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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Karl Strauss Oktoberfest

5% ABV • 15 SRM • 20 IBU

Karl Straus Pintail Pale Alw

A traditional German Oktoberfest Lager. Vienna, Munich, and Carahell malts provide crisp toasted malt flavors, while Bavarian Hallertau hops lend a delicate hop character.

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SDBC members save 25% on ALL products, services and testing for September and October.
Use coupon code "SDBC" during checkout at (includes KLEANATHLETE line).

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SDBC Men's Cat 1,2, & 3 Team Sponsor
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Click here for more info on purchasing clothing.

Interested in advertising with us? Please email our Sponsorship Director for details.

The deadline for Weekly Update submissions is Noon on Wednesday. Updates are published on Thursdays. Email submissions to Submissions can include anything from photos to race reports and results, etc.

Classifieds for bikes and cycling related gear can be submitted by any SDBC member. Your add will run for three weeks. In the event you have not sold your items at the end of three weeks you can re-submit the ad. Email your classified submissions to Please provide any photos in the original size if possible.

If you are unable to view the Weekly Email Update correctly, you can view an archived copy here. All corrections are also posted to the online version as well.
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SDBC member Captain of top fund raising team at Tour de Cure Temecula

On Sunday, September 14, SDBC's Mike Readey, Captain of Team Northrop Grumman, rode the Tour De Cure in Temecula and his team raised $23,200 for the American Diabetes Association. Mike, a diabetic since childhood, is also a "Champion" fundraiser with $4,600 in donations and is usually seen riding with SDBC's B or D1 Ride on Saturday as well as with the SDBC Sunday Ride on occasion. UC Cyclery, SDBC's bike shop sponsor, also participated as a Bronze Sponsor, providing Ride Marshals, bicycles, and other prizes for this worthy event, which raised a grand total of $375,000 this year to cure diabetes.

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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.

2014 Fiesta Island Time Trial Series


The fall season starts this Sunday, September 28th - Sign up now so you don't miss out!

The fall events are open for registration. 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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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 September 25th and ends October 3rd.

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 October 8th.

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Borrego Springs/Palm Canyon Ride and Campout

San Diego Bicycle Club's annual ride and camp weekend will be November 1st & 2nd this year. Here's how it works. Meet at the Mira Mesa Park & Ride (Mira Mesa Blvd & I-15) at 7am, leave your camping gear with a sag vehicle and enjoy the 75 mile ride to Borrego Palm Canyon campground. Have dinner and swap stories around the campfire. After Sunday breakfast, return to San Diego via Montezuma grade.

Sag support is limited to carrying your gear. You are responsible for getting yourself to Borrego. Event is limited to 50 riders/sag drivers. Dinner and breaking provided. Free to club members. Up to 10 sag vehicles welcome. (Motor homes are not allowed in the group campground)

Reservation required.

Contact: Linda Web
Phone: 619 806-1284

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Mike Nosco Memorial Ride
What: The 6th Annual Mike Nosco Memorial Bicycle Ride 2014
When: Monday, November 3, 8:00am - 6:00pm
(Yes, it’s a Monday)
Where: Dos Vientos Community Center
4801 Borchard Road, Newbury Park, California 91320

Join many professional and amateur cyclists along our beautiful coast and through the epic Santa Monica Mountain range.  The ride includes famous climbs, Deer Creek, Latigo Canyon and Mulholland into the Santa Monica Mountains. See the route at This challenging course will bring you, your friends, & family memories filled with love and laughter, but most of all, support for Juan Carlos Viñolo who will receiving a portion of the ride proceeds.

When you register, select the "Michael P. Nosco Foundation, Inc" from the drop down 'donation destination' box and then note “Juan Carlos Viñolo” in the memo box. All donations are tax deductable. (Tax ID#45-3794018)

Questions? Email
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Visit Juan Carlos

Many SDBC club members have recently visited Juan Carlos Viñolo. He really enjoys visits from cyclists in particular, so if you can, go say hello to him! He will be at Sharp Memorial Rehabilitation Center until mid-November. The best time to visit is between 3 and 6 pm. He works pretty hard during the daytime with the therapists preparing him for independent living. For details and location map go to

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From Serge Issakov:
"Michael Pelkey and I went to visit Juan Carlos today. I was very impressed with his demeanor and character. I can only imagine what he is going through, but can tell you he is dealing with it effectively. He was out on the patio and independently mobile in an electric wheel chair. He should be home in about 2 months. He does plan to go back to his job and looks forward to cycling again on a handcycle. JC welcomes visits. I encourage you to go."

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SDBC Sunday Ride

San Diego Bicycle Club Leaves UC Cyclery at 8:30, led by SDBC ride leader, 40 miles, quite hilly & challenging but with regrouping, Java Depot in Solana Beach by 11:00, back by 12:00 or sooner. A group pic will be taken and sent to you afterwards with ride write-up.

Come join us!

Please enjoy a short video compilation of all the SDBC Sunday Ride group photographs taken and collected by Michael Pelkey during the last year at

Contact SDBC ride leader Michael Pelkey at

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A Note from the Clothing Director

2014 White Summer JerseyPactimo Store Open

The white summer jersey is still available 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.

Next Year's Design
The clothing committee will begin working on the design for next year shortly. Watch for an announcement next month for the unveiling.

Nick Jones
SDBC Clothing Director

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Recent Race Results

Year to date - 24 Firsts, 25 Seconds, 39 Thirds, 239 Top Ten Finishes. Results for the last 60 days listed.

Cyclovets Summer Classic Criterium 9/21/2014
Men Master 60+ - Fred Nicolet - 1st
Women Master 55+ - Heather Odom - 1st
Women Master 55+ - Debi Foli - 3rd
Women Senior Cat 4 - Patricia Murray - 3rd
Men Senior Cat 4 - Kyle Kirby - 3rd
Men Senior Cat 4 - Dehnis DelaCruz - 4th
Men Senior Cat 4 - Anthony Navarra - 5th
Men Senior Cat 4 - Ben Arena - 6th
Men Senior Cat 5A - Sean Lee - 5th
Men Senior Cat 3 - Eric Borman - 8th
Men Master 55+ - Richard Salter - 9th

Cyclovets Summer Clasiic Time Trial 9/20/2014
Men Master 40+ - Justin Forbes - 1st
Men Senior Open - Brian Sammuli - 3rd
Men Senior Open - Eric Borman - 8th

USA Cycling Masters Road Nationals - Crit 09/06/2014
Women Master 55-59 - Heather Odom - 5th
Women Master 50-54 - Beatrice- 5th

Mt Whitney Stage Race 8/23/2014
Men Master 60+ - Peter Dufor - 1st

SoCalCup Crit Series #9 8/31/2014
Men Cat 4 - Anthony Navarra - 6th

Cajon Pass Circuit Race 8/30/2014
Men Cat 4 - Anthony Navarra - 6th

SoCalCup Crit Series #8 8/24/2014
Men Cat 3- Mason Turvey - 2nd
Men Cat 3 - Gabriel Marocco - 4th

Ontario Summers End Grand Prix 8/17/2014
Men Cat 3 - Gabriel Marocco - 1st
Men Cat 4 - Dehnis DelaCruz - 9th

San Marcos Criterium 8/10/2014
Men Junior 13-14 - Kyle Kirby - 1st
Men Cat 4 - Mason Turvey - 3rd
Men Junior 13-14 - Julian Levy - 3rd
Men Cat 4 - Logan Bass - 5th
Men Cat 4 - Ben Arena - 8th
Men Junior 15-16 - Julian Levy - 9th
Men Senior - Gabriel Marocco - 4th

Brentwood Grand Prix 8/4/2014
Men Cat 4 - Mason Turvey - 2nd

SoCalCup Crit Series #7 7/27/2014
Men Cat 4 - Logan Bass - 5th
Women Cat 1/2/3 - Heather Odman - 7th (4th Cat 3)
Women Cat 3/4 - Heather Odman - 8th

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A new policy regarding classified submission and run duration has been adopted for the weekly upodate. Please see the note in the left column for details.

For Sale: Mavic Ksyrium Equipe Wheelset

Posted: 9/18/2014

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  • Ridden 1 season, 4500 miles
  • White with with black spokes
  • Shimano Hub
  • $300

Contact: Tim Perkins
Phone: 858-945-2388

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For Sale: 2008 Trek Madone 5.2 Frame and Components

Posted: 9/11/2014

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  • Frame size: 50
  • Dura-Ace 7800 deraileurs and shifters
  • SRAM Red crankset
  • Chainrings: 50/34
  • Crank length: 170
  • Look Keo peddles
  • Easton EC70 carbon handlebar - 41cm
  • Terry saddle
  • $500 for everything

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

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For Sale: Specialized Time Trial Bike

Posted: 9/11/2014

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
  • $3,000

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

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For Sale: Yakima Sprocket Rockets for Yakima Roof Rack

Posted: 9/11/2014

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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: Zipp 808 wheels with 10 speed SRAM cassette

Posted: 9/11/2014

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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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