Welcome to the Big Bear Butt Cruise-August 24, 2024

A 1 day road bike ride throughout scenic Manistee and Benzie Counties

Welcome to the Big Bear Sportsman’s Club annual “Big Bear Butt Cruise” taking place on Saturday, August 24th, 2024. This annual cruise is composed of four different rides: 60k, 130k, 170k and a 210k ride. All will take you across Tippy Dam and on some of Manistee County’s best roads across our beautiful rivers, through our scenic forests and out to the majestic bluff views of Lake Michigan.

Special thanks to the Manistee County Visitors Bureau…

for making this great video of our last BBBC.  Here you will see and experience some of the amazing views and vistas along the Big Bear Butt Cruise throughout Manistee and Benzie County.

Registration Info

  • $65 per person through June 30
  • $70 starting July 1st – August 23rd
  • $75 on the day of the event.
  • Rack & Ride Available for $30 (does not include any meals). After July 1st $40

Make sure you register early to save, and get your free t-shirt, and pre-ordered race jersey!  Must register by July 24th to guarantee a T-Shirt.

The Ride will feature:
  • FREE camping on the grounds of our newly constructed state of the art facility.
  • FREE breakfast and dinner on ride day! (Local, Fresh, Organic food!) Not included in Rack & Ride.
  • FREE BBBC T-Shirt when you register online! Must register by July 24th to guarantee T-Shirt.
  • SAG/rest stops along all routes (some with scenic views of Lake Michigan and the Manistee River.)
  • Music and libations throughout the evening on the ride day.
  • Local vendors will be onsite promoting our sustainable event!

Check out our latest BBBC Jersey!