Local Women’s Bike Shop is a Community Staple
Before the Unlikely Cyclist became a popular SoCal bike shop in Costa Mesa, and a go-to resource for beginners to advanced female cyclists, it was the title of Lisa Kanno’s cycling blog which she started after buying her first road bike in 2011.
ISM Endurance Saddle: A Saddle for Long Distance Comfort
Ideally, a high quality saddle stabilizes the rider without their awareness or any conscious effort. The ISM PL 1.0 is a saddle that accomplishes this feat masterfully. ISM saddles utilize a design that many cyclists might consider a “triathlon saddle, but the PL 1.0 is a saddle for any serious bicyclist.
Rally Cycling 2016 Season Opener
Team Rally Cycling celebrates racing season opener in Calabasas We talk with two of their riders who’ve moved out to SoCal for the season. When we received the invite from Rally Cycling to attend their season opener, we jumped at the opportunity to head back…
Sunset Cycles: Boutique Restorations, City Bikes And Passion
At the end of 2015, David Figueroa and Sean Heck opened Sunset Cycles upstairs in the Claremont Packing House. You may know the location if you’ve stopped at Eureka! on the way home after tackling GMR. We visited the re-purposed warehouse and spoke with David and Sean…
Winter Downhill Racing in SoCal
While downhill racers across the country waited for snow to thaw and ski-slopes to return to their summer shade of grassy-brown, SoCal racers have been enjoying the bluebird weekends in Fontana, racing in the Southridge Racing Winter Series. Organizers host a weekend of mountain-biking that have some participants choosing to camp for the two-day mountain-mash.
Gus Van Sant & “The Discipline of DE” Applied To Bicycles
Early in his directing career, Gus Van Sant created a short film, “The Discipline of DE,” based on a collection of short stories by William S. Burroughs, entitled “Exterminator!”. It is an enlightening film that examines the surprising complexity of everyday actions and how to go about performing them…
Bicyclist Eternal: Alex Baum – Visionary and Leader
Our community felt a great loss when legendary Los Angeles bicycling advocate, Alex Baum, passed away at the age of 92 this past March. Baum’s life was filled with unique and extraordinary experiences, and his legacy is rich with contributions to the bicycling community.
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