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San Francisco meets Santa Barbara at BRAVE CYCLING CO. , brave cycling.com, a new cycling apparel company started by Westmont graduate Bryan Cox and his two brothers, Sean and Alan. Designed for adventure, the clothes (from $20) include Ts, sweatshirts, and jerseys featuring a pastel ice cream truck, a topographical map of Mt. Diablo, or the streets of San Francisco. A portion of the proceeds go toward nonprofit organizations such as Pedal Revolution, a bike shop that provides employment for at-risk youth. STINNER FRAMEWORKS , stinnerframeworks.com, a custom bicycle company based in Goleta, brings freedom, fun, and adventure to bicycles. Embodying simplicity and intelligent, minimalistic design, Stinner crafts handmade bicycles (from $2,395) for the road, gravel, and mountains with titanium and steel options for each, ensuring long lifespan, high durability, and low environmental impact. H A N N A H N E L S O N Left to right: A

BRAVE CYCLING

Net GAIN

What began as a casual beach game in the late 1980s, SPIKEBALL has emerged as a popular sport recognized on a national level. There have been two annual national Spikeball championships to date, and as it happens, Santa Barbara is home to some of the top players in the nation: Former Westmont baseball players Jarratt Rouse and Devin Matson placed second at the 2015 Spikeball National Championships in Nashville. The game is a cross between volleyball and foursquare—teams of two pass a softballsized ball between partners before “spiking” it into a three-foot-wide round net. Santa Barbara Spikeball players have set the bar high, boding well for the growth of the sport. C H A N T A L P E T E R S O N

CO. jersey and

bib kit ($260); a STINNER FRAMEWORKS

Refugio bike ($4,095).

We Want... The SEAVEES ’s Santa Barbara Dodgers 1964 baseball cap ($50, limited availability) is an authentic reproduction of the original hats worn by the minor league team that played on our turf until relocating to Bakersfield in 1968. G . Z . T .

US ASP IK E B AL L. C O M

S E AV E E S .C OM

WALK ABOUT

Top to bottom:

JARRATT ROUSE and DEVIN MATSON

in action; SPIKEBALL ESSENTIALS .

Check out John McKinney and Cheri Rae’s newest self-published pocket guide WALK SANTA BARBARA: BEST WALKS IN AND AROUND THE CITY ($9.95, available at Chaucer’s Bookstore, 805-682-6787, chaucersbooks.com) to experience notto-be-missed sights along with those off-the-beaten-path spots that you will not find anywhere else. C . J . S A N TA B A R B A R A

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