Category Archives: Events
The Vancouver Frame Builders Show

Heads up Vancouver! Thursday, September 10th at Musette Caffé, Skyland Cycles is bringing you a rad event. Shoot the shit with 9 local frame builders and throw your cap in on a stacked raffle with prizes from Shimano, Chris King, 7mesh, Burnaby Velodrome, and Fabric. If you’re in town, get there!

Sep 3, 2015 1 comment
MASH SF’s World Premiere September 12th

I’m so stoked for our friends at MASH and the SF community. I wish I could be there to celebrate! Here are all the details:

“Please join us Saturday, September 12th, 2015 to celebrate the world premiere of our new video project. We have set up a fun weekend in San Francisco, we hope you can join us.

ALLEYCAT: 5:00PM at MASH 284 Sanchez Street, SF CA
ART SHOW: Doors open at 5:00PM at The Lab. 2948 16th Street, SF CA
VIDEO PREMIERE: 8:00PM at The Victoria Theater, 2961 16th Street, SF CA
Group RIDE at MASH Sunday September 13th, 1:00PM

Please look for updates on how you can get tickets to the screening in the coming weeks.

Look for updates with stops in Las Vegas September 17th, London September 26th, Berlin September 29th, Tokyo October 17th, Seoul October 21st 2015

Thank you to our friends for the generosity and who have helped make this possible: @vans, @oakley, @oakleybike, @cinelli_official, @girocycling, @clifbarcompany, @sellesanmarco, @kryptonitelock, @castellicycling”


Aug 21, 2015 Comments are OFF
RSVP for the Speedvagen Fit Tour Australia in Sydney

On August 24th – 30th, the Speedvagen Fit Tour is headed to Australia with rides, parties, and most importantly fit​ting​ sessions​​ with Sacha White, owner and lead builder at The Vanilla Workshop. For the Sydney stop, Speedvagen will be partnering with the Rapha Cycle Club and Shifter Bikes in Melbourne.

To schedule a fit for your own Speedvagen with Sacha White in Australia contact Speedvagen.

RSVP for our Sydney Ride with the Rapha Cycle Club (Aug 29th).

RSVP For our reception with the Rapha Cycle Club (Evening Aug 29th).

Aug 20, 2015 Comments are OFF
Q&A With Chris Chance at Mission Workshop TONIGHT!

Tonight at Mission Workshop in SF, I’ll be moderating a discussion with Chris Chance of Fat Chance Bicycles. Here’s the scoop:

“Chris Chance is bringing back Fat Chance Bicycles. Making a killer bike back in the day wasn’t easy and bringing it back to life 15 years after closing down shop can’t be either. Chris will be speaking at Mission Workshop San Francisco Saturday August 15th. John Watson will be leading the questions, but attendees are welcome to ask Chris what’s on their mind. The talk will be live streamed on so you can follow along from your garage, but if you’re local, email [email protected] to grab a seat. Beers start at 5pm, doors close at 6:30pm. Talk starts at 7pm.”

We hope to see you there!

Aug 15, 2015 3 comments
The Rapha Prestige Midwest: Humidity Reigns – Kevin Scott Batchelor
The Rapha Prestige Midwest: Humidity Reigns

The Rapha Prestige Midwest: Humidity Reigns
Words and photos by Kevin Scott Batchelor

The last time I got the call to cover a Rapha Prestige event, I found myself wondering how any of the teams were going to handle the brutal course that had awaited them. More than 130 miles with 14,000 feet of climbing, on mixed terrain, with dizzying temperatures, sounded much more like a stage in the Vuelta than something my friends might ride. LA was a monster, complete with jagged teeth and scorching breath. With only a fraction of the teams finishing what was surely the hardest ride of their riding lives, this would be the last of the pro tour level parcours, right? (more…)

Aug 7, 2015 12 comments