SDBC Weekly Update

SDBC 2014 Sponsors

We have some new sponsors this year, including a new title sponsor, and many continuing sponsors that have supported us for years. Visit the sponsors page on the SDBC web site to view more information about each of our sponsors or click the logos to go the specific sponsor's web site.

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SDBC Title Sponsor

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The Official Bike Shop of SDBC
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25th Anniversary Doppelbock

9.5% AlcBV • 55 SRM • 13 IBU

Karl Straus 25th Anniversary Doppelbock

About the Beer:
25 years in the brewing industry. It takes a pair. A pair of guys who know how to build a brewery with character. For such a momentous anniversary, we needed to go all out. Our robust Doppelbock started out as a seriously rich, malty lager with deep toffee flavors and a plum-like fruit character. Kicking it up a notch, we aged it in oak bourbon barrels for an entire year, adding layers of vanilla, toasted oak, and a warm lingering finish.

Whether you drink it now or let it age, enjoy a beer with as much soul as the brewery that created it. Cheers to our first 25 years, and the next 25 to come.

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Top Athletes secret friend now available to SDBC racing team. Filling nutritional deficiencies by looking in your blood makes this Comprehensive Nutritional Analysis invaluable. Click here to download a sample analysis.

Save $75 on blood testing and analysis by with code "SDBC 75" on any of our Science Based Nutrition Services - Click here to read more!

Ask us about our "NSF certified FREE of banned substances" line for cyclists.

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SDBC Men's Cat 1,2, & 3 Team Sponsor
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In this Issue

The first Fiesta Island Time Trial of the season is coming up this Sunday February 2nd.

Be sure to take a look at the offer from one of our new sponsors, Straight Nutrition, for a $75 savings on their Comprehensive Nutritional Analysis.

Select a link on the left to see what is happening this week.

Be sure to check our website and social media pages for more information.

2014 Fiesta Island Time Trial Series is ON!

FITTMoment Cycle Sport

All five events are open for registrations. Check it out on:

  • Sunday, February 2nd
  • Sunday, March 2nd
  • Sunday, March 30th
  • Sunday, September 28th
  • Sunday, November 23rd

Hi-Tech Bikes will be the series title sponsor this year, which will provide onsite mechanical support.

New to 2014, we'll be using Webscorer for online registration, timing and results to streamline the process. Racers and fans will be able to track results in real time on an iPhone.

Also new this year, top six finishers in each category will be eligible to earn points towards series competition. Prizes and awards will be given to top three series winners at the last race of the season in November.

You may sign up each race individually, or sign up for the entire series to receive 15% discount. Current SDBC members will receive $5 discount. Please contact for coupon code.

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A Note From The Membership Director

San Diego Bicycle Club

Membership renewal notices went out in the mail…

And now is the time to renew your membership for 2014. Still just $45!

Exciting things are happening in 2014 – look…

  • Expanded discounts to all members.
  • Increased sponsor support benefiting both the race teams and the general membership.
  • A new Cat 1-2 Team.
  • An entirely new Club kit.  Fun!

You may renew (a) on-line – we’re picking up the transaction fee this year, OR (b) pay by cash, check, or credit card at most Saturday rides in November and December, OR (c) use the yellow envelope that was included with your membership renewal letter.

SDBC Membership Director

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SDBC Sunday Ride

San Diego Bicycle Club


SDBC is hosting an ongoing Sunday ride leaving from UC Cyclery at 8:30 a.m. Once or twice a month we may alter the route, ride longer, or possibly leave from another location. Make sure to check SDBC Weekly online as any change will be posted.

An SDBC ride leader will lead the ride and participants are expected to:

  • Bring emergency contact information
  • Be familiar with group riding skills
  • Be able to maintain a D1 pace–17 mph average
  • Adhere to safe riding habits
  • Assist in keeping group together

Camaraderie is key! The base ride is 40 miles and arrives in Solana Beach at our sponsor, Java Depot, at 11:00 a.m. It is not a no-drop ride but we will assist in incidents as needed.

Routes will contain hills, with regrouping at the tops, faster sections with cornering and descents, and at least one water stop before coffee shop. It will be challenging, but doable & fun—like a faster version of our D2 Ride.

Arrive at 8:15 for announcements, bring 2 bottles of fluid, and be ready to roll at 8:30.

A group pic taken near ride’s end will be sent to you with a ride write-up. We look forward to seeing you.

Last Week's Riders
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Contact SDBC ride leader Michael Pelkey at

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SDBC 2014 Kit Available

The new kit design is shown below - larger images are now available by clicking on each view.

2014 SDBC Jersey Front 2014 SDBC Jersey Back
2014 SDBC Bib Left 2014 SDBC Bib Right

The Pactimo store is open. To access the Team Store from the club web site, click on Members, then SDBC Clothing, and follow the directions on the page. If this is the first time you have ordered clothing from Pactimo, you will need to create your personal account.

Please be sure of your sizing. Pactimo and SDBC are NOT responsible if you order the wrong size. Use the following link to access the Pactimo Custom Clothing sizing chart.

A Note On Pricing
The clothing committee worked very hard in negotiating prices with Pactimo. Despite almost across-the-board price increases on garments, we're keeping the prices of many popular items the same as last year. In cases where we have raised prices, we have kept the increase as small as possible.

Nick Jones
SDBC Clothing Director

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Recent Race Results

Oak Hills Time Trial 1/26/2014
Cat-4 - 3rd - Justin Forbes

Poor College Kids Road Race 1/25/2014
Cat-5 - 3rd - Logan Bass

Ninja Night Race #2 1/16/2014
Women Cat 3 - 1st - Pat Murray (7th Cat 3 overall)

Ontario Series #1 – The Icebreaker Crit 1/12/2014
Cat-4 - 7th - Eric Boarman

Racers and Chasers Black Mountain XC Sport 1/4/2014
60+ Sport Men - 1st - Jim Swigart
Sport Women - 3rd - Pat Murray

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Other Items Of Interest

The following items are not sponsored or endorsed by SDBC but may be of interest to the general membership.

Racers and Volunteers Needed for Boulevard Road Race

The Boulevard Road Race is this Saturday, February 1st.

The UCSD Cycling Team is proud to announce the 2014 Boulevard Road Race. This is the largest and most successful race in the Western Collegiate Cycling Conference and also one of the largest in the entire country. The proceeds from this race almost entirely fund our race season and allow us to foster the talent of many collegiate cyclists.

We request that volunteers please notify Drew Lawyer (this years race director) at Remember that by volunteering, you are not just helping to make Boulevard run smoothly but are also giving back to the community by making a significant contribution to the UCSD Cycling Team's season and continued success.

If you plan to also race Boulevard, that is fantastic, and we are will accommodate that in your volunteer schedule so that you can do both. We will need volunteers at all times of the day, but the heaviest demand is in the early morning and morning while the collegiate fields are racing and many of our team mates will be kicking off their season.

Drew Lawyer and the UCSD Cycling Team



Rising From Ashes, the award-winning feature-length documentary about Team Rwanda, will premiere in San Diego on Thursday, February 6 when the cycling film screens at 7 p.m. at the Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA) at 1649 El Prado in San Diego. The event is sponsored by the San Diego County Bicycle Coalition. Rising From Ashes is a joyous and uplifting independent film about the development of a national cycling team in Rwanda, a country still affected deeply by the genocide that tore the East African nation apart in 1994. Advance tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at Tickets at the door will be $15

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For Sale or Trade – Brand New Men's Breckenridge WX-D Jacket, size XXL

Help - I rode WTC all winter, and I shrank.  I have a size XXL Men's Breckenridge WX-D Jacket.  It's brand new, 2014 team kit, and has only been out of the bag for the 3 minutes it took me to try it on.  Probably best for someone 6'1" or taller. $100 (save $4 + shipping & tax) or trade for size XL.

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Contact: Justin Forbes
Phone: 858-692-1535

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For Sale - 2012 Pinarello FP0 (24”)

UPDATE: Price reduced to $500 for SDBC members until sold.

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This bike has been proudly ridden on a number of SDBC D4 and D5 rides this year, seen on TV for the 2013 YMCA Ride Across California, finished in fourth in this year's BLGP, finished 2012 Brentwood GP, 2012 Ladera Ranch GP, among other kids races. Sad to part with it, but it needs a good home for the next budding SDBC racer.


  • Specialized "cheater brakes" bought at and installed by UC Cyclery
  • Panaracer Pasela tires (higher PSI) over the stock Kenda Koncepts (lower PSI)
  • Velox rim tape installed (to support higher PSI)


  • Minor scratch/scuff on right shifter
  • Small tear on rear derailleur cable jacket
  • Frame and fork virtually scratch free.
  • Junior range gearing, junior saddle and handlebar geometry

Purchased at Dana Point, CA for $850 as the original owner.
Offering for $500 only to SDBC members and active SD Velodrome racers for first dibbs (before releasing to Craigslist/ebay)

Inspections welcome or see it for sale at the SD Velodrome on Junior Thursday afternoon sessions.

Contact: Jonathan Camanyag
Phone: 949-280-9682

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For Sale: Zipp 808 wheels with 10 speed SRAM cassette

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  • Rear wheel has never been used since the factory-excellent condition
  • Front wheel is in good condition
  • SRAM 10-speed 11-27 cassette
  • $1000 OBO for the pair

Contact: Jonathon Landis

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For Sale : Zipp SL Handlebars

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  • Traditional Bend
  • 170 grams
  • MSRP $350
  • Almost new, immaculate condition
  • $220 obo

Contact: Jonathan (JD) Deguzman
Phone: (510)701-0495

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For Sale : 48cm Cannondale Super Six Evo HiMod

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Contact: Eddie Gonzales

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For Sale - ask Bea @

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Track Handlebar Deda Pista ultra light double-butted 6061 alloy, 31.8x42cm, Ergo bend, 420mmx173mm drop x 109mm reach - New (came with my new track bike) - $35

Contact: Bea Dormoy
Phone: (619) 647-8486

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