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Registration is Now Open for the 2024 Tour de Big Bear

Save the Date for Saturday, August 3rd, 2024!

Registration is Now Open for the 2024 Tour de Big Bear

2024-big-bear-lake-logo-200wBig Bear Lake, CA:  The Big Bear Cycling Association (BBCA) announces the return of the Tour de Big Bear in 2024. Last year the event was named the Number One Gran Fondo in North America by Gran Fondo Guide. 

Big Bear Lake is Southern California’s four-season mountain lake escape.  Situated in the San Bernardino National Forest at 6,752’ elevation, it has cooler summer temperatures along with stunning mountain scenery.   

The Tour de Big Bear features alpine roadways and trails over high mountain passes like Onyx Summit (elevation of 8,443 feet), and around Big Bear and Baldwin Lakes – plus fully staffed Aid Stations that feature ribs, bacon and other tasty treats.  

The 2024 Tour de Big Bear will start and finish at Bear Mountain Resort.  Routes include:

- Family fun ride
- 25, 50, 70 or 100 mile routes
- 50 mile Dirty Bear and 25 mile Dirty Cub gravel rides

Tour de Big Bear Cycling Festival Events

The Big Bear Cycling Association hosts a two-day cycling expo that includes 40+ cycling vendors, a complimentary bike valet, food and beverages, family-friendly activities plus live entertainment during Saturday’s festivities. 

Come up early and get acclimated to the altitude with our Glow Rides and Poker Rides. Wind down on Sunday with the Recovery Ride.

- Free Friday Poker Ride – August 2
- Free Friday Night Glow Ride – August 2
- Cycling Expo – August 2 & 3
- Free Sunday Recovery Rides (road and gravel) – August 4

The Tour de Big Bear and the Big Bear Cycling Association are proud to once again partner with Official Lodging Sponsor, Visit Big Bear.  Visit Big Bear offers a wide variety of lodging options for visitors to the Big Bear area.

For more information, please visit: https://bigbearcycling.com/tour-de-big-bear-gran-fondo-guide

About the Big Bear Cycling Association & Big Bear Lake, CA

The Big Bear Cycling Association is a non-profit organization that supports recreational and competitive cycling in the Big Bear Valley.

Big Bear Lake, California is known as the “Cycling Capital of Southern California”.  It was named “#1 Weekend Getaway City” in the United States by Expedia Travel and has played host city to many world-class cycling events including four stages of the Amgen Tour of California, the Redlands Bicycle Classic, the Tour de Big Bear, as well as many world-class mountain bike events.

California Pass Challenge

If you’re thinking about also doing the Mammoth Gran Fondo, sign up for the California Pass Challenge! The Mammoth Gran Fondo was rated the #5 Gran Fondo in North America in 2024. Two spectacularly epic California rides!