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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

UC Cyclery, the official bike shop of the SDBC, is HIRING!  They are looking for both full time and part time employees to join their Sales and Service Staff.

If you  are passionate about bikes have excellent customer service skills and work ethic, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Please apply in person at UC Cyclery.

8715 Villa La Jolla Dr. #B
La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone: 858-452-8842
Fax: 858-452-0525

Hours: M-F 10-8 , Sat 9-7, Sun 11-6

The 2015 SDBC Cat 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.

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.
SDBC Sunday Ride,10/4

San Diego Bicycle Club
Leader's Choice

Leaves UC Cyclery at 8:30. This week's route determined by the ride leader.

Thank you,

Michael  Pelkey
SDBC Sunday Ride Leader

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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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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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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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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

In This Issue

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.

Annual Borrego Springs Ride and Camp Weekend
November 21-22

This is a 75 mile ride (each day) over the mountains to the state park campground at Borrego Palm Canyon. Trip is free to SDBC members.

We have 2 group sites, so we are limited to 50 riders/campers. The club provides Saturday dinner and Sunday breakfast.

SAG vehicles will carry your camping gear. SAG drivers are needed. SAG support is limited to carrying your gear, unless you have an arrangement with a driver.

Bring your own tent, sleeping bag and non bike clothes. The desert can be cold overnight. There are hot showers available at the campground, must purchase tokens.

Meet at the Mira Mesa Park and Ride (Mira Mesa Blvd at I-15) 7:00, leave at 7:30. If El Niño strikes we may have to alter plans.

Reserve your spot now. Email Linda Webb at

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Fluid Team Order


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 October 1st and ends October 9th.

Try out the new bags of Chocolate Recovery & BluePom Performance save about 12% more over the same product in a tub.

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.
8. Your Fluid will be available for pickup at UC Cyclery starting October 19th, 2015.

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A Note from the Cat 4/5 Team Director

The SDBC Men’s Development team is currently looking for Cat 4 and Cat 5 racers to join the team for the 2016 season.  If you are an experienced racer or would like to start racing, we would like to speak with you!  Members of all of our race teams will be on the B Ride and the D-1 Ride this week and will be introduced before the rides roll out.

If you’ve thought about racing, please say hello and get the answers to your questions.

You can also reach our Team Director, Michael Yuhas at

Michael Yuhas
SDBC Mens Cat 4/5 Team Director

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Walk Like MADD

Come join our team for Mothers Against Drunk Driving's annual "Walk Like MADD" walk. We would love for you to roll with us and Juan Carlos Viñolo. Details: Liberty Station, NTC Park

Date: 10/17/2015
Time: 9:00 am
Check-in Time: 7:00 am to 8:30 am

Visit the SDBC Team Page on the San Diego Walk Like MADD website.

If you can’t participate the day of the event, consider being a virtual walker and raising funds on your own to support MADD's mission, or make a donation to our team page!

Click on the link to join the "San Diego Bicycling Club" team.
Join Our Team


Pat Murray
SDBC Special Events Director

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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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2015 Fiesta Island Time Trial Series
FITTUC Cyclery

The Last Fiesta Island Time Trial of the fall series will be next month 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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Other Items Of Interest

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

Pedal the Cause Fundraising Day


Cyclists, friends and family—Mark your calendars, Oct. 1 is Pedal the Cause day at all San Diego area Brigantine & Miguel’s Cocina restaurants, 12 in all!

15% of Dinner & Lunch proceeds get donated to PEDAL! **

**You MUST mention “PEDAL” to your server & write “PEDAL” on the bill turned in. Only bills with “PEDAL” written on them will be counted for PEDAL fundraising.

  • Special PEDAL discounts.
  • Special dishes by Executive Chef (& Cyclist) Steve Floyd.
  • Pedal Signature Cocktail & all specialty drinks $3 off.

This is a great opportunity to meet up with cycling friends, family, co-workers (and PEDAL teammates & friends to share photos and stories from ride weekend if you attended). We’re approaching $1 Million raised for San Diego cancer research grants, so invite your family & friends to join you on October 1st, and let’s blow this up and go over the top!

Impromptu jingle by Dave to remember: 
We’re striving for 1 MIL, so write “PEDAL” on your bill!

Reserve tables at a Brigantine restaurant near you, and enjoy the fantastic surf & turf (click "Reservations"):

Or, reserve tables at a Miguel's Cocina restaurant near you, and enjoy great Mexican food:

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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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Please see the note in the left column for details regardging classified submission and run duration . If your item for sale has been removed and yu have not sold it 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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