SDBC Weekly Update

SDBC 2014 Sponsors

Please support our sponsors. Without them SDBC would not be able to maintain the racing teams and other activities that we have all enjoyed. 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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Mosaic Session Ale

5.5% ABV • 45 IBU
Ridiculously Limited Release

Karl Straus Pintail Pale Ale

A pioneering beer made with only Mosaic hops and our signature dry-hopping technique to deliver a unique ale bursting with grapefruit aroma and flavors of citrus and tropical fruit.

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June Special at Straight Nutrition
Cramping? Need more power?
Need to lose weight?

Save 25% on our ALL Nutritional services, products and testing this summer. Use "SDBC" coupon at
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SDBC Men's Cat 1,2, & 3 Team Sponsor
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Interested in advertising with us? Please email our Sponsorship Director for details.

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SDBC Members in Action

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Congratulations to Pat Murray for her 2nd place finish at the Kenda Cup Series - BIG BEAR SHOOT OUT #7 [Women Cat 2 40-49]


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Congratulations to Mark Tucker for his 3rd place finish at the Kenda Cup Series - BIG BEAR SHOOT OUT #7 [Men Cat 1 50-54]


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In this Issue

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.

Inaugural 4th of July ride:
SDBC Red, White & BREW

San Diego Bicycle ClubFriday, July 4, 2014 - Independence Day
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Karl Strauss Tasting Room (map)
5985 Santa Fe St
San Diego, CA, 92109


Karl Strauss Tasting RoomJoin us for an inaugural 4th of July ride and picnic; SDBC Red, White & BREW!

The ride will start at 8:00 am at 
Karl Strauss Brewery Tasting Room 5985 Santa Fe St San Diego, CA 92109 (Just south of the Rose Canyon Bike path.)

The ride route will be 65 miles in distance at a moderate pace. There's also a shorter, alternate route that's about 28 miles.

We expect to be back to the Karl Strauss Tasting Room around 12 noon to enjoy some great brew and celebrate our country's independence with a complimentary picnic with brats and dogs!

Wear your SDBC kit or bring your SDBC membership card - All SDBC members will receive 10% off at the Tasting Room which is good for flights, pints and to-go beer (growlers).

We are asking for participants to RSVP at the SDBC Facebook events page.  (To plan the picnic.) Also, a few volunteers are needed - please help out by signing up at the link. Please contact our event coordinator if you have any questions.


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Fluid Team Order

Fluid Make sure to take advantage of a team order with deep discounts (40% off retail prices) and get the nutrition you need with huge savings! Hurry up, the special online order starts June 19th and ends June27th.

Fluid is proud to be an official sponsor of SDBC. We make premium electrolyte and recovery drinks to help you stay hydrated, energized, focused, and feeling great again tomorrow. Fluid products are low in sugar, lactose free, gluten free, and made 100% in the USA. Here is a brief product overview:

Fluid Performance - Before/During training & competition

  • Dual Source Energy System for rapid absorption & sustained energy.
  • Bioavailable Electrolytes to prevent cramping, buffer lactic acid, & enhance performance.
  • Great Taste - Blueberry, Pomegranate, Raspberry Lemonade, Passion Fruit Tea (contains caffeine), and Fresh Citrus!

Fluid Recovery - After training & competition

  • Whey Protein Isolate for lean muscle growth.
  • L-Glutamine for tissue repair and immunity.
  • Complex + Simple carbs for glycogen replenishment.
  • Great Taste - Tropical Escape, Berry Treasure, Chocolate Wave.
Ordering instructions:
1. Go to
2. Stock up on all your favorite goods.
3. Click "Proceed to Checkout" button.
4. Use code "SDBC" to get your discount.
5. Enter UC Cyclery’s address in the "Ship To" address fields.
8715 Villa La Jolla Dr, La Jolla, Ca 92037
6. Select "Local Pickup SLO" so that you don't pay for shipping.
7. Check out & write "SDBC TEAM ORDER" in the shipping details area.
7. Your Fluid will be available for pickup at UC Cyclery starting July 2nd.

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Inaugural Tri-National Benefit Bike Tour for the Children a Grand Success!

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This ride had everything necessary to ensure a good time: It was well organized with a good turnout (and a good turnout of SDBC riders), pleasant weather, a fun route with clean roads including challenging Honey Springs Rd, great sag stops, a nice return descent, tee-shirt, finisher's medal, goodie bag, and a nicely prepared simple meal at rides end. Also, celebrity rider Raul Alcalá (2-Time TDF stage winner), a Mariachi band, a chance to have your pic taken with Miss Baja California, a raffle, beer, a free toy for every rider supplied by Imperial Toy Co. that could be given to a child, and our very own Ralph Elliott as the ride announcer. It doesn't get any better than that!

So, thanks for being there. It was fun for all and helped raise needed funds for The Hospital Infantil de las Californias, For the Children.

Hope to see you next year!

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Last Scott Helmet for Sale!

San Diego Bicycle Club

Only 1 X-Small left

First come-first served. Pick yours up Saturday morning before the Club rides. Cost is $50 per helmet - regular retail is $160. Payment is by cash, check - payable to SDBC, or credit card. We prefer checks, but however you want to pay is fine.

Click here for more information about the helmet on the web site.

This is the end of the very last order, so when they’re gone, they’re gone.

If you previously ordered a helmet, have not picked it up, and have received an email from us, then yes, we are holding that helmet for you. Please pick it up on Saturday, or make pick up arrangements.  If you don't it will be released for sale.

Mike McLaughlin

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A Spring Note From The Membership Director

San Diego Bicycle ClubNOW is the time if you have not renewed your 2014 membership.

Still just $45 dollars!

Don’t miss out on the savings from our sponsors when you’re getting your bike ready for spring and summer.

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!

We have three easy ways for you to renew:

  1. On-line – we’re picking up the transaction fee this year
  2. Pay by cash, check, or credit card at most Saturday rides
  3. Pickup a yellow envelope before the Saturday ride and mail it back.

Marilyn Detloff
SDBC Membership Director

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SDBC Sunday Ride

San Diego Bicycle Club

Leaves UC Cyclery at 8:30, led by SDBC ride leader, 40 miles, hills with regrouping, Java Depot in Solana Beach by 11:00, back by 12:00 or sooner.

Contact SDBC ride leader Michael Pelkey at

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A Note from the Clothing Director

2014 White Summer JerseyNew Summer SDBC White Jersey

A white summer jersey has been released in the Men's Ascent AIR, Men's Summit Pro, Women's Ascent AIR styles.

Visit the Pactimo store to order.

The 2014 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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2014 Fiesta Island Time Trial Series

FITTMoment Cycle Sport

The spring season has ended - see you all in the fall!

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

  • Sunday, September 28th
  • Sunday, November 23rd

Hi-Tech Bikes is the series title sponsor this year and will provide onsite mechanical support.

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Recent Race Results

Year to date - 16 Firsts, 21 Seconds, 28 Thirds, 173 Top Ten Finishes. Results for the last 60 days listed.

NTC Midwest Challenge 6/15/2014
Men Pro/1/2 - Eric Geier - 1st

SCNCA Elite Track Championships 6/14/2014-6/15/2014

Sunday 6/15/2014
Team Sprint - Ian MacNeill - 2nd
1 km TT - Ian MacNeill - 3rd

Saturday 6/14/2014
Keirin - Ian MacNeill - 4th
Match Sprints - Ian MacNeill - 7th

Men Cat 3 19-24 - Austin Kruisheer - 1st
Women Cat 2 40-49 - Pat Murray - 2nd
Cat 2 Clydesdale 35+ - Noel Tabor - 3rd
Men Cat 1 40-44 - Michael Farkas - 9th
Men Cat 2 19-24 - Nicolas Avellaneda - 5th
Men Cat 2 50-54 - Mark Tucker - 6th
Men Cat 2 60-64 - Jim Swigart - 8th

BIG BEAR SHOOTOUT #7 SERIES FINAL 6/14/2014-6/15/2014
Men Cat 3 19-24 - Austin Kruisheer - 1st
Women Cat 2 40-49 - Pat Murray - 2nd
Men Cat 1 50-54 - Mark Tucker - 3rd
Men Cat 1 40-44 - Michael Farkas - 8th

Adrenaline SoCal Circuit Race 6/15/2014
Men Cat 5 - Kevin Sladek - 5th
Men Cat 5 - Matt Rivers - 6th
Men Cat 5 - Alan Goodrich - 8th
Men Cat 5 - Jeremy Schaefer - 9th
Masters 55+ - Fred Nicolet - 8th
Masters 55+ - Jim Swigart - 9th

NOW Energt Bar Crit 6/8/2014
Women Cat 3/4 - Heather Odom - 5th

Big Bear Shootout - Kenda Series #6 5/31/2014-6/1/2014
Women Cat 2 XC - Pat Murray - 2nd
Men Cat 1 40-44 - Michael Farkas - 6th

Ladera Ranch Grand Prix 6/1/2014
Men Cat 4 - Mason Turvey - 7th
Men 35+ Cat 3/4 - Michael Yuhas - 9th

Torrance Criterium 5/18/2014
Women Cat 3/4 - Heather Odom - 2nd
Masters 60+ - Jim Swigart - 7th
Junior Men 13-14 - Julian Levy - 4th
Junior Men 13-14 - Kyle Kirby - 6th

Firestone 805 Avenue of Flags Criterium 5/10/2014
Men Cat 4 - Gabe Marocco - 2nd

Firestone 805 Valley of Flowers Criterium - Elite Crit Champs 5/11/2014
Men Cat 4 - Gabe Marocco - 3rd
Men 35+ Cat 4/5 - Victor Hupp - 8th

Barrio Logan Grand Prix 5/3/2014
Junior Men 13-14 - Kyle Kirby - 2nd
Junior Men 13-14 - Julian Levy - 7th
Junior Men 10-12 - Julian Munez - 3rd
Junior Women 15-16 - Roxxanne Peoples - 5th
Junior Women 9-12 - Noelle Camanyag - 5th
Men Cat 3 - John Wagenaar - 9th
Men Cat -3 - Eric Geier - 6th
Men Cat -3 - Nick Jones - 10th
Men Cat 4 - Mason Turvey - 7th
Men Cat 4 - Ben Arena - 9th
Men Cat 5 - Jeremy Schafer - 1st
Women Cat 3 - Beatrice Dormoy - 3rd
Women Cat 3 - Heather Odom - 8th
Women Cat 4 - Patricia Murray - 4th
Women Cat 4 - Debi Foli - 10th

Dana Point Grand Prix 5/4/2014
Men Cat 4 - Mason Turvey - 2nd
Men Cat 2 - Jonathan Deguzman - 5th
Men Cat 2 - Sean Mulderig - 10th
Men Cat 5 - Jeremy Schafer - 7th
Women Cat 3 - Heather Odom - 5th

Bonelli MTB XC - Kenda Series #5 4/27/2014
Men Cat 3 35-39 - David Waters - 5th
Cat 2 Clydesdale 35+ - Noel Tabor - 5th
Junior Men 13-14 - Rylon Waters - 7th

Fresno WCCC Championships 4/27/2014
Men P/1/2/3 - Edwin Clement - 3rd

Ontario Grand Prix #4 4/20/2014
Men P/1/2/3 - Edwin Clement - 3rd

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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.

Looking For Physically Fit Men And Women, Ages 18-45, For Research Study

UCSD Medical Research
UCSD Medical Research

We are developing a new test for human hydration status and are looking for fit volunteers. Men must have VO2 max of at least 45 mL/kg/min, and women must reach at least 40 mL/kg/min to participate in the study. If you'd like to be part of this exciting process, please click here to see the flyer for more details. We offer a cash incentive. If you have any questions, please email Lorraine Daly ( or feel free to call Dr. Wagner's office (on flyer).


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Bikes for Birthdays

THANK YOU to all our supporters for your HUGE hearts and generosity! You are making it possible for us to make a difference in lives of lucky kids who really need it. All 10 children have been fully funded and we've delivered a new bicycle to the first child. Due to the overwhelming response of the community we have opened up two additional bikes for funding. If you missed out before then this is your chance to change a young person's life! Click here for Bike 11 or Bike 12

Follow us on Facebook for updates on the children and to learn more about how you can help in the future!

The Bikes For Birthdays Leadership Team


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For Sale: Specialized Ruby Expert

2006 Specialized Ruby Expert. Detailed specs on Specialized archive site.

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  • Frame size: 54
  • Ultegra group set
  • SRAM Red Crankset
  • Chainrings: 50/34
  • Crank length: 170
  • Cassette: 10-speed, 12-27t
  • Wheels: Shimano R600
  • 3T Forgie XL handlerbar - 42 cm
  • $800

Contact: Alyssa Freas
Phone: (858) 254-4452

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For Sale: Specialized Time Trial Bike

2012 Specialized Shiv Comp. Great condition. Detailed specs on Specialized archive site.

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  • Frame size: S
  • Wheels upgraded to Roval Rapide SL45
  • Crankset upgraded to SRAM Red
  • Chainrings: 50/34
  • Crank length: 170
  • Cassette: 10-speed, 11-28t
  • Terry Butterfly X saddle

Contact: Alyssa Freas
Phone: (858) 254-4452

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For Sale: Cycleops Mag Trainer - Like New

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  • Variable resistance
  • Front wheel stackable climbing riser block included
  • Hub skewer included
  • $150

Contact: Alyssa Freas
Phone: (858) 254-4452

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For Sale: Yakima Sprocket Rockets for Yakima Roof Rack

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  • $135 each or $200 for the pair, Locks NOT included
  • 48" Yakima Load Bars $50
  • Q-Clips #78 - 4 pack $20

Contact: Ken Roy - email on Team Snap
Call or text : 847-345-seven one six four

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For Sale: Ay-up Complete Lighting System

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I am selling my Ay-Up complete lighting system because I got a new kit for a gift. I used these lights for night MTB rides. They provide plenty of light to have a wonderful night ride. The light is bright and clear. You can read about Ay-Up lights here:

These lights are also very good for road riding commuters. The kit has tons of stuff. 3 batteries for all occasions, chargers (including car), mounts and etc. The kits retail for $380+shipping brand new. The batteries last a long time. I've never had my lights run out of juice on a night ride. $150 is the price so don't send me messages with other offers. The lights are guaranteed for life and practically indestructible.

Contact: Michael Farkas

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Wanted: Used CO2 Cartridges

My name is Wayne Kao. I will be participating in the Team in Training for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and I need your help. I need your used CO2 cartridges. I am creating Triathlon metal hangers with them for my fundraiser. Please bring them to UCC or give them to Marilyn Detloff before the Saturday ride. If you are interested in one of my metal hangers, please email me at I am requesting a $50.00 donation.

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Thank you for your help.

Wayne Kao

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For Sale - 2010 Tarmac Pro SL SRAM 54cm $1950 OBO

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Hey fellow SDBCers, it looks like I'm moving to Sweden, so I'm going to be letting go of my road bike. It's a great bike - all carbon, super light, very responsive. Yours for just $1950!


  • Wheels: Reynolds DV3K
  • Handlebar: S-Works SL Ergo Carbon
  • Saddle: Fizik Aliante Carbon Braided
  • Front/Rear Derailleurs: SRAM RED
  • Front/Rear Brakes: SRAM Force
  • Crank: SRAM Force 50/34
  • Cassette: Shimano Ultegra 10spd 11-28t

I'm happy to meet up for test rides, I'm in the Rancho Peñasquitos area, and there's plenty of space nearby.

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

Contact: Noel Walling
Phone: 619-887-2247

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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 - 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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