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13 Sep 2021
Clásicas Futuras Estrellas in Columbia Osvaldo Mora

Winning the Points Classification at the Clásicas Futuras Estrellas in Columbia, by Osvaldo Mora

SoCalCycling.com Team’s Osvaldo Mora recently competed in the Clásicas Futuras Estrellas in Columbia, where he won the overall in the Points Classification and the prestigious red Points Jersey (see photos below) after a hard-fought sprint battle for the points every stage.   This August I had the opportunity to race a stage race called “Clásicas Futuras Estrellas” in the U23 category here in Huila, Colombia. My expectations for the race weren’t high since I was recovering from a sickness I had a […]

20 Aug 2021

Teamwork and a Podium Finish at the Pan Am Games, by David Ruvalcaba

SoCalCycling.com Team’s David Ruvalcaba recently competed in the Pan American, Central American and Caribbean Cycling Championships, which were held from August 12 to 15, 2021 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. David competed in the U-23 Road Race and represented Mexico. David shares his experience from the Pan Am Games. The race was held on a 10 km pan flat, hot dog style circuit, it was a narrow 2-way road on each side. Before the start, we knew who the strongest teams […]

05 Jun 2020

Product Review: FSA K-Force Seatpost SB25

Hi guys! It’s time to share the word on one of my favorite sponsors FSA! While being at home I had the chance to look over what I have on my hands this year and this time I’m going to share my experience with two particular FSA products. But first let me talk you about the brand: FSA is known for being a world class company with cycling components for the road and mountain bike. Besides working closely with the […]

21 Nov 2019
Review: FSA K-Force Compact Carbon Handlebars

Review: FSA K-Force Compact Carbon Handlebars

For most of my years of riding, I’ve always stuck to using alloy bars due to their safety and reliability. However, carbon handlebars, specifically FSA K-Force Compact Carbon road handlebars, have come a long way putting any worries aside. Good road handlebars are like a good seat, they just have to feel comfortable as you’ll be riding and holding on to them in one position or another for the duration of your ride what ever type of ride that might […]

29 Oct 2019
CLIF Cubes

Nutrition: Clif Bar Introduces Cubes

CLIF® CUBES™ nut butter–filled endurance bites are made from real food ingredients, and provide sustained fuel for your longest outings. Available in three tasty flavors, CUBES are as soft as they are satisfying. And they’re evenly scored for easy portion control when you’re on the go. Flavors CLIF® CUBES™ nut butter are available in the following flavors:  Double Peanut, Strawberry Banana, and Tart Cherry. Double Peanut – Roasted peanut pieces in a soft and tasty bar, filled with creamy peanut […]

09 Oct 2019
FSA SL-K Road Brakes

Review: FSA SL-K Road Brakes

The FSA SL-K Road Brakes are some of the most powerful road rim brakes I have used to date. The arm’s I-beam structure provided ample stiffness and stopping power and the black and grey color scheme will match any bike they are installed on. The brakes take standard Shimano type cartridge pads so aftermarket pads for carbon rims and the like are easy to find and changing brake pads is simple. Opening the brake for wheel removal is accomplished with […]