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...]

Drayden Gardner Goes To World Heli Challenge

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Big Bear Lake, CA, July 31, 2012, 8:00am - Local 12-year-old Drayden Gardner continues to reach new heights in the sport of snowboarding. Drayden has been chosen as one of only two junior snowboarders invited to participate in the World Heli Challenge in New Zealand. As a Young Gun in the Challenge, he will compete alongside the 30 main event … [Read more...]

Big Bear BMX Park Is Open!

Supervisor Neil Derry remarks about the Big Bear BMX Park grand opening.

Big Bear Lake, CA July 20, 2012 - San Bernardino County Third District Supervisor Neil Derry was on hand today at the Big Bear Recreation Youth Center for the grand opening of the BMX park along with other city and county officials.  Reese Troublefield remarked that this project would not have been possible without county funding and the hard work … [Read more...]

Rim Nordic Mountain Biking Offers Free Beginner Races

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Running Springs, CA, July 20, 2012, 1:00pm - Rim Nordic Mountain Biking has started their 18th season this year with races for every level from beginner to Pro.  The 2012 USA Cycling Sanctioned California State Downhill Championship series continues tomorrow, Saturday, July 21 with additional races on August 18, and the finals on September … [Read more...]

Big Bear PaddleFest 2012

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Big Bear Lake, Ca July 7, 2012 12:00 pm - "PaddleFest" 2012 is growing each year.  Over 150 racers signed up this year with 92 in the 5k alone.  This event has been attracting many, over the three day event, who want to try, for free, kayaking, canoeing and stand up paddle boarding as instruction demonstration rides are available.  The event … [Read more...]

Fundraiser for Local Snowboarder Drayden Gardner

Big Bear, CA, June 18, 2012, 8:00am - Local 12-year-old Drayden Gardner continues to reach new heights in the sport of snowboarding.  Drayden has been chosen as one of only two junior snowboarders invited to participate in the World Heli Challenge in Wanaka, New Zealand.  As a Young Gun in the Challenge, he will compete alongside the 30 main … [Read more...]

Locals Ride Free During Community Appreciation Days at Snow Summit

Big Bear, CA, May 7, 2012 - Big Bear locals can enjoy a bird’s eye view of our beautiful valley from the Snow Summit Scenic Sky Chair for free during Community Appreciation Days at Snow Summit.  Between June 18th and June 22nd, locals are invited to ride the Snow Summit Scenic Sky Chair round-trip or bring your bike for free.  According to … [Read more...]

“Kick and Flick” Celebrates the Start of the Skyline Trail

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Big Bear, CA, May 30, 2012, 3:00pm - The Big Bear Valley Trails Foundation is celebrating the kickoff of construction of the Skyline Trail, the first new trail in Big Bear Lake in almost 2 decades.  The event is Saturday, June 2nd, which appropriately enough, is National Trails Day.  The Skyline Trail is a collaboration of the Trails Foundation, … [Read more...]

Sylvain Georges of AG2R La Mondiale in a solo climb win’s the 2012 Amgen Climb to Big Bear

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Big Bear Lake, CA, May 18, 2012 – Frenchman Sylvain Georges of AG2R La Mondiale won the climb to Big Bear of the 2012 Amgen Tour of California.  Exhausted and completely rung out he crossed the finish line with the main field of riders closing in.  Thousands of spectators watched cheered and rang their cow bells as Sylvian dug deep up Summit … [Read more...]

Friday Rolling Closures: Amgen Tour of California

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Big Bear, CA, May 16, 2012, 4:00pm - The Big Bear Lake Resort Association has released information regarding intermittent/rolling road closures for this Friday’s arrival of the Amgen Tour of California cycling race from Palmdale to Big Bear.  State roadways affected include Routes 2, 138, 18 and 38 along with roadways within Big Bear.  … [Read more...]