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SDBC 2015 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
and Sponsor of the Cat 1/2 Team

The 2015 SDBC 1/2 team's Venge Elite bikes are available for sale.

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UCC has agreed to sell those bikes to club members at deep discounted price for $1,999. These bikes are less than eight month old, and in great shape. They will be tuned by the shop before the final sale. Venge bikes are full carbon aero bikes. They're designed for SPEED. You can find the full specs here:

The available sizes (quantity) are: 52(1), 54(1), 56(1), 58(4). Due to limited quantity, it will be first come first serve.

Please respond ASAP to Wells Wang ( directly if interested.

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

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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.
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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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

Serge Issakov
Bike Coalition liaison

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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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Recent Race Results

Year to date - 61 Firsts, 49 Seconds, 63 Thirds, 381 Top Ten Finishes. Results for the last 60 days listed.

The SoCal Cup Finale Crit 8/30/2015
Men Cat 4 - Chris Morales - 3rd
Women Cat 1/2/3 - Esther Walker - 1st
Women Cat 3/4 - Tessa Riley - 1st
Women Cat 3/4 - Bea Dormoy - 2nd

CBR Season's Almost Over Crit 8/23/2015
Men Cat 4 - Chris Morales - 6th
Men Cat 3/4 - Chris Morales - 10th
Women Cat 4 - Tessa Riley - 2nd

Ontario Summers End Grand Prix 8/16/2015
Men Cat 4 - Chris Morales - 4th
Women Cat 3/4 - Bea Dormoy - 3rd
Women Cat 3/4 - Tessa Riley - 10th
Junior Women 9-14 - Karely Gutierrez - 4th
Junior Men 9-12 - Julian Munoz - 6th

Elite Track Nationals Madison Race 8/7/2015
Women Elite 1/2/3 - Esther Walker - 1st - National Champion

Junior Track Nationals 8/4/2015

Scratch 8/4/2015
Junior Men 11-12 - (2k) - Julian Munoz - 7th
Junior Men 11-12 - (1k) - Julian Munoz - 7th
Junior Women 13-14 - Noelle Camanyag - 4th

Points 8/4/2015
Junior Women 13-14 - Noelle Camanyag - 4th

TT 8/4/2015
Junior Women 13-14 - Noelle Camanyag - 3rd
Junior Men 11-12 - Julian Munoz - 7th

Omnium 8/4/2015
Junior Women 13-14 - Noelle Camanyag - 4th

Brentwood Grand Prix 8/2/2015
Women Cat 3 - Esther Walker - 1st - State Champion
Women Cat 3 - Bea Dormoy - 4th
Men Cat 4 - Romain Chassefeyre - 9th
Junior Women 9-14 - Karely Gutierez - 3rd

San Marcos Crit Masters State Championships 7/26/2015
Men P/1/2 - Ben Rathkamp - 8th
Men Cat-3 - Anthony Navara -6th
Men Cat 4 - Romain Chassefeyre - 1st
Men Cat 4 - Matt Rivers - 3rd
Women 45+ - Renee Robinson - 3rd
Women 45+ - Pat Murray - 4th
Women Cat 4 Crit - Tessa Riley - 2nd
Women Cat 4 Crit - Pat Murray - 3rd
Women Cat 4 Crit - Renee Robinson - 4th

Carlsbad Grand Prix 7/19/2015
Men P/1/2 - Eric Geier - 3rd
Men Cat 3 - Ben Arena - 1st
Men Cat 3 - Christian de Groot - 9th
Men Cat 4 - Joel Franklin - 3rd
Men Cat 4 - Chris Morales - 5th
Men Cat 5 - Michael Salvacion - 5th
Women Cat 4 - Esther Walker - 2nd
Women Cat 4 - Bea Dormoy - 4th
Women Cat 4 - Renee Robinson - 5th
Women Cat 4 - Tessa Riley - 9th
Junior Women 9-14 - Noelle Camanyag - 3rd
Junior Women 9-14 - Karely Gutierez - 4th
Junior Men 9-12 - Julian Munoz - 6th
Junior Men 15-16 - Julian Levy - 9th

AZ State Track Championship (Encino Track) 7/18/2015-7/19/2015

In This Issue

The first of two fall Fiesta Island Time Trials is September 27th.

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

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

SDBC SoCal Cup Standings

San Diego Bicycle Club

The racing season has officially ended and SDBC's teams finished strong again! It takes a team effort to perform as well these racers have so when you see a member of one of the racing teams out on the road give them a big high five.

2015 SoCal Cup

Overall - total teams in ()

Men Cat 1/2 - - 28th (59)
Men Cat 3 - 1st (67)
Men Cat 4 - 1st (74)
Women 1-3 - 26th (43)
Women Cat 3 - 1st (43)
Masters 40+ - 33rd (43)
Masters 60+ - 7th (36)
Junior Men 9-12 - 6th (11)
Junior Men 13-14 - 17th (19)
Junior Women 9-14 - 8th (11)

2015 SoCal Cup - Individual
Men Cat 3 - Logan Bass - 2nd
Men Cat 4 - Anthony Navarra - 1st
Men Cat 4 - Ben Arena - 8th (tie)
Men Cat 4 Matt Rivers 8th (tie)
Women Cat 3/4 - Bea Dormoy - 3rd
Women Cat 3/4 - Tessa Riley - 10th
Junior Men 9-12 - Julian Munoz - 9th
Junior Women 9-14 - Karely Gutierrez - 5th
Junior Women 9-14 - Noelle Camanyag - 8th

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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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Annual Borrego Springs Ride and Camp Weekend
November 21-22

The annual Borrego Springs ride and camp weekend will be Saturday and Sunday, November 21-22.

Details will be posted soon.

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Women's Master Racing Survey
SDBC Womanes Team

If you are a woman 35+ and are currently or interested in becoming a competitive cyclist, you can help shape the future of cycling events for 'Masters Women'.

Please take a moment and answer a few questions and help us out!

If you have questions, please send an email to

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SDBC Sunday Ride, 9/20

San Diego Bicycle Club
A Ride to Point Loma

Expected high temps again! A nice ride down the coast to Point Loma, with a ride down & up Cabrillo Rd. Bring your Natíl Park Pass if you have one to get others in.

Leaves UC Cyclery at 8:30, led by SDBC ride leader, with a coffee stop at Newbreak in OB before return via the bike path.

Bring 2 bottles of fluid, and be ready to roll at 8:30. A group pic will be taken and sent to you afterwards with ride write-up.

Last time was a lot of fun. Lets go for a repeat!

Michael Pelkey
SDBC Sunday Ride Leader

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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 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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Other Items Of Interest

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

Dennis Lauzon - 1962-2015

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Dennis Lauzon with Neal Cekalski and Lisa Auslander
at the 2014 SDBC Light Up A Life Toy Ride

Dennis Lauzon passed away on August 21, 2015. SDBC was a big part of Dennis' life. He really valued the friendships he made over the years, the rides, and club activities. Dennis was a life long friend of mine and will be missed.

-Neal Cekalski

So far there are 2 celebrations of life planned for Dennis.

  • Sunday 9/13, 10am til? De Anza Cove with Dennis' Volkswagon enthusiast friends from when he had his auto repair shop. All are welcome.
  • Sunday 9/20 All day (not sure of start time yet) At KOA Campground in Chula Vista. This is being organized by childhood friends, and all friends are welcome.

Contact: Neal Cekalski
Phone: 858-361-1155

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Stolen Bicyle

Posted: 9/3/2015

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On August 27th Herman Schäfer's bike was stolen. The bike has a sticker on the top tube with a red/white/red flag and his lastname Schäfer.

  • BMC SLR01
  • Campy Super Record 11
  • Wheels: Enve SES 6.7 with powertap
  • Pedals: Look carbon blade
  • Seat: Specialized Romin Pro Carbon railing
  • Carbon bottle Cages
  • Garmin edge 510

Contact: Herman Schäfer
Phone: 619 275 8922

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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: 2014 KHS 950

Posted: 9/17/2015

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Seriously upgaded (belonged to a local cycling legend)

  • 8 months old, no nicks or scratches
  • Frame: 60 cm Emerald Green
  • Shifting: Ultegra Di2
  • Cranks: FSA Energy, 53X39
  • Cassette: Dura Ace 11-25
  • Brakes: Tektro with Shimano cables and housing
  • Bars: FSA Carbon K Force
  • Tape: Lizard Skin-new
  • Post: FSA Carbon K Force
  • Saddle: Ritchey WCS
  • Wheels/hubs: Dura Ace C-24 Tubeless
  • Tires: Hutchinson Tubeless (new)
  • Bottle Cages: Planet Bike Carbon

Contact: Doug

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