We are very excited that the Amgen tour of California is returning to Big Bear this year. The tour is an international road race featuring elite professional teams and consists of 8 Stages. The Big Bear Climb will be stage 6 of the tour and will take place on Friday, May 18th, 2012. Riders will begin in Palmdale, then climb up through Crestline and Lake Arrowhead, to the finish at the Snow Summit Ski Area in Big Bear, a total of 115 miles.
The official Amgen Tour of California – Big Bear Climb merchandise is available in our store now. We have a range of colors and sizes but supply is limited, so come by soon to ensure you get your piece of cycling history!
T-Shirts range from $30 – $35 and leader jerseys are also available for $85.
King of the Mountain Experience (KOM)
Also coming May 18th is the Big Bear Climb King of the Mountain Experience. This experience allows you to join some of the best cyclists in the world as they take on this gruelling challenge, by riding the Big Bear part of the course on race day! The experience also includes:
- North Face Limited Edition Shirt
- Finisher’s Medal
- Limited edition number plate
- Race the pro’s course sections
- Pre Event bike check
- On course bike support
- VIP finish line area seating
- Free bike valet
- VIP Reception Friday evening with special cycling guests
- VIP raffle
For more information on this great event, visit: http://bigbearclimbkom.wordpress.com/