THE 26TH ANNUAL GRIZZLY CENTURY & RIDES

  • 10/02/2021
  • 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • North Fork Town Hall, 3060 Rd 228, North Fork, Ca. 93643
  • 596

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • THE GRIZ (100 miles) Over 10,000 foot elevation gain. Pass Mile High Vista, Jackass Rock, Arch Rock, the red fir forests of Cold Springs Summit, speedily descend to Bass Lake and back to North Fork.
  • THE GRIZ (100 miles) Over 10,000 foot elevation gain. Pass Mile High Vista, Jackass Rock, Arch Rock, the red fir forests of Cold Springs Summit, speedily descend to Bass Lake and back to North Fork.
  • THE GRIZ (100 miles) Over 10,000 foot elevation gain. Pass Mile High Vista, Jackass Rock, Arch Rock, the red fir forests of Cold Springs Summit, speedily descend to Bass Lake and back to North Fork.
  • THE METRIC CENTURY (100k = 63 miles) A 5,000 foot elevation gain. North Fork to Mile High Vista and back. Tremendous views of conifer forests, rock formations, and the high Sierra.
  • 63 Miles, 5,000 feet elevation gain
  • 63 Miles
  • (24 miles) A 1,000 foot elevation gain around Bass lake, the Pines Resort. Beautiful pines and quiet roads. Then return to the staging area along county highway 274.
  • (24 miles) A 1,000 foot elevation gain around Bass lake, the Pines Resort. Beautiful pines and quiet roads. Then return to the staging area along county highway 274.
  • Portion of gravel road

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The North Fork Grizzly and Byway Gravel Century

The North Fork Community and the Sierra Vista Scenic Byway Association are excited to present the 26th Annual Grizzly Century ride. This ride is the major fund raiser for the North Fork Community and the Sierra Vista National Scenic Byway. Come and spend the day taking in scenic vistas from the unique vantage point that only a cyclist can claim. "Profits" earned go toward promotion and improvement of the Scenic Byway, to town restoration, and other projects that benefit our mountain community. 

Route Descriptions

The Griz Centuries, Metric Centuries and Gravel loop can start at 0700 am but no later than 09:00 am. Loop the lake start time is 10 am.

  • THE GRIZ (100 miles) Over 10,000 foot elevation gain. Pass Mile High Vista, Jackass Rock, Arch Rock, the red fir forests of Cold Springs Summit, speedily descend to Bass Lake, loop the lake then back to North Fork.
  • GROWLING GRIZZLY GRAVEL Bike Route Planner - Ride with GPS 57 miles with about 35 miles of gravel. A new addition to the Griz. 

  • THE METRIC CENTURY (100K = 63 miles) A 6,587 foot elevation gain. North Fork to Mile High Vista and back. Tremendous views of conifer forests, rock formations, and the high Sierra.
  • LOOP THE LAKE https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31090018 (24 miles) A 1,836 foot elevation gain around Bass lake, the Pines Resort. Beautiful pines and quiet roads. Then return to the staging area along county highway 274. Loop the Lake starts at 10 am, riders can leave earlier but after ride meal doesn't start serving until noon.

Registration

Prices include:

  • Pancake breakfast provided by the North Fork Lion's Club starting at 6 am
  • Lunch stop at Mile High Vista rest stop.
  • Post-ride BBQ meal starting at 12:00 pm, riders must check in at Town Hall to get meal ticket after they finish their ride.
  • Rest stops and SAG support
  • Early registration - on or before 8/30/21
  • $70 for 100 Mile, Growling Gravel, and 100K
  • $35 for Loop the Lake
From 9/1/2021 - 10/1/21
  • $85 for 100 Mile, Growling Gravel, and 100K
  • $45 for Loop the Lake

    LATE REGISTRATION ON 10/2/21, CASH ONLY!

    • $100 for 100 Mile and Growling Gravel, 100K
    • $55 for Loop the Lake


      Order your jersey here:

      https://www.voler.com/browse/collections/details/li/GrizzlyCentury/


      The Griz takes place rain or shine!

      Course closes at 5:30 P.M. For everyone's safety, please observe this time. Our SAGs will assist you in getting back to the staging area. Your cooperation is appreciated. Showers are available.

      CHECKIN/PACKET PICKUP: Will be available on Saturday Oct 2 from 5:30 am to 9:00 am at North Fork Town Hall.

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