Ride to the Tour of California Avila Beach Finish

8 May, 2013 Bek

Excited about the upcoming Tour of California? Of course! It’s one of the most exciting professional bike races in the country. I have watched local stage finishes and time trials for almost every year of the race’s existence. I’ve met most of my favorite riders including Mark Cavendish, George Hincapie, […]

Learning to Stop the Panic in Open Water Swimming

7 May, 2013 Bek

During my first bunch start triathlon, a woman locked her arms around my leg and shouted, “Please, help me back to shore!” Needless to say, she was panicking–her panic cued my own panic, and we both ended up floating on surfboards as our wave swam farther and farther out to […]

Some of the Coolest Bike Gear from Eurobike 2013

4 May, 2013 Bek

Sometimes it’s tough to be in America–like when Eurobike is going on. Otherwise, it’s pretty good over here. But if you also couldn’t afford a ticket to Europe for the single purpose of seeing the newest bikes and cycling gear, watching video taken by the guys who could make it […]

Tips for Choosing the Right Bike Saddle

2 May, 2013 Bek

Trying to find the perfect saddle that’s both comfortable and stylish? Try sifting through online reviews or eyeing the display walls at your LBS, and you’ll probably just find a saddle that looks like what you want. Pop it on your bike, though, and that’s it–it’s not returnable. Because you […]

Bike Month T-Shirt Giveaway!

2 May, 2013 Bek

It’s the Official SLOCyclist.com T-Shirt¬†Giveaway! Let’s celebrate Bike Month in style. We’ll randomly select three winners by May 15th, so get your entries in now. Simply head over to our Facebook page, like us, and share our page with your friends! Read the Giveaway Rules & Regulations