Dec
16
3:00 PM15:00

25th Annual Parade of Lights Party

 

It’s time for some Chili on the Bay

Join Ralph for the 25th Annual
Parade of Lights Party on the San Diego Bay

The Chili Cook-off format will continue again this year. Ralph would be honored to have our guests serve as judges for the Chili Cook-off. If you feel a bit more adventuresome please bring your Chili to the party!

Previous winners:

  • Robert Reid, MD (2004)

  • Randy Reid (2005)

  • Robert Citrano (2006)

  • Lindsay Bunn (2007)

  • Ralph Elliott (2008)

  • David Landman (2009)

  • Windy Storm (2010)

  • Eric Landman (2011)

  • Beth Landman (2012)

  • Tom Welch (2013)

  • Victor Hupp (2014)

  • Victor Hupp (2015)

  • Pat Murray (2016)

  • Victor Hupp AND David Landham (2017)

Location: On Harbor Island, San Diego Bay, near the public parking lot directly across from the Hilton Hotel. Look for Ralph’s big red truck with camper and flags. Remember parking is limited at this event so first come, first served.

Don’t let parking keep you away! Be creative: Ride your bike, take a cab, hitchhike, park at Spanish Landing and walk, skate, ride your scooter, or valet parking at the Hilton.

Time: Chili cooks should arrive by 3:30pm. Judges should start to arrive at 4:00pm for the 5:00pm “Chili on the Bay cook-off”.

What to bring: Warm clothes, Beverages of your choice, lawn chairs, blankets, a cheerful attitude, and a empty stomach! A public restroom is conveniently located within walking distance from our location.

Hope to see ya at the Parade of Lights

Ralph Elliott
619-239-4321
ralph@mgeracing.com

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Dec
25
8:30 AM08:30

Annual Christmas Day Orphan Ride

 

27th Annual Christmas Day Orphan Ride

25 miles around San Diego Bay and back on the Ferry.

Meet at 1058 22nd Street in Golden Hill at Ralph’s. We will have coffee, donuts, juice and snacks before the ride. Do the ride, "Holiday Pace", drink coffee-mochas on Coronado Island, ride the Ferry back home to Ralph’s.

We will return at about 12:15 in the afternoon, and don't forget to bring some money for the ferry and coffee.

Merry Christmas & Enjoy the Ride!

 

Ralph Elliott
619-239-4321
ralph@mgeracing.com

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Jan
1
8:30 AM08:30

SDBC New Years Day Metric Century

Ring in the New year with SDBC and a Metric Century.

Route: Out Miramar Road, Pomerado Road, through Poway, RB, over Lake Hodges, into Escondido, over to San Marcos, out Palomar Airport Road to the Coast Highway, down the Coast Highway to Java Depot, then back up Torrey Pines to the Finish!

Questions on any of the above events?  Contact:

Ralph Elliott
619-239-4321
ralph@mgeracing.com

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Jan
27
5:00 PM17:00

73rd Annual Banquet of Champions

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Please join the San Diego Bicycle Club for our annual banquet to celebrate our accomplishments during 2017 and kick-off our 72nd year of bicycle racing!

When

Sunday, January 21, 2018
5:00 – 6:00 pm Hosted Social Hour (Limited) with fire-roasted pizza hors d’oeuvres
6:00 – 8:30 pm Dinner, Raffle and Awards

Where

Bottega Americano
1195 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101

Menu

  • Antipasta Display - an array of artisan meat and cheese honey walnuts, fresh and dried fruit, house mustarda olive oil crostini
  • Arugula Salad- reggiano, lemon, Giuseppe's olive oil
  • Orecchiette - tomato, mozzarella, pesto, pangrattato
  • Meatballs - pork and beef blend, reggiano
  • Roasted Chicken Breast - served with marsala pan jus
  • Sauteed seasonal vegetable medley
  • toasted quinoa / fine herbs / vinaigrette / farmers market offerings
  • Dessert - a selection of house made cookies and brownies

Other

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Apr
1
6:00 PM18:00

SDBC Club Night at UC Cyclery

UC Cyclery will offer its biggest SDBC Discounts on "Club Night"

Monday, April 1st between 6 and 8 PM.

It's time to start making your wish list...did you need a new bike, or maybe a helmet? Maybe it's time to replace those shoes, or maybe you need some new tires? Whatever you need, UC Cyclery will have what you're looking for.  Don't miss out!

  • Monday, April 1, 2018
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • UC Cyclery 8715 Villa La Jolla Dr. #B La Jolla, CA 92037(map)

Besides the wonderful discounts, there will be pizza and drinks, and raffle prizes too!

20% OFF ALL IN-STORE ITEMS! (10% off bicycles, Garmin, and GoPro products)

SPECIALS 
TBD

Additional specials will be available that night!

Rod Stubbs
SDBC Special Events Director
pr@sdbc.org

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Apr
21
8:30 AM08:30

SDBC Easter Sunday Ride

54.5 miles ~ Leaves UC Cyclery at 8:30, led by SDBC ride leader, NOT hilly or challenging.

Easy ride up the coast to Oceanside Harbor, stop at Nautical Bean for coffee, and back.

Bring two 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.

Route available on Google Maps

We'll have fun. Come join us!

Contact SDBC Ride Leader Michael Pelky
bichaelcalif@yahoo.com

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Barrio Logan Grand Prix
Apr
27
9:00 AM09:00

Barrio Logan Grand Prix

  • Logan Heights Family Health Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
 2018 Barrio Logan Sponsors

2018 Barrio Logan Sponsors

Join in the thrill of fast-paced bicycle racing by pro racers, top-level amateurs, a community walk, and a fun children's cycling event at the Barrio Logan Grand Prix, one of Southern California's largest cycling events. The race is open to men and women of all ages, from professional and Olympic Level Cyclists to first-time racers.

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The .8-mile race course takes place in historic downtown Barrio Logan and will begin and end on Newton Avenue across from Perkins Elementary School. Spectators will have access to numerous views of the racers along city streets in the Barrio Logan area throughout the day.

Logan Heights Family Health Center Expo is returning to the event this year with free immunization for children and free pregnancy testing. They will also offer complimentary health screenings for families and young children to check their cholesterol, blood pressure, vision, teeth and more.

New to this year’s event is a community walk that will follow the health expo. Guests of all ages are welcome to participate in the two-lap walk along the course.

There will also be a free Kids Zone for youth participants offering free helmets and an opportunity to participate in a bicycle safety rodeo, sponsored by Mission Federal Credit Union. The Kids Zone will take place at Cesar Chavez Park on the Port of San Diego District Tidelands from 9 a.m. to noon.

Registration

Register for the race on USA Cycling's website.  

2018 Direct Event Link:  https://www.usacycling.org/register/2018-566

The Course

0.8 mile fairly flat, fast and challenging "figure eight" course through the streets of historic Barrio Logan, downtown San Diego.

Volunteers Needed!

SDBC needs YOU! You can sign up for one or more of the many available jobs online. No registration or account is necessary and your e-mail address will not be shared with anyone.

The 2018 volunteer link for Barrio Logan Grand Prix is here.  Please check back.

If you have any questions, please contact our Volunteer Director.

Race Flyers & Results

For more information about the Barrio Logan Grand Prix, contact the

Thank You Barrio Logan Grand Prix Sponsors!

General Dynamics NASSCO

Unified Port of San Diego

Mission Federal Credit Union

Logan Heights Family Health Centers of San Diego

 

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Apr
28
8:15 AM08:15

Gordy Shields Memorial Ride

In honor of all his work on the Bayshore Bikeway and resurfacing of the Fiesta Island Perimeter Rd. as well as countless hours of advocacy in the name of cycling for our cycling community. Please join us to honor and celebrate his life. We will be riding from Pepper Park, 3299 Tidelands Avenue near the Gordy Shields bridge in National City.

The route is about 35 miles. There will be a short advocacy at 8:20 AM. Be ready to roll at 8:30 AM.

http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/649410130

This is a fun ride at a conversational pace out around the Bayshore Bikeway to Coronado and back. We will help with issues as they may arise, but ask that you arrive with a mechanically sound bicycle and your own equipment to service any issues that could come up.

If you have questions, please contact our Special Events Director 

 

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May
27
8:30 AM08:30

Memorial Day Ride

Leaves UC Cyclery at 8:30, led by SDBC ride leaders, 39 miles. 

Join us for a pleasant ride down Rose Canyon Bike Path, and up Soledad Mountain Road to the Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial. Here, we will dismount & view the memorial wall plaques briefly, remembering what Memorial Day is all about. 

We will then continue down Nautilus St. to Windansea, riding along the coast to Point Loma (to first gate), regroup, then head back through OB, with a stop at Newbreak Coffee & Cafe, before returning to UCC.

* Tandems welcome, remembering we will have the climb up Soledad Mountain Road.

Bring 2 bottles of fluid, and be ready to roll at 8:30. A group pic will be taken at the Soledad Memorial for the SDBC Weekly.

http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/1085787146

RSVP on Facebook at SDBC Memorial Day Ride

 

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Jun
8
8:30 AM08:30

Club Photo

1978 SDBC Club Photo 

Our annual club photo will be taken on Saturday, June 8, just before the club rides.

Meet at UC Cyclery and we'll ride to the corner of East Gate Mall and Towne Center Drive.

So that we can look almost as sweet as the '78 team pictured to the right, Rule #18 will be strictly enforced - Only current and complete kits will be allowed in the photo.  

Please wear the regular, current kit - NOT the summer jersey, NOT fall jersey, NOT last year's kit, nor the one from 4 seasons ago. We'll have nearly as much fun as the "year unknown" team below.

SDBC Club Photo, year unknown

Thanks!

San Diego Bicycle Club

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Jul
4
9:30 AM09:30

SDBC Red, White & BREW - Independence Day Ride

 Karl Strauss Tasting Room

Karl Strauss Tasting Room

Join us for our 4th of July ride and picnic, SDBC Red, White & BREW! The ride starts at 8:30 am from the
Karl Strauss Brewery Tasting Room at 5985 Santa Fe St San Diego, CA 92109 (Just south of the Rose Canyon Bike path).

The ride route will be 57 miles in distance at a moderate pace, rolling out at 8:30AM.  

There's also a shorter, alternate route that's about 28 miles and rolls out at 9:30A. This route will have a break at mile 16 at Solana Beach Coffee Company before returning to Karl Strauss.  The pace for this ride will be D3.

Note: The longer, faster ride rolls out at 8:30A. The shorter slower ride rolls out at 9:30A.

 Karl Strauss July 4th Ride Route

Karl Strauss July 4th Ride Route

  • The ride is open and free to everyone!
  • The BBQ and Karl Strauss beer is free to SDBC Members!  
  • Non-Members can pay $20 at the door
  • You MUST show you're SDBC membership card for the free party.
  • Bring photo ID to show proof of age.
  • Parking is at Karl Strauss 5985 & 5965 Santa Fe Drive, or on the street.
 Karl Strauss July 4th Alternate Ride Route

Karl Strauss July 4th Alternate Ride Route

We expect to be back to the Karl Strauss Tasting Room around 12 noon to enjoy some great brew and celebrate our country's independence with a complimentary picnic with brats and dogs!

Please wear your SDBC Emerald Textiles Kit !

Please contact our event coordinator specialevents@sdbc.org if you have any questions.

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Sep
2
8:30 AM08:30

Cecy Krone Memorial Ride

Please join SDBC for a 54 mile bike ride (that includes Les's Loop) to Carlsbad in memory of fellow SDBC members whose lives have been taken on the roads by drunk drivers.

The ride will leave UC Cyclery (home of the Saturday ride location) at 8:30am.

Note:  UCC will not be open.  Restrooms are available at Starbucks and Ralph's

This is not a race, but a fun ride (moderate pace) and a time for all of us to enjoy riding together to remember club members killed while riding. We will be stopping at Solana Beach Coffee Company on the return trip for a FREE cup of coffee.

Solana Beach Coffee Company is located at 437 Hwy 101 in Solana Beach.

Red memorial MADD ribbons will be given to all participants to tie onto their bicycles during the ride.

When: Monday, September 2, 2019 Roll out at 8:30 am
Where: UC Cyclery, 8715 Villa La Jolla Dr, La Jolla, CA 92037

 

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Dec
11
6:30 PM18:30

Annual Meeting of the San Diego Bicycle Club

  • Community Room at La Jolla Village Square Mall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Annual Meeting of the San Diego Bicycle Club will be held on Tuesday, December 11 at 7:30P in the Community Room of La Jolla Village Square Mall. Doors open at 7:15P.

Please see the attachments below for more information:

The Meeting Agenda is here.

Other Meeting documents are here:

 

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Dec
8
8:30 AM08:30

30th Annual SDBC Light Up A Life Holiday Toy Ride

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Join San Diego Bicycle Club for the 30th Annual Light Up A Life Holiday Toy Ride to benefit the Salvation Army. The 50-mile round trip ride starts at 8:30am at UC Cyclery located at La Jolla Village Square. 

Riders are asked to bring an unwrapped toy to carry to the Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, located at University Ave. and 69th Street. Led by Santa Claus, the ride is holiday pace (slow), and everyone is welcome. The Salvation Army is collecting toys for children of all ages—toys for older children are especially appreciated—as well as canned or boxed nonperishable food. Decorate your bike in the holiday spirit. Prizes will be awarded before the ride begins to the best-decorated adult rider, junior rider, and tandem riders. 

Every year the Salvation Army invites hundreds of San Diego families to select from the toys collected at the holiday distribution center. 

Contact Info:

Ralph Elliott
619-239-4321
ralph@mgeracing.com

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Nov
29
to Dec 2

22nd Annual SDBC Joshua Tree National Park Trip

  • Joshua Tree National Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come on out to Joshua Tree National Park!  Bring your Mountain bike, non technical riding, Hiking Boots, Climbing Shoes & Ropes, Camping gear, Telescope, Easy Boy Chair, Lots of Water, and some food and drinks.  

Arrive either Thursday or Friday night. We will be camping at Jumbo Rocks campground, and spending the weekend Climbing, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Eating & Drinking, Star Gazing, or just enjoy doing nothing! Bring your own Food and Drinks, and something to shear for our "group meal" on Saturday night.  Yes, it can be cold, so don’t forget some firewood to help stay warm!!!

There is NO Water in Joshua Tree Park, so bring LOTS!

If you want to go please contact:

Ralph Elliott
619-239-4321
ralph@mgeracing.com

 
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Nov
26
6:00 PM18:00

SDBC Club and Kit Fit Night

Fit Kit Night will be held from 6:00-8:00 PM on Monday, November 26 at UC Cyclery.

OPEN TO SDBC MEMBERS ONLY!

The 2019 SDBC Kit design will unveiled to SDBC members and the new fit kit will be available. Watch for more details coming soon.

On Club Night, all SDBC members get:

  • 20% off parts & accessories!

  • 10% of Garmin products!

  • 10% of bikes - no discount limit!

  • Free drawing with $1,500+ in prizes

  • Free Pizza and Beer

  • New kit design unveiled

RSVP online at the SDBC Facebook page

 

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Nov
23
9:00 AM09:00

Black & Green Friday Ride

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Join SDBC the day after Thanksgiving for our Black (and Green) Friday ride and picnic! A moderate pace ride departs at 8:30 a.m. from the Karl Strauss Tasting Room located at:

Karl Strauss Tasting Room
5985 Santa Fe Street
San Diego, CA 92109

Wear your SDBC club kits!

The Ride is free & open to everyone.

Free BEER, pizza, and sodas around noon for SDBC members. $20 for non-members.

The ride route will be about 40 miles in distance at a moderate pace, rolling out at 8:30AM. We will return to Karl Stauss for Beer, Pizza, and sodas around noon.

This route will take us out to Point Loma and the national monument. Those who have an entry card should move near the front at the entry to assure we can use all the available free entries.

Strava Ride Route is here

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Nov
22
8:30 AM08:30

SDBC/MGE Racing Turkey Ride & Hunt To Elfin Forest

This is a 60 mile "Fun Ride", NOT a Race!  Leaves at 8:30am sharp from La Jolla Village Square. No Fee, No Sag, No Patch, just a good old fashion Fun Ride, and a great way to get ready to pig-out later in the day!  This ride dates back to 1952!

Please ride safely and obey all traffic laws and never more than "two on a breast!"
Remember it's not whether you win or lose, but it's how much fun your have!
The object is to Hunt Turkeys, Not be One! Happy Thanksgiving

The Strava Ride Route for this event is here.

The MapMyRide Ride Route is here.

Ralph Elliott
619-239-4321
ralph@mgeracing.com

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Nov
17
5:00 AM05:00

Padres Pedal The Cause

Join SDBC at Pedal the Cause

Padres Pedal the Cause is a local nonprofit that seeks to fund cancer research that will lead to increased survivorship and ultimately, cures for cancer. Their biggest fundraising effort is an annual cycling event at Petco Park – and we are happy to announce that SDBC has created a team this event.

How can you Participate

There is Cycling (4 routes – including 25, 55, 88 and 100 miles, all going over the Coronado Bridge and finishing on Centerfield.), 5K walk/run, Kids Challenge (closed bike loop) or Stationary Bike – all events end on the field at Petco Park with free food & beverage. There are also volunteer opportunities.

Click here for all participation options, which also includes registration and fundraising info at the bottom.

The Beneficiaries

Every dollar participants raise goes directly to the following beneficiaries: Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute and Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego.

Join the SDBC Team

Join the team by clicking here or visiting gopedal.org/SDBC. Please contact Lauren Diaz, who works for Padres Pedal the Cause and is a member of the SDBC Women’s race team, at Lauren@gopedal.org with any questions.

Hope you can join us on November 17!

Distances and Routes

100 Miles RideWithGPS Route

88 Miles: RideWithGPS Route

55 Miles: RideWithGPS Route

25 Miles: RideWithGPS.com route

5k Run/Walk: RideWithGPS Route

Lauren Diaz, CPA
Senior Director of Finance and Operations
Padres Pedal the Cause
2445 Fifth Avenue, Suite 402 | San Diego CA 92101
C | 305-206-4171

lauren@gopedal.org

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Ride the Point
Nov
10
7:00 AM07:00

Ride the Point

2018 marks the 6th Annual Ride the Point and with your support we have donated $100,000 to UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center for pancreatic cancer research. SEE POINT LOMA LIKE NEVER BEFORE Ride the Hidden, Unridden, and Forbidden Point Loma in San Diego, CA. on EXCLUSIVE routes open once a year!

25 and 62 mile routes. For more information, see the Ride the Point website.

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Nov
3
7:00 AM07:00

Mike Nosco Memorial Ride

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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 http://www.strava.com/routes/326660 

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.

Register at http://mikenosco.com/register/

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 specialevents@sdbc.org 

For more details go to
http://mikenosco.com/

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Oct
27
7:00 AM07:00

2018 Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Cycle For Life

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Grab your helmet and bike because come October the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s premier cycling event CF Cycle for Life is rolling into town! Choose between our 35 or 65 mile route and enjoy our rest stops, bike mechanics, bike maintenance and repair and ride marshals as you pedal towards a cure! Celebrate afterwards with us at out Post-Pedal Party. us at our Post-Pedal Party.

See the Cycle for Life website for more information.

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Oct
27
to Oct 28

Borrego Springs Ride/Camping Trip

  • Mira Mesa Park and Ride (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

San Diego Bicycle Club's annual ride and camp weekend to Borrego Springs!  Here's how it works - Meet at the Mira Mesa Park & Ride (Mira Mesa Blvd & I-15) at 7:00 am, 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.

Strava Route - Day 1

Strava Route - Day 2

Contact: Linda Web
Email: volunteer@sdbc.org
Phone: 619 806-1284

2015 Trip

2008 Trip

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Oct
6
6:00 AM06:00

Tecate - Ensenada Baja Bike Race

SDBC discount code - SDBC18 is good for 15% off registration.

Baja Bike Race is a 73 mile race and gran fondo taking you on a journey through the Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico's wine country! You start 4 blocks from the border of the United States in the magical town of Tecate and finish in the coastal city of Ensenada. The Tecate to Ensenada route has history taking you back to 1969 and ended in 1993. We brought back this amazing route in 2015 because this is something not to be missed. During your ride, you will experience just over 4000 feet of climbing with gorgeous scenery!

Link to event site

Link to Race Flyer

Link to YouTube video from last year

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Sep
3
8:30 AM08:30

Cecy Krone Memorial Ride

Please join SDBC for a 54 mile bike ride (that includes Les's Loop) to Carlsbad in memory of fellow SDBC members whose lives have been taken on the roads by drunk drivers.

The ride will leave UC Cyclery (home of the Saturday ride location) at 8:30am.

Note:  UCC will not be open.  Restrooms are available at Starbucks and Ralph's

This is not a race, but a fun ride (moderate pace) and a time for all of us to enjoy riding together to remember club members killed while riding. We will be stopping at Solana Beach Coffee Company on the return trip for a FREE cup of coffee.

Solana Beach Coffee Company is located at 437 Hwy 101 in Solana Beach.

Red memorial MADD ribbons will be given to all participants to tie onto their bicycles during the ride.

When: Monday, September 3, 2018 Roll out at 8:30 am
Where: UC Cyclery, 8715 Villa La Jolla Dr, La Jolla, CA 92037

Here is the link to the Facebook page event where you can RSVP and download the route to your garmin

https://www.facebook.com/events/129567520995879

 

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Sep
30
6:00 PM18:00

CyclingSavvy Club Edition course for SDBC

CyclingSavvy Club Edition course for SDBC Fri 9/30!!

SDBC is hosting a CycllingSavvy Club Edition course for you on Friday Sept 30 - 6 to 9pm at the Mission Bay Yacht Club. CyclingSavvy instructor Gary Cziko is traveling from LA to teach this course. This is an excellent opportunity to spend a few hours learning and thinking about what you can do to be even less likely to get hit by a car. I guarantee you will be glad you went.

A good 5-minute video overview of the principles of CyclingSavvy can be found here.

The special Club Edition course is new and has removed content already known by experienced cyclists like you to concentrate on the counter-intuitive stuff that will give you something to chew on. It has been taught to four clubs in the LA area - we're the first to get it in San Diego.
A summary of the principles of CyclingSavvy that will be distributed at the course can be found here.

Since SDBC is paying for the training ($150) we have priority for the first few days, but you need to RSVP as soon as possible. After Saturday we will invite members from other Coalition member clubs, if there is room.

Please RSVP to me directly: bikecoalition@sdbc.org *

MBYC is on the end of El Carmel Pl, a mini-peninsula on the west side of Mission Bay.

Special thanks to Coalition board member and CABO President Jim Baross for getting this venue for us.

Remember: your SDBC membership includes membership in the San Diego County Bike Coalition which includes a number of benefits. See the Coalition website at sdbikecoalition.org.

Serge Issakov
Bike Coalition liaison
bikecoalition@sdbc.org

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Sep
11
to Oct 2

Velodrome Resurfacing

It's finally time to resurface the San Diego Velodrome. This project cannot be effectively completed without an extraordinary amount of help from the velodrome community. We ask all of you to come to these work days and help for facilities preparation, fence demolition, and fence rebuild.
Work days have been scheduled for:

  • Sunday, Sep 11 @ 8 am
  • Saturday, Sep 17 @ 8 am
  • Sunday, Sep 18 @ 8 am
  • TBD some time between Sep 24 and Oct 2

Resurfacing starts on Monday, Sep 19 and will take a few days. At this time, we cannot exactly determine the reassembly days after the resurfacing. We appreciate your flexibility in scheduling.
Although required tools will be supplied, having more can be helpful. If possible, please bring:

  • Work gloves
  • Weed whacker
  • Tarp for hauling things around
  • Sheers or pruning tools
  • Rakes

Thanks for you hard work and commitment to making the San Diego Velodrome the best place to ride bikes in San Diego.

If you have any questions please contact the SDVA President, Mark Ainslie, at mark@sdvelodrome.com.
SDVA link - sdvelodrome.com

Some reminders:
Public hours are on Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. During this time ANYONE is invited to ride their bicycle (any bike) on the track. Please bring a helmet and be prepared to sign a waiver.
Members are allowed to ride only during Open Hours on the track. All scheduled events are noted on the calendar.
Motor Pacing is only allowed by SDVA approved coaches.

Victor Hupp
San Diego Velodrome Director
velodrome@sdbc.org

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Jun
18
to Jun 25

Saturday Route Change

Because of Caltrans work on the I-5 Chute the next two Saturdays (June 18 & 25) we will be changing the route of the Saturday rides. Simply put...Go through UCSD and get over to Torrey Pines. Go down Torrey Pines grade - Watch your speeds. Take a right on Carmel Valley Rd and a left on El Camino Real. Resume your regular routes.

For the purists among us, see the table below...

GoCumTurn At
0.10.1LVilla La Jolla Dr.
0.20.3RGilman Dr.
0.71.0LSouth Scholars Dr.
0.61.6LLa Jolla Shores
0.01.6QRQuick R Torrey Pines
1.22.8LAt Genesee, to stay on Torrey Pines (go down Torrey Pines Grade - watch your speeds)
3.66.4RCarmel Valley Rd. Go under the I-5.
1.88.2LEl Camino Real and resume regular route.

ENJOY THE RIDE!

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Jun
10
5:00 AM05:00

Salsa Ride at the Border

On behalf of the Foundation for the Children of the Californias (FCC) and the Hospital Infantil de las Californias, we cordially invite you to participate in the "Salsa Ride at the Border”. All proceeds go to the hospital, with it's dedicated doctors, nurses and staff that provide services to children whether their parents can afford to pay or not.  

The Salsa Ride is a fun and challenging metric century 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, with a chip-timed section up Honey Springs Road.

Juan Carlos Viñolo, the cyclist paralyzed at the Fiesta Island crash in 2014, will be wearing bib #1 and leading out the ride on his hand-cycle! And once again, Raul Alcala, bib #2, first Mexican Tour de France rider and winner of two stages, will be our celebrity rider. There is a meal afterwards, a beer garden, a band playing, and raffle prizes. 

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Mar
13
7:30 AM07:30

Tandem Rally

Please join Tony Lowery on January 10th, the second Sunday of March, for a tandem ride.  We'll ride through Mission Bay to Point Loma and return through La Jolla. We'll stop for coffee at the La Jolla Farmer's Market before heading back to UC Cyclery.  Approximately 35 miles with 1500' elevation gain.  Check out SDBC's facebook page for the event invite. Invite your friends!

Call or text questions to Tony Lowery 619.852.7141

 

 

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