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2019 WORS Heads

Each year we honor those who have competed in all other the WORS races of that year with the distinction of WORS Head. This year's qualifiers appear below. We applaud their dedication and very much appreciate their support…

Hixon Forest Epics Sees Lemorande Take His First Win at Age 17

La Crosse, WI-

The Wisconsin Off-Road Series (WORS) made its eighth stop of the season on the western edge of the State ontop the beautiful bluffs of La Crosse, WI last Sunday. The Hixon Forest Epic track is unlike any other on the WORS…

Multiple Titles Awarded at the Midwest Regional Championships

Elkhorn, WI 

The Wisconsin Off-Road Series put together an action packed weekend for the WORS Cup, more formally known as the Midwest Regional Championships last…

Multiple Titles Awarded at the Midwest Regional Championships

Elkhorn, WI 

The Wisconsin Off-Road Series put together an action packed weekend for the WORS Cup, more formally known as the Midwest Regional Championships last weekend in Elkhorn, WI. The steep slope of the Alpine Valley Ski Resort…

House and LaVesser Win Again in the Mud at The Red Flint Firecracker

The Wisconsin Off-Road Series (WORS) wrapped up the first half of the season with race number five, The Red Flint Firecracker in Eau Claire, WI. WORS alongside CORBA (Chippewa Off-Road Bike Association) made safe and fun additions to the classic…

House Takes the Win at Treadfest

The 2018 WORS finale,  Treadfest hosted by Treadhead Cycling and the Grand Geneva Resort,took place in Lake Geneva over the weekend. The venue is a small ski hill in southern Wisconsin and provides a course with tons…

Schneeberger Takes the Win at her Home Course

The ninth race in the Wisconsin Off Road Series took place in Suamico. The venue consisted of a lot of sandy terrain with plenty of room for passing. It was a day filled with a lot of sunshine, making it perfect for a…

Schneeberger and Swartz Rise to the Top in La Crosse

The Wisconsin Off-Road Series made its eighth stop of the season on the Western slope of Wisconsin in the beautiful bluffs of La Crosse last Sunday. The Hixon Forest Epic winds up and down the bluffs with beautiful…

Multiple Titles Awarded at the WORS Cup

The Wisconsin Off-Road Series kicked off the second half of the season with USA Cycling’s Midwest Regional MTB Championships, WORS Cup at Alpine Valley Ski Resort in Elkhorn, WI. This is the second year WORS has used…

Schneeberger and House Win at Red Flint Firecracker

After a quick turnaround from the Wisconsin Off Road Series Race #4, the Mt.Morris Challenge, racers and families had just six days to recover before heading off to the fifth race of the season, The Red Flint…

LaVesser and House Defeated the Harsh Heat to Win at Mt. Morris

  Mt. Morris- Last Sunday the Wisconsin Off-Road Series made its fourth stop of the season at Mt. Morris for the Mt. Morris Challenge. The course snakes up and down the ski hill traversing across ski runs while climbing and descending…

Schneeberger and Karinen Take Home Big Checks at Battle of Camrock

Rockdale, WI- Last weekend the Wisconsin Off-Road Series(WORS) headed south to Rockdale WI for WORS #3, the Battle of Camrock. Capital Off-Road Pathfinders(CORPS), Loft and Shove, and Team WORS all banded together to design a fun and family…

House and LaVesser Win at Englewood Open

Fall River, Wi-  Last weekend the Wisconsin Off Road Series (WORS) made its second stop of the season at Englewood Grass Farms for the Englewood Open race in Fall River, WI. The course is very unique with a…

House and Christian Take First Win of the Season

Iola, WI

Despite a one week delayed start to the season, the trails at the Iola Winter Sports Club were in pristine condition. Racers came from all around the Midwest to gather for the…

New Date for Iola Bump & Jump

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Broken Spoke Duo Dominates at Reforestation Ramble

Suamico, WI-   The Wisconsin Off-Road Series made its 9th stop of the season in Eastern Wisconsin, just outside of Green Bay. WORS alongside the Ashwaubenon ski team and…

LaVesser and House Triumph in the Mud

The Wisconsin-Off Road Series made it’s 8th stop on the tour in the bluffs of La Crosse where racers searched for crucial series points and a good time! Despite the recent flooding in the western part of the Badgerland…

Lavesser and Karinen Win WORS Cup Regional Championships

Last weekend, the Wisconsin Off-Road Series held the Mid-Westerns most premier mountain bike race, WORS Cup, at the Alpine Valley Ski Resort. Racers competed in a cross country race, short track event, and an enduro race all striving to be the…

Swartz and Karinen Race to the Top

Eau Claire,WI   The thirteenth year of the Red Flint Firecracker was the coldest to date, with temperatures hovering just about 50 degrees and mother nature made sure to throw in some rain too! Despite the weather, WORS alongside CORBA made it a…

Broken Spoke Duo Nabs Men and Women’s Win

Mt. Morris, WI-   The Wisconsin Off-Road Series is in full swing with the fourth race of the year held at Nordic Mountain in Mt. Morris, WI. The Mt. Morris challenge presented by the Waushara Area Mountain Bike Association(WAMBA) gave WORS racers…

The Guerra Duo takes home both the Women’s and Men’s Top Prize

Cambridge, WI-   The third stop on the WORS circuit was the Battle of Camrock on a beautiful and quite toasty Sunday afternoon. Wisconsin Off Road Series (WORS) presented by Trek alongside the Capital Off Road…

Schneeberger and N. Guerra Win Iola Bump and Jump

Schneeberger and N. Guerra Win Iola Bump and Jump Iola, Wi   What has previously been known as the first WORS race, the Iola Bump and Jump…

Englewood Opener Preme goes to E. Swartz and Karinen

Fall River, WI As May flowers roll around, so do the tires of the Wisconsin Off Road Series (WORS) presented by Trek. The 2017 season kicked off with the Englewood Opener in Fall River, WI near Madison last Sunday.…

Proposed 2017 WORS Guidelines

GuidelinesWith the 2017 WORS season on the horizon its is time to updated and modify our Guidelines to…

House and Guerra Win at the Sheboygan Finale

Sadly, the Wisconsin Off-Road series(WORS) season came to a close last Sunday but it went out in style. The WORS community not only celebrated the finale of the season but also the finale of the venue. Sheboygan WI…

2016 WORS Awards Banquet

 

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Broken Spoke Duo Takes Top Steps at Reforestation Ramble

With the faint sounds of the roaring lions from the nearby NEW Zoo, the Wisconsin Off-Road Series (WORS) held race #8, The Reforestation Ramble in Green Bay WI last Sunday. This race unlike most, with little to no hills and flowy…

Karinen and Schneeberger Climb to Success

Last Sunday the Wisconsin Off Road Series(WORS) traveled to the western part of the state for the Hixon Forest Epic. The 7th race of the WORS season took place on a gorgeous day in the Hixon Forest encompassed by the bluffs of LaCrosse. This WORS…

Midwest MTB Championships Race Report

WORS(Wisconsin Off-Road Series) presented by Trek hosted the Midwest Mountain Bike Championships in Portage, WI for a great weekend of racing. Saturday kicked off with the amateur women and amateur men’s cross country race followed by the pro men…

Guerra and Schneeberger Take Top Steps Once Again

With the aroma of Colectivo coffee and fresh cut grass in the air, Sunday brought on a beautiful day for racing bikes and cheering on racers. The Colectivo Coffee Bean Classic located just outside of Milwaukee in Waukesha WI was put on with the help…

Impressive Wins for Schneeberger and Guerra

WORS (Wisconsin Off-Road Series) presented by Trek held its 4th race of the season, The Red Flint Firecracker last Sunday June 26th in Eau Claire, WI. With the help of CORBA (Chippewa Off-road Bike Association) and Team WORS, we were able to put on…

Guerra and Swartz Grab Their First Win of the Season

Last weekend, WORS (Wisconsin Off-Road Series) with the help of WAMBA (Waushara Area Mountain Bike Association) hosted WORS #3, the Mt. Morris Challenge at Nordic Mountain in Mt. Morris Wisconsin. Pre-ride on Saturday was blistering hot but it…

Stelljes Wins His First Ever, Schneeberger Comes Out on Top

WORS presented by Trek made its second stop of the season in Rockdale, WI hosting the Battle Of Camrock. A few weeks after the opener, the WORS family was brought together again for some fun in the sun and some hard racing. Despite the rain on…

House and Kriete Win WORS Opener

WORS presented by Trek began its 25th season in Iola, WI on Sunday, May 15th. The 2016 season opener, titled “The Iola Bump & Jump”, brought together old friends that the grim winter separated. Racers came into the WORS opener not knowing what…

WORS Announces 2017 Schedule

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2015 WORS Overall Raffle Winners!

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WORS CycleOps Trainer Sale

WORS annual CycleOps trainer sale will take place at the Sheboygan race this coming weekend.  The slightly used Fluid2 trainers ($349 retail) from the CycleOps warm up tent will be offered on a first come first serve basis from 3-6pm on Saturday and…

Dendel and Guerra Steal The Wins At The Hixon Forest Epic

LaCrosse WI-

Last weekend the Wisconsin Off Road Series(WORS) made a stop in the western part of the state for the Hixon Forest Epic. The 10th race of the WORS season took place on a beautiful day in the bluffs of LaCrosse,…

House and Schneeberger Dominate at Treadfest

House and Schneeberger Dominate at Treadfest Report by Todd Nutter Fans and competitors of the Wisconsin Off Road Series (WORS) gathered once again in Lake Geneva, WI for the 2015 Treadfest race. A staple on the WORS calendar, Treadfest…

Tight Race for Both Men and Women At the Reforestation Ramble

Suamico, WI- The Trek sponsored Wisconsin Off Road Series (WORS) returned from a two week break with back to back race weekends. Last week, in Waukesha Wisconsin, Leia Schneeberger (Vision Cycling) dominated the course for the Women’s race while…

Schneeberger and Guerra Grab The Wins

Waukesha, WI- The eighth event for the 2015 Wisconsin Off Road Series (WORS) presented by Trek, was hosted at a new venue, Minooka Park near Waukesha, WI. This race, still named the Collectivo Coffee Bean Classic, brought some different challenges…

WORS Cup - McConnell and Woodruff Take The XC Wins

Portage, WI-

The Wisconsin Off Road Series hosted the Pro Cross Country Tour last weekend at Cascade Mountain in Portage, WI. Mother Nature made sure the heat and humidity was high for the WORS Cup Pro XCT race presented by…

Schneeberger Grabs Her First Win While House Takes His Second of the Season

FIRE_2701_15 The Trek sponsored Wisconsin Off Road Series (WORS) made their fifth stop of…

Matter Claims Second Win in a Row While Dendel Rides Away Undefeated

Summer is starting to heat up in the Midwest as the Wisconsin Off Road Series (WORS) presented by Trek continued with its fourth event of the season. This past weekend just outside of Wausau WI, the Red Eye Rendezvous was staged at one of the…

House wins and Dendel is undefeated

Report by Todd Nutter The Wisconsin Off Road Series (WORS), sponsored by Trek, made stop number two on it’s summer-long tour of Wisconsin. The Crystal Lake Classic, hosted by the Boy Scouts of Camp Tesomas in Rhinelander, WI, might be a bit of a…

Dendel and Matter Solidify 2014 Overall Victories

The Sheboygan Bicycle Company MTB Challenge has been the closer for WORS for many years and remains a favorite for hundreds of participants. With perfect weather and trail conditions, racers prepared for what would prove to be a fast and…

Matter Grabs Another Win Too Take Overall Lead in the Wisconsin Off Road Series

The Trek sponsored Wisconsin Off Road Series (WORS) held their penultimate race of the 2014 season this past weekend in Franklin WI. Named The Colectivo Coffee Bean Classic, the race features burning climbs ascending a downhill bike park that hovers…

Abby Strigel and Cole House Take Wins at WORS Scarlet Knights Scramble

Report by Todd Nutter Just because Cross Country Nationals are over doesn’t mean the competition quits in Wisconsin. The faithful and energetic racers and fans of the Wisconsin Off Road Series (WORS) proved this on Sunday as the series continued in…

Wells and Dong Take Pro XCT Victories at WORS Cup

Report by Todd Nutter

The sixth race for the Wisconsin Off Road Series (WORS) also happened to be the penultimate event for the Pro Cross Country Tour or Pro XCT, giving competitors seeking national recognition a final…

Guerra Takes the Win While Dendel Remains Undefeated

Guerra Takes First Win for 2014 WORS Season   Report by Todd Nutter The Wisconsin Off Road Series (WORS), sponsored by Trek Bicycles, has maintained its popularity in the cross country mountain biking scene for over two decades. One of the credits…

Please Share You Opinion of the 2014 Red Eye Rendezvous

Thank you for helping us to make WORS events even better. This survey will probably take around 5 minutes of your time. Every WORS event is run in partnership with a local organizer. The purpose of this survey is to make sure we are providing our…

Please Share Your Opinion of the 2014 Battle of Camrock

Thank you for helping us to make WORS events even better. This survey will probably take around 5 minutes of your time. Every WORS event is run in partnership with a local organizer. The Battle of Camrock is hosted by volunteers from the Capitol…

Cooper Dendel Takes Back to Back WORS Wins

2In the second event for the 2014…

WORS Heads to the Northwoods

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Maloney and Dendel Triumph in Opener

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2014 WORS Schedule

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2013 WORS Overall Raffle Winners Named

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Chloe Woodruff Wins at WORS Season Finale

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Kinetic Trainers go on sale at Sheboygan

The Kinetic trainers from the Kinetic Warm-Up Tent go on sale starting at 8:00 Sunday morning, October 6th.   The Road Machine is the perfect workout partner for sprints to intervals to all-day cruising. Quiet. Smooth. And like every Kinetic Trainer…

Strigel and Schouten Win Again for Wisconsin Off Road Series

  September 8, 2013 Full article   As the cross country racing season winds down, the Subaru-Sponsored Wisconsin…

Krayer Wins at Reforestation Ramble

The Wisconsin Off Road Series(WORS) held race number 9 of the 12 race schedule on August 25th in Suamico, WI. Just outside of Green Bay, WI, the Reforestation Ramble is a popular event on the WORS calendar that offers longer distance racing combined…

Reforestation Ramble

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2013 WORS Awards Banquet - October 19

The Annual WORS Awards banquet, including the world-famous WORS Sponsor Raffle, will be held on October 19 at the Holiday Inn in Stevens Point, WI. Meetings for Race Directors and Riders will be scheduled prior to the Banquet in the afternoon.…

Schouten and Strigel grab 5th win each

Report By Todd Nutter The Wisconsin Off Road Series (WORS) returned this weekend in the small town of Kewaskum, WI after a 3 week recess. Named after the ski hill that hosted the event, the Sunburst Showdown was the 7th of 12 races in the Subaru…

Volunteers Needed for Subaru Cup

4 The Subaru Cup would not be possible without the amazing support of volunteers.…

Schouten and Strigel take 2nd wins for the season

The WORS season heats up with Strigel and Schouten each grabbing their second victory.…

Mother Nature Delays WORS Openers

Mother Nature Delays WORS Openers Due to the unseasonal temperatures and April snow storms WORS has been forced to postpone the first two events of the 2013 Series.  The Iola Bump & Jump has been…

Introducing the WORS Cascade XC for Kids

The inaugural WORS Cascade XC for Kids on September 28th and 29th marks what is anticipated to be a long and mutually beneficial relationship between the mountain bike riders of the Midwest and one of Wisconsin’s premier ski area, Cascade Mountain…

Calling WORS Community: help WIN Cycling

With the launch of WIN Cycling, WORS is stepping forward to help make school-based MTB racing a reality in our communities. But we're not alone and we can't succeed without your help! [highlight]We need your help.[/highlight] There are many ways…

2013 Guidelines Available for Review and Comment

Changes to the 2013 WORS Guidelines include:

  • New age classes for Citizen Men and Women, Sport Women and Cat 1 Men and Women.
  • Equal prize money for top 3  Elite men and women.
  • New Open Fat Bike class.

Join us in building WIN Cycling!

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WORS declared 2012 "The Year of the Junior".  In 2012 alone, the Wisconsin Off Road Series hosted…

Congratulations 2012 WORS Heads!

The festivities at the 2012 WORS Series Awards banquet began with a social hour, allowing racers an opportunity to meet with friends and competitors to rehash their favorite experiences.  The awards followed at 7:00, with series director, Don Edberg…

Congratulations to our Wisconsin State Mountain Bike Champions!

WORS races decide the official USA Cycling State Championship in Wisconsin.  Medals were awarded to the top three in each category at the WORS Awards Banquet. Congratulations to all of the Wisconsin Champions! Eligibility to be named a USA Cycling…

WORS Series Banquet Raffle Winners

The excitement continued last Saturday night at the WORS Series Awards Banquet as winners of the WORS Overall Raffle were drawn. All 2012 WORS overall finishers were included in this drawing and each had a chance at winning many of the same great…

Series Registration and Mandatory Move-Ups

2013 WORS Series Registration will open early! WORS is currently working to open 2013 WORS Series registration early.  In the last several years, we have seen increased interest in this option.  Stay tuned to the WORS website and…

Please share your opinion of the 2012 Wigwam MTB Challenge in Sheboygan

Thank you for helping us to make WORS events even better. This survey will probably take around 5 minutes of your time. Every WORS event is run in partnership with a local organizer. The Wigwam MTB Challenge is organized by the FatKats Club on…

2012 WORS Awards Banquet October 20

The Annual WORS Awards banquet, including the world-famous WORS Sponsor Raffle, will be held on October 20 at the Holiday Inn in Stevens Point, WI. Meetings for Race Directors and Riders will be scheduled prior to the Banquet in the afternoon.…

Please share your opinion of the 2012 Bear Paw Rock & Roll

Thank you for helping us to make WORS events even better. This survey will probably take around 5 minutes of your time. Every WORS event is run in partnership with a local organizer. Bear Paw is organized by the Bear Paw Adventure Resort on trails…

Please share your opinion of Treadfest 2012

Thank you for helping us to make WORS events even better. This survey will probably take around 5 minutes of your time. Every WORS event is run in partnership with a local organizer. Treadfest is organized by the Tread Head Cycling racing team on…

A sad day

Sunday was a sad day for the WORS community.  During the race, WORS Sport Series racer Rob Schuette told a nurse near him that he couldn't catch his breath.  An emergency response team reached him with a defribrillator within minutes.  He was…

Subaru Cup 2012: a more than usual WORS Weekend

[highlight]Race report by Todd Nutter[/highlight] Summers in Wisconsin are filled with festivals, food, friends and fun. No matter where you go, you can’t get away from it. That is, when you’re not working, of course. But summers can only last so…

Please share your opinion of the 2012 Reforestation Ramble

Thank you for helping us to make WORS events even better. This survey will probably take around 5 minutes of your time. Every WORS event is run in partnership with a local organizer. The Reforestation Ramble is organized by the Titletown Flyers…

BelGioioso Elite Pro XCT Interviews and Subaru Cup 2012 Media Roundup

Post race interviews with WORS BelGioioso Elite Series Pro XCT finishers after the eighth race of the season, the Subaru Cup held at Nordic Mountain. Media coverage:

  • Cyclingnews:…

Please share your opinion of the 2012 Subaru Cup

Thank you for helping us to make WORS events even better. This survey will probably take around 7 minutes of your time. The Subaru Cup at Nordic Mountain organizing committee is led by WORS Director Don Edberg. The event is held on trails…

2012 #SubaruCup tweets

You should follow @TeamWORS on Twitter, here.

  • Tweet about the event by including "#subarucup in your message.
  • Want to hit us up for specific updates or info? We're @teamwors…

Nordic Mountain Trail Work Day

[highlight]Update - Final pre-Subaru Cup Trail Day this Sunday[/highlight] WORS and WAMBA (the Wautoma Area Mountain Bike Association) are asking for your help with some new construction and maintenance of the Nordic Mountain mountain bike trails…

Subaru Cup site updates

New at subarucup.com: Race and Award Schedule in two places:

WORS 2013 Schedule

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Found! "apprentice" WORS Race Reporter

Update 8/4/2012: Found!  Thanks to those who expressed interest.  I'm excited to be working together with a fellow WORS racer on media coverage, beginning at the Subaru Cup. If you saw this post after the position was filled, and…

Volunteers needed for the 2012 Subaru Cup

The Subaru Cup would not be possible without the amazing support of volunteers. [button bg_color="#ed0505" window="yes"]Online volunteer sign-up has closed.[/button] Interested in volunteering on-site? Stop by the volunteer tent…

BelGioioso Elite Podium interviews and media coverage of 2012 WORS Alterra Coffee Bean Classic

Post race interviews with BelGioioso Elite podium finishers after the sixth race of the season, the Alterra Coffee Bean Classic outside Milwaukee, WI. Blogs:

Please share your opinion of the 2012 Alterra Coffee Bean Classic

Thank you for helping us to make WORS events even better. This survey will probably take around 5 minutes of your time. Every WORS event is run in partnership with a local organizer. The Alterra Coffee Bean Classic is organized by the Alterra…

BelGioioso Elite Podium interviews and media coverage of 2012 WORS Red Flint Firecracker

Post race interviews with BelGioioso Elite podium finishers after the fifth race of the season, the Red Flint Firecracker in Eau Claire, WI.

Please share your opinion of the 2012 Red Flint Firecracker

Thank you for helping us to make WORS events even better. This survey will probably take around 5 minutes of your time. Every WORS event is run in partnership with a local organizer. The Red Flint Firecracker is organized by CORBA trail builders…

BelGioioso Elite Podium interviews and media coverage of 2012 WORS Battle of CamRock

Post race interviews with BelGioioso Elite podium finishers after the fourth race of the season, the Battle of CamRock outside Madison, WI.

Please share your opinion of the 2012 Battle of Cam Rock

Thank you for helping us to make WORS events even better. This survey will probably take around 5 minutes of your time. Every WORS event is run in partnership with a local organizer. The Battle of Cam Rock is organized by local Dane County IMBA…

Inviting Spectators or family to Cam Rock? Free Shuttle Service.

Inviting Spectators?  Free Shuttle Service at Battle of Cam Rock There will be a shuttle bus picking up and dropping off people at the following locations in a clockwise rotation every 15 or 20 minutes all day on Sunday.

Big Ring Classic post-race coverage and BelGioioso Elite podium interviews

Post race interviews with BelGioioso Elite podium finishers after the action-packed thrid race of the season, the Big Ring Classic outside Wausau, WI. [highlight]Blogs:[/highlight]

Please share your opinion of the 2012 Big Ring Classic

Thank you for helping us to make WORS events even better. This survey will probably take around 5 minutes of your time. Every WORS event is run in partnership with a local organizer. The Big Ring Classic is organized by Muddy Paws Racing, LLC.…

Crystal Lake Classic post-race coverage and BelGioioso Elite interviews.

Post race interviews with BelGioioso Elite podium finishers after the second race of the season, the Crystal Lake Classic outside Rhinelander, WI. This week, we also interviewed Citizen Junior racers about their race experience. WORS…

Please share your opinion of the 2012 Crystal Lake Classic

Thank you for helping us to make WORS events even better. This survey will probably take around 5 minutes of your time. Every WORS event is run in partnership with a local organizing committee. The Crystal Lake Classic is organized by the Boy…

Important Update for 2012 Learn to Race Clinics

All Clinic participants must register for that Sunday's race, sign their waiver, and affix their bicycle number plate before attending the Learn to Race Clinic, with the exception of parents accompanying a Junior racer.  All Juniors 12 and under…

Iola Bump & Jump Photo Contest Finalists

We will continue adding photos to the 2012 Iola Bump & Jump photo contest all week. Have photos or video clips? Learn more about the…

Iola Bump & Jump BelGioioso Elite post race interviews

Post race interviews with BelGioioso Elite podium finishers after the muddy season opener at the 2012 Iola Bump & Jump. This week, we asked each of the finishers if they had a question for WORS Series Director Don Edberg. Don's answers are at…

Please share your opinion of the 2012 Iola Bump & Jump

Thank you for helping us to make WORS events even better. This survey will probably take around 5 minutes of your time. Every WORS event is run in partnership with a local organizing committee. The Iola Bump & Jump is organized by the Iola…

WORS Photo and Video Contest 2012

The WORS Photo and Video contest will begin again at the 2012 Iola Bump & Jump!

Free "Bike Stuff Exchange" at Iola Bump & Jump

[highlight]Bring it![/highlight] At the Season Finale of WORS 2011 in Sheboygan, WORS Women hosted a free bike stuff…

Special Expert Race Clinic to be led by Brian Matter at Crystal Lake Classic

Small-group, on-course instruction with multi-time WORS BelGioioso Elite Overall Champion Brian Matter. In addition to being one of the most dominant male XC racers in the Midwest Region, Brian Matter is a coach with Momentum Endurance LLC. Brian…

New Women's Open Racing Category

The numbers of women racing at WORS are among the largest in the nation and WORS continues to strongly support women's participation and competition at every level. We're pleased to offer a new competitive category in 2012 - Women's Open.

Series Registration and Mandatory Move-Ups

As registration for the 2012 series is in full swing, we remind racers to check that they are registering for the appropriate category of competition. In January of 2011 WORS Guidelines changed, moving away from top age class finishes to overall…

WORS changes 2012 Schedule to avoid Midwest race conflict

WORS has made a schedule change to our 2012 racing calendar.  In order to accommodate an unexpected conflict on July 29:

  • the Alterra Coffee Bean Classic has moved to July 15
  • the Sunburst…

2012 WORS Guidelines and Rules: up for review and comment

The proposed 2012 WORS Guidelines and Rules are the result of discussions and review by staff and WORS race directors - along with input from racers. Changes from 2011 are highlighted in yellow. We are proposing several class and category changes,…

WORS Gift Certificates are now available for sale online.

Give the gift of WORS this holiday season! Certificates can be redeemed for the registration they correspond to either online, by mail, or in person when registration for the 2012 season opens in March!

WORS 2011 Annual Report

Click on the report, below, to view in full screen or download. You can subscribe to our email newsletter, here.

Just announced: meeting for Juniors and High School MTB

NICA has just issued a Press Release about a meeting planned here is Wisconsin next Wednesday, November 16 at the Madison Concourse Hotel. This was just announced, and it is short notice, but we hope you will be able to attend if you are…

WORS 2011 Awards Banquet Report

Good friends, good food, big awards, plentiful prizes, and a great time: all were on the menu for the annual WORS Awards Banquet. Approximately 300 of the WORS faithful gathered at the Holiday Inn in Stevens Point, Wisconsin on October 22nd to…

Oh Snap! Win your "Weapon of Choice" at the WORS Banquet

The winner of the WORS "Pick your weapon" raffle at Saturday's Awards Banquet will take home a certificate good for their choice of one of the following Trek bikes…

BelGioioso Elite post-race interviews for the 2011 Wigwam MTB Challenge in Sheboygan

Abby Strigel - women's winner at Sheboygan and now 5-time Elite Overall Series winner

Cole House - men's winner at Sheboygan

Anna Ganju - women's 2nd place

Nathan Guerra - men's 2nd place

Please share your opinion of the Wigwam MTB Challenge in Sheboygan

Every WORS event is run in partnership with a local organizing committee. The Wigwam MTB Challenge is organized by the FatKats, Sheboygan's local trail building advocacy group. Thank you for your support! We hope that you had an outstanding…

WORS Women "Ladies-be-good" bike-stuff exchange at Sheboygan

Bring it!

WORS Women are a group of women who enjoy the sport of mountain biking in the upper midwest. Our goal is to encourage more women to share our sport. Some of us are racers, some of us just ride for fun and many of us…

Sheboygan Wigwam MTB Challenge videos and photos

The traditional season finale of WORS, Sheboygan is well-known for great trails, great spectating opportunities, and a fantastic venue and EXPO area.  WORS racers mounted with cameras have given us a glimpse of the trails from the view of a…

Kinetic Trainers go on sale at Sheboygan

The Kinetic Road Machine trainers from the Kinetic Warm-Up Tent go on sale starting at 8:00 Sunday morning, October 9th.   The Road Machine is the perfect workout partner for sprints to intervals to all-day cruising. Quiet. Smooth. And like every…

Celebrate Ray's MTB Milwaukee opening with WORS and win VIP Passes

Celebrate with WORS at our Annual Awards Banquet on October 22

As the end of our 20th season and the annual WORS Awards Banquet approaches, WORS will be…

Updated: WORS Banquet October 22 in Stevens Point

The Annual WORS Awards banquet, including the world-famous WORS Sponsor Raffle, will be held on October 22 at the Holiday Inn in Stevens Point, WI. Meetings for Race Directors and Riders will be scheduled prior to the Banquet in the afternoon.…

Please share your opinion of the Bear Paw Rock N' Roll

Every WORS event is run in partnership with a local organizing committee. The Bear Paw Rock N' Roll is organized by the Bear Paw Adventure Resort. Thank you for your support! We hope that you had an outstanding experience at this WORS race venue…

Cast your vote in the USA Cycling MTB elections by September 15

Two members of the extended WORS community - Matt Gehling and Travis Woodruff - are currently running for open positions in the USA Cycling sport committees. Voting ends on September 15. At WORS, we believe that these two have the potential to make…

WORS Treadfest Photos and Videos

WORS Photo Contest entries are rolling in. View them below, or on Flickr, here. WORS Photographers - submit photos and video clips to the…

WORS Treadfest BelGioioso Elite post-race interviews

Women's winner, Abby Strigel (Trek Stores of Madison) Men's winner, Nathan Guera (Wheel & Sprocket / Vision) Women's 2nd place, Lisa Krayer (Adventure 212 / Specialized) Men's…

Please share your opinion of Treadfest

Every WORS event is run in partnership with a local organizing committee. Treadfest is organized by local Lake Geneva cycling team Treadhead Cycling. Thank you for your support! We hope that you had an outstanding experience at this WORS race venue…

Course preview at Treadfest with Nathan Guerra

WORS BelGioioso Elite racer Nathan Guerra (Wheel & Sprocket / Vision) takes us on a tour of the Treadfest course with the CONTOUR cameras. Thanks to WORS Videographer Marty Tank for the mix.

Treadfest - Elite men's race video

One of our favorites from the 2009 season, Mark Lalonde's winning race at Treadfest.

WORS GoPro HERO Cam: Mark Lalonde Elite Treadfest - 1st lap (HIGH Res version PART 1) from…

Presenting the WORS 2012 Season

Mark your calendars! The 2012 WORS season schedule is here. We have confirmed dates for the WORS 2012 schedule. The series will once again start the first Sunday in May at Iola and finish the second Sunday in October in Sheboygan as these two…

New Juniors Racing page

Reforestation Ramble: Elite race reports

The race reports for the BelGioioso Elite Series races are now online at:

  • MTBRaceNews.com, here.
  • cyclingnews.com…

Brian Matter, Steelers Fan

Brian Matter (Gear Grinder / Trek) is a Pro mountain bike racer with a resume of impressive racing results. In the WORS BelGioioso Elite Series, he is always a threat for the top spot on the podium. He's also a coach with Momentum Endurance, and a…

Please share your opinion of the Reforestation Ramble

Every WORS event is run in partnership with a local organizing committee. The Reforestation Ramble is organized by local Green Bay cycling team the Titletown Flyers. Thank you for your support! We hope that you had an outstanding experience at this…

Border Battle videos and photos

Find all WORS photos at Flickr and videos on Vimeo or YouTube.

For those on an iPad, we apologize that the Flickr gallery is Flash-…

Please share your opinion of the Border Battle

Every WORS event is run in partnership with a local organizing committee. The Border Battle is organized by Muddy Paws Racing LLC on trails maintained by the Kinnickinnic Off-Road Cyclists (K.O.R.C.). Thank you for your support! We hope that you…

Wisconsin Wins: 4th consecutive Border Battle goes to Badgers - videos added

For the fourth year running, Wisconsin won the annual Wisconsin-Minnesota Border Battle at White Tail Ridge in River Falls, Wisconsin. Sometimes billed as "The World's Politest Border Battle", the rivalry between the two Upper Midwestern states was…

Border Battle course maps and movies

Nick Caliva, of the Kinnickinnic Off Road Cyclists (K.O.R.C.) has some info to share about the course at the upcoming Border Battle.

The course has changed a bit since last season....for the better. There are a number of re-routed…

Please share your opinion of the Battle of Cam Rock

Every WORS event is run in partnership with a local organizing committee. The Battle of Cam Rock is organized by the Capital Off Road Pathfinders (C.O.R.P.), stewards of most of Dane County's MTB trails, and is presented by the Trek Stores of…

Video: complete BelGioioso Elite lap at the Cam Rock course

Course preview for Sunday's race, the Battle of Cam Rock, presented by the Trek Stores of Madison.

A complete lap of the BelGioioso Elite course at Cam Rock piloted by Trek Stores of Madison racer and WORS Learn to Race clinic leader Matt…

Photo Contest Winners - 2011 Alterra Coffee Bean Classic

Thanks to everyone who entered the WORS Photo Contest for the 2011 Alterra Coffee Bean Classic. You can view all of the finalists on Flickr.

Please share your opinion of the Alterra Coffee Bean Classic

Every WORS event is run in partnership with a local organizing committee. The Alterra Coffee Bean Classic is organized by the Alterra Mountain Bike Team at the Crystal Ridge Trails maintained by the Metro Mountain Bikers. Thank you for your support…

Videos from the BelGioioso Elite races: holeshot in the singletrack at Alterra

Please share your opinion of the Alterra Coffee Bean Classic at out brief survey, here. The front on the men's field on the first lap in Kevin's…

Updates to the WORS team page

Interested in joining a team at WORS? Want to recruit new team members in your area? Check out the WORS teams page to find out more about the amazing teams of the Wisconsin Off Road Series!

WORS Photo Contest Winners - 2011 Chippewa Valley Firecracker

Thanks to everyone who entered the WORS Photo Contest for the 2011 Chippewa Valley Firecracker. You can view all of the finalists on Flickr.

Please share your opinion of the Chippewa Valley Firecracker

Every WORS event is run in partnership with a local organizing committee. The Chippewa Valley Firecracker is organized by the Chippewa Off Road Bike Association. Thank you for your support! We hope that you had an outstanding experience at this…

#SubaruCup tweets

You should follow @TeamWORS on Twitter, here.   Course updates, racing results, nice things said about Wisconsin from cool Pros like @gouldgeorgia, and all…

Subaru Cup Results posted

The results for the Subaru Cup Legacy XC, Impreza Short Track and Outback SuperD have been posted at subarucup.com, here. Please don't forget our Subaru Cup racer and spectator feedback survey - help…

Subaru Cup Photos

WORS Photographers and Videographers, please submit your photos of the Subaru Cup weekend as usual for the WORS Photo and Video Contest, instructions here.  Marty Tank,…

Please share your opinion of the Subaru Cup

Racer comments from the Survey: 1 Everyone was pleasant and helpful. You made a fantastic event!! Thanks 1 Everyone was very helpful in helping foudn out the correct information 1 Great 1 Great Job! Can't wait for next year! 1 Great event! 1 Great…

Photo Contest Winners

The 2011 season is off to a great start for WORS Photographers. There are so many good shots that we hope you'll check out all of the finalists at WORS Flickr, here. Below, you'll find the winners…

Map of the Subaru Cup Pro XCT course and spectator areas

Read more about the Subaru Cup Pro XCT, presented by Trek, at the Subaru Cup website, here.

Map of the Cat 2 and Cat 3 courses for the Subaru Cup

Read more about the Legacy Cross Country race at the Subaru Cup website, here.

WORS Women Superfan event, presented by Trek Women

A scavenger hunt event presented by Trek Women that will lead SUPERFANS to the best spectator areas on the Pro course during the Pro women’s race. The event is open to both men and women - and…

Volunteers needed for the Subaru Cup

The Subaru Cup would not be possible without the amazing support of volunteers. Right now, only 8 people are signed up to help at the Subaru Cup and less than half are available to help on Saturday. We really need your help…

Salty Wench Short Track - Going Fast!

Important news about the Impreza Short Track and Impreza Pro Short Track presented by Salty Wench Organic Sea Salt Herbal Seasonings. Sea Salt is delicious.

Introducing our new WORS Videographer and Contour Cameras

WORS is very pleased to announce our official 2011 TeamWORS videographer and our amazing new demo racer cameras from product sponsor Contour. Here's a couple examples of the Contour…

BelGioioso Elite Series post-race interviews - WORS #3

1st place BelGioioso Elite Women : Kim Eppen (Mercy-Specialized) of Iowa City, IA. 1st place BelGioioso Elite Men : Brian Matter (Gear Grinder / Trek) of Sheboygan, WI. 4th place BelGioioso…

WORS Blog Update: b-matter

Brian Matter is a 3-time Overall WORS Champion and is in it to win it in 2011. He has some tough competition at the front, but managed to come out on top at the Trek Big Ring Classic - by one of the narrowest margins in WORS history. Read about it…

Please share your opinion of the Trek Big Ring Classic

Every WORS event is run in partnership with a local organizing committee. The Trek Big Ring Classic is organized by Muddy Paws Racing LLC and is presented by the Trek Store of Wausau. Thank you for your support! We hope that you had an outstanding…

Subaru Cup Trail Day # 2 this Saturday May 28

Want to help build the trails at the Subaru Cup and then ride them? WORS has some wicked course improvements planned and we'd appreciate your help. We'll be hosting trail work…

Crystal Lake Photo Contest Finalists

Entries are rolling in to the 2011 Crystal Lake Photo Contest. You can view all of the finalists here on Flickr, and in the slideshow below. We will continue to add photos…

Please share your opinion of the 2011 Crystal Lake Classic

Comments from WORS racers and spectators for the Crystal Lake Classic volunteers: • Loved the Pre race pasta and breakfast and loved the on site cabins • Everyone was great. Had a great time ! • Great Venue. Great staff and…

Iola Photo Contest Winners

Thanks to everyone who entered the WORS Photo Contest for the 2011 Iola Bump & Jump. You can view all of the finalists here or on…

Don Edberg nominated for Mountain Bike Hall of Fame

Edit 7/13/2011: Ballots are due this, Friday 7/15. For 20 years, Don Edberg has served as the Founder, Director, and central guiding force of the Wisconsin Off Road Series. In this year, WORS 20th anniversary season, we wanted to nominate…

WORS Blog update: Nathan Guerra

Nathan Guerra (Wheel & Sprocket / Vision) finished the 2010 WORS season in third place overall in the BelGioioso Elite men's field. A WORS Series race for over 7 years, Nathan began at WORS in the Citizen Series. Improving steadily each year,…

Nordic Mountain Trail Days

Want to help build the trails at the Subaru Cup and then ride them? WORS has some wicked course improvements planned and we'd appreciate your help. We'll be hosting trail work…

Iola Photo Contest Finalists

Entries have rolled in to the 2011 Iola Photo Contest. You can view all of the finalists here on Flickr, and in the slideshow below.
See more at…

Battle of Cam Rock course preview and Women's MTB Clinic

There will be two events hosted at the Battle of Cam Rock course this week.

  • On Saturday May 7, the Trek Stores of Madison will host a Bike Demo between 12 and 4 PM, and WORS Women and the Trek Stores will…

WORS Blog Update: Tristan Schouten

New for 2011, WORS will share updates from racers at all levels here at wors.org. Check out our new WORS Racers page to submit your stories. We want to hear from you!

BelGioioso Elite Series Race Report: WORS # 1

Note to WORS Photographers: Submit entries to the Iola Photo Contest following these instructions. Tristan Schouten (Mafia / Felt) and Kim…

Wanted: WORS Photographers

TeamWORS is seeking an official photographer (or two) to document 2011 WORS events and sponsor presence. Interested parties should send an email to TeamWORS@gmail.com. The selection process will include a "try-out" at an early-season WORS event…

WORS Website "remodel"

The WORS website is your source for information about America's largest mountain bike racing series.  We've added some features that we hope will make this site easier to use, and more helpful for you!

Find the info you need

It's still…

Calling out to WORS racers, teams and trail advocates on the web

Do you have a website that you would like to share with the WORS community? Are you a member of the WORS community who posts fun, interesting, mountain-bike-related content on a personal, team, or group website? Are you a trail steward who would…

WORS Women Spring Fling Rescheduled for April 23

Originally planned for April 16, the Spring Fling has been postponed due to poor weather. Please check back for updates! We have tentatively rescheduled for the following Saturday, April 23. WORS Women are a group of women who enjoy the sport of…

Update: Subaru Cup Video Remix Contest - winner announced!

Subaru is once again the title sponsor of America's largest state mountain bike racing series. Over 8 years, Subaru has been a wonderful partner and has enabled WORS to bring safe, fun, friendly mountain bike competition to as many people as…

WORS 2011 Handbooks have arrived!

If you're already on our mailing list, you can expect your Handbook to arrive soon. You'll also be able to find WORS Handbooks in the coming month at your local bike shop. In the meantime, a…

Quick question for our Cat 2 racers

Thanks to the feedback of our racers in 2010, and again this January, WORS has the 2011 Subaru Cup very nearly finalized. Our two remaining questions are for our Cat 2 racers. If you are a Cat 2 racer in WORS Sport or COMP Category, or plan to…

Please take our WORS Racer Feedback survey

Edit June 16The survey has now closed. Many thanks to all who participated! The winner of the raffle is Hayes Sport Series racer Jason Gibson. Congratulations Jason! TeamWORS will be in contact with you via email.

Subaru Cup 2011 News

Trek to Present 2011 National Pro XCT Mountain Bike Race Series Finale in Wisconsin at Subaru Cup

Read more here:

WORS 2011 Subaru Cup: Proposed Schedule

Plans are underway for the 2011 Subaru Cup

WORS' first, and highly successful, Pro XCT event was held on June 26th and 27th, 2010: the Subaru Cup Pro XCT,…

Update: Revisions to 2011 WORS Racer Guidelines

2011 WORS Guidelines Up for Review & Comment

Each year, WORS revises our Racer Guidelines in an effort to better adapt these to the needs and desires of the majority of our participants. You will find the proposed…

2011 WORS Racer Promotions

Having awarded our champions for 2010 the time has come to identify WORS racer deserving and in need of a greater challenge. We keep hoping to come up with criteria that are undeniable in the identification of these individuals. Last January we…

WORS 2010 Annual Report

Click on the report, below, to view in full screen or download. You can subscribe to our email newsletter, here.

WORS Overall Raffle Winners

WORS SERIES OVERALL RAFFLE

Winner
1st Trek Top Fuel 9.8 Bicycle
Extreme Photography Collage coupon
Retail value of Prize Package $4,830.00 Matt Luger #2111

2nd CycleOps PowerTap SL+Joule 2.0

Presenting WORS 2011 Season

Mark your calendars! The 2011 WORS season schedule is here.

We have confirmed dates for the WORS 2011 schedule, and are adding a new venue for 2011 that we are very excited about. The series will once again start the first Sunday in May…

2010 Wisconsin State Champions

WORS presents the 2010 USA Cycling Wisconsin State Champions

Eligibility to be named a USA Cycling State Champion is dependent upon the following criteria: 1) A competitor must have a current USA Cycling Mountain annual license, 2) A…

WORS and RaysMTB announce partnership

Read all about the new partnership between WORS and RaysMTB at cyclingnews.com,…

WORS Photo Contest Winners: Bear Paw

Team WORS has a special photo contest judge for the Bear Paw Rock N' Roll and the Wigwam MTB Challenge in Sheboygan - Official WORS Photographer Jared Brodjeski.

Check out Jared's picks below, and see all of the Finalists at the TeamWORS…

2010 WORS BelGioioso Elite Series Overall Winners

Strigel and Schouten win 2010 Wisconsin Off Road Series BelGioioso Elite Overalls by Claire Cannon This article is also available at…

Update: 2010 WORS Awards Banquet Saturday

The WORS End of Season Awards Banquet will be held Saturday, October 30 at the…

WORS race report: Sheboygan Wigwam MTB Challenge

Kylander-Johnson and Phillips win at WORS Series Finale in Sheboygan
by Claire Cannon. Report also online at…

Videos of WORS Sheboygan

Note: The race cam movies below are from the Elite course at Sheboygan. Citizen and Sport class racers ride many of the same trails, but not all.


WORS Bear Paw Race Report

Strigel Undefeated and Braun Tastes First Victory at WORS Bear Paw Rock N’ Roll

By Claire Cannon

As the weather cools in Wisconsin and the 2010 WORS Series approaches its finale, the contest for the…

WORS Bear Paw Rock n' Roll This Weekend

The Bear Paw Rock n' Roll will be held this weekend at the Bear Paw Outdoor Adventure Resort along the edges of the beautiful Nicolet National Forest.

Those who made the race last…

Treadfest Photo Contest Winners Announced

We hope you've had a chance to look at the Treadfest Photo Contest Finalists on the WORS Flickr, here! Treadfest was our fourth FTP-only photo contest, and the 550+ entries…

Midwest Regional Championships Competition Returns to Iceman

WORS has just received word from OMBC's Ryan O’Dell that the Midwest Mountain Bike Championship (MMBC) will again be hosted by the Iceman Cometh Challenge in Traverse City, Michigan on Saturday, November 6. The MMBC is a competition between…

Strigel and Schouten Defend At Treadfest

by Claire Cannon

During the tenth race of the Wisconsin Off Road Series in Lake Geneva, WI this Sunday, overall leaders Tristan Schouten (Mafia) and Abigail Strigel (Trek Stores of Madison) faced…

Treadfest Pre-ride Starts at 2 PM

The pre-ride at Treadfest will begin 2 hours later than usual, at 2 PM, to allow the trails to dry after overnight rain.

The trails at Lake Geneva dry quickly, and we expect conditions on race day will be very good - so long as those who…

Alterra Photo Contest Winners Announced

We hope you've had a chance to look at the Alterra Photo Contest Finalists on the WORS Flickr, here! Alterra was our third FTP-only photo contest with over 150 entries.…

Reforestation Ramble Photo Contest Winners Announced

We hope you've had a chance to look at the Reforestation Ramble Photo Contest Finalists on the WORS Flickr, here! The 2010 Reforestation Ramble was our second FTP-only photo…

Border Battle Photo Contest Winners Announced

We hope you've had a chance to look at the Border Battle Photo Contest Finalists on the WORS Flickr, here! The 2010 Border Battle was our first FTP-only photo contest.…

Reforestation Ramble Movie and More

Two junior WORS racers got some great press today for their racing success in Wisconsin and beyond. The Shull sisters are rocking it for EXPO Juniors this year, and this great…

Race Report: Bontrager Border Battle

Wisconsin beats out Minnesota by a single point in the third consecutive Bontrager Border Battle.

by Claire Cannon (See the Border Battle race coverage on cyclingnews.com…

UPDATED WORS Photo Contest FTP Instructions

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The WORS Photo Contest has grown in popularity since we began at the start of the 2009 season. We hope that you have enjoyed taking photos at WORS events, and seeing the fantastic images captured by many WORS…

Crystal Ridge Events Rescheduled

The Alterra Coffee Bean Classic mountain bike race and Crystal Ridge Scramble trail run will be held on August 29th. Originally scheduled for July 25th, these events had to be postponed because of flooding. Heavy rains in the area damaged and…

Register tonight for the Border Battle

Wisconsin is undefeated in the annual WORS / MMBS contest, having taken home the traveling trophy two years running. Racers from the world's most polite border feud will face off once again this weekend. Be there!…

Firecracker Photo Contest Winners Announced

We hope you've had a chance to look at the Firecracker Photo Contest Finalists on the WORS Flickr, here!

To make viewing the winning photos and videos easier, we've…

WORS Photo Contest Winners - Subaru Cup

There were many great pictures and videos submitted after the 2010 Subaru Cup, presented by Trek - and we hope you've had a chance to look at the finalists on the WORS Flickr,…

Alterra Coffee Bean Classic Postponed

The Alterra Coffee Bean Classic has been postponed due to heavy rainfall in the area. Portions of the trail are flooded or submerged and will need repair before they are rideable. The race will be rescheduled, and the most likely date is August…

Subaru Cup Volunteer Raffle Winner

As a special reward to those who volunteered at the Subaru Cup, presenting sponsor, Trek, donated a $1,500 mountain bike to be awarded by raffle. After a careful inventory to ensure we had all those that qualified in the hopper, a name was pulled…

Firecracker Race Report

Don Edberg Reads Your Blog

posted by Claire Cannon

After months of preparation, weeks of sweat equity and days when even the voice that says "GOOOO!" was stretched thin - the 2010 Subaru Cup was a huge learning experience for WORS. Some things were…

Photo Contest Winners Announced

The winning photos from the WORS Sunburst Showdown, June 13, 2010.

We appreciate your patience with the extra time it took to upload, sort and judge the many photos from Sunburst. We had a great time before, during and after the Subaru…

Subaru Cup Open Letter

As I have had a little time to reflect on this year’s Subaru Cup event several thoughts have come to mind. Number one is that I and all of WORS owe a huge debt to the many individuals that made this past weekend possible and so amazing. First…

Race Reports for the WORS Subaru Cup

This article will be your one-stop resource for media, photo and video coverage of the 2010 Subaru Cup, WORS' annual mega-event and USA Cycling Pro XCT. Stop back for additional links, and submit links to photos or articles to teamwors@gmail.com…

Cut Off Times for Subaru Cup

Because of the tight schedule required to get all the races in on Saturday and Sunday for the Subaru Cup we have been forced to institute cut-off times for the Legacy Cross-Country/ Midwest Regional Championship Cross-Country.

The Cat 2…

Press Coverage for Sunburst

Race Report:

Wicks and Strigel win again at WORS

By Claire Cannon

Undefeated 2010 Series Leader Abigail Strigel (Trek Stores of Madison) and WORS newcomer Barry Wicks (Kona) won the fourth race of the Wisconsin Off Road…

Subaru Cup Great For Improving Your WORS Overall

Participation in the Subaru Cup by WORS Series Registrants provides an excellent opportunity to improve your series point total and advance in the series overall standings.

There are two possible series scores for the Subaru Cup, one for the…

Winners Announced for Trek Big Ring Classic Photo Contest

Thanks to the many photographers who submitted great photos from the Trek Big Ring Classic!

Due to time constraints, we were able to load and judge only those photos submitted before Wednesday, June 2. Remember, to be assured of inclusion…

Volunteer at the Subaru Cup

The Subaru Cup is fast approaching and we are in need of many volunteers to help make WORS Mega Event a success. Volunteers are needed for the following positions, course marshals, timing finish chute help, start personnel, parking attendants,…

Winners Announced for Crystal Lake Photo Contest

Thanks to the many photographers who submitted great photos from Crystal Lake! Due to time constraints, we were able to load and judge only those photos submitted before Wednesday, May 19. Remember, to be assured of inclusion, submit photos by…

Race Report: Crystal Lake Classic 2010

The WORS race report has a new layout for 2010. Use the controls below to view in full screen, pause, and navigate between pages.

The race reports also have a new posting schedule. Look for a quick update with press links early in the…

Winners Announced for Iola Photo Contest

Thanks to the many photographers who submitted great photos from Iola! We look forward to seeing you at the Crystal Lake Classic on May 16.

Photo Contest Categories for Crystal Lake Classic

Categories ($10 WORS Bucks for Best Photo in each category)

  1. Best Venue Photo. For tips on this category, see this page. A particular challenge of the Rhinelander venue is the long, narrow start area…

Remember your USAC License!

A reminder from WORS Series Director Don Edberg. All racers who hold a USAC license must remember to bring the license to every race.

Trail Days at Nordic Mountain

Saturday May 22 and Sunday May 23 You are invited to a weekend at the trails of Nordic Mountain, site of the 2010 Subaru Cup Midwest Regional Championships and USA Cycling Pro XCT.

WORS Series Director Don Edberg is the MTB "trail boss"…

Kids Win a Bike!

New WORS Kids Race sponsor Attitude Sports is offering three bikes to participants of this year’s WORS Kids Races. At each of our twelve kids races the names of three boys and three girls, one from each of the three age groups, (5 and under, 6-8,…

Race Report: Iola Bump & Jump

The WORS race report has a new layout for 2010. Use the controls below to view in full screen, pause, and navigate between pages.

Racer Newsletter: Pre-Iola edition

The most recent WORS Racer newsletter was delivered to your inbox on Tuesday. You can sign up for the newsletter here. And, you can view the most recent issue…

Remember your USAC License!

A reminder from WORS Series Director Don Edberg. All racers who hold a USAC license must remember to bring the license to every race.

Wanted: WORS Photographer

TeamWORS is seeking an official photographer to document 2010 WORS events and sponsor presence. Interested parties should send an email to TeamWORS@gmail.com, including links to 3-5 photos taken at WORS events (or similar).

The Official…

WORS Sponsor Appreciation Book available

Many of you share the WORS experience with friends and family. Some of you take amazing photos at WORS events and share them with us. Thanks! We'd like to share something with you. This 40-page full-color book captures moments from the 2009…

Become a "Local Champion" for High School MTB Racing in Wisconsin

If you follow WORS on Facebook or Twitter, you may have already signed on to support High School Mountain Bike Racing in Wisconsin. WORS is helping to make this a reality. Please take a moment to consider…

Show your WORS Series Racer Flare

WORS has created a custom badge for WORS Series Racers to display on their website if they like. You can see the badge in action here:

Iola Photo Contest

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Nordic Mountain Downhill Details Announced

Details of the Nordic Mountain Race N' Ride on June 19 & 20th are now available at the Subaru Cup website, here.? The Riven Downhill Kid's Race is also…

Mandatory Move-Ups

WORS Guidelines for 2010 have been posted on the website and by now most of you have received your 2010 WORS Race Handbook in the mail.…

Series and cross-country event registration now open!

Now open: 2010 series and individual cross-country event registration. Register online here at WORS: register online. Or, download and submit your mail-in registration with…

Celebrating Trek and Trek Top Fuel at WORS in 2010

update: We have a winner! Angela T wins the Trek Racing Jersey.

Subaru Cup Schedule Finalized

WORS held a popular poll Feb 1 - Feb 8 on two possible schedules for the SUBARU CUP Pro XCT. With over 100 preferences registered, Option 1 and Option 2 were pretty much deadlocked throughout the polling. WORS has carefully considered all of the…

Subaru Cup Schedule - Let Your Voice Be Heard

*Update* You can follow the polling as we collect responses, here.

This year, the WORS Subaru Cup will host a premier, national level Pro mountain bike race, the Pro Cross Country…

WORS email newsletter signup

To Our Valued WORS Series Racers,

We want to make sure that you really want the news, sponsor promos and other offers we plan to send to our email newsletter subscribers in 2010, so I?m asking for your permission. Our new email…

2010 WORS Racer Handbook Mailing

Want to join the WORS family and?have your very own copy of the highly coveted 2010 WORS Racer Handbook sent to you via US Postal Service? If you raced in any WORS race last year and your address has…

Subaru Cup Pro XCT updates

WORS will host the 2010 USA Cycling National Pro XC Tour ("Pro XCT") at the Subaru Cup on June 26th & 27th. The Subaru Cup will be one of six premier mountain bike race events held in America during the 2010 racing season. North America's…

Iola Bump & Jump 2010 Event Page

Rolling hills, open ski trails, sandy wooded singletrack with quick ups and downs, this course has it all! The course loops through a centrally located jump bowl several times providing frequent opportunities to view and cheer on your favorite…

2010 WORS Schedule

The 2010 WORS schedule has been out for over a month and we are ready to proclaim it as set. We hope that you find your favorite events on a date that has no conflicts for you. Unfortunately we are unable to avoid all conflicts.

WORS 2009 Banquet Winners and Movie

The 2009 Subaru-sponsored Wisconsin Off Road Series was celebrated on Saturday October 17 as WORS racers, friends and family gathered for the Annual Awards Banquet at Sentry World Sports Center in Stevens Point, Wisconsin.

New WORS GoPro Movie: Darrin Braun at Sheboygan

Camera maker GoPro has gifted Team WORS with two of their GoPro HERO Wide-angle lens cameras. Footage from the cameras is online at the Team WORS vimeo. Darrin Braun, racing for Adventure 212, is currently the #1…

2009 WORS Awards Banquet

The 2009 WORS Awards Banquet will be held Saturday October 24th at Sentry World, 601 N. Michigan Ave, Stevens Point, Wisconsin (…

Last Day to Purchase Banquet Tickets

The 2009 WORS Awards Banquet will be held Saturday October 24th at Sentry World, 601 N. Michigan Ave, Stevens Point, Wisconsin. The LAST DAY TO BUY TICKETS online is Oct. 19th!? Mail-in request are due before the 19th. Get your tickets to reserve…

New WORS GoPro movie: Jenna Rinehart at Sheboygan

Camera maker GoPro has gifted Team WORS two of their GoPro HERO Wide-angle lens cameras. Footage from the cameras is online at the Team WORS vimeo. Jenna Rinehart, racing for Specialized, is one of the top female…

Race Report: Wigwam MTB Challenge in Sheboygan

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  • Sheboygan Photo and Video Contest Categories

    Please review the recently updated WORS Photo Contest rules, and submit photos to TeamWORS at gmail dot com.

    NEW: TeamWORS is now accepting short (< 60 seconds)…

    Race Report: Wolf River Rendezvous

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    Please review the recently updated WORS Photo Contest rules, and submit photos to TeamWORS at gmail dot com.

    NEW: TeamWORS is now accepting short (< 60 seconds)…

    WORS Director reelected to NORBA Board of Trustees

    Don Edberg was announced the top vote getter in the recent NORBA Board of Trustees elections. Although we now refer to the mountain bike segment of USA Cycling as USA Cycling Mountain, for legal and legislative reasons its directing board continues…

    Wolf River Rendezvous Update

    Most of you are aware by now of the change in venue and date for the Wolf River Rendezvous, but here it is once again. The race has moved to Bear Paw Outdoors about 3 miles south of Langlade (30 miles north of Shawano) on Hwy 55. The race will…

    2009 Midwest Regional Championship at Iceman

    Time for WORS to Once Again Defend Our Title!

    Going into its forth year, the Midwest Regional Championship will once again be held conjunction with the Iceman, in Traverse City, Michigan on Saturday November 7…

    New WORS GoPro HERO Cam Movie: Mark Lalonde at Treadfest

    Camera maker GoPro has gifted Team WORS two of their GoPro HERO Wide-angle lens cameras. Footage from the cameras is online at the Team WORS vimeo.

    Mark Lalonde, racing for Planet Bike, GT and Twin Six…

    Race Report: Treadfest 2009

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  • Treadfest Photo Contest Categories

    Please review the recently updated WORS Photo Contest rules, and submit photos to TeamWORS at gmail dot com.

    NEW: TeamWORS is now accepting short (< 60 seconds)…

    New WORS GoPro HERO Cam Movie: Emily at Reforestation Ramble

    Camera maker GoPro has gifted Team WORS two of their GoPro HERO Wide-angle lens cameras. Footage from the cameras is online at the Team WORS vimeo.

    Emily Shull, racing for CLIF Bar, is riding this year…

    WORS 2009 Movie preview

    2009 WORS MOVIE - CALL FOR PHOTOS AND VIDEO!

    After a good reception for the 2008 WORS movie, TeamWORS will again create a video for the…

    Race Report: Reforestation Ramble

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    Please review the recently updated WORS Photo Contest rules, and submit photos to TeamWORS at gmail dot com.

    NEW: TeamWORS is now accepting short (< 60 seconds)…

    WORS GoPro HERO Cam: Andy at Alterra and Brent at Border Battle

    Camera maker GoPro has gifted Team WORS two of their GoPro HERO Wide-angle lens cameras. Footage from the cameras is online at the Team WORS vimeo.

    WORS Junior racer Andy Schirpke rode with one of the cameras…

    Border Battle Photo Contest Finalists

    Photos will be added until the winners are announced. Most photos will be added after August 20. In the meantime, be sure to check (and add to) the links to additional photo galleries in the comments below. Please feel free to add a link to your…

    T6 BRENT at Border Battle

    Brent and Ryan are the guys behind TWIN SIX, out of Minneapolis. You should follow TWINSIX and TWINSIX_BRENT on Twitter! The…

    Race Report: Trek Border Battle

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  • Trek Border Battle Photo Contest Categories

    Please review the recently updated WORS Photo Contest rules, and submit photos to TeamWORS at gmail dot com.

    NEW: TeamWORS is now accepting short (< 60 seconds)…

    Alterra Team WORS Gallery

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    WORS GoPro HERO Cam movie: Elite lap at Alterra

    Camera maker GoPro has gifted Team WORS two of their GoPro HERO Wide-angle lens cameras. Footage from the cameras is online at the Team WORS vimeo.

    Carlos Haeckel rode with one of the cameras during the…

    T6 DAY

    The TeamWORS racer who posts the photo contest after each race also rides for TWINSIX... And we're declaring the entire weekend of Border Battle TWIN SIX DAY…

    Date &amp; Venue Change for Wolf River Rendezvous

    The Wolf River Rendezvous has been moved. The race will be postponed one weekend, and will now take place on Sunday, October 4. The venue will also change to the Bear Paw Outdoors. Bear Paw is located 30 miles north of Shawano. Updates for the…

    WORS Newsletter available

    If you've recorded an email address with WORS lately, chances are that the WORS Newsletter for August 2009 is already speeding towards your email inbox. If not, and you'd like to get your hands on a copy, you can view and download the newsletter…

    Race Report: Alterra Coffee Bean Classic

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    Photos will be added until the winners are announced. Most photos will be added after August 10. In the meantime, be sure to check (and add to) the links to additional photo galleries in the comments below. Please feel free to add a link to your…

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    Photo Contest Categories for Alterra

    Please review the recently updated WORS Photo Contest rules, and submit photos to TeamWORS at gmail dot com.

    NEW: TeamWORS is now accepting short (< 60 seconds)…

    Sunburst Team WORS Gallery

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    Movie: Firecracker Comp Race

    Rick Walls, racing for team Twin Six, rode with the WORS GoPro HERO Cam during race #5 of the 2009 CLIF Bar COMP Series, WORS Chippewa Valley Firecracker. Rick's entire first lap was recorded, then edited down to just 7 minutes including the rock…

    Movie: WORS Junior SWEEP

    The WORS Juniors race boasts two dedicated volunteers, who follow the racers and can offer assistance, if needed. Rick Walls, one of the volunteers for the Chippewa Valley Firecracker, wore a helmet cam during his ride with the juniors. Thanks Rick!

    Sunburst Finalists

    Photos will be added until the winners are announced. Links to additional photo galleries below in comments. Please feel free to add a link to your photos! Flickr users, don't forget to add your photos to the…

    Movie: Firecracker Elite Race

    Team WORS' own Neil Swanson rode with the WORS GoPro HERO Cam at the Chippewa Valley Firecracker, race #5 is the 2009 WORS Belgioioso Elite Series. Neil had a great race, finishing 14th overall out of 60+ Pro and Cat 1 men. The video is uncut - the…

    WORS GoPro HERO Cam movies: Firecracker Elite and Comp

    Camera maker GoPro has gifted Team WORS two of their GoPro HERO Wide-angle lens cameras. Footage from the cameras is online at the Team WORS vimeo.

    Team WORS' own Neil Swanson wore one of the cameras during…

    Race Report: Sunburst Showdown 2009

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    Please review the recently updated WORS Photo Contest rules, and submit photos to TeamWORS at gmail dot com.

    NEW: TeamWORS is now accepting short (< 60 seconds)…

    Team WORS Gallery: Chippewa Valley Firecracker

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    Race Report: Chippewa Valley Firecracker

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  • Firecracker Finalists

    Photos will be added until the winners are announced. Links to additional photo galleries below in comments. Photographers: Rider safety comes first. Anyone on the track, or who interferes with a racer, will not be considered…

    Firecracker Photo Contest Categories

    Please review the recently updated WORS Photo Contest rules, and submit photos to TeamWORS at gmail dot com.

    NEW for the Firecracker, TeamWORS is now accepting…

    Race Report: Subaru Cup

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    Team WORS Gallery: Subaru Cup

    The hardest working crew in WORS business! "WORS put on such a great event. The courses were fun, challenging, and spectator friendly!" - Jenna Rinehart, Women's Legacy XC and Stage Race Overall winner "…

    HERO Cam Outback SuperD

    Meghan! K began mountain biking within the last two years and (as her T6 teammate, I must say) is already rocking her first season as a Cat 1, racing for Twin Six! She kindly agreed to try the new WORS GoPro Hero Cam during her Super D. We mounted…

    Subaru Cup Photo Contest Finalists

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    WORS GoPro Hero Cam: Subaru XC

    Sonia D (Team Alterra) raced the Subaru Cup Sport / Cat 2 course with the new WORS GoPro Hero Cam mounted to her seat post. The video of her first lap, edited down to 5 minutes, is now posted here at TeamWORS…

    Extra Subaru Cup Photo Contest Categories

    Please review the recently updated WORS Photo Contest rules, and submit photos to TeamWORS at gmail dot com.

    Categories ($10 WORS Bucks for Best Photo in each…

    Subaru Cup Categories

    Please review the recently updated WORS Photo Contest rules, and submit photos to TeamWORS at gmail dot com.

    Categories ($10 WORS Bucks for Best Photo in each…

    Deadline for Team Competition Entry

    The deadline for teams to enter WORS Team Competition is fast approaching. All entries must be in by Sunday June 21st. Registration forms are available at the WORS tent at event or you may request one by email at don@…

    Race Report: Trek Big Ring Classic

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  • WORS Race Reports in VeloNews

    VeloNews, The Journal of Competitive Cycling, has posted a report about WORS' early season races to their front page, online. Click on the image below to view the article.

    Subaru Cup Volunteers Needed!

    The Subaru Cup is fast…

    Big Ring Classic Photo Contest Categories

    Categories ($10 WORS Bucks for Best Photo in each category)

    1. Best Venue Photo. For tips on this category, see this page. A particular challenge of the Rhinelander venue is the long, narrow start area and the pines that separate it from the…

    Race Report: Crystal Lake Classic

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  • Crystal Lake Classic Photo Contest Categories

    Categories ($10 WORS Bucks for Best Photo in each category)

    1. Best Venue Photo. For tips on this category, see this page. A particular challenge of the Rhinelander venue is the long, narrow start area and the pines that separate it from the…

    Race Report: Iola Bump &amp; Jump 2009

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    WORS Photo Contest

    WORS will be starting a Photo Contest for the 2009 Racing Season. The WORS photo contest seeks to reward WORS spectators and participants who capture the WORS experience with high quality photos. For each race, we will award prizes for the…

    IOLA Photo Contest Categories

    The Iola Bump & Jump will be held Sunday May 17, 2009. With sunny skies forecast, the opportunities for good photos will be excellent. The photo contest Categories for this race are as follows: 1. Best Venue Photo. For tips…

    Learn to Race Clinic

    The first learn to race clinic of the season will be held this Saturday, May 16th at 3:00 pm at the Iola Bump and Jump.? The clinic will meet at the start/finish line and will be led by Team WORS member Matt…

    Iola Bump and Jump Photo Contest

    The Iola Bump & Jump will be held Sunday May 17, 2009. With sunny skies forecast, the opportunities for good photos will be excellent. The Best Overall Photo (from any category, or from none of the specific categories) will earn $25 WORS Bucks…

    Best Venue Photo

    An important goal of the photo contest is to capture a panoramic view of WORS venues. Some venues lend themselves especially well to this. An ideal venue photo includes the following elements:

    • A view of the WORS Start and exhibition area…

    Best Sponsor Banner Photos

    Best Photo of racer(s) and Sponsor Banners: WORS Heads already know that WORS Sponsors are a significant presence at WORS events. Team WORS makes sure that banners are present throughout the venue, including at favorite spectator…

    Photo Contest Categories

    To give greater breadth of coverage for WORS events, some of the photo contest award categories will change throughout the season. For example, "Best Photo from the Kid's Race" may be a category at one event, and "Best Photo of a Racer in the 50+…

    Iola Updates and Reminders

    The Iola Bump & Jump is coming up this weekend and things are looking good for a great start to WORS 2009.  The course is in great shape and the long range forecast is for great racing weather.

    Team: Jason

    Jason Gosse raced Comp in 2008, finishing 2nd in his age group (Men 25-29) and 18th overall. Jason has worked tirelessly with Team WORS since 2007, and often brings his puppy to camp with him during race weekends.

    Team: Scott

    Scott Hietpas says he's excited to be a new member of the WORS team in 2009 and looks forward to helping with setup and takedown for the events. Scott started racing in WORS two years ago at the Citizen level, where he finished 2nd overall. Last…

    Team: Brian

    Brian Hess started with WORS in 2007 as a citizen racer and took 1st overall in his age bracket. After a slow start in the 2008 Sport class, he took 2nd overall in his bracket with three consecutive top ten overall finishes before his frame broke on…

    Team: Matt

    After some early success in Comp, Matt Gehling (#74, left) moved to Expert in 2008. The 2009 season will be Matt's first year racing with Team WORS. Matt's duties for Team WORS will include running the Learn to Race clinics on the Saturday before…

    Team: Kenny

    In 2008, Kenneth Ramm raced Sport, finishing 4th in his age group (Men 45-49). He also became the head honcho for the WORS Posse. Together, the WORS Posse handles set-up and take-down of all essential elements at WORS events, including the start…

    WORS Women

    WORS Women are a group of women who enjoy the sport of mountain biking in the upper midwest. Our goal is to encourage more women to share our sport. Visit us for information on group rides, race reports, trail conditions and more.

    Team: Claire

    Claire joined Team WORS in 2007, the year she first tried riding a mountain bike. She started to race at WORS as a beginning mountain biker to learn more about mountain biking, make friends, and to ride trails throughout Wisconsin. She finished…

    Photo Contest

    The WORS photo contest seeks to reward WORS spectators and participants who capture the WORS experience with high quality photos.? For each race, we will award prizes for the Best Photo in five (5) separate Categories and an Overall Best Photo.? The…

    WORS at Bike Expo

    WORS will be displaying at the Wheel & Sprocket Bike Expo at State Fair Park in West Allis on April 2, 3, 4, & 5.   WORS will be accepting both series and race registrations onsite.  As a premium…

    Wisconsin Bike Summit 2009 April 27-28


    Moving Wisconsin Bicycling Forward

    "Forward" is Wisconsin's state motto. It describes Wisconsin's continuous drive to be a national leader. On April 27 and 28, Forward is where we'll be taking Wisconsin…

    Racer Handbook Corrections &amp; Updates

    The 2009 WORS Racer Handbook is out and now that thousands of eyes have reviewed it, some errors in the text of the handbook have come to our attention.  Also rider input has lead to the modification of some…

    Mandatory Move Ups

    WORS Guidelines state that racers from WORS Citizen and Sport categories that have place in the top three in classes with 10 or more overall finishers last year move up to the next higher level of…

    2009 Registration Open

    WORS online registration for 2009 is up and running.  You are now able to register for the series, purchase All-In-One entry for the series, and/or pre-order the WORS 2009 series t-shirt all from the…

    2009 WORS Racer Handbook

    The 2009 WORS Racer Handbook will be mailed and shipped this week.   If you raced with us…

    WORS Online Registration Now Open

    Online registration for the 2009 WORS Cross Country series, as well as all 2009 WORS Cross Country events is now open.

    Go to online registration!

    2009 WORS Guidelines Up for Review

    After much deliberation and thought WORS has hammered out its Guidelines for 2009.  Notable changes from 2008 are: 1) reorganization and in some cases renaming of racing categories and classes, 2) a new…

    Sign Up to Receive the 2009 WORS Racer Handbook

    If you are new to WORS or your address has changed since the 2008 race season, please take a few moments to provide us with your name and mailing address (click on the Racer Handbook button to the left), so that we can mail the 2009 WORS Racer…

    Midwest Regional Championship 2008

    For two straight years, the Wisconsin WORS Series has dominated the Midwest Regional Championship and 2008 was no exception!

     

    This year WORS…

    WORS 2008 Awards Banquet

    Good friends, tasty food, big awards, plentiful prizes, and a great time, were all on the menu for the annual WORS Awards Banquet.  Approximately 250 of the WORS faithful gathered at Sentry World Sports Center…

    WORS Heads We Salute You!

    The following racers have demonstrated incredible commitment and be the odds by participating in all twelve WORS races of 2008.  In honor of this accomplishment they are officially "WORS Heads".…

    End of the WORS 2008 Season: Awards Banquet and Movie

    The 2008 Subaru-sponsored Wisconsin Off Road Series came to an official close on Saturday October 25 at the Awards Banquet, held in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Those who made the trek enjoyed the WORS 2008 Movie (click below to watch) and a slide…

    Rendezvous Predict Your Time Contest Winners Announced

    Rendezvous Predict Your Time Contest Winners Announced

     

    Results for the Joe Bikelers Wolf River Rendezvous Predict…

    Midwest Regional Championships (Iceman) Qualifiers

    Attached is a list of the WORS qualifiers and alternates for the 2008 Midwest Regional Championships to be held as part of Iceman Cometh Mountain Bike Race in Traverse City, Michigan on November 8.  If you…

    2008 WORS Awards Banquet

    The 2008 WORS Awards Banquet will be held Saturday October 25th at Sentry World, 601 N. Michigan Ave, Stevens Point, Wisconsin (…

    CycleOps Trainers For Sale

    The CycleOps Fluid2 trainers from the Saris/CycleOps warm up tent go on sale starting at 8:00 Sunday morning, October 12th.   The Fluid2, is one the most advanced trainer available in cycling today.  It…

    WORS 2009 Schedule Released

    With only two races remaining in the Wisconsin Off Road Series (WORS) 2008 schedule, the time has come to release our 2009 schedule.  Racers start your planning for next year.  All twelve races…

    Race Report: Smokin Spoke

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    2008 Midwest Regional Championship at Iceman

    Time to Defend Our Title!

    As it has been for the last three years, the 2008 Midwest Regional Championship will be held in conjunction with the Iceman, in Traverse City, Michigan on…

    NiteRider Poker Run at Smokin Spoke

    The Smokin Spoke will be hosting a NiteRider Poker Run on Saturady evening, September 6, 2008 beginning at 8 p.m.

    Border Battle Traveling Trophy

    A traveling trophy has been created for the Border Battle.  This trophy will be presented to either WORS or MNSCS officials for display at their events.  The trophy is intended to designate…

    Rendezvous Cash Contest Announced

     

    The Wolf River Rendezvous announces the Estimate Your Time Contest.  The Rendezvous main sponsor is putting up $1100 that will…

    Kuhl Clothing Becomes WORS Sponsor

    Born in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah, Kuhl is a product driven clothing company that has passion for te outdoors experience making many of their sportwear pieces ideal for the lifestyle of WORS riders.  You can check them out at…

    Team Competition Registration Deadline Extended

    The deadline for registration for the 2008 WORS Team Competition has been extended until 3pm on July 6th. WORS Team Competition has five divisions based on team size with awards presented in two categories, one base on the number of WORS races each…

    New Start Times and Distances for the Reforestation Ramble

    New Start Times and Distances for the Reforestation Ramble

     

    930am......Citizen Youth (6 miles)
    1000am.....Citizen (12 miles)....First Timers…

    Race Report: Subaru Cup

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    Double Series Points Available at Subaru Cup

    Double Series Points Available at Subaru Cup

     

    This year

    Subaru Cup Schedule 2008 Racer Handbook Wrong!

    2008 WORS Racer Handbook Schedule Printing Error

     

    The schedule printed in the 2008 WORS Racer Handbook for the Subaru Cup is…

    WORS In Need of Volunteers for the Subaru Cup

    The Subaru Cup is fast approaching and we are in need of many volunteers to help make WORS' Mega Event a success. Available positions, descriptons and hours are listed below.  Most assignments can…

    Online Series Regstration Ends Tonight

    Reminder: online registration for the 2008 WORS Series as well as this season's first event, the Iola Bump and Jump, ends at the stroke of midnight tonight. If you don't make the online deadline, don't worry! Series registration will still be…

    WORS Women&#039;s Champ Awards All-In-One

    Thank you to all of those that submitted an entry to the All-in-One WORS, TREK/VW/Midwest Regional Team give away. I felt each of you that submitted an entry were deserving of the award, therefore after much consideration I decided to do a…

    Welcome to WORS 2008

    On behalf of Subaru

    , all of our other fine sponsors, and each of our outstanding…

    Attention WORS Elite Racers and Those Desiring to Race Elite

    With the first race fast approaching please be aware that you are required to hold a current  USA Cycling Expert or above license to race in the WORS Elite class.  You will need to present your…

    WORS Champion To Donate All-In-One

    2007 Womens Overall WORS Champion, Sara Kylander-Johnson of the Trek/VW Regional Team will be unable to defend her title in 2008 and wants to help a new female racer by donating her All-In-One WORS entry.  If you would like to be…

    PowerTap Demos at WORS Events

    It's been proven on the road; now you can take your power training off road with the innovative PowerTap SL 2.4 Disc…

    WORS at Bike Expo

    WORS will be displaying at the Wheel & Sprocket Bike Expo at State Fair Park in West Allis on March 19, 20, 21, & 22.   WORS will be accepting both series and race registrations onsite.  As a premium,…

    TEAM WORS Recruiting New Members

    • WORS series registration and race entry fees waived.
    • A custom WORS…

    WORS Racer Handbook Online

    A pdf version of the complete 2008 WORS Racer Handbook can be accessed by clicking on the Handbook button on the left under Racing Fun.  Several edits have been made to correct errors from the original…

    WORS Racer Handbook Mailed &amp; Shipped

    The 2008 WORS Racer Handbook has been mailed and shipped.   If you…

    Sign Up to Receive the 2008 WORS Racer Handbook

    If you are new to WORS or your address has changed since the 2007 race season, please take a few moments to provide us with your name and mailing address (click on the Racer Handbook button to the left), so that we can mail the 2008 WORS Racer…

    2008 WORS Guidelines Posted for Review &amp; Comment

    Revisions have been made to the WORS Guidelines for 2008. Please review them and email comments to don@wors.org or post on the message board for discussion. Your input…

    Subaru Cup on National Cross-Country Calendar

    USA Cycling announced the 2008 National Mountain Bike Calendars today and WORS mega-event, the Subaru Cup has made the selection.  Go here for the complete story,…

    WORS Heads &amp; Overall Award Winners

    WORS Heads if you were unable to attend the Awards Banquet, please follow the same procedure you would for claiming a plaque to receive your special insulated beverage mug, a beverage coupon from the Muddy…

    WORS Racers Dominate at Midwest Regional Championships

    The Midwest Regional Mountain Bike Championships(MRC) ran as part of the Iceman Cometh Challenge in Traverse City, Michigan on Saturday, November 10.  The Wisconsin Off Road Series (WORS) reigned supreme in 2007…

    Banquet Report: 2007 Annual WORS Award Ceremony

    WORS racers, friends and family gathered on Saturday October 20 for the Annual Awards Banquet at Sentry World Sports Center in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Approximately 350 WORS faithful were in attendance to celebrate the conclusion of…

    2007 WORS Race Directors

    WORS current and future race directors got together for their annual meeting on Saturday October 20 to review 2007 and plan for 2008.  The summit began with series director, Don Edberg welcoming returning…

    Awards Banquet Tickets &amp; Riders

    Wednesday October 17, is the last day to purchase tickets for this year

    WORS Midwest Regional Championship Qualifiers

    WORS will send its largest contingent ever to the Iceman in Traverse City, Michigan on November 10th for the Midwest Regional Championships.  Two criteria were necessary for individuals to qualify…

    WORS 2008 Schedule

    The Wisconsin Off Road Series (WORS) has the majority of it 17th season book and is releasing its tentative schedule so racers can begin their planning for 2008.   The series will under go some…

    Race Report: Wigwam/Ultimax MTB Challenge

    Last weekend's Wigwam/Ultimax MTB Challenge in Sheboygan, WI brought over 750 racers to the season finale of this year's Subaru-sponsored Wisconsin Off Road Series.

    CycleOps Sale

    The CycleOps Fluid2 trainers from the Saris/CycleOps warm up tent go on sale starting at 8:00 this Sunday morning.   The Fluid2, is the most advanced trainer available in cycling today.  It delivers road-…

    Race Report: Tater Bake Open

    The Tater Bake Open, the 11th race in Wisconsin Off Road Series' 2007 season, drew over 550 competitors to Iola, WI on September 23rd. The Tater is the only race of the 2007…

    WORS 2007 Awards Banquet

    WORS 2007 Awards Banquet

    The 2007 WORS Awards Banquet will be held Saturday October 20th at Sentry World, 601 N. Michigan Ave, Stevens Point, Wisconsin (…

    Race Report: Sunburst Showdown



    Last weekend's Sunburst Showdown, the tenth race in this year's Subaru sponsored 2007 Wisconsin Off Road Series, drew over 530 racers to…

    Iceman to Host Midwest Regional Championship Again!

    As the race season winds down we have received information to update WORS racers on the 2007 Midwest Regional Championship. Racers for the past two years have expressed their appreciation for this additional reward and…

    Race Report: Smokin&#039; Spoke



    This weekend's Smokin' Spoke, the third and last race in the new WORS Marathon Series, drew nearly 600 racers to Camp Tesomas outside…

    Subaru Cup Super D &amp; Short Track Refunds

    WORS is asking any and all racers having refunds coming to them due to the cancellation of last weekends Super D and Short Track events at the Subaru Cup to please stop by the WORS tent at Rhinelander to pick up your…

    Race Report: Subaru Cup

    The Subaru Cup, Wisconsin Off Road Series' annual mega event, brought over 600 competitors to Nordic Mountain in Mount Morris, WI for two days of off road racing. The Subaru Cup Cross-Country Race, the eighth race in the…

    More Subaru Cup News rev. 8-15

    Breakfast  Nordic Mountain will be serving breakfast Saturday morning 7-10 and Sunday morning 6:30 to 9:30.  Breakfast will include generous portions of pancakes, eggs, sausage…

    Subaru Cup Updates

    Please remember that the Subaru Cup XC starts at noon on Saturday with pre-ride in the morning and Friday late afternoon.  Check the complete schedule here: 

    Race Report: Alterra Coffee Bean Classic

    The seventh race in the Subaru sponsored 2007 Wisconsin Off Road Series drew nearly 600 racers to Franklin, WI this weekend. In marked contrast to last year's Alterra Coffee Bean Classic…

    Volunteers Needed for Subaru Cup

    The Subaru Cup is fast approaching and we are in need of many volunteers to help make WORS Mega Event a success. Descriptions of positions that need to be filled are listed below.  You…

    Race Report: Reforestation Ramble

     This weekend's Reforestation Ramble, the second of three races in the new WORS Marathon Series, drew over 715 racers to the Brown County Reforestation Camp…

    Reforestation Ramble Updates

    SPECIAL ALERT:  This event is held in close proximity to the NEW Zoo.  The NEW Zoo policy of NO DOGS ALLOWED will be enforced for this event. …

    Chippewa Valley Firecracker

    Clear blue skies and sunshine greeted over 750 racers in Eau Claire at this year's Chippewa Valley Firecracker, presented by Charter Communications. The Firecracker was race number five of the Subaru sponsored 2007…

    The latest on the Firecracker

    Things are building for the 3rd Annual Chippewa Valley Firecracker and our sponsors have stepped it up a notch this year.  We have added Rock-N- Roll-To-Go for our Saturday night entertainment.…

    Registration Open for Firecracker Off-Road Trail Run

    The Chippewa Falls McDonald High School Track Club has come forward to become the local organizing committee and staff WORS Firecracker Off-Road trail run.  Now with staff in place to run the…

    Phillips Dirtfighter 2007

    This weekend, WORS racers made the trek north for the Marshfield Clinic Sports Medicine Phillips Dirtfighter at the Price County Fairgrounds in Phillips, WI. This year's Dirtfighter was race number four of the Subaru…

    Deadline for Team Competition Entry Extended

    The deadline for teams to register for this year

    WORS Marathon Series Kick Off With a Splash

    With nearly 750 racers, the Rudy Rack Big Ring Classic, race number three of WORS 2007 presented by Subaru and WORS inaugural marathon race, was a huge success! Following an early start by WORS Citizen Youth competitors, the…

    Help Needed at the Big Ring!

    How do I get one of those sweet event T-shirts?  It's a popular question at the Big Ring and we don't sell them, so here's the secret:  WORS is in need of volunteers to course marshal or work the…

    WORS Marathon Series Update

    With Rudy Rack Big Ring Classic, the inaugural event of WORS new Marathon Series fast approaching we would like to reiterate some of the procedures for this new format and one very important change* for the…

    Treadfest at the Grand Geneva Resort

    Treadfest2007 Treadfest 2007 at the Mountain Top Lodge, Grand Geneva Resort, Lake Geneva, WI
    Cyclocross season…

    Treadfest at the Grand Geneva Resort

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    Treadfest 2007 at the Mountain Top Lodge, Grand Geneva Resort, Lake Genva, WI

    Some thought that…

    Attention all WORS Series Registrants

    One of the benefits of taking out a WORS series registration is a one dollar discount on on-time registration (formerly pre-registration).  Through last Tuesday there was an error in the event online registration prices that gave everyone this…

    WORS 2007 Kicks Off In Iola

    Over 750 riders turned out for the first WORS race of the 2007 season, the Iola Bump & Jump to enjoy near perfect conditions and a fast course. The lead-out, a first of many climbs, was well rewarded by a rapid…

    Exclusive Clinic Offered At Firecracker

    2000 Olympic mountain biker and USA Cycling Level I coach, Ann Trombley, along with USA Cycling Level I coach, Sean Bujold will be in Eau Claire WI for a personalized clinic June 30th, 2007.

    This clinic is designed for…

    Online Series Registration Closing

    Online 2007 registration for both WORS and WORS Marathon Series as well as all All-In-Ones will be disabled as of midnight Sunday April 29th.  Series registration will continue to be available…

    WORS to Display at Bike Events

    WORS will be in Madison on Friday April 20th for Erik

    Modification of WORS Marathon Series

    After several discussions with the WORS new marathon event race directors and input from many current and new WORS racers, we have decided to make a format change to the new WORS Marathon Series. An…

    2007 WORS Racer Handbook Will Mail on Schedule

    The 2007 WORS Racer Handbook has been delivered to the printers and final proofing took place last Friday.  The handbook is now printed and being assembled for mailing on Tuesday, February 27.…

    WORS Marathon Series

    WORS is proud to introduce a new racing format to Midwest mountain bikers. Three of WORS largest venues will be utilized for this new series. These off-road areas will support laps of greater than 9 miles in length making…

    Tater Bake Open Replaces Rome Around

    WORS has secured an event for the September 23rd opening in its schedule created by the cancellation of the Rome Around.  WORS and…

    Rome Around Forced to Cancel

    One of WORS perennial favorites, the Rome Around, has received a mortal blow.  Race organizers have learned that the lands upon which their race course was situated have been sold and that the new owners have…

    2007 Subaru Cup on National Mountain Bike Calendar

    WORS Mega Event, the Subaru Cup, moves to a new venue and, with a revamped and expanded schedule of events,…

    2007 WORS Guidelines and Rules Up for Review

    Revisions have been made to the WORS Guidelines and Rules for 2007. Please review them and email comments to

    don@wors.org or post on the message board for…

    Possible New Format for Subaru Cup

    WORS Mega Event has had a new format for the Subaru Cup proposed by one of its participants and has found enough merit in the idea to present it for further input.  The major change revolves around holding the…

    WORS Wins Midwest Regional Championship

    Thirteen of WORS best traveled to Traverse City, Michigan for the Iceman Cometh mountain bike race on November 4th as it hosted the Midwest Regional Championship.  After a trial run in…

    2006 WORS Race Directors

    The WORS annual Race Directors

    WORS Year 15 Awards Banquet

    Good friends, tasty food, big awards, plentiful prizes, and a great time, were all on the menu for the annual WORS Awards Banquet.  Approximately 350 of the WORS faithful gathered at Sentry World Sports…

    WORS Wear Year End Sale!

    All sale bin Louis Garneau race wear will be reduced 20% off marked sale price!  Sizes are limited so stop by the WORS tent early for the best selection.  This sale only applies to in-stock…

    Last Day to Purchase Banquet Tickets October 22

    The 2006 WORS Awards Banquet will be held Saturday October 28th at Sentry World, 601 N. Michigan Ave, Stevens Point, Wisconsin (…

    WORS Announces Entrants to Midwest Regional Championship

    The following racers will represent WORS in the Midwest Regional Championship.  These racers qualified by finishing the series first in the WORS class and category that most closely equated to…

    WORS Releases 2007 Schedule


    Planning for next year

    A Fabulous Finale

    The racing in Year Fifteen of WORS concluded with great weather, a fantastic course and a large number of competitors and spectators.  WORS perennial finale, the Wigwam/Ultimax MTB Challenge was…

    CycleOps Warm Up Tent Trainers For Sale

    The CycleOps Fluid2 trainers from the Saris/CycleOps warm up tent go on sale starting at 8:00 this Sunday morning.   These top quality trainers are just what every racers needs…

    SHEBOYGAN SHOWDOWN, LAST RACE FOR 2006

    The Sheboygan Showdown coming on Sunday, October 8th will be the final WORS Trail Running event in the 2006 racing season. Pleae remember the starting time for this event is 8:45am, not 9:00am as previously posted.

    It has been an…

    WORS Director Elected to NORBA Board of Trustees

    With the voting for USA Cycling

    Fast Times and Cool Weather at Sunburst

    Fast Times and Cool Weather at Sunburst

     

    Although weekend rains plagued the majority of Southeastern Wisconsin, somehow Sunburst and the…

    Midwest Regional Championship

    The following email was received today.  As we have two series races left, those who qualify and would like to participate in this newly formed competition will be asked to fill out a Iceman Registration…

    TWO RACES TO GO

    What a season it has been, and it's not over quite yet. With two races left, our series finale at Wisconsin Rapids on Sunday September 24th, and our end of year Specail Event at Sheboygan on Sunday, October 8th our 2006 racing season is looking to…

    Online Registration / Message Board Update

    The online registration system is back online as of 2:00pm today.  If you registered for an event or signed up for an account in the past few days, please verify everything is in order.

    As many of you were aware,…

    Subaru Cup a Devilish Good Time

    Subaru Cup a Devilish Good Time

     

    After three days and total of nearly four inches rain, course conditions for the

    Subaru Cup Night Games

    WOW!  The first ever Muddy Cup/Nite Rider Poker run took place on Saturday night at the Subaru Cup.  A whopping 10 teams took place in the inaugural event and took home lots of fun.

    Subaru Cup Updated Schedule &amp; Course Map

    Here is an updated schedule and the course map for the Subaru Cup WORS Mega Event with links for downloading pdf versions of them.

    Subaru Cup Trail Map (.pdf, 210kb)

    SOMETHING A-FOOT IN MIDDLETON

    On a morning straight from a Sherlock Holmes novel, runners converged on Pope Farm Park in the Town of Middleton from as far away as Philadelphia, PA for WORS Trail Running

    Volunteers Still Needed for Subaru Cup

    WORS is looking to fill several key volunteer positions for Sunday August 27th

    Nite RIder Poker Run Presented by Team Muddy Cup

    More fun is in store for the Subaru Cup as details of the Nite Rider Poker Run presented by Team Muddy Cup have been released.   Teams will consist of two to four riders,…

    Trail Work at Devil

    WORS will be out working on the Devil

    Sun Sets on Sun Run

    This past weekend saw the running of 11th annual Calumet Sun Run, race number eight in the fifteenth year of WORS, the Wisconsin Off Road Series sponsored by Subaru.  An announcement…

    Volunteers Needed for Subaru Cup


    and still have plenty of time to cheer on your favorite racer, compete in one or more of the races, and still have time to enjoy the Subaru Cup as a whole.  Most positions include free food…

    Online Registration for the Calumet Sun Run

    For Calumet only!  If you email me your name, WORS number and a promise to pay whether or not you actually show up at the race by Tuesday, August 1st at midnight I will enter you…

    Online Registration is Offline

    Due to bugs incurred by our new platform following an against-our-will migration initiated by our webhost, online registration is currently unavailable. Technical support assures us they are working on the issue but do not have an estimated…

    Alterra Sizzles!

    With a moderate breeze bringing some relief from the high temps for Sunday

    IMPORTANT UPDATES!!!

    Following are updates for the series or events runners need to be aware of:
    - Race Start Times have been modifed for all remaining WORS Trail Running events for 2006. Starting times will be as follows at each remaining event 10K - 8:45am, 5K 8:…

    Firecracker a Blast!

    along with Red Flint Sand & Gravel and many others, the Firecracker looks like a good bet to become one of the best of the best.

     

    Amazing Tales From Eau Claire

    What a day for a race this past Sunday in Eau Claire. Sunny, warm with a light breeze and a field of extremely interesting people. Something different is called for here, in honor of the spice this event brought to the table of the WORS Trail…

    Eau Claire Reminder

    A quick reminder of this coming weekend's races in Eau Claire. The Scheels Chippewa Valley Firecracker will be conducted on July 2nd at the Eau Claire County Expo Center. Pre-Registration discounts can still be had if you register on-site Saturday…

    Kewaunee XC an Adventure

    Although most worked hard and took pride in their resolve not to be beaten by the conditions, many succumbed.  Sport, Comp, and Elite competitors were denied the opportunity to race many of the finest sections…

    Online Registration / Message Board Downtime

    The WORS website will be transferring to a new server for enhanced reliability and performance in the next few days. During this migration period, online registration and the message board will be temporarily unavailable.…

    Record Field At Nine Mile

    A record field of 85 runners swarmed the trails at Nine Mile on Sunday in near perfect race conditions. Early forecasts for rain turned into clear and sunny skies by race day making for a great day for racing. 10K racers got things rolling at 9…

    Big Ring Rocks Nine Mile

    With beautiful sunny skies, a light breeze, and temperatures peaking in the low to mid eighties, it just does not get any better for Wisconsin mountain bike racing in June.  With its fair share of "big ring"…

    2006 Alpine Valley Open

    Sunshine, cool temps and light winds, greeted the hardiest of WORS Citizen Youth racers as they toed the line at 9:30 Sunday morning to get the racing underway in the Hayes Disc Brake Citizen Youth Series Race

    WORS 2006 Rudy Rack Big Ring Classic Course Map

    The Rudy Rack Big Ring Classic is fast approaching and with some logging and other changes at Nine Mile last year

    Wausau Coming Up Fast

    Our next event, the 9-Mile Forest Trail Run - Presented by Eastbay, is less than two weeks away. This race last year proved to be our second largest race ever and with better positioning between Grandma's and Journey's Marathons we expect an even…

    Iola Kicks Off 2006 Season

    Runners were treated to an absolutely gorgeous day and a fantastic course for the first trail run of the season. Sixty six runners took the field to edge out last year's venue record attendance by 1 with over 1/2 of those registered for this years…

    Appleton Post Crescent May 2, 2006

    "We have taken steps like we don't have mandatory move-ups

    WORS Year 15 Off and Running

    The runners were the first to hit the course, competing in the Moosejaw Bump & Jump Trail Run at 9:00.  As first event of the WORS Trail Run Series, the Moosejaw experienced approximately a…

    Moosejaw Bump &amp; Jump

    There is less than one week to go before our first Trail Running event of the year. The Moosejaw Bump & Jump will take place on Sunday, May 7 at the Iola Winter Sports Club. Check out our Moosejaw Event Page for specific details. This is one…

    Attention WORS Elite Racers and Those Desiring to Race Elite

    In the past NORBA has allowed anyone to start at their Expert level, however that has changed this year and you may only be able to register for Sport.  I have talked with Kelli Lusk, NORBA Eastern Region Manager and she said that she would OK…

    Series Number Assignment Underway

    If you have not received your email it could be because of several reasons.   There may be an error in your email address as entered in your WORS profile, your email software may be blocking it*, or you…

    Welcome to Year 15 of WORS!

    Held at one of the truly fun venues of WORS, the Iola Bump and Jump will be a great start to this…

    2006 WORS Racer Handbook Goes To Printer

    After approximately 350 hours of accumulating materials, formatting and editing design and content, the layout of the 2006 WORS Racer handbook has been completed.  The handbook has been delivered to Waupaca Publishing for printing, assembly and…

    WORS Year Fifteen

    2006 is the fifteenth year of the Wisconsin Off Road Series (WORS). WORS was founded by three individual race directors in 1992 with a mission…

    2006 Guidelines Changes Posted For Review

    WORS has decided to add the new categories following analysis of WORS and other area mountain bike races. This past year only two competitors in the Elite men

    WORS Racer Handbook Request Form Online

    If you participated in a WORS event during the 2005 season, you are already set to receive a 2006 WORS Racer Handbook mailed directly to you. If you changed your address since last season or did not participate in a WORS event last year, fill out…

    Matt Kelly Rides for Subaru-Gary Fisher

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- December 20, 2005
    (Submitted by Subaru / Gary Fisher Mountain Bike Team)

    Wisconsin cycling standout Matt Kelly makes his return to professional cycling with Subaru-Gary Fisher.

    "We are really…

    WORS 2006 Schedule Adjustment

    Update (11/14): The Calumet Sun Run has moved its race date to August 6 from August 13 for 2006.

    Original Article (11/2): The WORS schedule took a major step towards being finalized for 2006 on Saturday. Discussions at the…

    WORS

    After a couple of hours of socializing and food, WORS overall awards presentation got underway. Following a slide show produced by Gary Smits of Extreme Photography Unlimited, Don started by thanking all those that make WORS possible and make it not…

    USA Cycling Announces Added Benefits for USA Cycling Members

    (copied from usacycling.org)

    November 1, 2005

    To USA Cycling Members,

    In our ongoing effort to protect the health and welfare of our membership, USA Cycling is excited to announce that it has secured several…

    2005 WORS Race Director

    WORS annual race director

    Final Selection for Midwestern Regional Tournament

    The following WORS racers are those that qualified for and accepted entry to the Iceman race in Traverse City, Michigan on November 5 to represent WORS and either Wisconsin or Illinois in the first ever Midwestern Regional Tournament a competition…

    NORBA State Champions Announced for Wisconsin and Illinois

    WORS and NORBA are please to announce the Wisconsin and Illinois state champions for 2005. To be eligible for these awards a competitor must first have a current NORBA annual license. The next criteria is they must have raced in WORS and finished…

    WORS 2005 Awards Banquet Tickets On Sale Now

    The 2005 WORS Awards Banquet is scheduled for Saturday October 29th at Devil

    Wet and Wild Sunburst Showdown

    The drought of 2005 may be coming to an end; at least WORS

    July in September

    With weather that one would expect in mid-summer and challenging new singletrack, the Kewaunee XC Adventure tested not only the mountain biking skills of racers, but how well they have acclimated to the hot weather we have experienced this year.…

    FAT KATS Announce Largest Pro Purse in WORS Series

    The 2005 version of the Wigwam/Ultimax Mountain Bike Challenge, hosted by the Sheboygan FAT KATS (www.fatkats.org) will be held on October 9th (XC) in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

    For 2005, sponsors have…

    WORS Releases Tentative 2006 Schedule

    The 2006 Wisconsin Off Road Series schedule continues to progress and although there may be some venue adjustment between finalization of the WORS `06, the dates are set.

    Alterra Coffee Bean Classic

    Say it with me, "Alpha Trail", Milwaukee County

    Fun at the Sun Run

    The 10th annual Calumet Sun Run, race number eight of WORS `05 sponsored by Subaru was run Sunday, August 14th in near perfect weather conditions at Calumet County Park. Marc Wildemann and Scott Protheroe who have been directors of the race since…

    Child Care Offered at WORS Races

    For those of you with children whom love to race in WORS, child care will be offered at the upcoming WORS Phillips event. You will now have the opportunity to drop off your children ages 2+ (Must be potty trained) for fun, play and activities in a…

    Inaugural Firecracker a Hit

    Over 800 racers from WORS (the Wisconsin Off Road Series) and the MNSCS (Minnesota State Championship Series) met at the Eau Claire County Expo Center in Eau Claire, Wisconsin for the first annual Chippewa Valley Firecracker. Enticed by the…

    It

    Yes, the WORS Cup is almost here and we are still in need of volunteers to help make the event a success. Positions, including course marshaling, finish chute, parking, kids

    WORS Thunders Through Nine Mile Forest

    Race number four of WORS 2005 sponsored by Subaru took to the trails of Nine Mile Forest in Wausau, Wisconsin over the weekend. Amazing weather and a smoking fast course highlighted the 2005 edition of the Rudy Rack Big Ring Classic. Beautiful…

    Team Competition Deadline This Sunday

    This coming Sunday, June 19, is the final day to register your team for the JBL / mountainbikeRACER.com Team Competition. You may make changes or additions to your roster through the sixth race, but the first step is the get your team registered.…

    Big Ring Classic Course Map

    A tentative course map has been posted for the Rudy Rack Big Ring Classic. Please be aware that any and all of the course is subject to change. You may download the map here (.pdf, 1.5MB).

    Rome Around

    With an all day rain adding to a month of heavy rain, last year

    Volunteers Needed for Big Ring

    Planning for the Rudy Rack Big Ring Classic is in full swing and WORS is seeking volunteers to help make the event a success. Positions, including course marshaling, finish chute, parking, kids

    WORS Racers Invited to Inaugural MTB Regional Tournament

    Working toward the establishment of a regional mountain bike championship, Ryan O

    The Alpine Valley Open and Weather Related Course Conditions

    This past weekend brought mountain bike racing to Alpine Valley Resort for stop number two of WORS `05 sponsored by Subaru. Those partaking in Saturday

    Iola Bump &amp; Jump Kicks Off WORS `05

    The Wisconsin Off Road Series sponsored by Subaru, began its 14th season of the with the Iola Bump & Jump in Iola, WI on Sunday, May 15. The WORS faithful, including several who have been racing with us for several years, were greeted by cool…

    Online Series Registration Extended

    WORS has extended the deadline for series registration online to May 6, 2005 (series registration will still be available at every WORS event during the season). With the switch to email notification of series number assignment racers will still…

    2005 Rome Around Race Page Correction

    WORS appologizes for an error in the information printed in the WORS `05 Racer Handbook for the Rome Around. There will be no free post-race spaghetti feed this year. To secure the require staffing for the race, race director, Tim Tenpas has…

    New WORS Registration System Debuts

    The brand new, custom designed online registration system has been officially launched and now registration just got even easier! This account based system allows you to create and save a profile that is automatically used when registering for…

    WORS `05 Racer Handbooks In the Hands of USPS

    This is the first year that our handbook has gone to the printers as a completely electronic piece in complete page layout. The proofs have displayed a quality we…

    WORS and MNSCS Announce Joint Endorsement of New Race

    Custer, WI - WORS, sponsored by Subaru, announces that it has entered into agreement with the Minnesota State Championship Series (MNSCS) to score a new event, the Chippewa Valley Firecracker to be held In Eau Claire, Wisconsin on July 3rd, 2005 in…

    2005 WORS Guidelines &amp; New Team Competition Format

    The 2005 WORS Guidelines and new WORS team competition format have been posted for review and comment. Regarding the guidelines, the most notable changes are the addition of Comp singlespeed and clydesdale categories, changes in entry fee policies…

    WORS Awarded 2005 Teva US Mountain Running Team Selection Race

    WORS (the Wisconsin Off Road Series) received news from Rich Bolt, Team Leader of the Teva US Mountain Running Team and Nancy Hobbs, chair of the USATF (USA Track & Field) Mountain Ultra Trailrunning Council, that it has been selected to host…

    WORS Trail Run Opportunities

    The new WORS Trail Running Team is looking for some motivated individuals who are interested in helping to take the WORS Trail Running Series and Special Events to the next level. We are currently outlining the TR Series for the 2005 season and are…

    WORS Annual Race Directors? &amp; Riders? Meetings

    WORS annual Race Directors? and Riders? Meetings were held preceding the WORS 2004 Awards Banquet on Saturday at Devil?s Head Resort. During the race directors? meeting the primary topics of discussion affecting WORS participants included:
    1…

    WORS 2004 Awards Banquet

    Great friends, great food, lots of winners, and a great time, sums up WORS annual Awards Banquet. Approximately 350 of the WORS faithful filled the Cliff House at Devil?s Head Resort on Saturday evening. The evening?s festivities began with a…

    WORS Announces 2004 WI NORBA State Champions

    WORS is designated by USA Cycling as the official State Championship Series of Wisconsin. With the culmination of WORS 2004 those participants in the series who are both Wisconsin residents and current NORBA annual members became eligible for NORBA…

    Less Than 50 Tickets Left For Awards Banquet

    The 2004 WORS Awards Banquet is scheduled for Saturday October 30th at Devil?s Head Resort, Merrimac, Wisconsin. Banquet tickets are on sale online for $19 each for Adults and…

    WORS 2004 Is In The Books!

    The Wisconsin Off Road Series wrapped up its thirteenth year of racing with its twelfth and final event of 2004, the Wigwam/Ultimax MTB Challenge, at Quarryview/Evergreen Park in Sheboygan, Wisconsin on Sunday. Although the Wigwam/Ultimax has had…

    WORS Announces Its 2005 Schedule

    After a month and a half of deliberation with venues, race directors and local organizing committees and examining/waiting for the release of dates for other major events, WORS is very pleased to release its 2005 schedule.

    WORS 2005…

    Cyclops Trainers from Saris Warm-Up Tent on Sale!

    Saris, the sponsor of WORS Sport Class, continues to support WORS and WORS riders with a special offering of the fourteen Cycleops special edition Fluid2 trainers from the Saris warm-up tent. The trainers will go up for sale on a first come first…

    Fantastic Racing at the Bump &amp; Jump

    As WORS 2004 sponsored by Subaru, Diven by What?s Inside, winds down it would seem that the best may have been saved for last. The weather and the courses in the last couple of races have been some of the best of the year.

    The Iola…

    Three In A Row

    Secondary to a WORS first which occurred in June of this year, when for the first time in thirteen years WORS postponed an event, WORS racers completed another first for WORS: three races in three weeks.  This concentrated segment of WORS 2004…

    Volunteers Needed For Big Ring Classic

    The Rudy Rack Bing Ring Classic being held this weekend in Wausau, WI, is looking for a few volunteers to help with course marshalling and parking. If you are interested in volunteering (volunteer points for series racers!), please contact…

    Update: Alterra Coffee Bean Classic

    It has been a long time coming, but our rescheduled date is fast approaching for the third Alterra Coffee Bean Classic to be held at Crystal Ridge Ski Area in Franklin, WI on August 29, 2004. We once again thank you for your patience, cooperation…

    Bust&#039;n Out at the Buzzard Buster

    Unlike the other events in WORS, the Buzzard Buster offered a unique, single lap, marathon style course, with the BelGioioso Elite, Clif Bar Comp, and Saris Sport classes all competing on the same 27 mile course. The USA Cycling Citizen class…

    WORS Photo Contest Announced

    If you own a camera, then you are set to participate in the 2004 WORS Photo Contest. Open to competitor and spectator alike, this year's winning photographs will find themselves in the 2005 WORS Racer Handbook and the 2005 WORS Website. The top…

    Buzzard Buster Calls For Volunteers

    The Buzzard Buster is approaching quickly and is still in need of a few volunteers to help with course marshalling, parking, and timing. If you were not planning on racing, this is a great opportunity to pick up VP points. All volunteers will score…

    Important Information For Upcoming Events

    The Buzzard Buster on August 8th is a unique event in the series. Unlike the other events which run laps on a smaller course, the Buzzard Buster is a marathon style event which is a…

    Mountain Bike Racing Doesn?t Get Much Better

    This weekend marked the northern-most journey of WORS 2004 with the running of race #7, the Marshfield Clinic Sports Medicine Phillips Dirtfighter Classic in Phillips, WI. Nestled in beautiful Price County and staged at the…

    Fast, Dry, and Fun in Kewaskum

    Sunburst Ski Area (Kewaskum, Wisconsin) hosted WORS #6, the Sunburst Showdown over the weekend. This popular southern Wisconsin ski hill has developed a mountain bike trail which although not very great in length or overall…

    WORS Discontinues Short Track Series

    WORS regrets to inform its participants that due to time demands on an already overworked staff, as well as budget constraints, we have been forced to cancel the WORS Short Track Series and its remaining events.

    This decision has been…

    WORS Cup Online Registration

    Online registration for the WORS Cup Stage Race has been extented through today due to downtime experienced last night (caused by a web hosting error). We apologize for any the inconvience this problem has caused. Should you have any questions,…

    WORS Cup Stage Race - Mountain Biking Destination

    Custer, WI ?- The Wisconsin Off Road Series, sponsored by Subaru, is set to kick off this year?s premier mountain bike racing event, the WORS Cup Stage Race, presented by Williamson Bicycle Works, at Devil?s Head Resort in Merrimac, WI. This three…

    Alterra Coffee Bean Classic POSTPONED

    The massive amounts of rain that have fallen in Southeastern Wisconsin have pushed the normally fast and dry Alterra Coffee Bean Classic course in Franklin, WI well past it?s saturation point. Due to the unridable conditions of the clay-based soil,…

    WORS Cup Stage Race Seeks Volunteers

    The WORS Cup Stage Race is looking for volunteers for this year?s premier event. This is your opportunity to experience a mountain bike race from a different perspective, and to give back to this great sport. Held on June 25-27 at Devil?s Head…

    WORS Store Officially Launched

    Now you have access to WORS Wear and accessories every day of the year! Jerseys, shorts, t-shirts, sweatshirts, water bottles, and everything in between is now available for purchase online at < store.wors.org…

    Rome Around, the Rain and the Pain

    Mother Nature continues to test the fortitude of WORS racers as well above average rainfall eventually took its toll on one of the most water absorbent courses in all of WORS. The Rome Around course, usually noted as…

    New Format for WORS Short Track

    The Wisconsin Off Road Series (WORS) announces a new format for its short track series which will kick off with the Willy Bikes Short Track at the WORS Cup Stage Race at Devil?s Head Resort in…

    WORS #2, Adventure in the Mud!

    WORS #2, the Kewaunee XC Adventure was held this last weekend at Bruemmer Park in Kewaunee, Wisconsin. Although the sun shined for both Saturday and Sunday, it was not able to dry up the water soaking the Riverview and Winter…

    New Benefit for WORS Series Registrants

    WORS has instituted a new benefit for series registrants. Those who have a series number seven days prior to an event will have a filled out race registration form waiting for them at each race. So, if you are a series registrant and elect to…

    NORBA Members Discount

    For 2004, at WORS races, Comp, Sport, Citizen, and Citizen Youth NORBA members are eligible to receive a three dollar discount on WORS normal entry fees. To receive the discount, NORBA members must present their membership card and ask for the ?…

    WORS 2004 Gets Rolling

    With rain and cool temperatures leading up to the race, many may have been scared off from attending the Alpine Valley Open at Alpine Valley Resort, East Troy, Wisconsin this past weekend. However, the 975 that did attend enjoyed a…

    ATTENTION: Online Event Registrants

    Due to recent changes with credit card processing methods as well as an undiscovered error in the online event registration system, all event registrations that took place before 3:00pm on April 20th, 2004 were declined. Because of the error, those…

    WORS Office, Online Registration, Series Numbers

    Three important updates:

    1) The WORS Office will be closed from April 13 at noon until 8:00am on April 20th. All emails, etc, will not be received until that time. You may direct general questions to

    WORS Series Numbers and Registration Confirmation

    Series numbers have been assigned and registrations will be entered in the WORS timing and scoring database this Friday and Saturday. Postcards to inform registrants of their series numbers are scheduled for mailing early next week. Registrants…

    Attention WORS Racers---its here!

    The season opener to the season opener. Skinny?s South Shore and Skinny?s Fat Tire Racing Team invite you to enjoy a sunset cocktail cruise on Lake Geneva?s Lady of the Lake. Don?t wait to hear about it, be the one to talk about it! Open to all…

    Pan Am Games MTB Team Includes Two From WORS

    USA Cycling has announced the mountain bike team selections for this year?s Pan Am Game and the team includes two WORS racers. 2001 and 2002 WORS overall champion, Tristan Schouten from Sheboygan, WI has been selected to ride on the United States…

    Doug Swanson Updates 2003 Top 5 Expert Men

    WORS has a little write ups on the top 5 experts of '03. Of course, they are pretty simple, more an explanation of accomplishments. Here's what I think they should include:



    #5 - Brian Eppen - Brian loves the naked crits. If…

    WORS Registration System Online

    Save time by registering for the 2004 WORS Cross Country and Short Track series online! Register for both and save. See the registration sections for details. Also available is the All-In-One entry: one form gets you registered for the series and…

    Qualifying Procedures for National Championships

    Qualification procedures and guidelines for the newly created 2004 U.S. National Mountain Bike Championships were announced today by USA Cycling. You can get the complete information by clicking on the USA Cycling logo in the Sponsors box to the…

    WORS Calendar Closeout!

    While supplies last, the 2004 WORS calendar is available at drastically discounted prices! The full color, 12 month calendar is chock-full of race photos from throughout the 2003 season. To take advantage of this exceptional offering?and for more…

    Welcome to WORS 2004!

    An exciting new season brings an exciting new look to wors.org, home of the Wisconsin Off Road Series. Woven into the sharp new design is a vast array of added features making the WORS website as fast and efficent as ever.

    -Cutting…

    2004 WORS Racer Handbook

    If you participated in a WORS event during the 2003 season, a 2004 WORS Racer Handbook will be mailed to you. If you changed your address since last season or did not participate in a WORS event last year,

    2004 WORS Trail Run Series

    Custer, Wisconsin (December 22, 2003) -- WORS Racing announces the 2004 WORS Trail Run Series. Next year

    WORS Announces Short Track Schedule and Changes in Short Track F

    The 2004 WORS Short Track Series schedule has been established. The series will again include six events beginning with the Short Track stage of the WORS Cup Stage Race on June 26. The schedule is as follows:

    June 26 -…

    2004 WORS Calendar Available

    If you missed the initial sale of the Official 2004 WORS Calendar, you may now purchase yours online!

    "This is your chance to own a great piece of WORS memorabilia. The full color, twelve month, 2004 WORS Calendar features race photos…

    WORS Awards Banquet Bash

    The festivities of the 2003 WORS Awards Banquet officially closed out WORS 2003 on Saturday at Devil

    Race Directors

    WORS race directors met for four hours on Saturday prior to the awards banquet to review 2003 and plan for 2004. Gerard Bisceglia, the CEO of USA Cycling and Kelli Lusk, NORBA Eastern Region Manager were on hand to present the changes in NORBA for…

    Awards Banquet

    50 banquet tickets still available. Last day to purchase tickets is Tuesday, Oct 21. To get tickets by mail, send a self addressed stamped envelope to: WORS Banquet, 8675 County Road Q, Custer, WI 54423. You can also reserve your banquet tickets…

    Awards Banquet Agenda

    9:00-3:00 Open Riding
    Bring your bike and join fellow WORS riders in riding the Devil

    WORS Fall Fun in Sheboygan

    WORS 2003 sponsored by Subaru "Driven By What

    Banquet Tickets Available

    Tickets for the WORS 2003 Awards Banquet are now available at the WORS tent beginning and by mail. You can also reserve your banquet tickets online here. This year

    Iola Bump &amp; Jump

    As WORS 2003 sponsored by Subaru "Driven by What

    Jam Packed Weekend at the Sunburst Showdown

    The Sunburst Ski Area on the southern border of Kewaskum, Wisconsin hosted the Sunburst Showdown, Race Number Ten in WORS 2003 sponsored by Subaru over the weekend. With a whole weekend full of activities including:

    Awards Banquet Tickets Available Beginning At Kewaskum

    Tickets for the WORS 2003 Awards Banquet will available at the WORS tent beginning with the Sunburst Showdown and by mail and online by September 10th. This year

    High Temperatures and High Excitement at the Rome Around

    Struck by a meteorological rarity, Race Number Nine of WORS 2003 sponsored by Subaru, the Rome Around, was held on the hottest day of the summer. Temperatures soared into the mid and upper nineties. Due to the lack of any…

    The Sun Shines on the Sun Run

    What an incredible weekend of fun! This year

    Novice Class for First Time and Beginner Racers

    Never raced before or don't think you're ready for a WORS race, but interested in giving it a try? WORS will debut a new Novice class at the Rome Around in Wisconsin Rapids on August 24th. The Novice class is designed for those…

    Bustin Loose at the Buzzard Buster

    One of the longest running mountain bike races in Wisconsin (12 years) and a one of the six founding races in the first year of WORS, the Buzzard Buster and racing at the Levis-Trow Mounds trail system stopped in 2001 with the…

    Buzzard Buster Course Information

    Expert, Comp, Sport: One lap starting and ending at Bruce Mound Winter Sports area, and comprising of gravel and dirt forest roads, a short ATV trail, and cross country ski trails and singletrack at the Levis Mound Trail system. Course length will…

    Happy Birthday Don

    A birthday tribute; a parody to 'Rodeo' by Garth Brooks, written by Blake "The Timing Guy" Niemi.

    "His eyes are cold and restless
    His wounds have almost healed
    And she

    Northwoods Fun, WORS Style

    Although apparently too far to travel to for many of the WORS faithful to travel, the Phillips Dirtfighter Classic sponsored by Marshfield Clinic Sports Medicine continues to offer amenities and an atmosphere many of the events…

    WORS Does The Mud Thing Big Time

    A steady light rain which began at sun up and continued into the first lap of the Clif Bar Comp and Bel Gioioso Expert Series Race turned the challenging HIxton Holeshot into a mud filled test of endurance for many of the 600…

    Fox Racing All Ride Tour To Hit Hixton

    WORS sponsor, Fox Racing, is bringing the All Ride Tour to Hixton! With US National Dual Slalom champion Kirt Voreis at the wheel and his fianc

    WORS Ushers In Summer With the Alterra Coffee Bean Classic

    Over the weekend, WORS brought its dirt circus to the slopes of Crystal Ridge in Franklin, Wisconsin. The show got under way with the WORS Trail Run Series sponsored by Aurora Sports Medicine Institute on Saturday morning…

    WORS Cup Bigger and Better Than Ever

    Wow! What a weekend. The WORS Cup event at Devil

    Team Competition Deadline Fast Approaching

    The registration deadline for the WORS Team Competition is fast approaching. All teams who wish to participate in this year's Team Competition have…

    WORS Cup Stage Race set for June 6-8, 2003

    Custer, WI

    Cross-Country Adventure WORS Style in Kewaunee

    Near perfect racing conditions welcomed 800 racers to the Kewaunee XC Adventure this past Sunday. Race number two of WORS 2003 sponsored by Subaru began at 9:30 in the morning with the running of the new WORS Citizen…

    WORS Rocks Alpine Valley with Season Opener

    WORS 2003 sponsored by Subaru, debuted this past weekend at Alpine Valley Resort in East Troy, Wisconsin. America

    Welcome WORS Racers

    Welcome WORS Racers,

    As WORS enters its twelfth year, I am extremely excited about the lineup of racing opportunities we have put together for the mountain bikers of Wisconsin and the surrounding states. WORS will be holding its first ever mega-…

    WORS Announces 2003 Schedule

    The 2003 WORS schedule is complete and ready for release. Additional details regarding the 2003 series will be released in the upcoming weeks as many proposed changes, improvements and additions to the series are still being worked on.

    WORS Celebrates With Awards Banquet

    Over 400 of the WORS faithful gathered at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Stevens Point, Wisconsin on Saturday October 26th for the WORS 2002 Awards Banquet. A day full of celebration began with a recreational ride on Stevens…

    NORBA State Champions Medals Awarded

    WORS awarded the 2002 NORBA Wisconsin State Champion medals during its annual awards banquet, held in Stevens Point, Wisconsin on October 26, 2002. WORS, America

    Dirtfighter Classic

    Although removed from the majority of WORS racers logistically, the Marshfield Clinic Sport Medicine Phillips Dirtfighter Classic continues to gain in popularity as more and more of the WORS faithful spread the word of…

    Sloggin It Out at the WORS Cup

    Torrential rains hit central Wisconsin on Friday and did not let up until noon on Saturday, turning back the clock to the time when the fast wide open ski trails of Nine Mile Forest were just paths through Nine Mile Swamp. Course director, Scott…

    Subaru Cup

    GoMomentum Momentum Endurance Congrats to riders competing at the @teamwors Subaru Cup ProXCT. Awesome racing & fun to catch up with so many great people. 20 hours ago Bontrager Chris C & Tom K and more: @…

    Subaru Cup Pro interviews

    Georgia Gould and Dave McElwaine talk about her race, the course, and what's up with SUPERFANS in Wisconsin and why they like bike racing so much.

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    Please Share You Opinion of the 2015 Red Eye Rendezvous

    Thank you for helping us to make WORS events even better. This survey will probably take around 5 minutes of your time. Every WORS event is run in partnership with a local organizer. The purpose of this survey is to make sure we are providing our…

    Year Twenty-Five

    takes his third in a row, Schneeberger wins back to back

    With the aroma of Colectivo coffee and fresh cut grass in the air, Sunday brought on a beautiful day for racing bikes and cheering on racers. The Colectivo Coffee Bean Classic located just outside of Milwaukee in Waukesha WI was put on with the…

    WORS 2020

    WORS Reorganization

    This is a year of major reorganization in an effort to keep the series going. This involves reducing the time commitment upon whoever is directing the…

    2020 WORS Series Sponsors