Category : Cycling

09 Sep 2019

Product Review: KMC X11SL-DLC 11 Speed Chain (Red)

High Tech hits the chain market with the KMC X11SL-DLC 11 Speed Chain I think most people overlook the ability to have some technology go into a bike chain design. The chain is one of the most vital parts on a bike, therefore top component and chain manufacturers invest time and R & D in designing a chain that will propel and endure what cyclists will dish out when racing and training or just riding hard for a long time.     I […]

30 Aug 2019

Review: FSA Powerbox Alloy Crankset

The FSA Powerbox Alloy Crankset is an outstanding complete setup for anyone racing or training with a coach who doesn’t want to spend the big bucks for a carbon crankset – or just doesn’t care about weight. At only 7 oz or so heavier than the carbon version for half the price, this set is a great deal. On top of that, it’s a very handsome crank that will compliment any bike and groupset. The setup is super easy with […]

06 Aug 2019
2019 Santa Anita Park Crit

Product Review: Borah Teamwear Pro SS Cycling Jersey & OTW Cycling Bibs

The Borah Teamwear Pro SS Cycling Jersey has a great athletic fit, while still being inspired by a classic style that will please a wide variety of riders. It’s a nice mid-weight fabric that won’t leave you freezing on those early morning starts but also doesn’t bake you when the temperature rises. The three jersey back pockets are more than adequate to haul all the food you need for a 5-hour ride. The jersey is also constructed with a high […]

24 Jul 2019
Product Review: Bottecchia 8Avio Revolution Road Bike

Product Review: Bottecchia 8Avio Revolution Road Bike

Pasta, Cars, Clothing and of course bikes! Italians know how to make bikes.   With Bottecchia being in the business since the 1920’s, they have plenty of experience making bikes, that have included major wins in the Giro di Italia in Italy, the Tour de France and in the United States. This year the SoCalCycling.com Team had the opportunity to ride the Bottecchia 8AVIO Revolution for the 2019 season. The Team achieved some great results in road races and criteriums landing […]

18 Jul 2019
SoCalCycling.com Team Clothing By Borah Teamwear

SoCalCycling.com Team Apparel Available for Purchase

The SoCalCycling.com Team is excited to partner with Borah Teamwear for the Team’s custom cycling apparel. We have brought back the popular SoCal map in the Team’s kit design, which is available for our cycling friends to purchase online at the Team’s store. Available items include: Pro SS Jersey Team Long Sleeve Jersey OTW  Cycling Bib Shorts Pro SS Skin Suit Team Cycling Vest Team Arm Warmers The SoCalCycling.com Team kit offers a pro-level fit and superb detailing that looks great and is very comfortable. Order and View Team […]

15 Jul 2019
Product Review: Crono CR-2 Road Cycling Shoes

Product Review: Crono CR-2 Road Cycling Shoes

The CRONO CR-2 Road Cycling Shoe is produced by CRONO, a small Italian manufacturer of cycling shoes, that has 40 years of experience making high-quality sports shoes. Italy is known for stylish footwear and the CRONO CR-2 cycling shoe is no exception with its sleek and light design. As someone who is very picky when it comes to my cycling shoes, I was looking forward to wearing the CRONO CR-2 Road Cycling Shoes and putting them to the test on some road rides. […]