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Conquer The Bear & Kenda Cup Finals Bring Hundreds of People to Big Bear!

    Racers climb up fire road 2N10 at the start of the race. Big Bear, Ca, June 20, 2011, 3:00pm –  This past Sunday cyclists came from across California, Oregon, South Africa, Mexico and beyond to compete in the Kenda Cup Team Big Bear Mountain Bike Race Finals in Big Bear.  This event was also part two in the Conquer the Cub and Conquer the Bear series, part of Open Air Big Bear.  The event had a special element to it this year, incorporating a 50-mile marathon race, along with the standard 18 mile and 24 mile course loops.  The Conquer the Cub participants did the 18 mile loop, and the Conquer the Bear participants did the 24 mile loop, while the marathoners did two laps of the 24 mile loop, plus a little extra. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30837.mp3|titles=Kenda Cup Conquer the Bear Bike Race Results June 2011] After a grueling day of racing Heather Devito of Big Bear Lake, and Jessie Haynes of Vista, Ca retained their top spots as the Conquer the Bear Leaders in the four event series, which started earlier this year with Snowshoe the Bear in February.  Cathleen Calkins took the third place spot overall for Conquer the Bear, with Angela Meyers taking the second place overall spot for the women.  Ted Devito held onto his second place spot for the series, followed by Casey Williams. ...

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Part 2 of Conquer The Bear Series: Team Big Bear Mountain Bike Race

Big Bear, Ca, June 16, 2011, 1:00pm –The next event in the Conquer the Cub and Conquer the Bear series part of Open Air Big Bear is this Sunday with the Team Big Bear Mountain Bike Race.  The Conquer the Bear series started earlier this year with a snowshoe race in February, and will continue in July with Paddlefest on July 10th, and Endure the Bear Trail Run on September 10th.  Those participating in all four events will Conquer the Cub or Conquer the Bear and the top male and female in the Conquer the Bear series, which consists of competing in the longest race in each event, will win $500 along with various prizes.  The mountain bike race is open to all who wish to compete.  The beginner or category 3 race will be an 18-mile course which covers many fire roads and trails on the south shore of Big Bear Lake.  The longer course will be 26 miles, and for the real endurance athletes there will be a Marathon 50 mile race that will bring riders from all over the US to compete.  For more information go to www.OpenAirBigBear.com or www.TeamBigBear.com to...

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Team Big Bear Mountain Bike Race Is Full Of Big Bear Locals!

Big Bear, Ca, May, 23, 2011, 1:00pm – The locals came out in full force this past weekend for the Big Bear Shootout #1 mountain bike race.  Teams Bear Valley Bikes, Chains Required, Steven K Pro Sports, and Loeka teams were well represented with  Romolo Forcino and Ely Woody from team Chains Required placing 4th and 5th in the Pro Mens Feild.  Local Big Bear rider Lauren Gregg Riding for team Loeka took first place for Cat 1 women 19-29, and had the best Cat 1 ‘ time for the entire field.  The Bear Valley Bikes women’s team was well represented with many top spots, and podiums for the ladies including:  Cythina Miranda, Veronica Eliasson, Alison Hyde, Louise Boyer and Michelle Russell).  The Williams family continue to do well with Evan Williams placing first in Category 2 Juniors, older brother Casey placing second in Category 1 Juniors and 11 year old Elle Williams placing 2nd for Junior Women 14 and under.  Another family of cyclists to watch out for are the Burton Boys with nine year old Alex Burton took first place for the Junior men 10 and under, beating the rest of the competition by over 8 minutes.  Brothers Zachary and Ryan Burton also did well placing 4th and 2nd in their feilds.  The next Big Bear Shoot Out will be on June 19th, and will also be one...

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