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SDBC Sunday Ride, 5/31

San Diego Bicycle Club
“Easy Like Sunday Morning”

*** 8:30 ROLL OUT ***

54.75 miles ~ Leaves UC Cyclery at 8:30, NOT hilly or challenging.

Easy ride up the coast to Oceanside Harbor, stop at Nautical Bean Coffee Company, ride back, stop at Java Depot for water if needed.

Bring two bottles of fluid and be ready to roll at 8:30. A group photo will be taken at the harbor and sent to you afterwards with ride write-up.

We'll have fun. Come join us!

Route available on MapMyRide

* There may or may not be an SDBC ride leader in attendance. If there is not, and no one assumes overall leadership, please ride safely together and maintain a spirit of camaraderie, looking out for one another.

I will appreciate if someone takes responsibility to have the group pic taken by a roving photographer. Extra credit: If you get the full names & emails of any new riders in the pic, and do a little ride write-up.

Please forward whatever you can get to me.

Thank You

Michael Pelkey
SDBC Sunday Ride Leader

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A Note From The Bike Coalition Liaison

SDBC Logo Remember, SDBC membership includes membership in the San Diego County Bike Coalition which includes a number of benefits. See the new coalition website at


Bike To Work Day, originally scheduled for tomorrow May 15, has been delayed for two weeks until Friday May 29, due to rain and thunderstorm forecasts for tomorrow.

Ride with care and see you Saturday!

Bike To Work Day pit stop map on Google:

UT article about Bike Month featuring SDBC PR Director Renee Robinson!

All about Bike Month:

Serge Issakov
Bike Coalition liaison

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SDBC 2015 Club Photo

SDBC Logo SDBC 2015 Club Photo will be on June 13th!

Save the date as we'd like to have a great turnout!

Everyone in the photo should be wearing the new 2015 kit.

If you haven't ordered your kit yet, what are you waiting for? Not sure of your size? The Pactimo fit kit is available to try on for sizing at UC Cyclery.

Clothing can be ordered here:

Orders take about 6 weeks to receive, so it is too late to get your order in and have it in time for the club photo, but you can still place an order.

Renee Robinson
Public Relations Director

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A Note from the Velodrome Director

San Diego Bicycle Club  

For all the latest info concerning the velodrome visit the San Diego Velodrome Association web site at 

Victor Hupp
San Diego Velocrome Director

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2015 Fiesta Island Time Trial Series

FITTUC Cyclery

The Fiesta Island Time Trial series will resume in September and is open for registration. Check it out on:

  • Sunday, September 27th
  • Sunday, November 15th

UC Cyclery is our series title sponsor, which will provide onsite mechanical support and prizes.

Top six finishers in each category will be eligible to earn points towards series competition. Prizes and awards will be given to series winners at the last race of the season in November.

The registration fee for 20K is $33 for adults, and $17 for juniors. Fees for tandems and 40K are $45. All prices include processing fees. No other hidden charges.

Thanks to all the racers, sponsors, and volunteers. You all make our race a success. Remember please support our sponsors, UC Cyclery , and SDBC . They make our race happen.

We will see you then!

Take care,

UC Cyclery/SDBC Fiesta Island Time Trial Series

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Recent Race Results

Year to date - 24 Firsts, 30 Seconds, 36 Thirds, 216 Top Ten Finishes. Results for the last 60 days listed.

Memorial Day CBR Crit 5/25/2015
Women Cat 3/4 - Renee Robinson - 5th
Women Cat 3/4 - Pat Murray - 8th
Women Cat 3/4 - Jo Peter - 10th
Men 60+ - Jim Swigart - 7th

Barry Wolfe GP 5/24/2015
Women Cat 3/4 - Jo Peters - 10th
Men Cat 4 - Anthony Navarra - 7th

ITT state championships 5/23/2015
Men Cat 3 - Logan Bass - 3rd

Torrance Crit 5/17/2015
Women Cat 3/4 - Tessa Riley - 7th
Women Cat 3/4 - Bea Dormoy - 10th

Cyclo-Vets Super Masters TT 5/16/2015
Men 35+ Cat 4 - Justin Forbes - 1st

Barrio Logan Grand Prix 5/2/2015
Men 3/4 - Eric Geier - 1st
Men 3/4 - Logan Bass - most aggressive ride award winner)
Women Cat 3 - Bea Dormoy - 3rd
Women Cat 3 - Kat Ellis - 6th
Men Cat 4 - Anthony Navarra - 2nd
Men Cat 4 - Dehnis DelaCruz - 4th
Men Cat 4 - Ben Arena - 6th
Women Cat 4 - Tessa Riley - 1st
Women Cat 4 - Pat Murray - 2nd
Women Cat 4 - Casey Cohenmeyer - 7th
Women Cat 4 - Aileen Tran - 10th
Men Cat 5 - Kevin Festini - 3rd
Men Cat 5 - Jared Kukura - 9th
Men 60+ - Fred Nicolet - 7th
Men 11-12 - Julian Munoz - 6th
Women 11-12 - Karely Guiterrez - 3rd

Dana Point Grand Prix 5/3/2015
Men Cat 4 - Dehnis DelaCruz - 2nd
Men Cat 3 - Eric Geier - 3rd
Men Cat 5 - Kevin Festini - 5th
Women 3/4 - Kat Ellis 6th
Women 3/4 - Heather Odom - 8th

Kenda Cup MTB Race Santa Ynez 5/3/2015
Men 60+ Cat 2 - Jim Swigart - 5th

Fiesta Island Time Trial 4/26/2015
Men 35+ - Brian Sammuli - 1st
Men 55+ - Mike Chavarria - 2nd
Men Cat 4/5 - Justin Forbes - 3rd

Farmers Insurance CBR Criterium 4/26/2015
Men Cat 3 - Eric Geier - 1st
Men P/1/2/3 - Edwin Clement - 8th
Men Cat 3/4 - Eric Boarman - 3rd
Men Cat 3 - Gabriel Marocco - 3rd
Cat 5 - Romain Chassefeyre - 1st
Cat 4 - Anthony Navarra - 6th
Men Cat 5 - Kevin Festini - 5th

LA Circuit Race 4/19/2015
MenCat 3 - Gabriel Marocco - 3rd
Men Cat 3 - Logan Bass - 9th

Bakersfield Road Race State Championships 4/18/2015
Women 55+ - Heather Odom - 1st
Women 45+ - Pat Murray - 3rd
Women 45+ - Renee Robinson - 5th
Men 60+ - Peter Dufour - 7th

SD Velodrome Saturday Night Lights 4/18/2015

Omnium 4/18/2015
Men Cat 4/5 - Logan Bass - 1st

Redlands Classic Criterium 4/12/2015
Men Caat 3 - Eric Geier - 2nd
Men Cat 3 - Gabriel Marocco - 9th
Men Cat 4 - Joel Franklin - 6th
Cat 5 - Kevin Festini - 7th

Kenda Cup - Bonelli Park #2 4/12/2015
Women Cat 2 50+ - Pat Murray - 1st

Easter Sunday Grand Prix 4/5/2015
Cat 30+ 4/5 - Chris Morales - 5th

Ontario Grand Prix 4/5/2015
Men Junior 15-16 Junior - Ricky Salter - 2nd

Fiesta Island Time Trial 3/29/2015
Men 35+ - Brian Sammuli - 1st
Men Cat 4/5 - Mendelssohn Vargas - 3rd
Men Cat 4/5 - Justin Forbes - 4th

Fresno State Criterium 3/28/2015

San Dimas Stage Race 3/27/2015-3/29/2015

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In This Issue

The second SDBC tandem ralley is this weekend so dust off those two-seater bicycles ready and be ready to roll Saturday morning 5/30. More information in this issue.

REmember, Bike to Work Day for San Diego has been postponed until May 29th.

Select a link on the left to see what is happening in the weeks ahead.

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

SDBC Weekly Race Results

San Diego Bicycle Club

Last Week - 0 First, 0 Second, 1 Third, 7 Top Ten Finishes. Results for the last 7 days listed.

Memorial Day CBR Crit 5/25/2015
Women Cat 3/4 - Renee Robinson - 5th
Women Cat 3/4 - Pat Murray - 8th
Women Cat 3/4 - Jo Peter - 10th
Men 60+ - Jim Swigart - 7th

Barry Wolfe GP 5/24/2015
Women Cat 3/4 - Jo Peters - 10th
Men Cat 4 - Anthony Navarra - 7th

ITT state championships 5/23/2015
Men Cat 3 - Logan Bass - 3rd

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SDBC Tandem Ride

Join us for our second tandem rally!

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Our SDBC "T ride" route will take us through Rancho Santa Fe to Java Depot in Solana Beach to break for coffee and return to UC Cyclery. Approximately 35 miles - moderately difficult. Bring your long-bikes and strong-legs! Serge Issakov leading.

Be ready to roll at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday May 30th. Meet at UC Cylcery-8715 Villa La Jolla Dr., San Diego, CA, 92037

Route: Sorrento Valley, a gradual climb up to Camino del Sur, then down San Dieguito Road, to the coast and up to Java Depot to refuel properly in preparation for the climb up Torrey Pines. Route available on MapMyRide

Group Photo and route slips will be distributed. Re-Grouping spots will be in place!

Public Facebook Event Page for more information:

Pat Murray
Special Events Director

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Memorial Day Ride a success!

SDBC Logo SDBC hosted it's first (I think) organized ride on Memorial Day. Leaving from UC Cyclery at 8:30, we had about 22 riders despite a slight sprinkling of rain before roll out which thankfully dissipated shortly thereafter. The group held together well with both Dan Goese and Niven Howlett alternating as whips. At Soledad Memorial we dismounted and viewed the plaques honoring those that served their country as soldiers. After our group pic, we rode down Cardeno Dr. out to Point Loma, turned around, and stopped for coffee in OB, before returning via the bike path to UCC.

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Thanks to all who were able to attend. Hope you made some new friends.

Lot of fun and hopefully we'll do this again next year.

write-up: Michael Pelkey

Pat Murray
Special Events Director

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A Note From the Training Director

D-5 Ride Discontinued

After carefully reviewing the interest and need for a D-5 ride, the ride leaders have voted to permanently discontinue this ride.

Should interest/demand increase, reinstating the ride will be considered.

If you have questions or comments please contact Mike McLaughlin, the Club’s Training Director

Mike McLaughlin
Training Director

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A Note From The Clothing Director
2015 SDBC Summer Jersey
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Summer Jersey Front

The 2015 Summer Jersey is available for purchase in the Pactimo Store starting today, May 7th, in men's and women's Ascent Air and Summit rflx options.

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

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Summer Jersey Back

The regular jersey and all other clothing items are also available at the clothing store site.

Please be sure of your sizing. Neither Pactimo nor SDBC can be held responsible if you order the wrong size. Use the following link to access the Pactimo Custom Clothing sizing chart.

Nick Jones
SDBC Clothing Director

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SDBC/SPY Sunglasses
SPY Optic LogoSpy Optic web site

SDBC Custom SPY Sunglasses

SPY/SDBC sunglasses are available at a great club price at La Jolla Swim and Sport, located at 1008 Torrey Pines Road. 2015 SDBC ID required. Open M-Th 10-6; Fr-Sun 8-6. Contact Serge at for price information and any other questions you may have.

Purchases can be made with credit card, check or cash. SDBC members also get 10% off any items in the store, including extra lenses for the glasses. These SPY Screw frames accept Screw Under (smaller) and Screw Over (larger) lenses, as well as standard Screw lenses.

Please bring a current SDBC ID to verify 2015 membership.

Email me if you have any questions.

Serge Issakov

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A Note From The Membership Director


Now is the time to renew your membership for 2015. Still just $45!

Exciting things are happening in 2015 - take a look…

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

So whether you’re an experienced racer, an endurance cyclist, a recreational cyclist, or someone just getting into biking, when you join/renew, you’re teaming up with hundreds of other cyclists to help us:

  • Keep our Saturday rides free and open to everyone.
  • Offer coached training rides for all levels of riders.
  • Expand our racing program for men, women & juniors.
  • Offer specialized training programs.
  • Continue our philanthropic work like the annual Christmas Toy Ride.
  • Keep our annual Beach Party and Borrego Spring Camp-out ride free to members.
  • Advocate for cyclists rights.
  • Create a safer riding environment.

You may renew on-line - we’re picking up the registration fee this year, OR pay by cash, check, or credit card at most Saturday rides.

Marilyn Detloff
SDBC Membership Director

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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.

Be on the Lookout for this Stolen Bike!

James Kleba stolen bike

Longtime SDBC member James Kleba's Bianchi Cross Concept cross bike was STOLEN 4-7-15 in UTC area. Unique red/black top tube. 56cm. Sentimental value, looking to recover. Serial Number H5E04719. If you have any information please contact Danette Hoffert 619 559-1151.

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Salsa Ride at the Border

The Foundation for the Children of the Californias (FCC) and the Hospital Infantil de las Californias cordially invites you to participate in the “Salsa Ride at the Border” to be held on Sunday, June 14, 2015 7:00 a.m. Event Location: Outlets at the Border 4463 Camino de la Plaza, San Ysidro, CA  92173

Join Grand Marshall and cycling enthusiast, Andrew Erickson (U.S. Consul General serving Tijuana) and Remedios Gomez Arnau (Mexico General Consul serving San Diego), and Raul Alcala (former Tour de France rider and stage winner) on a ride that begins and ends in south San Diego county at the “Outlets at the Border” in San Ysidro and offers a scenic passage through Otay Lakes and the Eastlake area. Additionally, Juan Carlos Viñolo, the cyclist paralyzed at the Fiesta Island crash last August, will be leading out the ride on his handcycle!

Funds raised at this event will be used to purchase urgently needed ophthalmology surgical equipment so that surgeons at the Hospital Infantil de las Californias can help children see! The FCC is a tri-national collaboration with Canada, the United States and Mexico, endeavoring to improve the health and nutrition for the children of the San Diego and Baja California mega-region through the operation of the Hospital Infantil de las Californias.

For more information and route - go to our event page on Facebook

Signup on the Online Registration Page - There is a $10 discount to SDBC members ~ USE DISCOUNT CODE: SDBC

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The new policy regarding classified submission and run duration is now in effect for the weekly update. Please see the note in the left column for details. If your items for sale have been removed you can re-submit your ad.

For Sale: NeilPryde Diablo

Posted: 5/28/2015

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  • 52cm carbon fiber frame
  • Ultegra 6700 10spd
  • New Shimano RS21 wheels
  • Light, stiff, fast
  • Recently tuned, new cassette and chain
  • $1,800

Contact:Ben Arena

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For Sale: 2015 Cannondale CAAD 10

Posted: 5/14/2015

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  • Brand new, never ridden
  • Size: 54cm
  • Chainrings: 52/36
  • 11 speed Ultegra
  • Mavic Aksium S WTS wheelset
  • Steerer tube uncut
  • $2,000

Contact: Michael Yuhas

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New 2015 SDBC Women’s Medium Pactimo Ascent Jersey for sale or trade

Posted: 4/9/2015

2015 Women's Summit Jersey

  • New with tags attached
  • Same price as purchased on Pactimo online store ($85 + tax and shipping)
  • Or trade against Women's small jersey

Contact: Bea Dormoy- Womens Team Director

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