We support the local youth MTB team
The Santa Monica Composite is a local youth mountain bike team that's consisted of young
riders from the Santa Monica Mountains area. We are a proud sponsor of the team and are very
excited to see the team compete in the NICA (National Interscholastic Cycling Association).
The Gravel Camp stopped by for a visit
The Gravel Camp, a media-only event run by pro racers Dave Zabriskie and Ryan Steers
(Ryan used to work at the Outpost), stopped by for coffee and banana bread
in the middle of their ride. Check out the story and video
they posted about the ride.
TCO bikepacking gear by Swift Industries
Made by cyclists for cyclists, the TCO bikepacking bags and panniers are custom made by
Swift Industries in Seattle. Thoughtfully constructed and field tested, these bags will
be your trusted companions for many years to come. Visit the shop to see the selections.
See more bikepacking gear.
Make an appointment for your next bike purchase
When you're ready to purchase your next touring bike, mountain bike or custom build, we recommend that you make an appointment
first so we can allocate uninterrupted time with you to address any specific needs you
may have and carry out a full complimentary bike fitting if needed. Additionally,
we'll include a $100 voucher good toward accessories and gift items at the shop when you purchase a bicycle
by appointment. Click here to make an appointment.
Rogue Journeymen carries canvas bags
We have taken our creative endeavor beyond just leather goods. Rogue Journeymen
now has backpacks and bags that are inspired by the vintage canvas bags with leather
base and straps. Some bags have Pendleton Wool integrated into the design as well. Visit
our store in Topanga to see the latest.
Catalina Island adventure with Trevor from Surly
Surly launched their brand new bike The Pack Rat in December. To put these bikes to the test,
our good friend Trevor from Surly and we planned a 3-day bikepacking adventure across the Catalina Island.
Trevor flew out from Minneapolis with 5 Pack Rats and we had the most amazing time together —
riding, camping, laughting and the general shenanigans.
Read Trevor's blogpost about the
We are your bikepacking and bike touring store
We are the bike touring and bikepacking destination store to get you on the right bike
and proper equipment so you can focus on the fun part — exploring. With 15+ years of experience and customer
feedback, at TCO you'll end up with a quality touring bicycle,
as well as parts and gears that are durable,
long-lasting, and backed by full manufacturer warranties. We also stock touring
racks, bikepacking bags and much more. Read more.
Saturday Shop Ride
Our 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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