and food for all after the race! Hope to see you there!
North update –
Sea can – beautification grant? Jon to email Shira
New lock box at Port Kells – it’s great! But no key yet.
Push to sort out pump track at PK. Dirt delivered.
New site? Under Hydro easement 102 + 140th – Talked to Hydro, grant for Not for profit…environment spin?
Annual budget for maintenance for Invergarry?
Dan? Then Rudy? $5K/yr?
treat planting day?
$5K – can we use it for 2014?
Can we use the $5K for the plan?
Lucas? Get from Derek 778 808 6155
Secret Squirrel – take down rock drop wood
Plans for 2015?
Ben ran last weekend. Kids all stoked. Only 3 people signed up.
Need to find a way to partner with City of Surrey for 2015
Gotta be in Leisure Guide
Race Update –
Shed Sept 21st – Sent email to Shed Bike Club
Mike to go see what’s in Seacan
Pulled pork – Wilma?
$200 cap for prizes – Jon to call Bike Zone
Travis calling Kyle
Oct 4 – Pumptrack race?
12pm Brett and Jimmy
Oct 5th – Kid’s race
Travis to set up in Webscorer
Resend more posters
Send email to Cycling BC
Oct 19th – Reverse JYD
Travis to set up in Webscorer
Dolling setting up logistics
Budget - $4200
$500 from Peninsula
$500 from Rocky
Grants – Dale to write COS grant
AGM – Thursday Nov 27th
at City Central Brewing!
Jon to book with Gary
Succession planning –
nominations for positions
tighten up the Exec Team
clear and concise on what are volunteering for
here is what is expected
need to agree on what exec positions are required
north, south, toonie, camps, membership, money, marketing
Do we need to manage volume of work? Do we have the capacity?
Attendance: Dale, Travis, Wilma, Jon, Derek, Mike
$2 race fee when you pre-register online/ $5 on site registration. SORCE membership required for insurance purposes Available here
register online here: http://www.webscorer.com/registerseries?seriesid=20274
City of Surrey Parks department will be treating the invasive plant Knotweed on August 27th in and around the bike park at Invergarry Park. The Knotweed will be spot sprayed or injected with Roundup herbicide (glyphosate). Only the Knotweed will be treated. Notices will be posted at the entrances to the bike park, at the kiosk and throughout the bike park. Postings will go up on August 26th and will be removed on August 29th. Application of the herbicide will be weather dependant. If it is raining the treatment will need to be postponed. The herbicide applications will be done by a certified applicator and as per Provincial, Federal and City of Surrey policies and regulations.
SORCE bike club and the City of Surrey are teaming up in a big way... The new trails built by Alpine Bike Parks are complete and we are having a party to celebrate! The festivities begin at 10am Sunday August 17 (we know its the last day of Crankworx but you should come to this instead!). Alpine Bike Parks will be hosting a dig day from 10am-12. We are going to add some new features to the green trail Little Shredder. There will be a Ribbon cutting ceremony @ Noon. Then its time for food and drinks followed by a jump jam. We have lots of great prizes to giveaway from our sponsors and a WeThePeople bmx to raffle off!!!! We hope to see you there. Keep your eyes on our facebook page for more info as it develops!
The 2014 SORCE kids race at South Surrey Bike Park has been rescheduled. It will take place on October 5. The race course will be the on the BLT (beginner loop trail). Registration (coming soon) will be online at http://www.webscorer.com/SORCE