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Feature Items

  • Castelli Pocket Liner Jacket
    $299.99

    Castelli's Pocket Liner Jacket is just what the pros of the Garmin-Barracuda team reach for when it starts to rain. This race-proven shell is a perfect addition to your… [more]

  • Cervelo R5 (Dura-Ace) - 2014

    Your better half was a bike all along. Cervelo's R5 is built with one of the lightest, stiffest, most comfortable frames in the world. The secret lies in Cervelo's… [more]

  • Oakley Half Jacket 2.0 XL
    $120.00

    Enjoy premium vision, potent style and durable eye protection with Oakley's Half Jacket 2.0 XL. The frames use Oakley's lightweight O-Matter material and feature a… [more]

  • Castelli Classica Jersey FZ

    Race-inspired performance meets Italian style in Castelli's Classica Jersey. The luxurious-feeling Prosecco MultiDenier fabric transfers moisture and dries quickly and… [more]

  • Castelli Caterina WS Jacket - Women's
    $219.99

    Riding in the worst conditions requires advanced gear, and Castelli's Caterina WS Jacket has what you need to stay dry. It's made from Gore's Windstopper X-Lite Plus… [more]

  • Castelli Perla Jersey FZ - Women's
    $79.99

    Feel and look great every time you head out the door with Castelli's Perla Jersey FZ. It's crafted from Castelli's soft, breathable fabric for superb moisture management… [more]

  • Cervelo S5 VWD (Dura-Ace Di2) - 2014

    Cervelo's S5 VWD is as aero as a sliver and as light as a whisper. It begins with a carbon layup that’s tuned to optimize stiffness laterally and torsionally while… [more]

  • Castelli Veloce T-Shirt
    $29.99

    Castelli's Veloce T-Shirt is made from super-soft cotton for a wonderful, broken-in feel you'll love. The embroidered Rossa Corsa logo and screen printed graphics add a… [more]

  • Cervelo R5 (SRAM Red) - 2013

    Cervelo's R5 is the carbon stuff of dreams and legends. Sure, it's one of the lightest and stiffest frames in the world, but it's also one of the most comfortable. The… [more]

  • Cervelo S5 (Ultegra Di2) - 2014

    Cervelo's S5 makes your wheel prime real estate—with this sort of aero advantage at your disposal, everyone knows who to watch for the breakaway. The head tube, down… [more]

 

Pinarello Demo Van - Sept 24, 2-7pm

Our Pinarello bicycles will amaze you!

For one day only - Sept 24 - the Pinarello demo van is stopping by La Dolce Velo so you can experience the unique ride of Pinarello. Hours of availability are 2-7pm, with the last bikes going out 6ish.

You can choose among:

A full size run of F8s - from 42 cm to 59 cm in Dura-Ace 9000, Dura-Ace Di2, Super Record and Chorus (both EPS)

A full size run of Dogma XC in SRMA XX and Shimano XTR

As well as a Prince, ROKH, Dogma K Hydro 65.1, and Razha K.

Not every day can you ride these beautiful Pinarello bikes. Come down next Wednesday and see why Pinarello is the choice of the Sky pro peloton team and other discerning riders.

Our Store is Overflowing, So We're Holding a Sale!

LDV inside

We're bursting at the seams with cycling gear and it's time to tidy up a bit. 
Don't miss this chance to clean up at our garage sale:
2013 bikes and earlier  - up to 30% off
2014 bikes - up to 15%
All in stock parts, accessories, and clothing - up to 15% off
All sale prices for in-stock items only.





Attend Our Bicycle Clinics!

We're here to help you enjoy your bicycle and cycling!

Do you want to learn more about your bicycle and cycling? Check out our calendar of clinics. We have classes to help you get the most out of your bicycle. From basic bike repairs and set-up to learning riding techniques to having more fun on road and off, our classes help you enjoy the best bicycling experience possible!

Next Clinic Tuesday Oct 21 at 6:30 pm - See you there!

We're Hiring!

Join our dynamic, bicycle-loving team!

We're looking for knowledgeable experiencd people who are passionate about all things cycling. We take great pride in providing professional, reliable customer service. If you are interested in joining one of the premier bikes shops in teh Bay Area, please see our Job Opportunities page for more information and to learn how to apply.

We are an Official Cervelo Test Center

A Cervélo bicycle is your ticket to the top!

Yes, you can take an R3, R5, or S3 out for a real ride, not just a spin around the block. Demo one on our shop ride! All demos subject to certain conditions. Call, stop by, check out our Cervelo Test Centre selection and take home the ultimate road machine!

Welcome to La Dolce Velo

LDV Staff 2014

(l-r) Caleb, Aaron, Nyk, Kyle, Martin, Kendra, Rob, Jacquie, Stephen, and Doug (not pictured) ride their bikes every day like you. They are full of ideas, tips and insights to help you enjoy your riding experience. Come inside and meet them!

Join us for Our Shop Rides

One of the best ways to enjoy cycling is with other enthusiasts. We can help you learn the rules and find a group suited to your abilities and goals. We have several weekly shop rides:

Weekday Morning Ride - Thursdays, 7:00am; Course and distance TBD by the group. This ride will be led by Nyk or Kyle.

Saturdays, 7:00am: 30-40 miles at moderate speeds (15-18 mph) and hills.

Rides above meet at the shop with your bike, helmet, and fluids. Periodic re-groups.

Sunday morning "Waffle" Ride - meet at Everett Alvarez Jr Park in Santa Clara to roll at 9:00 AM. Twenty flat miles, mostly on paved bike paths, ending with coffee and breakfast near the shop. Casual pace, perfect social or recovery ride. Helmets required.

Cycling Glossary - Word of the Day

soft pedal
To pedal easily. Often to let a ride partner catch up.
 

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