BIG BEAR LAKE Host City   


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Craig Smith, Amgen Tour of California Local Organizing Committee

and Chair of Tour de Big Bear


Craig and family moved to Big Bear Lake fulltime in 2000. An avid downhill skier and general outdoors enthusiast, Craig found his cycling passion in 2006 and has been riding a bike ever since! Trails Foundation was a great way to get involved to improve and expand the trails system throughout the Valley. Dedicated bike lanes, bike routes and expanded mountain trails are all his goals. Craig was a founder and currently serves as President of the Big Bear Cycling Association, Co-Chair of the Amgen Tour of California Local Organizing Committee and Chair of Tour de Big Bear. When not doing biking things, Craig works on several home businesses, real estate development projects and manages a large rice farm in Louisiana.






City of Big Bear Lake Mayor Bill Jahn


On behalf of the City of Big Bear Lake, the City Council and the Citizens of this beautiful Valley, we welcome the Amagen Athletes and their Teammates participating in this exciting Time Trials Event.

“Welcome!” to the thousands of spectators that will be viewing the trials both in person or on Television! We wish all of the riders and their teams the best of luck, success and a safe Tour of California!




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Pamela Scannell

Chamber of Big Bear Commerce Executive Director


We welcome all to the AMGEN Tour of California Time Trials in Big Bear Valley. Our Businesses are standing by to see to your needs. If you have come to relax or to play, you have come to the right place, so why not stop a while?  If not now, soon...Big Bear Valley offers a warm and friendly community in a convenient location. Hiking, fishing, biking, living...it's all here!  We're worth far more than a day, we're worth a stay!




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Michael Perry

Visitors Bureau Interim CEO


The National and World-wide press coverage has helped attract visitors to our beautiful mountain-community and will boost the local Big Bear Valley Visitors Bureau tourism year-round.