SDBC Weekly Update

Have you Moved in the last year?

If so, please email your new address to

Thank you.

Marilyn Detloff
SDBC Membership Director



Join SDBC or renew your membership online. Visit the SDBC membership page and click on one of the three membership options to signup or renew online.

Link to Amazon Smile

Do you shop at If so, it’s easy for you to help SDBC receive donations from Amazon to SDBC. Just use the “Amazon Smile” charitable process in your account. Amazon Smile funnels a small percentage of their eligible purchase revenue to SDBC if you activate Amazon Smile in your account and choose “San Diego Bicycle Club” as the beneficiary nonprofit.

Instead of logging in through "" you log-in through “”  Very easy to use. It is EXACTLY the same shopping experience.  Nothing changes except SDBC receives contributions from Amazon.

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SDBC 2017 Sponsors

We have some new sponsors this year - Spinergy, Bonnici Law Group, and Giuseppe Restaurants & Fine Catering.

Emerald Textiles will continue as our title sponsor, UC Cyclery is continuing as our official bike club and sponsor of the men's and women's Cat 1/2 teams, and many sponsors that have supported us for years will continue to support us this year.

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.

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.
Recent Race Results

Below are some race results from the end of the year that had not been previously reported.

State Cyclocross Championships 12/17/2016-12/18/016

Day 1 12/17/2016
Men Master 55+ Cat 1-5 - James Perren - 9th

Day 2 12/18/2016
Men Master 45+ Cat 1-5 - James Perren - 5th
Men Master 45+ Cat 3-5 - Miki Vuckovich - 8th

To report any errors or omisions contact your team race director. All race results are posted as received from the team directors.

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In this Issue - January 12, 2017

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.

70th Annual SDBC Banquet of Champions
San Diego Bicycle Club Link to Bottega Americano web site

It’s time to celebrate the 2016 accomplishments of our racers & club members and kick-off the 71st year of racing.

Chef Guiseppe of Bottegga Americano will be preparing an increadible buffet.

Visit the SDBC web site to get your tickets now! Just $30.00.


  • Sunday, January 29, 2017
  • 5:00 – 6:00 pm No Host Social Hour (Cash Bar)
  • 6:00 – 8:30 pm Dinner, Raffle, and Awards


  • Bottega Americano (map)
  • 1195 Island Avenue San Diego, CA, 92101


  • TBD


  • Ticket cost will be $30 per person. Valet parking will be available for $10 per automobile.

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Attention Help Needed From 2015 SDBC Perpetual Trophy Winner


To: Ralph Elliott, 1058 22nd St. SD 92102, 619-239-4321. Turn it in so we can complete the engraving for the 2016 winner in time for the banquet of champions.

2015 Trophies to be Returned
Senior Men BAR  Eric Geier 

Please get this trophy to Ralph Elliott ASAP; Thank you.

Ralph Elliot: 619-239-4321

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Masters Race Team
San Diego Bicycle Club

The SDBC Masters Team includes riders ages 35 and up from all categories. Masters races provide high quality racing with a consistent and tactical style that allows cyclists of different abilities to contribute to a team effort.  Our goals for 2017-2018 are to build the number of active SDBC Masters racers, develop core groups of racers in each discipline, and accumulate points in the SoCal Cup series.

Riders in all categories who are interested in Masters racing can contact Team Director Andy Gurney at for more information. Current Masters racers are also encouraged to touch base to establish an e-mail list and to set team priorities for the year.

Note:  Due to difficulties with re-directing e-mail, your response or request may not have been received.  If interested in Masters Racing, please contact me directly at

Andy Gurney
SDBC Master's Team Director

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A Note From the Clothing Director
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2017 SDBC Kit Design

The 2017 SDBC Kit was unveiled to SDBC members Monday night and the Pactimo store is now open. Click the images for larger views. Order soon to have your kit for the January training camp.

To access the Team Store from the club web site, click on Members, then SDBC Clothing, sign in with your email address and password, click on Order Uniform, and follow the directions. 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. 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.

January Tandem Gathering

Posted: 12/22/2016

The Borrego Blast tandem weekend happens each January in Borrego Springs. If you are interested in the details of this year's Blast, contact Linda Webb, and I'll send details.

Linda Webb

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RAAM Crew Members Needed

Posted: 12/22/2016

RAAM LogoHave you ever had a desire to take part in America's Greatest Race? Well, now you can!! One of our very own SDBC riders is competing in the 2017 edition of the Race Across America (RAAM) and they are looking for some good souls to join them as crew members. This years race is set to get underway from Oceanside, CA on June 17 and should be arriving in Annapolis, MD around June 23. If you are interested and want more details please contact Mason.

Mason Turvey
Phone: 760.505.3133

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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 - IRT Inertia Wheelset

Posted: 12/29/2016

IRT inertia racing technology 11 speed (10, 9, or 8 speed too) carbon tubular wheelset which has about 4 races on them and are in perfect shape. Tires also good to go in great shape. Does include skewers.

$350 for the pair

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Contact: Edwin Clement

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For Sale - Fulcrum Racing 5 Series Wheelset

Posted: 12/29/2016

Stock wheels off 2016 specialized venge comp 105. They are fulcrum racing 5 series and are 11 speed (will work with 10-8 speed cassettes too). They have 700x23 tires on them and are basically brand new. They have maybe 40 miles on them.

$200 for the pair

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Contact: Edwin Clement

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