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April 2017

Podiums for 1st and 3rd at the LA Circuit Race

The Socalcycling.com Team had another solid weekend of racing! Ethan Batt took another win...
24th Apr 17

Photo Finish for 2nd at the Easter Sunday Criterium

Ethan Batt (SoCalCycling.com Team) continued his excellent form with a 2nd place finish at...
19th Apr 17

Victorville Omnium Race Report – By Ethan Batt, SoCalCycling.com Team

In the weekend just passed, the SoCalCycling.com Team and I attended the 2nd annual Victorville...
12th Apr 17

A Win and 3rd at the Carson Crit

Callum Gordon (SoCalCycling.com Team) continued his winning streak at the Carson Crit after being...
5th Apr 17
March 2017

2nd Place at the San Dimas Stage Race Criterium

U-23 rider Michael Barker rode a strong race at the San Dimas Stage Race....
30th Mar 17

On the Podium at the San Dimas Stage Race Time Trial

New Zealander Callum Gordon (SoCalCycling.com Team) continued his good form with a fast climb...
29th Mar 17

Winning the Lake Elizabeth Road Race

The SoCalCycling.com got their 3rd race of the season, with Callum Gordon taking the...
23rd Mar 17

SoCalCycling.com Team’s Callum Gordon Wins Tour de Murrieta

Murrieta is located just on the outskirts of Temecula in Southern California. The weather...
14th Mar 17

SoCalCycling.com Elite Team Announces Roster and Partners

The SoCalCycling.com Elite Cycling Team is excited to compete  during the 2017 racing season...
9th Mar 17

SoCalCycling.com Team Photo Shoot

The SoCalCycling.com Team recently got together for a fun photo shoot at Bonelli Park....
9th Mar 17

A Podium at the Dominguez Hills Criterium

Just prior to the start of the Dominguez Hills Criterium it started raining, so...
9th Mar 17

A Win at the Dare to Race Grand Prix

Clouds loomed overhead and light rain drizzled on the riders as they lined up...
2nd Mar 17
August 2016

Product Review: Cannondale Caad12

Cannondale has had a long history of making fantastic race bikes. From the creation...
29th Aug 16

Product Review: Continental Grand Prix 4000 S II Tubular Tire

The Continental Grand Prix 4000 S II tubular tire – does this tire even...
22nd Aug 16

Product Review: Julbo Aero Sunglasses

The SoCalCycling.com Team is very fortunate to have Julbo Eyewear as our official eyewear...
9th Aug 16
July 2016

Going 1, 2 at the Jurupa Valley Grand Prix

With the weather being a factor at these last few races the fields have...
27th Jul 16

Adrenaline Twilight Grand Prix – By Wesley Eslick, SoCalCycling.com Team

On Saturday July 16th, Adrenaline Cycling hosted the Adrenaline Twilight Grand Prix. This was...
20th Jul 16
June 2016

Race Report: Victorville Criterium – By Wesley Eslick, SoCalCycling.com Team

On Sunday June 19, 2016, Majestic Cycling hosted the Victorville Criterium around the main...
23rd Jun 16

Victorville Road Race – Wesley Eslick, SoCalCycling.com Team

The City of Victorville and Majestic Cycling hosted the Victorville Road Race on Saturday,...
21st Jun 16

Photo Gallery & Report: San Marcos Criterium – Wesley Eslick, SoCalCycling.com Team

The Pro 1/2 field at the San Marcos Criterium started off with around 50...
8th Jun 16
May 2016

Product Review: Fabric Knurl Handlebar Tape

The SoCalCycling.com Team is sponsored by Fabric, a new brand from the UK that...
29th May 16
April 2016
21st Apr 16

A Win at the Elite Road Race Championships – By Erick Sobey, SoCalCycling.com Team

San Luis Rey Road Race poses a challenge for many racers not only to...
18th Apr 16
March 2016

SoCalCycling.com Elite Team Roster and Sponsors Announced

SoCalCycling.com is proud to announce our continued support and sponsorship of the SoCalCycling.com Elite...
2nd Mar 16
February 2016

Race Report & Results: Rosena Ranch Circuit Race

The first race of the Rosena Ranch Circuit Race series was a who’s who...
22nd Feb 16

Race Report: Valley of the Sun Stage Race – By Innokenty Zavyalov, SoCalCycling.com Team

My SoCalCycling.com Team teammate Erick Sobey and I got to Arizona early for the...
17th Feb 16

Race Report: Santa Barbara County Road Race – By Erick Sobey, SoCalCycling.com Team

As the first Road Race and, for many, the first race of any kind...
5th Feb 16
December 2015

Product Review: Cannondale Cypher Helmet

I’ve had the privilege of riding with Cannondale’s Cypher Helmet this season. As someone...
22nd Dec 15
November 2015

SoCalCycling.com Team Featured on New Cannondale Web Site

We are excited that the SoCalCycling.com Team is featured on Cannondale’s new web site!...
11th Nov 15

Bike Profile: SoCalCycling.com Team Cannondale SuperSix EVO HI-MOD

The SoCalCycling.com Elite Team was formed eleven years ago and in those eleven years...
5th Nov 15

CLIF® Bar Spreads Holiday Cheer With Brand New Seasonal Flavor

CLIF® Bar unwraps its holiday energy bar offerings with a scrumptious new Hot Chocolate...
5th Nov 15
October 2015

Product Review: FSA Energy Compact Handlebars

The SoCalCycling.com Team is very fortunate to have Full Speed Ahead (FSA) as one...
15th Oct 15

SoCalCycling.com Elite Team is Looking to Add Category 1 Riders for 2016

The SoCalCycling.com Elite Team is currently accepting resumes through November 15th for the 2016 season. Riders...
13th Oct 15

Gratitude to our Sponsors

The SoCalCycling.com Team has wrapped up a successful 2015 season with much gratitude to...
8th Oct 15

A Successful 2015 Season, Team Featured in 2016 SUGOI Custom Catalogue

A Successful Season As the SoCalCycling.com Team wraps up a successful 2015 season, we...
1st Oct 15
August 2015

Product Review: Clif Bar Products – By Josh Ruiz, SoCalCycling.com Team

I think sometimes we can forget that Chapstick is a brand of lip balm,...
25th Aug 15

Riding in Breakaways at the Brentwood Grand Prix

This past weekend, the SoCalCycling.com Team competed at the Brentwood Grand Prix along San...
7th Aug 15
July 2015

Product Review: KMC X11L Silver Chain

If you haven’t used or heard of KMC chains, KMC specializes in making some...
22nd Jul 15

Product Review: Smith PivLock Arena Sunglasses

The Smith Pivlock Arena sunglasses are made for the person looking for genuine benefits...
9th Jul 15

SoCalCycling.com Elite Cycling Team Launches a New Web Site

We are excited to launch our new web site for the SoCalCycling.com Elite Team!...
8th Jul 15
June 2015

On the Podium at the Ontario 4 Corner Criterium

The Ontario 4 Corner Criterium was held on a short .7 mile course that...
29th Jun 15

Making the Podium at the 805 Criterium Weekend, By Wesley Eslick, SoCalCycling.com Team

Day 1 – 805 Hancock Twilight Criterium in Lompoc The Explore Lompoc presents 805...
22nd Jun 15

Product Review: fi’zi:k Aliante R3 K:ium Saddle

My name is Wesley Eslick, I am a 20 year old South African riding...
15th Jun 15

Race Report: On the Podium at the Manhattan Beach Grand Prix – By Garrett Olsen, SoCalCycling.com Team

Manhattan Beach Grand Prix holds a special place in my heart.  It is very...
10th Jun 15
May 2015

Race Report: Ladera Ranch Grand Prix – By Wesley Eslick, SoCalCycling.com Team

The SoCalCycling.com Team raced at the Ladera Ranch Grand Prix this past Sunday. It...
31st May 15

A Podium Celebration at the Berkeley Hills Road Race

SoCalCycling.com Team rider Josh Ruiz recently placed 4th at the Tour of the Gila...
12th May 15

Race Report: Barrio Logan Grand Prix – By Steven Davis, SoCalCycling.com Team

There is a small place in my heart for The Barrio Logan Grand Prix...
8th May 15
April 2015

Race Report: LA Circuit Race – By Wesley Eslick, SoCalCycling.com Team

The LA Circuit Race started off with a nice cool but windy day which...
23rd Apr 15

Race Report: Two Podiums at the Easter Sunday Grand Prix

The Easter Sunday Grand Prix in Ontario was the fourth event of the Ontario...
5th Apr 15
March 2015

Team Success at the San Dimas Stage Race

The SoCalCycling.com Elite Team was successful  competing against a strong Pro field at the...
29th Mar 15

Race Report: A Win at the San Diego Omnium – By Quinten Kirby, SoCalCycling.com Team

Day two of the San Diego Omnium started off on a cold, wet, and...
4th Mar 15
February 2015

Race Report: A Podium at the Rosena Ranch Circuit Race

This was the second Rosena Ranch Circuit Race of the season and it was...
23rd Feb 15

SoCalCycling.com Elite Team Adds Youth and Strength to 2015 Roster

SoCalCycling.com is proud to announce our continued support and sponsorship of the SoCalCycling.com Elite...
17th Feb 15

Product Review: FSA Energy Stem

FSA (Full Speed Ahead) is well known for making fancy carbon components for your...
8th Feb 15
January 2015

Race Report: Santa Barbara County Road Race – By Josh Ruiz, SoCalCycling.com Team

The 2015 Santa Barbara County Road Race started off the road racing scene in...
27th Jan 15
December 2014

SoCalCycling.com Team Sponsor, CLIF® Bar, Introduces Two New Flavors

SoCalCycling.com Elite Team sponsor, CLIF® Bar, has announced the release of two delicious new...
21st Dec 14

Bike Profile: SoCalCycling.com Team Cannondale SuperSix EVO

The SoCalCycling.com Elite Team was formed eleven years ago and in those eleven years the Team...
18th Dec 14
September 2014

Product Review: Sugoi RS Jersey & RS Pro Bib Short

Since my foray into cycling four short years ago, I have worn, trained in,...
9th Sep 14
July 2014

Update on Ronnie Toth’s Road to Recovery After Crash at Manhattan Beach Grand Prix

SoCalCycling.com Team rider Ronnie Toth had very severe crash going into the final sprint of...
18th Jul 14

Race Report: Ontario Grand Prix # 6 – By Tyler Locke, SoCalCycling.com Team

From the whistle it was going to be a hot, long, hard day in...
16th Jul 14
June 2014

Race Report: Orange County Cycling Classic – by Ronnie Toth, SoCalCycling.com Team

This weekend at the Orange County Cycling Classic Omnium the SoCalCycling.com Team came out in top...
26th Jun 14

Race Report : Adrenaline SoCal Circuit Race, By Lucas Binder, SoCalCycling.com Team

For the first time this season I got to travel south for a race...
19th Jun 14

Product Review: ROL C50 Carbon Tubular Wheelset

ROL’s C50 Carbon Tubular wheels perform in any condition with the agility and stiffness...
17th Jun 14

Product Review: fi’zi:k Antares R1 Braided Saddle

Last year I was riding the fi’zi:k Arione saddle during the race season. I...
9th Jun 14

From Riding Solo to Riding with the SoCalCycling.com Team, by Ronnie Toth

It has been a while since I have been able to partake in true...
7th Jun 14
April 2014

Winning the Easter Sunday Grand Prix – By Ryan Schneider, SoCalCycling.com / Craig Shelly Team

Sunday, April 20th, 2014 was the Easter Sunday Grand Prix held on the seven-turn...
22nd Apr 14

Video: Redlands Bicycle Classic – Downtown Criterium – Pro Men

Watch the last few laps from the Pro Men’s Redlands Bicycle Classic Downtown Criterium...
6th Apr 14

SoCalCycling.com / Craig Shelly Team Podiums at the Redlands Bicycle Classic Criterium

The 30th Annual Redlands Bicycle Classic presented by San Manuel band of Mission Indians...
5th Apr 14
March 2014

Chuck Pontius Memorial Weekend / Elite Road Race Championships, By Cory Greenberg (SoCalCycling.com / Craig Shelly Team)

Saturday’s State Road Race Championships was my first race with SoCalCycling.com / Craig Shelly...
26th Mar 14

Nine Mile Canyon Omnium, by Evan Stade (SoCalCycling.com / Craig Shelly Team)

The Nine Mile Canyon Omnium consists of two stages which take place over the...
2nd Mar 14
February 2014

UCLA Juniper Hills Road Race, By Patrik Ericsson (SoCalCycling.com / Craig Shelly Team)

The SoCalCycling.com / Craig Shelly Team raced in the high desert this past weekend at the...
19th Feb 14
January 2014

SoCalCycling.com / Craig Shelly Team Strengthens Roster and Adds New Sponsors

SoCalCycling.com is proud to announce our continued support and sponsorship of the SoCalCycling.com Elite...
29th Jan 14
July 2013

Product Review: ROL Wheels D’Huez Wheelset

Silence is golden. This saying applies in many facets of life and it’s true...
19th Jul 13
April 2013

Rider Diary: Vlees Huis Ronde Road Race – By Marcus Cannon, SoCalCycling.com Team

Race reports written by winners are familiar to many of you. They typically fall...
18th Apr 13
March 2013

Product Review: Champion System CS Razor Lite Jersey and Bib Short

Upon my first cycling season using the Champion System gear I was very surprised....
8th Mar 13
4th Mar 13

Rider Diary: Merco Credit Union Classic, Stage 3 Criterium – By Anthony Canevari, SoCalCycling.com Team

What a day! After dinner with my wonderful host family (that they prepared, cooked,...
3rd Mar 13

Rider Diary: Merco Credit Union Classic, Stage 2 Time Trial – By Anthony Canevari, SoCalCycling.com Team

When stage racing, especially in the U.S. , time trialing capabilities are crucial to...
2nd Mar 13

Rider Diary: Merco Credit Union Classic, Stage 1 – By Anthony Canevari, SoCalCycling.com Team

I was pretty excited to get underway at the 2013 Merco Credit Union Classic....
1st Mar 13
February 2013

Rider Diary: Boulevard Road Race – By Anthony Canevari, SoCalCycling.com Team

It’s that time of the year again. For me, the Boulevard Road Race was...
3rd Feb 13
January 2013

An Inside Look at the Champion System Pro Cycling Team Presentation

The Champion System  Pro Cycling Team kicked off their 2013 team presentation today in...
12th Jan 13
December 2012

Product Review: Continental Grand Prix 4000 S Road Tire

I have tried many different brands and models of tires over the long period...
11th Dec 12
November 2012

Product Review: TRP 970 EQ Brakes

How do you make one of the best after market brake calipers better than...
8th Nov 12
August 2012

Product Review: Ekoi 999 Helmet

The new 2012 Ekoi 999 cycling helmet has hit the cycling scene with full...
17th Aug 12

Product Review: 2012 Cannondale EVO

The SuperSix Hi-Mod has been Cannondale’s flagship bike for several years. However, the engineers...
9th Aug 12
May 2012

Product Review: Clif Bar and Clif Shot Energy Gel

When exercising keeping your energy stores topped off can be difficult.  Staying hydrated is...
9th May 12
January 2012

Download & Print the 2012 SoCalCycling.com Calendar

Happy New Year! We would like to share the 2012 SoCalCycling.com Calendar that features...
3rd Jan 12
October 2011
September 2011

Product Review: Rudy Project Sterling Helmet

By Frank Sarate, SoCalCycling.com Rudy Project is probably best known for making sport and...
9th Sep 11
June 2011

Rider Diary: Philadelphia International Classic and Tour of America’s Dairyland

By Michael Smith Larsen, SoCalCycling.com Team 6/27/11 – Now it is almost 2 months...
27th Jun 11
May 2011

Mid Season Ontario Criterium / Death Valley Road Stage Race

It is hard to believe the cycling season has reached “Mid Season” already, but...
17th May 11

Podium at Barrio Logan Grand Prix

The SoCalCycling.com Team landed on the podium again at the Barrio Logan Grand Prix...
10th May 11

Amgen Tour of California Stage 7 – Claremont to Mt. Baldy Video Preview

SoCalCycling.com Team rider Michael Smith Larsen climbs the final ascent up Mt. Baldy up the...
6th May 11

SoCalCycling.com Team Gets the Win at San Luis Rey

Congrats to the SoCalCycling.com Team.com on a great ride at the San Luis Rey...
6th May 11
April 2011

Rider Diary: California Racing Experience from a Dane

By Michael Smith Larsen, SoCalCycling.com Team The SoCalCycling.com Team has been fortunate to have...
30th Apr 11

SoCalCycling.com Team Photo Shoot

The SoCalCycling.com Team’s recent photo shoot produced some fantastic photos that will be used...
29th Apr 11
January 2011

SoCalCycling.com Announces Elite Men’s Team and Launches Team Web Site

SoCalCycling.com is proud to announce our continued support and sponsorship of the SoCalCycling.com Elite...
31st Jan 11
July 2010

Race Report: US National Championships in Bend, OR

The Time Trial was slated for Thursday afternoon and my start time was just...
2nd Jul 10
June 2010

Race Report: The Mt. Hood Cycling Classic

By Shane Buysse, SoCalCycling.com Elite Team The first day was a 4 mile prologue...
16th Jun 10
March 2010

SoCalCycling.com’s Shane Buysee Places 5th in Tour de Murrieta Time Trial

The UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team PB Maxxis continued its preparations ahead of the first...
13th Mar 10

SoCalCycling.com Continues to Sponsor Elite Men’s Team in 2010

For More Information Contact: Christy Nicholson, Partner l Marketing Director SoCalCycling.com Email: info@socalcycling.com Web:...
1st Mar 10