Tour de Big Bear

Tour de Big Bear – Saturday, August 3rd, 2024

Registration Now Open For 2024

REGISTER for 2024 Tour de Big Bear Purchase 2024 Tour de Big Bear Apparel

Back to Bear Mountain for 2024!

We’ll keep you posted as more information becomes available.  Thank you for your support and we’ll see you soon!

More than just Southern California’s favorite ride! The Tour de Big Bear was recently named the #1 Gran Fondo in North America by Gran Fondo Guide!

Event Details

Southern California’s favorite ride! The Tour de Big Bear features legendary aid stations, beautiful mountain scenery and spectacular summer weather. With the Family Fun Ride, 25, 50, 70 and 100 mile courses plus the Dirty Cub and Dirty Bear 25 and 50 mile gravel rides, there’s a route for every cycling enthusiast!


  • A FREE Family Fun Ride for all ages on the quiet backstreets of Big Bear plus family-friendly activities like face painting and a bounce house!
  • Major intersections traffic controlled
  • High Quality “Technical Performance Shirt” ($20.00 Value)
  • King/Queen of the Mountain race up Onyx Summit for prizes (70 and 100 mile courses only)
  • Strava segment challenges
  • Legendary and fully staffed Aid Stations
  • Custom designed finishers medal
  • Directional signage
  • First Aid, Repair Mechanics, SAG Repair Vehicles, Course Marshals and emergency radio personnel at all Aid Stations and on the courses
  • Timed event for training purposes
  • The 50 mile Dirty Bear or the 25 mile Dirty Cub Gravel Rides with flowy mixed surface fun!

Big Bear Cycling Expo

The free Big Bear Cycling Expo will be held Friday and Saturday and is open to the public.  Visit our vendor booths, enjoy a beer or cocktail and socialize with friends.  Plus, take advantage of our the free, on-site bike valet.

Free Family Activities

Our Cycling Expo also includes some great FREE family activities including face painting, a bounce house, the family fun ride and live entertainment.  Bring the family and enjoy the fun!

Beer Tasting

New for 2024! Beer tasting Saturday from 11 am to 5 pm!  Several breweries will be onsite showcasing their finest crafts. Prices are below:

Tasting Package (Includes ten tasting tickets, glass and one 16 ounce beer of choice): $45
Ten tasting tickets: $35
One 16 ounce beer of choice: $12

Other Cycling Week Events

Friday, August 2
Poker Ride: 4 pm from Bear Mountain
The BBCA Glow Ride: 7:30 pm from Nottingham’s in the Village

Sunday, August 4
Recovery Rides: Tour de Big Bear & Dirty Bear/Cub – both from Copper Q in the Village


Adaptive Cyclists

We welcome and encourage cyclists of all ages and abilities to join us. If you have a question about facilities or our courses, please contact us at


E-bikes are allowed in the Tour de Big Bear road events only.  E-bikes will not be allowed in the Dirty Bear or Dirty Cub gravel events due to Forest Service restrictions on use of e-bikes on single track trails.

If you choose to participate in the Tour de Big Bear road events using an E-bike or any other motor assisted vehicle, you will be assuming all risk and burden in any maintenance or assistance required resulting in any difficulties or breakdowns  of that vehicle.  Tour de Big Bear will not be able to assist you with any problems you might have.

E-bikes and any other motor assisted vehicles will be exempt from winning any Strava Segments and Awards.

Escape the summer heat and #RIDEWITHUS!

The Tour de Big Bear is sanctioned by USA Cycling.
(USA Cycling membership is NOT required to participate in the Tour de Big Bear.)

USA Cycling