The Bear 100

Update…6th Annual Bear 100: May 12, 2018

Registration will open on February 2, 2018

See you in Laona!


 The Bear 100 will again be working with the Laona Rescue Squad.  They will be providing both pre-race logistical help and will be out on the routes on the day of the ride in the event of an emergency.  I am happy to announce that 100% of donations will go to the Laona Rescue Squad to help support their efforts. 


Why ride The Bear 100? We all roll up to the starting line for our own reasons…adventure, personal challenge, training for a longer event, a nudge outside our comfort zone, the simple joy of riding bikes…whatever the reason, a day riding in the Nicolet National Forest is a day you won’t forget. 

What is The Bear 100? A minimal support gravel road cycling event through the Nicolet National Forest focusing on self sufficiency and personal responsibility. You are responsible for yourself.

Where: Nicolet National Forest – Laona, WI

When: May 20, 2017  Start times: 7:00 am for all routes

Distances: Approximately 108 mile, 68 mile, and 31 mile routes

Honey Bear 31: A 31 mile route perfect for gravel novices. This route uses sections of the Bear 100 routes and while shorter, should not be taken lightly.

Fees: $20 donation, 100% of which will go to the Laona Rescue Squad.

Size: 250 rider limit

Prizes: None

Road surface: Just a few miles of pavement, mostly gravel and dirt roads, maybe some two track






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