FCC - P.O. Box 27571, Fresno, CA 93729-7571

THE 25TH ANNUAL GRIZZLY CENTURY & RIDES

  • 2019-09-14
  • 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • North Fork School, 33087 County Road 228, North Fork, Ca. 93643

Registration

  • 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
  • (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.
  • Contains section of gravel road.
  • Portion of gravel road
  • Portion of road gravel

Registration is closed



The North Fork Grizzly and Byway Gravel Century

The Fresno Cycling Club, the community of North Fork and the Sierra Vista Scenic Byway Association are excited to present the 25th 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, Byway Centuries and Metric Centuries 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 and back to North Fork.
  • THE BYWAY GRINDER  (about 100 miles) A new addition to the Griz. 19 miles of new route, with a 8 mile grinder section of road beyond the Arch Rock turnoff. The road is half paved and half a combination of gravel, oil, native surface, etc. Bypasses the Grizzly Road
  • 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 stops at Mile High Vista & Minarets Work Station rest stops
  • Post-ride BBQ meal starting at 12:00 pm, riders must check in at Kennedy Hall to get meal ticket after they finish their ride.
  • Rest stops and SAG support
  • T-Shirt for those who register by 8/25/19

Early registration - on or before 5/31/2019

  • $85 for 100 Mile, Gravel Grinder, and 100K
  • $50 for Loop the Lake
On or after 6/1/2019
  • $95 for 100 Mile, Gravel Grinder, and 100K
  • $50 for Loop the Lake
On or after 9/1/2019
  • $110 for 100 Mile and Gravel Grinder
  • $95 for 100K
  • $50 for Loop the Lake

LATE REGISTRATION ON 9/13 & 14, CASH ONLY!

  • $115 for 100 Mile and Gravel Ride
  • $105 for 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 Friday Sept 13th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm and Saturday Sept 14th from 6:15 am at Kennedy Hall, North Fork Elementary.

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