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When Brodie discontinued with its Test of Metal in 1994, Squamish Off-Road Cycling Association (SORCA) founder and president Cliff Miller and Squamish mountain biking and rock climbing guidebook author and publisher Kevin McLane met in a pub one night and drew out a proposed new Test of Metal race course on the back of a coaster.

History

Test Of Metal: Sell-Out Imminent

Riders in helmets - Test of Metal Inc Group of Races

As of Monday, January 5, the Test of Metal was on the verge of being sold out

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Test of Metal History

The first Test of Metal mountain bike race was held at Roberts Creek on the Sunshine Coast, back in the early 1990s. At that time, the race was known as the Brodie Test of Metal. The Brodie Test of Metal was then held in Squamish on the trails above Alice Lake in 1994 and 1995. […]

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