Doors open at 11a.m and there is free valet bike parking


</a>The SF Bike Expo is coming back again this year and it always attracts a diverse crowd of cycling enthusiasts. RoadBikeReview and Mtbr are long time sponsors and we enjoy having the show right in our own backyard. It was pared back a bit last year but interest remains solid. So far, there are over 50 vendors already confirmed like ABUS locks, The Hive, Hydrapak, Light & Motion, MagicShine, RaceFace, Rip van Wafels, Velotoze and many more. Our friends from Dirt Rag/Bicycle Times will also be in attendance as well as many local bike clubs and cycling advocacy groups.

The swap meet provides the core of the show as many cyclists from all over the SF Bay Area and beyond buy, sell or trade all kinds of bikes and parts. With the absence of events like AT's Showdown, there is another event that is brand new for this year. We talked to SF Bike Expo founder and main man, Phil Segurra who gave us this clue, "It's a Rail Jam called the Great Rail Debate and it's gonna go off!"


There are also quite a few handmade bicycle builders showing their craftwork to the general public. The photo studio is always a popular place to watch many of these works of art getting shot for future uses. Valet bike parking is free but auto parking is $10, so attendees are advised to arrive by bicycle or to ride share. Our advice to all those looking to score a deal on bike stuff, come early!

What: San Francisco Bicycle Expo
Where: Cow Palace, 2600 Geneva Avenue, Daly City, California
When: November 22th, 2013, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Who: All kinds of cyclist looking for the best deals on cycling equipment of all types or those who just want to hang out and check the scene.
Admission: $5 (kids under 12 are FREE)

Soma touring bike

About San Francisco Bicycle Expo:
All things Cycling! Founded in 2008 and produced by rideSFO, the San Francisco Bicycle Expo represents the myriad interests of the Bay Area's vast cycling community, from fashion and apparel to backyard bicycle fabricators

If you are interested in becoming a vendor. See the following links for pricing and registration:
Industry Vendor
Bike Shop
Individuals, Teams & Clubs

Here's is the official Facebook Invite.

Check out just a few pix that we took at last year's event: