SVBC Annual Dinner auction

For many, the best part about the SVBC Annual Dinner is the chance to score some amazing deals in our silent and live auctions. This year, we decided to help you prepare your winning bid ahead of time by showcasing a few of our biggest tickets. Bidding generally starts at about 50% of the listed retail price. Details are below, and images are to the right.

Of course, there will be much more to bid on than we can show here. Buy your ticket today and come to the Dinner for your chance to see all the great bikes, gear, and trips at amazing prices! This is a great opportunity to start your holiday shopping. What would that special someone in your life prefer: socks or a USB rechargeable headlight? A tie or some new riding gear? Books on tape or a new mountain bike?


Specialized Camber Comp Carbon 29er

Suggested retail: $3,800
Donated by: Specialized Bicycles
Designed to get out and explore, the Camber is a classic well rounded trail bike every rider will enjoy. The Camber Comp Carbon has 110mm of front-and-rear travel, features a RockShox Reba RL 29 fork, and custom Avid Elixir 3R hydraulic disc brakes for tackling any trail.

2012 Scott CR1 Road Bike

Suggested retail: $1,749
Donated by: Tread,
The carbon fiber CR1 offers the perfect balance of performance and comfort. Designed to absorb shock and vibration created by irregularities in the road, this concept results in a very smooth and stable ride, reducing rider fatigue and making any ride more enjoyable.

Trek Transport

Suggested retail: $1,389.99
Donated by: Gary Brustin,
The longtail Transport cargo bike is the ultimate in two-wheeled urban utility. Its strong, lightweight frame and serious hauling capacity make it the fun way to get the job done.

2012 Specialized Sirrus Elite

Suggested retail: $830.00
Donated by: Specialized Bicycles,
Combining the heart of the world's best road bikes with a flat-bar, urban-friendly form, Sirrus Elite redefines the notion of versatility. A lightweight carbon fork and 27-speed Shimano gearing means lighter, smoother, and greater efficiency over varied terrain. Available in medium or large sizes.


Park City, UT

Suggested retail: $3,500
Donated by: Andy Ball
Win a six-night stay in this luxury home with fabulous views and ski or mountain bike access only steps away. Vacation with family or friends in a comfortable yet elegant four-bedroom, five-bathroom home that can sleep up to 12. Features include a seven-person hot tub on the patio, heated garage, and gourmet kitchen.

Walua House, Hawaii

Suggested retail: $2,200
Donated by: Bike Arc
Nestled within the tropical landscape of the Big Island of Hawaii, you are invited to experience the Walua House: an elegant retreat situated on two acres of a beautifully sloping site in Kahaluu-Keauhou. The Walua House, the ultimate vacation rental, provides over 1,400 sq. ft. of fully furnished living space, surrounded by fruit trees, lava rocks, and decks.

Monterey sailing

Suggested retail: $500
Donated by: Cupertino Bike Shop,
Enjoy a four to five-hour sailing cruise for six around Monterey Bay, skippered by Vance of Cupertino Bike Shop.

$500 Backroads gift certificate

Suggested retail: $500
Donated by: Backroads
Backroads is the world's #1 active travel company. Choose your own adventure with $500 already paid.


Downtown Yoga Shala

Suggested retail: $450 – $800
Donated by: Downtown Yoga Shala,
Enjoy a three or six-month membership to downtown San José's premiere yoga studio. Join a community of warm-hearted, open-minded, positive-spirited people who enjoy the benefits of yoga in their busy lives. Allow your body to breathe life in, your heart to sing, your mind to be free.

Revolutions PT Fit

Suggested retail: $515
Donated by: Revolutions in Fitness,
Bid on three hours of bicycling-specific consultation and hands on treatment over two sessions. The first session is a one hour on and off the bike, cycling specific, physical therapy evaluation and intervention. The second, two hour session will include changes on your bike fit based on your initial PT evaluation and progressive exercises needed for healing and efficiency.


Patagonia Women's Ultralight Down Jacket

Suggested retail: $279
Donated by: Patagonia Palo Alto
The Ultralight Down Jacket is Patagonia's lightest-weight insulating full-zip down layer, with a slim silhouette for thermal efficiency and a superlight, water-resistant 100% nylon shell. Size: M. Color: Rubellite Pink

Patagonia Men's Ultralight Down Hoody

Suggested retail: $299
Donated by: Patagonia Palo Alto
The durable Ultralight Down Hoody is built with Patagonia's lightest-weight fabric and highly compressible 800-fill-power goose down. With its low-profile hood and a slim, thermally efficient silhouette, it layers easily or stands alone in cold conditions. Size: M. Color: Bandana Blue.

You'll find more bikes, apparel, gear, wines, and trips at the event! Register now for the Fifth Annual Dinner. Don't miss a great night of cycling camaraderie and an excellent opportunity to score some great deals!