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 Organizations Cycle Money Back Into Community

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Big Bear Lake, CA, December 10, 2013 - Big Bear Cycling President Craig Smith announced this week that his organization and the 2013 Tour de Big Bear will invest a combined $35,000 into local cycling projects next year.  Tour de Big Bear had already committed over $50,000 in funding over the past two years. Funding will benefit the … [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...]

Tour de Big Bear

The Tour de Big Bear is a cycling event where road cyclists can ride a 25, 50, 75 or 100 mile ride through the Big Bear Valley.  There will be aid stations, an expo, and some amazing views.   Go to www.tourdebigbear.com for more information, and to register. … [Read more...]

Big Bear Cycling Association Seeks Volunteers

Big Bear, Ca, January 16, 2011, 5:00pm -The Big Bear Cycling Association had a busy year in 2011, and is looking to make 2012 even busier.  Last year the then newly formed Big Bear Cycling Association was able to provide a full summer ride schedule of 14 rides a week, with timed training rides, and put on the Tour de Big Bear with 600 riders.  … [Read more...]

Open Air Big Bear Announces 2012 Conquer The Bear Schedule Of Events

Big Bear Lake, CA, November 11, 2011, noon – Open Air Big Bear is back with the 2012 Conquer the Bear, Conquer the Cub, and the all new Conquer the Grizzly multisport challenges in Big Bear Lake. The series will test athletes on four different disciplines throughout the year – snowshoeing, paddling, cycling, and trail running. The events … [Read more...]

“Event”full Weekend For The Big Bear Valley

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Big Bear, Ca, August 9, 2011, 12:00pm - This past weekend boasted many exciting events for the Big Bear Valley that drew crowds in the thousands.  The Big Bear Air Fair sold over 7,200 tickets and, coupled with vendors and volunteers, the crowd was estimated between 7,500 and 8,000.  There were 50 aircraft on display and 60 planes flew in for the … [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...]