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Feature Items

  • 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]

  • Castelli Unico Gloves
    $12.99

    Castelli's Unico Gloves feature a warm stretch-knit construction for comfort and silicone grippers on the palms for a great grip. They can be worn alone or over other… [more]

  • Castelli Ergo Tre Bibshorts
    $79.99

    Made of Castelli's Affinity Lycra fabric, Castelli's Ergo Tre Bibshorts are extremely comfortable and offer outstanding moisture transfer, breathability and support. For… [more]

  • Cervelo P5 Three (Red) - 2014

    Cervelo’s P5 Three dominates Ironman competitions and Grand Tours throughout the world. An integrated aero fork, aerodynamic hydraulic front brake, and the highly… [more]

  • Castelli Sottile Jacket
    $79.99 - $89.99

    Castelli's Sottile Jacket is the classic rain slicker. The transparent material means your favorite jersey of any color won't be hidden by the rainy day blues. It's… [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]

  • Castelli Endurance Bibshorts
    $179.99

    If you watch the sun rise and set on rides, Castelli's Endurance Bibshorts are for you. Castelli's renowned Italian styling works in concert with their innovative… [more]

  • Cervelo P5 Six Dura-Ace - 2014

    The embodiment of speed—Cervelo's P5 Six took form with the help of fluid dynamic software and has dominated Ironman competitions and Grand Tours ever since. An… [more]

  • Castelli Women's Leggera Jacket
    $79.99

    Take Castelli's Leggera Jacket along with you on every ride and you'll be rewarded when the weather doesn't cooperate. Made with Castelli's Forcefield fabric, the… [more]

  • Cervelo S2 (105) - 2014

    Cervelo's S2 combines aero tubing and stiff, tight geometry for a comfortable, reliable all-rounder. From the rear wheel cutout to the wide seat and down tubes, every… [more]

 

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

turndown

Where a rider turns the handlebars and his body down toward the ground while the rest of the bike stays facing straight up.

 

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