SVBC Fifth Annual Dinner Auction

For many, the best part about SVBC’s Annual Dinner is the chance to score some amazing deals in our silent and live auctions. We are here 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.

Of course, there will be much more to bid on than we can show here. What a great opportunity to start your holiday shopping. What would that special someone in your life prefer: socks or clipless pedals? A tie or some new riding gear? Books on tape or a new mountain bike?


2013 BMC Racemachine RM01 with Ultegra Di2
Suggested retail: $5,999
Donated by: BMC Switzerland
If you are looking for a full-on race bike at a more affordable price point than BMC's benchmark teammachine SLR01, then racemachine RM01 was made for you. You will enjoy the race experience coming from a teammachine pedigree, with the performance level you expect from it. All sizes available.

2013 Scott CR1 Premium with Ultegra Electronic Shift System
Suggested retail: $4,850
Donated by: Tread,
The CR1 Premium offers the perfect balance of performance and comfort. Designed to save the rider from shock and vibration created by rough roads, the CR1 is the ideal choice for the enthusiast or racer who wants to enjoy long rides but doesn't want to feel beat up at the end of the day. Sizes available M54cm or L56cm.

2013 Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Comp Carbon 29
Suggested retail: $4,000
Donated by: Specialized,
The FACT carbon Stumpjumper FSR Comp Carbon 29 has 130mm of plush FSR suspension, a RockShox Revelation RC3 fork, custom Formula C1 hydraulic disc brakes, Fox Float CTD Evolution shock with AUTOSAG and a Roval 142+ wheelset. What more could you ask for! All sizes available.

Bike Friday Just the Tikit
Suggested retail: $1,500
Donated by: Gary Brustin, Esq.,
If fold and go is your goal, Just the tikit is the perfect place to start. It allows you to quickly fold and jump on the bus, train or taxi. When you get to work, carry it up stairs or roll to your desk. All sizes available.

Specialized Daily 3 Step Through
Suggested retail: $880
Donated by: Specialized,
Trouble-free Shimano Nexus 7-speed internal gear rear hub and integrated rack and fenders ensure that the Daily 3 will be your … yes, daily … go-to bike. Low-standover, step-through frame improves convenience and confidence. All sizes available.

2013 Raleigh Misceo 2.0 with 1-year free maintenance
Suggested retail: $500
Donated by: Bicycle Express,
The rugged Misceo 2.0 will change how you commute! No longer will your trip just be getting from point A to point B. Turn the city into your own personal playground with a Shimano 8 speed drivetrain, quick Kenda tires with K-shield and puncture protection, and a city-commuter must-have: disc brakes. Available size medium (45cm), non-exchangeable.


Truckee Ski House
Donated by: The Werner Family
Come enjoy the serenity of a Luxury Ski House in Truckee! This house has it all and is ideal for your family and friends, complete with 5 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, an outdoor hot tub, and fabulous views of the forest and distant mountains.
This stunning property has 3 floors to easily accommodate multiple families. Comfortably sleeps 12 guests. Available for 7 nights pending availability through May 31, 2014.

Walua House, Hawaii
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. Available for one week stay.

Four day trip for two on the White Rim Trail in Canyonlands National Park
Suggested retail: $1,790
Donated by: Western Spirit Cycling Adventures
The White Rim Trail is THE classic Moab mountain bike tour. With jaw-droppingly gorgeous views, slot canyon hikes, Anasazi ruins and a dip in the Colorado River, this is a ride to get you off the grid and into the vast open spaces of Canyonlands National Park.

$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.

Private sailing charter for up to six people on Monterey Bay
Suggested retail: $500
Donated by: Vance Sprock of Cupertino Bike Shop,
Come sail away during a private 4-5 hour sailing charter for 6 people on Monterey Bay on a Cal40 sailboat skippered by Vance Sprock. There have been unbelievable whale sightings in the Monterey Bay so far this Fall!

Night Out

Transportation & Recreation Policy Roundtable Dinner
Donated by: Shiloh Ballard, SVBC Board Chair
If you relish the opportunity to bend the ears of some of the Valley's key leaders of bike policy, mountain bike access, hiking, regional transportation funding, Caltrain and more, this is a dinner you don't want to miss. A delicious dinner for you and a guest will be prepared by SVBC Board Chair, Shiloh Ballard from organic, locally grown produce. As well, Steve Abbors, the GM of MROSD who doubles as a vintner will supply the dinner with his own wines.
The people:
• Steve Abbors, General Manager, Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
• State Senator Jim Beall, Member of the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee
• Dave Cortese, Santa Clara County Supervisor, Vice Chair of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and member of the Association of Bay Area Governments
• State Senator Jerry Hill, Chair of the Senate Environmental Equality Committee
• Andrea Mackenzie, General Manager, Santa Clara County Open Space District
• Adrienne Tissier, San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, past Chair of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and member of the Caltrain Board of Directors

Health & Performance

Downtown Yoga Shala membership
Suggested retail: $600 – $1,200
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.

Two Hour Cycling Evaluation
Suggested retail: $350
Donated by: Revolutions in Fitness,
The cycling evaluation is a holistic evaluation of your cycling needs to improve your comfort and performance. This two hour meeting combines RIF's detailed musculoskeletal evaluation, bike fit, and coaching services. They will assess your status on all of these dimensions and address the factors that will make the biggest difference towards your overall goals. RIF are proud fitters for Andrew Talansky!

Bike Skills 101 – Fundamental Bike Handling Skills
Suggested retail: $110
Donated by: Savvy Bike,
This 4-hour co-ed clinic is the foundation of everything else you’ll learn on the bike. This is the clinic where they teach the old dogs new tricks and the newbies the fundamentals. You’ll learn about balance and weight distribution and how that affects your ability to ride your bike safely and confidently. You’ll learn skills like riding with no hands, emergency stops, and how to look behind you while holding your line, how to steer, and counter-steer. After just four hours, they'll guarantee you’ll be a better bike handler and have much more fun on the bike!


Patagonia Women's Down Sweater Vest
Suggested retail: $169
Donated by: Patagonia Palo Alto
Lightweight, windproof and toasty warm, the Down Sweater Vest is highly compressible insulation with a 100% recycled polyester shell; ideal as a mid-layer or as outerwear in chilly shoulder season climates. Size: M. Color: Ikat Purple

Patagonia Men's Down Sweater
Suggested retail: $219
Donated by: Patagonia Palo Alto
For days when your breath freezes as you sort the rack, our Down Sweater delivers featherweight, superbly compressible warmth. The 100% polyester ripstop shell on this down jacket does more than look sharp; it’s tear-resistant, snow-shedding and windproof. Size: L. Color: Viking Blue.

Bike gear

EA90 SL Road Wheel Set
Suggested retail: $900
Donated by: NorCal Sports Group on behalf of Easton Cycling
Extra strong and fully road tubeless. These wheels have always been considered the more robust option. Bigger, more abusive riders will really appreciate the new-and-improved EA90 SL. It features the wider, 17.5-millimeter (internal) rim width; fully certified Road Tubeless compatibility; and now the added durability of the all new Echo rear hub. Durability is also enhanced by a handful of extra spokes.

Thule Apex 4 bike rack
Suggested retail: $400
Donated by: San Jose Rack N Road
Thule's premium hitch rack combines security, convenience and revolutionary new cradles with Road Dampening Technology – making it the most complete hitch rack on the market.

KEO 2 Max, KEO Plus and S-Track Clipless Pedals
Suggested retail: $90 – $180
Donated by: LOOK Cycle USA

Full Tune Up
Suggested retail: $100
Donated by: Beeline Bikes,
The ultimate convenience! Their mobile bike shop comes to you, complete with a master mechanic. Includes $20 towards parts.

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