Tour de Big Bear 2021

43101 Goldmine Dr
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

Cycling > Half Century, Metric Century

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Event Description

Join us on Saturday, August 7, 2021 for the Tour de Big Bear, Southern California’s favorite ride! The Tour de Big Bear features legendary aid stations, beautiful mountain scenery and spectacular summer weather. With 5k, 25, 50, 70, 106 and 109 mile courses, there’s a route for every cycling enthusiast!

  • A Family Fun Ride for all ages only 5k in the quite backstreets of Big Bear
  • Major intersections traffic controlled
  • High Quality "Technical Performance Shirt" ($20.00 Value)
  • King/Queen of the Mountain race up Onyx Summit for prizes (70, 106 and 109 mile only)
  • Paying Strava Segements
  • Legendary and fully staffed Aid Stations
  • Custom designed finishers medal
  • Directional signage
  • First Aid, Repair Mechanics, SAG Repair Vehicles, Course Marshalls and emergency radio personnel at all Aid Stations and on the courses
  • Timed event for training purposes
  • Cyclist Goodie Bag
  • Beer Garden
  • FREE Bike Valet while enjoying the two day Big Bear Cycling Expo
  • Tour de Big Bear Raffle
  • Week long Big Bear Cycling Festival with full week of rides and activities 
  • New to 2021 The Dirty Bear Gravel Ride with 50 miles of Gravel Fun!!!

SIGN UP NOW!  This event has SOLD OUT early the last 10 years and will again this year - don't miss it!

Event details and schedule

Thursday, August 5th

Tour de Big Bear Check-In and Late Registration
Time: 3 pm to 6 pm | Location: Bear Mountain 

Tour de Big Bear Glow Ride - Night Road Ride with Lights
Time: 7 pm | Location: Corner of Pine Knot and Village Drive

Friday, August 6th

Tour de Big Bear Check-In and Late Registration
Time: 12 pm to 9 pm | Location: Bear Mountain

Big Bear Cycling Expo and Beer Garden
Time: 12 pm to 9 pm | Location: Bear Mountain

Poker Ride
The Tour de Big Bear Poker Ride will begin at Bear Mountain and go around the lake. Multiple stops to pick up cards to make the best poker hand as an easy warm up ride for Tour de Big Bear.
Time:  4 pm | Location: Bear Mountain

Saturday, August 7th

Tour de Big Bear Late Check-In and Late Registration
Time: 6 am to 9 am | Location: Bear Mountain

Tour de Big Bear Start Times (start times are approximate depending on rider sign-ups)

  • 5k (TBD)  
  • 25 Mile (TBD)
  • 50 Mile (TBD)
  • 70 Mile (TBD)
  • 106 Mile (TBD)
  • 109 Mile (TBD)
  • 50 mile Gravel Ride (TBD)


Big Bear Cycling Expo

Time: 9 am to 5 pm | Location: Bear Mountain

Beer Garden
Time: 11 am to 5 pm | Location: Bear Mountain

Raffle and Awards
Time: 4 pm to 5 pm | Location: Bear Mountain

Sunday, August 8th

Recovery ride
Easy recovery ride on open roads around one or both lakes.
Time: 9 am | Location: Meet at Copper Q in the Village for light breakfast at 8:30 am. Ride Starts from Start/Finish at 9:00 am

Mountain Bikers:  The Big Bear Cycling Association holds weekly club mountain bike rides.  Check out our ride schedule and #RIDEWITHUS!


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