Your voice and your experiences are valuable. Be heard.

Phoenix, AZ

February 12th, 2019
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Specific location in the Tempe area to be announced early December

At this WÖRCC session, we will:

Create Community

Join us for locally inspired food and drink. WÖRCC is a meet-up – and a celebration of the season to come.

Unite Our Voices

Bring your stories and experiences: they are the essential ingredients of a report that will convey to the off-road cycling industry where our true values lie.

Inspire Adventure

Find camaraderie among women with shared passions, and renew – or discover – the sense of possibility for life where the pavement ends.

Speakers and Break Out Leaders

Engage with women cyclists who are making their mark in the off-road cycling industry.

Kaitlyn Boyle

Keynote Speaker

Kaitlyn is a professional MTB Racer: specializing in Ultra Endurance, Bike Packing and Enduro. After touring the Great Divide Mountain Bike route on her singlespeed in 2012 Kaitlyn started racing mountain bikes, tackling longer and longer races while concurrently exploring the mountains of the world by way of multi-week, singletrack oriented bikepacking trips. She has spent a decade as an Outdoor Educator for Prescott College and NOLS and is nearing completion of a M.A. in Conservation Education. She co-founded Bikepacking Roots and coordinates the nonprofit’s conservation outreach efforts. Kaitlyn was recently crowned 2018 24 Hour Female Solo World Champion after having an unreal season setting records at 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo and AZ Trail 300.

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Shop 'Til You Drop: What, where, and how are female off-road cyclists are acquiring gear?

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Teams, Clubs, and Group Rides: Where's the sweet spot for creating community?

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“Women’s Specific”: Fiction or Fact?

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Equity in the Industry

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Media Mania: How do - or don't - you identify with language, images, and portrayals of female riders?

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Bucket List, Baby: Your dreams, goals, and aspirations as an off-road cyclist.

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E-mtb: What's happening in the pedal assisted off-road world?

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Paying to Play: What makes races, festivals, and events worth your investment?

Schedule

February 12th, 2019
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

6:30pm
Reception and Registration
25 minutes
6:55pm
Congress Called to Order
Rachel Byus
10 minutes
7:05pm
Keynote Speaker
Kaitlyn Boyle
20 minutes
7:25pm
Instructions
Elorie Slater
5 minutes
7:30pm
Breakout Session #1
20 minutes
7:50pm
Breakout Session #2
20 minutes
8:10pm
Breakout Session #3
20 minutes
8:30pm
Breakout Session #4
15 minutes
8:45pm
Closing Remarks & Networking
Rachel Byus
15 minutes

Venue

Specific location in the Tempe area to be announced early December

We're looking for female representatives from every corner of off-road cycling including:

  • First-time mountain bikers
  • Experienced racers
  • Weekend warriors
  • Moms missing the trail
  • Pros who lead the way
  • Newbies dragged around by “the guys”
  • Dreamers still on skinny tires
  • Bikepackers
  • Seasoned gravel road adventurers
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