California’s Tour de Big Bear Set for August 2-4, 2024


BIG BEAR LAKE, California (April 29, 2024) —  The Big Bear Cycling Association (BBCA) announces the return of the Tour de Big Bear in 2024. 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. Situated in the San Bernardino National Forest at 6,752’ elevation, Big Bear Lake has cooler summer temperatures along with stunning mountain scenery.   

The Tour de Big Bear is one of S. California’s premier century rides. Photo by Captivating Sports Photos,

The 2024 Tour de Big Bear will start and finish at Bear Mountain Resort.  Routes include: a Family fun ride; 25, 50, 70 or 100 mile road cycling routes; and 50 mile Dirty Bear and 25 mile Dirty Cub gravel rides.

Tour de Big Bear Cycling Festival Events

As part of the weekend, 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. 

  • 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. Last year the event was named the Number One Gran Fondo in North America by Gran Fondo Guide. 

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