The 3rd Annual Bear 100 will take place on May 23rd, 2015!
100K and 100 mile options
A new Honey Bear route
Mark your calendars!
Registration will open February 1, 2015
Thanks to everyone who made it up for the inaugural Hibernator 100!
Rain, Snow and Wind. Perfect.
The 2014 Bear 100 is in the books
Pictures and videos available: Here
Thanks to all the riders, volunteers, and sponsors for making it a great day!
Special thanks to Annie and everyone from Laona Rescue for helping keep everyone safe all day!
If any of you have a ride report or photos you’d like to share just email the information to me at address below and I will put a link on the website.
I heard a lot of questions asking what sort of times the early finishers put up so here are the results:
100 Mile Men: 100 K Men:
Chris Schotz 5hrs 34min. Justin Piontek 3hrs 49min.
Todd Kinart 5hrs 35min Andy Krans 3hrs 59min
Mike Curtis 5hrs 39min Chad Wiegand 3hrs 59min
Craig Curtis 5hrs 39min Matt Schueller 3hrs 59min
Joel Hynes 5hrs 39min D. Martorano 4hrs 10min
G. Faulkner(age 71) 6hrs 14min Chad Kelly 4hrs 10min
Andrew Walsh 10hrs 11min John Sommers 5hrs 4min
100 Mile Women: 100 K Women:
Beth Wagner 7hrs 13min Amy Statz 5hrs 25min
G. Montee 5hrs 55min
Karen Piontek 6hrs 9min
Congratulations to everyone who enjoyed a great day of gravel riding in the Nicolet National Forest!
Feel free to contact me at:
If you’re wondering what you’re getting into, pictures and video from 2013 are available here.
Thanks again to all our 2014 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
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.