Watch this awesome bikepacking video
Our customer Lev Kamalov rented a couple of fully-loaded Surly Ogre bikepacking bikes from us
and went on an awesome adventure. Watch their amazing video and be super inspired to plan your
next bikepacking trip. Here's more info about our
bikepacking bike rental program.
Rover says you should read our blog
Did you know we've had a blog, aka the Field Log, since 2008 and we actually keep it current all the time?
Rover got the word that people couldn't find it on the website so he wants to make sure everyone knows
what the link is. Well here it is: THE BLOG. Our blog won't bore
you with lots of reading because pictures often tell great stories as well.
Read our blog.
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
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.
We are your bikepacking and bike touring shop
We are the bike touring and bikepacking destination shop 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.
Handcrafted leather goods
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.
We are Surly's Destination Shop
We have been one of Surly's biggest stocking dealers for over a decade. Surly is a great fit
for us because we love everything creative, always think outside the box and are quirky in
our own way. Surly is one of those brands that truly believes in and consistently delivers
the core values in their products - reliability, utility and versatility. Visit our shop to
see many of their bike models on the floor. All bike purchase comes with a professional fitting
for the best frame fit.
Visit our Surly page.
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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