New Festival Secures Big Bear Lake Status as Cycling Mecca

Big Bear Lake, CA, June 18, 2014 - The Big Bear Cycling Association (BBCA) has announced the inaugural Big Bear Cycling Festival, running July 26 through August 3, 2014. The festival will celebrate all riding levels and disciplines--whether road, mountain or recreational. BBCA President Craig Smith points out the uniqueness of this kind of event … [Read more...]

Week-Long Cycling Extravaganza Builds on Tour de Big Bear Success

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Big Bear Lake, CA, March 14, 2014 - The Big Bear Cycling Association (BBCA) announced yesterday that it has scheduled the 5th Annual Tour de Big Bear for Saturday, August 2, 2014. And at the request of riders, they’re adding a seven-day Big Bear Cycling Festival--the first of its kind in the Big Bear Valley. The Festival will kick off July 26 … [Read more...]

Bike Path Gets Some TLC

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 30, 2013 – The City of Big Bear Lake and the Big Bear Cycling Association are partnering with the Mountaintop Ranger District to repair the Alpine Pedal Path over the next three years. Path users will experience short term closures as work progresses along the path. The first phase began September 17th: grinding … [Read more...]

Build and Explore: It’s Skyline Trail Weekend!

Big Bear Lake, CA, August 13, 2013 – After countless hours of trail building by volunteers, the Skyline Trail is ready for its public debut. The grand opening is scheduled for Saturday, August 17 at 10 a.m. at the trail head located at the intersection of Forest Service Roads 2N10 and 2N06. The event will include a ribbon cutting ceremony, … [Read more...]

Transportation challenge: Leave the car behind on Fridays

Big Bear Lake, CA, May 3, 2013 - The Big Bear Cycling Association has published their 2013 calendar, and they're calling the end of the week "Ride to Work Friday." The encouragement is timely, since a report issued yesterday finds the City of Big Bear Lake has a higher than average number of residents who drive alone to work. In 2012, 88.3% of … [Read more...]

Cycling season kicks off with Wednesday Expo

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 24, 2013 - The Big Bear Cycling Association is holding their free Open House and Expo at Nottingham’s Tavern from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday. This is a chance  to renew your membership or just learn about cycling in Big Bear Valley.  There will be happy hour food specials and $1 draft beers from Fat Tire, … [Read more...]

Over 1100 Bicycle Riders in Big Bear Tour

Regina Jackowski - volunteer checking in riders for the 2012 Tour de Big Bear

Big Bear Lake, CA August 3, 2012 4:00 pm -  Bicycle riders from all over Southern California are arriving in Big Bear today to participate in the Tour de Big Bear.  The numbers have grown substantially from the modest beginnings during the May 2010 Tour of California which ended in Big Bear at Snow Summit.   At last count 1125 riders have … [Read more...]

The Amgen Tour of California returns to Big Bear

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Big Bear Lake,  CA. May 9, 2012 - The Amgen Tour of California returns to Big Bear after a one year hiatus on Friday May 18th, 2012.  The race will feature 16 of the world's best teams battling it out over more than 750 miles of picturesque California highways, roadways and coastline.  In addition, the Amgen Tour of California will be the last … [Read more...]

Nutrition 102 : Big Bear Cycling Association

The Big Bear Cycling Association presents nutrition 102 at Nottinghams on Monday, September 26th, from 7:00 to 8:00pm.  Adventure racers and nutrition experts Karen Lundgren and Paul Romero will be providing information on proper nutrition.  For more information go to www.bigbearcycling.com … [Read more...]

Tour de Big Bear To Bring 600 Cyclists to Big Bear Valley

Big Bear, Ca, August 2nd, 2011, 4:00pm - Over 600 cyclists will ride this Saturday in the Tour de Big Bear.  The Tour is in its 2nd year, but as Craig Smith Big Bear Cycling Association President puts it "this year the tour is new and improved."  Last year, the Tour de Big Bear was in its infancy, as a complimentary event to the Tour of … [Read more...]

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