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Race Details

Challenge the Bear

: 32 and 62 miles
Race Date: Saturday, July 6, 2013
Start Time: 6:00 AM
Entry Fee: $10.00-80.00
Location: Bear Valley Springs, CA
Address: 25101 Bear Valley Road
City/State/Zip: Tehachapi, California 93561
Country: USA

Brief Description

CHALLENGE THE BEAR BIKE RIDE: - NEW THIS YEAR! July 6th. 1ST Annual Bike Rides: All rides will begin and end at Cub Lake inside Bear Valley Springs, a private gate-guarded community (25,000 acres), located 15 minutes outside Tehachapi, CA. Cyclists will be privileged to ride the virgin roads, where few cyclists have ever been. Proceeds benefit Bear Valley Police Department Volunteers in Police Service. Preregistration due June 21st and includes T-shirts.


Nestled in the Tehachapi Mountains of California, this is to be considered one of our Countries unexplored road bike rides. Valley Springs' Elevation ranges from 4,118 feet to 6,934 feet with breathtaking scenery, paved roads, three challenging climbs, exemplifying cycling at its best in Central California. Some have said Amazing rides for the beginner to the extremist might be rated as the top rides in the country. fee must be in by June 21st which includes T-shirts and 3 day entry pass.

Course Information:
This 4.97 mile ride is family friendly and runs mostly around Lower Valley Road. Pre-registration $10 includes T-shirt. Late Registration Fee $10 with NO shirt. Check In 8 AM, Race time: 9 AM Map
HALF CENTURY RIDE: 32.05 mile bike ride winds through Bear Valleys picturesque roads with three class 2 climbs and major elevation changes. Are you up to Challenge the BearPre-registration $65 includes T-shirt. Late Registration Fee $85 with NO shirt. Check In starts: 5AM, Start time: 6AM Course Map
CENTURY RIDE Papa Grizzly Bear This 62.34 mile ride is not for the faint of heart! This ride winds over most of our main roadways, contains two class 1 climbs and four class 2 climbs, with many major elevation changes! Preregistration cost is $80. Late Registration is $100. See website for details. Check In starts: 5AM, Start time: 6AM Map
Bear valleys Springs (Tehachapi,CA)

SR 58 & SR 202.  50 miles east of Bakersfield 
Other Info:


ALSO included; 3 day Independence Day Celebration events ( Fourth of July Parade, Craft and Activity booths, Food, Commercial Booths, Hot Air Balloon Rides (tentative), Firecracker 5K Night Run, Classic Car Show, BV R.C. Model Club, Moonlight Movie, Freedom Boat Parade,Cost for the Half and Century, and the ability to enjoy the community proud surroundings of Bear Valley Springs. Rides increase after 6/21st by $20. For details see the website (Challenge the Bear)

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