Chris partakes in the Route 66 Bike Race
Topanga Creek Outpost's owner Chris took on the challenge to race in the Route 66 Bike Race which started from
Chicago on October 1, and 2,485 miles later is to finish in Santa Monica right at the pier.
What a great way to experience this huge part of the American history on a bicycle!
Read more about the race.
We are THE mountain bike shop in Los Angeles
Having the Topanga State Park right in the backyard is every mountain biker's dream, and we're very lucky to be living that dream.
The Park's extensive system of fire roads and singletracks allows us to test out our fleet of demo mountain bikes
whenever we want. This is what separates Topanga Creek Outpost from the others. Our knowledge and hands-on experience allow us to
fine-tune each bike so that you purchase not just a bike from us, but a bike that performs at its optimal level, giving you
110% of the confidence and fun. Visit our selection of mountain bikes.
Apidura, the new generation of bikepacking packs
Apidura, the British company that makes ultralight, durable and extremely functional bikepacking packs
are now available at Topanga Creek. After competing in Tour Divide in 2012, the founder of Apidura
was inspired to help cyclists to travel further and faster with their high-tech packs. Available styles
include saddle packs, frame packs, handlebar packs, top tube packs and more.
Jay conquered the Tour Divide!
After 6 months of intense training, Topanga Creek's very own Jay Barre joined many other brave souls to take on
the ultimate endurance mountain bike race, the Tour Divide. Read Jay's story about his journey leading up to the
2,800-mile race, what inspired him and the race preparation in detail.
Read more about Jay.
Rocky Mountain Sherpa, made for bikepacking
Topanga Creek introduces a new addition to our line of adventure bikes — the Rocky Mountain Sherpa.
Sherpa is a 27.5+ full-suspension carbon bike designed with bikepacking in mind. Last October a couple of folks from
Rocky Mountain joined us on our
UnPredict Your Wednesday Catalina Island trip
because they heard about our adventures and wanted to come along. We rode the Sherpa and loved everything
about it. Now you can demo the Sherpa and try it out for
Handcrafted leather and wood crafts
Topanga is known for its creative energy and it sure has a huge impact on us. Surrounded by a community
of artists we have become artisans in our own way. We have hand built most of our shop furniture that
includes hanging tool organizers, wooden paper scrolls and tables made from repurposed guitar parts. We
have also been busy crafting many leather goods. Come visit the shop to see all of our unique handmade items.
Topanga Creek Outpost is awarded 2015 America's Best Bike Shops
The National Bicycle Dealers Association once again awarded us America's Best Bike Shops for 2015. It was an incredible honor to have received this recognition 3 years in a row. Without saying this is to be shared with our amazing shop family (yes all of you awesome loyal customers out there) for making Topanga Creek a special place that is. I guess we'll have to do more fun mountain bike rides, go to more races, create more camping weekends, bikepack more, and unpredict many more journeys. We welcome you to join us!
TCO Saturday Shop Ride
Our fun weekly Saturday mountain bike ride starts at 8:00 a.m. and it's open to everyone. There are lots of flowy fireroads and fun single tracks with multiple climbs so be prepared for a great workout. We leave from the shop for Topanga State Park and the ride is about 2 to 2.5 hours long. Just show up with your bike and gear, have some fun in the dirt, and then hang out to meet new people afterwards.
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