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Manhattan Beach Grand Prix volunteer instructions and assignments, including Course Marshals, are posted here. We need all hands to make this another great event.

Masters Track National Championships is at Velo Sports Center Aug 27 - Sep 1. Registration is open, with a bump in reg fee starting July 17.

Sarah Mattes won the 45+ Women's State Road Race Championship. John Mckee won the 70+ Men's State Road Race championship. Monty Pettus won the 70+ State Crit championship, with McKee 2nd, and Mike Fleming 3rd - an SBW sweep!

Happy Birthday to Founder & Hall of Famer Ted Ernst. 87 years young!

On March 31st, LAVRA volunteers were recognised by Velo Sports Center staff and Coordinator Elise Traylor for their service in 2018 helping to make the track successful. Then Cedric Washington was given the prestigious CalBikeLaw Community Service Award by sponsor Gerry Agnew for his outstanding support to education and training of new riders and young kids learning track cycling.

SBW AWARDS Picnic LUAU Sunday, March 24, was great. Here is a walkabout video taken as we started eating. And here is Tony Wang winning one of the many doorprizes, always a crowd-pleaser. Later at the Velo Sports Center vel, we presented the club's World Championship trophy to Gerry Agnew, and the National Championship trophy to daughter Sarah Munoz. The trophies are made by Matt Gorski and Ted Ernst.

We are pleased to announce the completion of the "merger" of South Bay Wheelmen into South Bay Wheelmen Foundation, the 501c3 entity that is a charitable non-profit, supporting national and international amateur cycling competition. See the Officers on the Board menu page. Based on experience in the 5 years that we've managed the Foundation, our interpretation of the IRS rules (Publication 526) is that club member dues are eligible charitable contributions.

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SBW 2018 Pizza Party was great. See private FaceBook Club Page for more photos. A few at right (missing Sarah Munoz - Best Woman). Walkabout video here

Masters Track 2018 UCI World Championships have completed, with SBW riders once again bringing home gold/silver/bronze medals, a world record, and great experiences with new friends from around the world. Thanks to all the volunteers, from all clubs, for the great help. Here's a summary in roughly reverse order of occurence over 8 days.

Gerry Agnew successfully defended his world title in the 2k pursuit. Jim Kloss won Sprint Gold in an overpowering performance. Daughter Sarah Munoz earned bronze in both the ITT pursuit and the 500m. She topped off her great performances with the most exciting finish I saw in the evening sessions. She came from 4th in intermediate points total late in the race, took over with two to go, held everybody off and won the final sprint, climbing to Silver! The crowd loved it. Elise Traylor, Char/Kar twins, and former SBW Vikki Appel got silver in the 4000m W TTT, just missing out Gold after a premature finishing gun threw the outcome to the officials. Pictured here with Coach Roach. Leo Longo and team got Silver in the 4k Pursuit. Kurt Sato repeats as World Champion in the 500m TT, just a fraction over his WR last year! Check out his world-famous start from about the 20m point. Kurt set a new WR ("Best Time" in UCI masters jargon) of 11.356 in the 200m TT for Sprint qualification. Kurt later got silver in the Sprint. Jim "Doc" Kloss earned Gold in the 500m, in just a shade over his World Best from last year.

Gerry Agnew and Bruce Brusavich award the 2018 Agnew/Brusavich Scholarship to Jon Gorski, with proud Dad and SBW President Matt looking on. This award is made every year to a number of deserving high school seniors. Make an application for next year if you are in the club, or know a worthy student in the cycling community. The law firm, an SBW sponsor (more at CalBikeLaw), has given hundreds of these scholarships to students over the years, giving them a jump start for a better college education.

We are deeply saddened by the loss of Rober Taylor, husband of Jill Brunkhardt-Taylor, to cancer in September of 2018. Both are pictured here on Robert's "work vehicle". Jill is a dear friend of MBGP/SBW and powerhouse liaison of key sponsor Chevron (Pro races, Kid's Zone, and much more).

Two double and one triple gold for SBW riders at the 2018 Masters Track Nationals, T-Town, including both sprints and 500m for Jim Kloss and Kurt Sato, plus an triple gold for Sarah Munoz in the scratch, points race, and team pursuit. Leo Longo gold in team pursuit - check out the 'stache. Elise Traylor and Sarah were also on the podium several other times, capped by their rain-delayed Team Pursuit Gold


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Sarah Hammer visits the club in 2006 (Sparks) to thank us for our sponsorship in winning her first of many UCI World Championships. Here she is in a great short for USA Cycling, training at Colorado Springs with her Australian Kelpie "Sedona" tagging along!

Curious about USAC anti-doping program? RaceClean

Ted's nostalgia photos - do you know anyone in the 1962 club meeting (3rd pic) besides Ted (desk at right)?

Other
Tony Wang's great video - DR PV TT
From 10/18/12 seminar: Kurt Sato links
- Early season strength training: here
- Fundamental exercises here
- Watch Kurt put it together: video here
Easy Reader article - Richardson series;
- Nice article about Ted's history



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image MBGP Winners Jersey

image Ernst TT Series Schedule


image Sarah Mattes State RR Champ

image Pettus/Mckee/Fleming Crit sweep

image John Mckee State Road Champ

image Founder Ted Ernst is 87

image Chuck, Ted, Thomas are ready

image Elise & Gerry thank volunteers

image Cedric: Community Service Award

image Gerry Worlds & Sarah Nats Champs

image Greg Aden - Service Award

image Awards - Luau - Drink - Prizes!
image Join/renew Electronic App

image Jon/Sarah/Leo at CBR #1

image SBW Team ride 12/22/18

image SBW Pizza Party 2018

image Best Road - Daniel Beltran

image Best Masters Men - Jim Kloss

image Prez Award - Marco Rodriguez

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Ernst TT Finale Sign-in

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Ernst TT Winners - Bryan, Daniel, Lynette w John and Ted

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Ted Ernst TT Finale Crew

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Gerry Agnew Gold 2018 Pursuit
(Josh Burton Films)

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Sarah Super Silver in 2018 Points

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Jim Kloss Gold in 2018 Sprints

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Elise, mates 2018 W4KTTT silver

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Sarah bronze 2018 WITT Pursuit

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Leo and team Silver - 2018 4kTTT

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Jim Kloss 2018 Gold 500m TT

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Kurt starts 2018 500m TT gold

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Kurt Sato WC 2018 500m TT

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Jon Gorski CBL Scholar

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Robert and Jill

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2018 MBGP Winners Jersey

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3 of 4 SBW UCI 2017 World Masters Track Champs honored at MBGP (Ingram)

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"Doc" Golds in Sprint, 500m

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Kurt Golds in Sprint, 500m

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Sarah Golds in Points, Scratch

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Leo Gold in Team Pursuit

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Sarah & Elise Gold in T Pursuit

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Manhattan Mile Race Flyer

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Newlyweds Robert and Jill

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2018 SBW Picnic - 3/18/18

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Former President Tom Buescher presents Tom Herman with the Harris-Robinson service award

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Ted Ernst presents UCI World Champion trophies to Kurt Sato, Leo Longo, & Jim Kloss: all WRs!

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Gerry Agnew UCI World Champ trophy from Ted Ernst

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Gerry Agnew 2017 2k ITT WC

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Kurt Sato is 2017 Sprint WC
(Big Picture Cycling)

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Jim Kloss 2017 500m WC +WR

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Kurt Sato 2017 500m WC +WR

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Leo Longo crew World Champs 2017 3kTTT +WR (R Longo)

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Sarah Munoz silver 2017 2k ITT

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Rick Lilleberg Texas RR Champ

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Sprint team Addison, Gerry, Sarah

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The Winns and Gerry Agnew

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Weston + Jon Nats Madison Silver

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John McNulty leads out of turn 2

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Stenberg on her 2017 prime (Martin)

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Libby fires up the Kids

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Cary and his hot wheels

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MBGP Diego T-shirt Design 2017

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Jon Gorski State Sprint Gold

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John wins State Crit. Mike 2nd

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Gerry & Sarah - 2:38.5 2K record

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Sarah Munoz 2 Golds in IP & Team Pursuit + 2 Silvers

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"Doc" Kloss Gold in IP - one of 5

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Kurt Sato wins Sprint - and 500

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Legends O'Rourke & Kloss Gold

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Strong 3/4 crew at Ontario

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Kloss & Sato at Nats (R. Pelegrin)

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Ryan Resella State ITT Champ

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Lynette Rock State ITT Champ

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Leo & mates State TTT Champs

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SBW Race team at CBR Crit

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SBW Team Sprint at LAVRA TT

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Hilario payday at Redlands

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Whitsitt thanks LAFD Lifeguards

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Leo Pettus gold at Ontario

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Leo Pettus gold at CBR (Aligue)

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2017 SBW Picnic (Aligue)

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Kloss & Sato Nat Track Champs

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Diego, Mike, Julie at Picnic 2017

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US Women's TTT WC Gold

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Kay and Zoe w/ Sarah Hammer

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Some mates -SBW TT (Aligue)

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Team Ride 2/4 - new kits!

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Chris Reed obituary

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Dykzeul Memorial Ride (Aligue)

image Get well Teresa - tough as Steele

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Elise, Jan, and Sarah - Gold 2016

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SBW Track Training Class

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SBW ride - CCC 8am every Sat

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Mario Obejas & Jeff 10/18/16

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Pizza Party 2016

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SBW Saturday riders

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Sarah Munoz Silver at States

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Kay Silver at States Track

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Deo Silver at ARCO Crit

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Kay big at Road Nats

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Charity Chia wins CBR

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John McNulty beats the boys CBR

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Kay takes Bakersfield

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Kay in the So Bay Magazine p78

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Baxter crew makes the Domes

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Kay wins Jurupa 3/4

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Kay at Tuscon: 1 CR, 1 RR, 2 GC

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Kay wins Murrieta Cat 4

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Jennifer wins at Desert Tri

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Kay wins Val. of the Sun Cat4 crit

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Greg Aden retires

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Hirsch Bronze at The Greek CX

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McNulty edges Winn at DR Dominguez Crit 2015 (Hirsch) image
Jim Kloss sweeps all the Gold!
(Rebecca Pelegrin)

image Kurt Sato - Gold in Team Sprint
(Rebecca Pelegrin)

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image TT/DR combo 9/27- Monika-Leo-Ted (Aligue)

image Bouquet Canyon RR - 1963
(Ted's archive)

image Kay Macpherson - Nats Omnium Gold (Robert Macpherson)

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"Golden" Jim Kloss wins Nats BAR

image Nats Gold for Kurt Match Sprint
(Lan Tran)

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Nats Gold for Mel 500M
(Lan Tran)

image Kay jumps at Nats Crit finish
(Brian Koester)

image Kay! National Jr RR Podium

image Leo gold!- states 2k Podium

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States Gold for Grandpa Jim
image Jon Gorski Jr State Omnium
Also gold in TTT (Hernandez)

image Lilleberg State Crit Champ
Mike Fleming 2nd (Cyclovets)

image Hilton Clarke - Pro 1 (Beckman)

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Kay State ITT! (Sam right)

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Kay wins State Crit!

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Steve chaperones - World Cup

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