Launched in 2008, Sambarn has produced several exciting and unique cycling events in Kern County and Bakersfield, CA. We have promoted road, cross, gravel and mountain bike events. As avid cyclists with a passion for the sport, we love presenting fun challenges and treating our riders like customers. QUALITY for all… enthusiast to pro. Sam Ames, owner and chief excitement officer has been involved in racing and promoting cycling events since 1985.