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Big Bear MTB Gran Fondo/Grizzly 100 NUE

July 29 2017
Big Bear Lake, California, USA

Join the fun and challenge yourself with the Big Bear MTN Bike Gran Fondo or the Grizzly 100.

The Gran Fondo will be a scenic tour to stretch your personal limits and push you beyond what you have ever done before. 20/30/50/70/100k of single track and fire roads.  The 20k is for the less experience rider or for the rider who hates to climb.  Take the scenic Snow Summit Sky Chair to the top of the mountain to begin the ride across the ridgeline.  Other events climb the distance to the ridgeline and enjoy the views.

The Grizzly 100 will race the same 100k course as the Gran Fondo with over 10,000 feel of elevation gain. This is a qualifier for the National Ultra Endurance (NUE) mountain bike series.

Routes: 20k, 30k, 50k, 70k 100k
Difficulty of Greatest Route: D - Difficult terrain with longer, steeper hills
Entry Limit: 400
Time Zone: Atlantic Standard Time (AST)
Start Times / Itinerary

Race begins at 7:00 am and Gran Fondo Rides follow beginning at 7:15.

Course cleared at 4:00 pm


$50 - $150

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What's Included?

Entry fee includes access to best aid stations on the planet for any mountain bike event ever.  Every finisher receives a finisher's medal.  1st 100 riders/races to complete the 100k event receive a belt buckle.  

Packet Pickups

Information will be sent to registered riders in the week prior to the event.

Prize / Race Categories

The Grizzly 100 is a National Ultra Endurance Race (NUE) and has a prize purse of over $5,000.  

Open Men/Women; Masters, and Single Speed categories


Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
Sign On Desk
Pre-Packet Pickups
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Roving Mechanical Support
Neutral Support Vehicles
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Electronic Start/Finish Hill Timing
Strava KOM
Strava QOM
Category / Race Prizes
Finishing Medals
Results Within 24 Hours
Downloadable GPS files
Free Training Rides
Finish Line Chute
Feed / Aid Stations
Number of Timed Hill Climbs
One Hill Climb
Event Size
Less Than 500 Riders
Start Address: The Village, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
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Jul 29 2017 - EVENT: Big Bear MTB Gran Fondo/Grizzly 100 NUE