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7th Annual Ebbetts Pass Century
August 23th, 2014
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Ebbetts Pass Century Ride

The 7th Annual Ebbetts Pass Century will be held on August 23, 2014 and we look forward to seeing many of you enjoying the world class cycling surrounding Bear Valley, California (map).

Four scenic and supported rides will be held during the Ebbetts Pass Century event:

  1. Ebbetts Pass Century - 96 miles
  2. Bear Valley Metric Century - 64 miles
  3. Bear Valley Half Century - 48 miles
  4. Stanislaus Quarter Century - 28 miles

Additional Information:

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7th Annual Ebbetts Pass Century - Aug. 23, 2014

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This demanding century ride begins and ends in the scenic alpine village of Bear Valley at 7000 feet. Riders experience some of the best cycling in the Sierra Nevada with breath taking vistas, challenging climbs and exhilarating descents. Strategic support stations keep riders hydrated and fed with SAG support on the "24% Pacific Grade" at mile 83! At the end of the ride everybody is served a tasty meal.

Ride Reports: #1, #2, #3, #4

1st 60 registrations gain entry into the 2015 Death Ride.* Death Ride


"The route was fantastic, support was well placed and stocked with friendly volunteers. Overall a great Sierra weekend on my bike!" (Doug Richardson - 2008)

Ebbetts Pass Century

Length: 96 miles
Climbing: 10,600 feet
Map: Course
Start/Finish: Bear Valley Adventure Co.
Start Time: 6:30-7:30 AM
Prices: $55 before May 15, 2014
$65 before June 30, 2014
$75 before July 31, 2014
$90 before August 20, 2014
$100 August 20th+, 2014
ONLINE REGISTRATION
* - must attend the Ebbetts Pass Century to gain automatic entry to the Death Ride. Attendees will be given a 2015 Death Ride registration form in Bear Valley which will need to be filled out and returned to the Death Ride organizers.

View Ebbetts Pass Century 2013, CA 95223 in a larger map 

 

 

Bear Valley Metric Century - August 23, 2014

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This "super-scenic" ride packs a lot of punch and navigates the best terrain of the Ebbetts Pass Century including Spicer Reservoir, Lake Alpine and Ebbetts Pass including the memorable 24% "Pacific Grade" at mile 52! .

Length: 64 miles
Climbing: 7500 feet
Map: Course
Start Bear Valley
Start: 7:30-8:30 AM

Prices:
$45 before May 15, 2014
$55 before June 30, 2014
$65 before July 31, 2014
$75 before August 20, 2014
$85 August 20th+, 2014

ONLINE REGISTRATION

Ride Report

GPS plot along the course

Bear Valley Metric Century


"I think that was the best 60 miles I have ever ridden! Great scenery, good roads and "REAL" climbs and descents. I'm psyched for next year."
(P. Peters - 2009)


 

Bear Valley Half Century - August 23, 2014

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This is a scenic and enjoyable ride with a good balance of climbs and distance at altitude.

Length: 48 miles
Maps: Course
Climbing: 3950 feet
Meeting Location: Bear Valley Adventure Co.
Start: 8 - 9 AM
Prices:
$40 before June 30, 2014
$50 before July 31, 2014
$60 before August 20, 2014
$70 August 20th+, 2014
ONLINE REGISTRATION

Bear Valley Half Century

 

 

Stanislaus Quarter Century - August 23, 2014

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This is a great introduction to High Sierra cycling. Smooth descents & climbs in a scenic setting with a support station right in the middle!

Length: 28 miles
Maps: Course
Climbing: 2400 feet
Start: 8:30 - 9:30 AM
Prices:
$35 before June 30, 2014
$45 before July 31, 2014
$55 before August 20, 2014
$65 August 20th+, 2014
ONLINE REGISTRATION

Stanislaus Quarter Century


"Thanks for offering this ride. I look forward to coming back next year and trying the next one."
(Don Larson - 2009)

 

Support Stations

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All rides begin and end at one centralized location so a diverse group of cyclists can enjoy a day of High Sierra riding. 5 support stations are strategically positioned along the course to enable riders to stay well hydrated and fed. Afterwards all participants are treated to a tasty meal to recharge and relax with fellow cyclists.

Support stations will have a variety of food and beverages such as bananas, oranges, bagels, chips, crackers, Clif Bars, cold water, sodas and sport electrolyte drinks. Plus the Bear Valley station will provide a burrito lunch and a tasty post-ride meal for all riders.