The Second Annual Bear 100
May 24th, 2014
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If you’re wondering what you’re getting into, pictures and video from 2013 are available here.
Thanks again to all our 2013 sponsors, volunteers, and T-Bobs Sports Bar and Grill for being such a great start line/finish line host!
What: An unsupported gravel road cycling event through the Nicolet National Forest focusing on self sufficiency and personal responsibility. You are responsible for yourself.
If, you are the Goldilocks type and expect:
-your road/trail not too bumpy, not too smooth, not too muddy, not too dry, not too hilly, not too flat
-rest stops with bagels, cream cheese, and strawberry shortcake every 15miles
-a SAG vehicle to cart your worn out carcass and/or broken bike back to the start
-that everything will go juuust right….
Then, The Bear 100 is not for you. Please think long and hard about this before you register. READ the FAQ’s!
Where: Nicolet National Forest in and around Laona, WI
When: May 24th, 2014 @ 7:00am
Distances: Approximately 100 mile and 100K routes
Size: 200 rider limit
Road surface: As little pavement as possible, mostly gravel, some two track(The 100k route is about 55miles of gravel, 5 miles of pavement, and 3 miles of two track)
Why “The Bear 100”?
For some it will be an early season test of race fitness, for others a long gravel road endurance ride on lightly traveled gravel roads through a beautiful corner of the state. We can talk more about it after you’re done. By then you’ll have your own answers.