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  1. the 11th annual Black Bear Rampage is open for registration!

    The Rampage is a 40 mile race at the Ocoee Whitewater Center in the Tanasi region (Copperhill, TN) of the United States Forest Service. There is a 20 mile options that beginner racers can opt for...
  2. the 10th annual Black Bear Rampage at the Ocoee Whitewater Center 11 September, 2016

    A Mountain Bike Race with a 240lb+ category?!
    10th annual Black Bear Rampage is open for registration!
    Black Bear Rampage Mountain Bike Race at the Ocoee Whitewater Center in Ducktown, TN

    The...
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    Only 56 spots left! We should be filled up today...

    Only 56 spots left! We should be filled up today or tomorrow. We had over 30 register yesterday. The Ocoee Dam Deli is locked in to cater the Rampage this year! Racers start your engines!
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    SIX INCHES?! Dude! You are the man! We have...

    SIX INCHES?! Dude! You are the man! We have added two new race categories this year: the FAT TIRE and the VINTAGE (60 and over). We are working on getting a funeral home to sponsor the Vintage...
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    Awesome, Robert! WE have 120 racers registered...

    Awesome, Robert! WE have 120 racers registered so far with 230 spots left open. Check out the new artwork for this year's jersey at BlackBearRampage.com!
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    99 racers are registered so far! Lapierre has...

    99 racers are registered so far! Lapierre has come on as a sponsor and is even donating an XR529 carbon race frame with a Fox shock for a prize drawing! SuperSport has taken our new artwork and built...
  7. Win a GoPro Hero3 Black in a Cycling is Fun Photo Contest!

    Scott's Bikes in Cleveland, TN is hosting the GoPro Cycling is Fun Photo Contest! Submit your favorite photos and vote and win an awesome video camera!:more_cowbell:
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    2014 Black Bear Rampage

    2014 is the 8th year of the Black Bear Rampage and we have a great day planned! We are adding a fat bike category and keeping all of the other race categories. The 20 mile course is for beginners,...
  9. Product review for the 2014 Lapierre XR529EI

    I test rode the 48cm XR529EI tonight for the second time. I have been looking for reviews of this bike online, but have only found remarks by people who haven't ridden it. They talk about how it...
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    Down to 2 spots remaining! I anticipate being...

    Down to 2 spots remaining! I anticipate being filled tonight. Look to see a strong Velo Vixen turn-out this year! I love girls on bikes!
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    Great post, Robert! I just pre-rode the 20 mile...

    Great post, Robert! I just pre-rode the 20 mile Saturday at noon and then drove to Jack Rabbit for a quick nightcap (of 15 miles). The trails are fast and fun. I laugh riding down Boyd Gap thinking...
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    65 registered racers so far!

    65 registered racers so far!
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    We have a new Sandbagging policy for 2013 which...

    We have a new Sandbagging policy for 2013 which should go some distance to eliminate sandbagging. As a non-sanctioned race event, we do not check racers cards to ensure entry into the proper...
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    Hello Jose, We have always provided fantastic...

    Hello Jose,

    We have always provided fantastic catering at the Rampage, but discovered these two "food trucks" in Chattanooga this year and, having received comments about the $100 entrance in...
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    2013 Black Bear Rampage is on!

    September 8th, 2013. 20 mile course for beginners and a 40 mile course for beginners with legs, sport, expert, singlespeed, pros, etc. 85% singletrack, some 4000 feet of elevation gain, four SAG...
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    You can check out Black Bear Rampage on facebook...

    You can check out Black Bear Rampage on facebook and talk with other racers about carpooling, sharing rooms, tents, tire pumps and planning pre-rides! Keep it Rubber Side Down!
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    We designed the Rampage for the racers, but it...

    We designed the Rampage for the racers, but it also represents our entire advertising budget for the year. We put a lot of time and money into the race, but also recognize that we cannot absorb the...
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    What would you say to custom Hincapie Black Bear...

    What would you say to custom Hincapie Black Bear Rampage SHORTS or BIBS next year (that would match the last two Rampage jerseys) instead of another jersey - as schwag in the Rampage bag?
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    Jersey Brand

    This year's jersey is also made by Hincapie - we have no plans of ever going cheap on any part of the Rampage -I only want top quality. I hope things change and you can ride!:luck:
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    2010 Black Bear Rampage

    The Black Bear Rampage is scheduled for September 12 this year. For those of you who have not raced the Rampage before, this is a 40 mile fast, flowing course that utilizes the beautiful Ocoee...
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    The latest (official) news

    Floyd's calendar is clear, so he should be at the Rampage.

    Late Registrants will still receive the jersey they request - just in the mail after the race.

    There is some awesome schwag in the...
  22. The official skinny

    The registration count for the Black Bear Rampage is 199 and climbing. Registration will continue up until the maximum of 500 is reached or until Saturday the 27th of September. There will not be...
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    Bear food

    The bears aren't bad. Though I have heard a lot of first hand accounts of bear sightings, I have only seen one cub myself and it was running (away from me)! Just be careful not to get between a...
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    The latest news on the Black Bear Rampage!

    Well, a few updates since last post. In order to get the jerseys here for the race, I have to have sizes and QTY by the 8th of August, so we are setting an Aug 7th deadline for registration. There...
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    Black Bear Rampage

    Hmm. We have been kicking around ideas about utilizing available property in the area for camping, party, etc. What makes using the parking lot more attractive is the fact that racers will continue...
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    Black Bear Rampage

    Prohibition? Hmm. Alcohal is prohibited (I just called and asked) on Federal forest land. Having said that, I have never seen anyone actively trying to discover it at a campground or park. I will...
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    Black Bear Rampage

    Root Beer, you say? I don't know the official stand on what is allowed in Federal Forests, but we don't do alky-haul. You could probably bring your own? We will have plenty of MONSTER!!!
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    Black Bear Rampage

    NORBA style? :big_grin: Someone asked me last year if it was a sanctioned race. I told them that my big brother said I could do it. This race is a race for the trail rider. Picture this: $65 entry...
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    The Black Bear Rampage

    What is it? 40+ miles of the flowingest trails you ever fell in love with. The registration fee covers the race, the schwag, the post race meal and the post race party.

    When is it? Sunday, 28...
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    2008 Black Bear Rampage is open!

    The Black Bear Rampage is bigger and better than ever! Gary Fisher will be in attendance, with Monster and Oakley kicking in more than ever. Great food, great schwag, and an option for a full-zipper...
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