Handmade Pedals and Seatpost

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These pedals and seatpost were completely handmade for Gilbert Hatton for the ’84 Olympics. Gilbert Hatton was a racer from 1981-1992 and from what I have gathered these pedals and seatpost were made for him by his father Gilbert Hatton Senior. Continue reading “Handmade Pedals and Seatpost” »

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Our temporary shop cat.

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This little dude just casually walked into our shop the other day. We tied him up (with an inner tube and a zip tie… hahaha) for an hour or so while we tried to contact his owner. Continue reading “Our temporary shop cat.” »

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Cooper posing with some rims

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Rachel took these wonderful photos of her and Tom’s dog Cooper posing with some 17″, 650b and 700c rims that Tom was about to build up. We seem to build a ton of these Synergy rims in the store each week. Continue reading “Cooper posing with some rims” »

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Daily stuff around the shop– Rivendell Hillborne

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Here’s what rolled through the shop a few days ago. A real nice Rivendell Sam Hillborne. The customer came to us for some upgrades which we are more than happy to do.

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Sky’s Bernard Hinault LOOK

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You know, this is just one of those iconic frames that I’ve always had a soft spot for.

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Velo Cult x Caffe Calabria Coffee – Eddy Perckx & Fausto Cuppi

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We are finally introducing our new coffee.

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SD Bike Commuter Discount Program Launch At Sea Rocket Bistro.


To go along with our recent Bike Union Launch we are finally posting the pictures from our SD Bike Commuter Discount Program Launch that we had at Sea Rocket Bistro. Sea Rocket Bistro was the very first business to take part in this program and a fitting place for the launch party.   Velo Cult began this commuter discount program less than a year ago but just now went public with it. We worked on getting the program large before introducing it to the media and general population of San Diego. The event also premiered a promotional video for the discount program that the San Diego Bicycle Coalition and Sea Rocket Bistro produced. Continue reading “SD Bike Commuter Discount Program Launch At Sea Rocket Bistro.” »

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Official Bike Union Launch & Spring Haul-In and Picnic


These are our photos from the recent launch of the San Diego Bike Union. Velo Cult is a founding member of this organization and we’re proud to help introduce this to San Diego. Continue reading “Official Bike Union Launch & Spring Haul-In and Picnic” »

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2011 San Diego Custom Bicycle Show


Thanks to everyone who came by to check out the show. Continue reading “2011 San Diego Custom Bicycle Show” »

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C & O Fall Bike Tour


A while ago I mentioned to my wife how I wanted to go back to Washington, DC (we lived there for a year) to tour the C&O canal in the Fall. To my delight she said she wanted to do this as well, she has never toured before. 4 months before the tour was to happen she got pregnant and she said she was still down for this so the plans kicked into high gear. Continue reading “C & O Fall Bike Tour” »

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