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Welcome to ADOBO Velo

SoCal's biggest Fil-Am Cycling Club
2009-2012 USCF Member # 12324
All skills levels welcome, regardless of NATIONALITY, RACE, COLOR, CREED.  Our mission: Promote cycling among all levels of cyclists, by organizing not-for-profit bicycling activities open to club members, local communities, and like-minded cycling clubs. Some of the benefits of membership include...
Camaraderie (see photos) 
Club Rides (challenging yet friendly)
Organized Events (Picnic rides, centuries, etc)
Adobo Velo kit exclusive to members
Club ride insurance ($10k accident + $1M general liability)
Questions, Comments?  Email us at adobovelo@gmail.com.

We're all AMBASSADORS of the sport of cycling. Let's represent it well !!
 - SMILE and HAVE FUN. If you do this, the rest comes easy. 
 - Be Courteous
 - Obey traffic laws  
 - Don't litter  
 - Don't be a danger to yourself or others around you 


Officers and Board of Directors May 2015-May 2017
Officers
Normandy Genato - President
Arnie Carrillo - Vice President
Rosalie Kneebone - Treasurer
Paul Simon Aguilar Moderator
[vacant] - Auditor
Geographic chapter directors
Olan Medina - Cerritos
AJ Santos - Carson
Mike Paysan - Duarte
Jerold Corpus - Ventura/Valley  
Julius SinoCruz - Orange County 
Mhel Mojica - Chino Hills 
Deo Punongbayan - Eagle Rock 
Celin Tompkins - San Diego 
Amante Aguila  - Philippines 
Ferdie Dimatulac - Las Vegas  
Gustavo Guardado Palmdale 
Functional directors
Ed GallegosEndurance
Thomas Zaide - Racing 
Brian Masayon TRI
Presidents Emeritus
Jesse Santamaria - President, May 2005-May 2009
Arden Arindaeng - President, May 2009-May 2011
Dennis Gorospe - President, May 2011-May 2013
Mandy Genato - President, May 2013-May 2015 
Ed Hidalgo - President, May 2015-March 2016
Mandy Genato - President, March 2016 - Present
 
2016 EVENTS:

AV: Club-hosted event for Members only
DC: Double century (not for beginners)
C: Century (not for beginners)
F: Fun / Festival / Family rides by other orgs

JANUARY
01/01 Fri [AV] NYD PCH Ride - Cerritos  
01/16 Sat 
01/23 Sat [F] Tour De Palm Springs
01/30 Sat
FEBRUARY
02/06 Sat 
02/13 Sat 
02/20 Sat [DC] Camino 
02/27 Sat [AV] Giro de Bri Stage 1
MARCH
03/05 Sat [DC] Southern Inyo
03/06 Sun [F] Ciclavia Valley
03/12 Sat [C] Solvang 
03/12 Sat [DC] Joshua Tree
03/19 Sat [DC] Solvang 
03/19 Sat [F] Long Beach Open Street
03/19 Sat [AV] Giro de Bri Stage 2
APRIL
04/02 Sat [AV] Eagle Rock picnic
04/02 Sat [C] CA Classic, Fresno
04/09 Sat [DC] Mulholland
04/09 Sat [C] TD Cure San Diego  
04/10 Sun [C] Campy San Diego Gran Fondo
04/16 Sat [C] Sea Otter Gran Fondo, Laguna Seca 
04/16 Sat [C] Las Vegas Gran FOndo
04/16 Sat [DC] Hemet
04/23 Sat [AVGiro de Bri Stage 3 (KOM)
04/23 Sat [C] Wilflower, SLO
04/24 Sun [F] Belgian Waffle ride, San Marcos 
04/30 Sat [C] Alpine Challenge 
04/30 Sat [DC] Devil Mountain (Stage 1)
MAY
05/07 Sat [C] Breathless Agony (Redlands)
05/07 Sat [C] Cruisin Conejo (Newbury)
05/07 Sat [F] Rosarito Ensenada 50
05/14 Sat [C] Cruz Gran Fondo Long Beach
05/14 Sat [AV] Cerritos picnic - club anniv 
05/14 Sat [DC] Central Coast (Stage 2)
05/15 Sun [F] Ciclavia  Southeast Cities
05/21 Sat [DC] Davis
05/21 Sat [DC] Heart Break
05/22 Sun [F] VW City of Angels (62 miles)
05/28 Sat         Memorial Weekend
JUNE
06/04 Sat [DC] Eastern Sierra
06/11 Sat [AV]  Chino Hills picnic
06/12 Sun [F] LA River ride
06/12 Sun [F] Palo Alto Silicon Valley TD CUre 
06/18 Sat [DC] Terrible Two
06/25 Sat [DC] Grand Tour
06/25 Sat [DC] Alta Alpina  
06/26 Sun 
[F]
 SGV Golden Streets
JULY
07/02 Sat 
07/09 Sat [AV] Palmdale Century (KOM)
07/09 Sat [DC] Borrego
07/23 Sat [AV] OC Picnic
 
07/30 Sat 
[AV] Malibu-S.Barbara 100-Mi Choo2 Ride 
  
AUGUST
08/06 Sat [DC] MT Tam (Cancelled)
08/13 Sat [AV] Intrams - Chino/IE 
08/14 Sun [F] Ciclavia Wilshire
08/20 Sat [AV] Intrams - Eagle Rock
08/20 Sat [DC] Carmel Valley
08/27 Sat [AV] Intrams - San Diego
SEPTEMBER
09/03 Sat 
09/10 Sat [DC]  White Mountain (Stage 3)
09/11 Sun [C] SD Giro Gran Fondo Solana Beach
09/17 Sat [C] Tehachapi Gran Fondo 100
09/24 Sat [AV] Orange Co picnic
09/24 Sat [DC] Knoxville
OCTOBER
10/01 Sat [AV] Las Vegas picnic ride
10/01 Sat [C] Levi Leipheimer Gran Fondo
10/01 Sat [DC] Best of the Bay
10/08 Sat [DC] Bass Lake Power House
10/09 Sun [F] Ciclavia Heart of LA
10/15 Sat [DC]  Solvang Autumn
10/22 Sat [DC] Oceanside
10/22 Sat [C] Santa Barbara (KOM) 
10/29 Sat [AV] Reserve for club event
10/29 Sat [C] SLO Gran FOndo 100
NOVEMBER
11/05 Sat 
11/12 Sat [AV] Castaic Century (KOM)
11/19 Sat 
11/26 Sat
DECEMBER
12/03 Sat [DC] Dead of Winter
12/10  Sat [AV] Annual Awards Party
12/17 Sat 
12/24 Sat 
12/31 Sat
JANUARY 2017
01/01 Sun [AV] NYD Ride PCH - Cerritos



ATTENTION

Interested in membership(1) First, try our club rides. Check us out on Facebook.com/Groups/Adobovelo(2) If you're still interested, fill out our simple Online Application. If accepted, we'll ask you to (3) sign our Waiver and (4) Pay our annual dues of $50 per year.  Benefits: Ride insurance, Club Kit , Group Rides, Tour de Francis (as featured in Road Bike Action magazine), etc. Guests are welcome to participate in our club rides, but cannot have the other benefits such as ride insuranceFor questions, contact Adobovelo@gmail.com  

Media  
 AdventureCorps events:"Special Thanks is extended to Francis 'Picachu' Ignacio, a four-time Furnace Creek 508 solo finisher, was up all of Friday night, cooking the super popular adobo Filipino food (adobo chicken, adobo pork, rice, and curry vegetables) for all the riders, then he spent all of Saturday working the finish line and keeping his home-cooked food warm and ready to serve. And now you know why his LA-based cycling club (which is open to riders from anywhere) is called Adobo Velo! (Several Adobo Velo riders participted, and several volunteered. They are a regular fixture at AdventureCORPS events: riding, volunteering, or both.)  " - Chris Kostman, AdventureCorps


YOUTUBE VIDEOS: by Team Agrezor

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REGULAR CLUB RIDES

REGULAR CLUB RIDES : Check Facebook to confirm ride.  

MON Encanto 7:30am / 75 Mi  to Seal Bch
MON  El Dorado - 6pm/ El Dorado Crit

TUE Encanto 7:30am / 75 Mi  to Seal Bch

WED Carson 7pm / Carson Crit
WED Encanto 8am / 7:30am / 75 Mi  to Seal Bch

THU Encanto 8am / 120-156 Mi / Encanto >PCH >SART

SAT Liberty - 7:30am / Liberty >Newport or Turnbull
SAT Encanto - 7:30am / Encanto >GMR or E.Fork 

SUN Encanto - 7:30am / Encanto >GMR or E.Fork 
SUN Calabasas - 7:30am / Calabasas >Latigo, Mulholland, Decker.
SUN Cerritos - 7:30 am / Liberty Park - Orange St.

Duarte, Encanto Park: 751 Encanto Pky, Duarte, CA 91010 
Orange Co, Yorba Linda Reg Park 7600 E. La Palma Avenue, Anaheim CA 92807
Orange Co, Fountain Valley: Fountain Valley Costco
San Diego: TBD
Philippines: TBD