Topanga Creek Bicycles


2015 A Year In Review 2
It’s that time of the year when I reflect on my accomplishments in the past 12 months and foresee what I can do to make things even better in the following year. It seems like a cliché, but I feel that 2015 has been one of the best years in my life. I am so more »

2015: A Year in Review


Top 5 So Cal Overnighters 3
If you’ve followed me from the beginning, you may have noticed that my go-to SoCal overnight trip is riding from Ventura to Ojai to Dennison Park and staying for a night and riding back. It is very laid back with 2 route options, whether you want to stay on bike paths or on gravel roads, more »

Top 5 SoCal Overnight Trips by Your Favorite Bike Tourists


Euro Velo Map of France 4
I received a huge response on January 1st when I revealed that I will be taking a three-month bicycle tour across Europe. Some of you wanted to know my plans and itinerary, so here is the first of many weekly updates to keep you informed. Before I jump into the plan, I want to let more »

Update 1: Trans-Europe 2015 – 9 Weeks Away



News Unpredict Your Journey – Need bikepacking gear in Los Angeles? Look no further than Topanga Creek Bicycles. Their new section is awesome! It’s a great resource to see what the shop has to offer in terms of bicycles for your adventure and gears you can purchase to go on that adventure.  Look for their more »

2014 – Week 21 – Internet Round Up


News How Bicycles Bring Business – Great piece from, you guest it, Momentum Mag about how bicycles bring business.  They go over several examples in cities across the country like Memphis, New York City, San Diego, etc. who are cashing on the bicycling boom. There is a potential of $6 Billion to $133 Billion of more »

2014 – Week 18 – Internet Round Up


Selfie w/Group 6
When Sang Hyun bought his bike a few week’s ago at Topanga Creek Bicycle shop, the shop owner, Chris Kelly, told us about the next bikepacking / bike touring adventure.  On April 22, 2014, Salsa Cycles was going to come out to Ojai to demo their bikes for anybody who was interested in checking them out. more »

Bike Touring Ojai



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News When Does a Cycling Boom Go Wrong? When Everyone Rides on the Sidewalk – Not all cycling boom is good. In the city Santiago de Chile, they are seeing a 20% increase in bicycle usage but this comes with a cost.  Because their infrastructure was poorly thought out, many cyclists opt to ride the sidewalk more »

2014 – Week 17 – Internet Round Up


News Bike Touring Seminar Videos – Our friend Erin Vasquez, blogs about the Bike Touring 101 videos on his FrontageRoads.com blog. He posted up 6 of the 7 videos available at the time. Be sure to check out video 7 as we go through Q & A with our audience. Click here to see the more »

2014 – Week 13 – Internet Round Up