Sea Otter Video: Spank Oozy Trail 295 wheels & Oozy Trail pedals 2014

Spank Industries Global Brand Manager Mike Dutton details the new Oozy Trail 295 Bead Bite wheelset and Oozy Trail pedal at Sea Otter 2014.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: None More Blue

Look out enduro racers, there’s an angry new Smurf in town and there’s none more blue.

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Sea Otter Video: Eligo Hydration 2014

The Eligo Hydration system provides a hands-free solution to those wishing to switch seamlessly between water and electrolytes.

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First Look: Rocky Mountain’s 27.5-inch prototype Sherpa fatbike

“Practical” isn’t a word generally associated with fatbikes, but Rocky Mountain’s pragmatic Sherpa prototype may change all that.

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Sea Otter Video: Wahoo Fitness TICKR heart rate monitor 2014

The TICKR Bluetooth and Ant+ compatible heart rate monitor strap is designed to work with smart phones and GPS watches.

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Polygon brings the Collosus N9 and T8 to the US direct to consumers

Polygon is bringing two of their mountain bikes into the US with a direct-to-consumer business model. Featured here are the Collosus N9 enduro race bike and the Collosus T8 trail bike.

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Sea Otter Video: Easton Cycling Haven 35 bars & stems 2014

Easton Cycling Product Manager Scott Junker stepped into Mtbr’s Sea Otter booth to give us a preview of the new Haven 35 line.

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Sea Otter Video: Magura eLECT front & rear auto ride system 2014

Magura introduced their eLECT automatic compression system for front forks last year and follows up now by extending this technology to rear shocks.

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Industry News: Race Face owner Tutton buys Easton Cycling

In 2011, Chris Tutton led Race Face out of receivership and engineered a stunning turnaround. Now he’s bought Easton Cycling and sets his sights on improving both companies.

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Sea Otter Video: Masi CX Comp 2014

Masi’s versatile steel framed cross bike is geared toward daily commuters, gravel racers, cross riders and even the light-duty touring crowd.

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Sea Otter Video: Club Ride fat bike apparel 2014

Club Ride CEO Scott Montgomery gives us an overview of the new garments, designed to keep you looking good in cold conditions.

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Four big ideas from little companies at Sea Otter

A cool computer/POV camera mount, an electrolyte-injecting hydration pack, and coconut water without the water are a few of the big ideas from small companies we saw at Sea Otter.

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Sea Otter Video: Pivot Phoenix DH carbon 2014

A carbon production version of Pivot’s new DH bike was unveiled at Sea Otter this year and we caught up with Pivot Cycles President Chris Cocalis to get the complete rundown.

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Sea Otter Video: Michelin Enduro MTB tires 2014

Michelin Sales Manager Tim Saunders talks through the features and benefits of Michelin’s enduro-specific tire range that includes the Wild Rock’R 2, Wild Grip’R and Wild Mud tires.

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Sea Otter Video: Pactimo cycling apparel 2014

Pactimo, an apparel company out of Denver, CO hits the Sea Otter scene with some unique kits from their Artist Series collection as well as their State Series.

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Sea Otter Video: Rotor Bike Components Rex cranks and QX1 chainring 2014

Rotor’s entire mountain bike line has been redesigned for 2014 with new graphics and shapes, with the goal of lightening up the line and enhancing durability.

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Contest: Trek Remedy 27.5- or Fuel EX 29-inch Frameset Giveaway – Round 2

Enter the Trek Remedy 27.5″ or Fuel EX 29″ Frameset Giveaway – Round 2! Winner’s choice of which frameset, either way you can’t go wrong, Enter Now!

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Sea Otter Video: Kappius KR29 carbon rims 2014

Kappius Components launched their new KR29 rim at Sea Otter this year and Kappius President Brady Kappius stopped by the Mtbr booth to show us the goods.

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GT Sanction returns with more travel and bigger wheels

Check out this early release 2015 model from GT called the Sanction. The name may be familiar but this bike is new from the ground up, designed with lots of help from Dan Atherton and meant as a purpose built enduro race bike with 165mm of travel and 27.5″ wheels.

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After Otter: More Sea Otter finds

Don’t call ‘em leftovers, but we had so many things for our Otter Pops daily coverage from the Sea Otter Classic, we had to do a follow-up post. Check out the cool new stuff from Pivot, Felt, Commencal, Shimano and more.

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Sea Otter Video: Kenda Honey Badger updates and new Juggernaut tire 2014

Roger Hernandez from Kenda talks us through some new releases for 2014 including the Honey Badger tires and the Juggernaut fat tire.

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Sea Otter Video: Evoc Sports bike packs 2014

Evoc Sports Marketing Coordinator Jessica Negele stopped by the Mtbr Sea Otter booth to introduce us to three of the companies’ newest packs including the FR Trail Unlimited and FR Enduro Blackline.

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Video: Geoff Gulevich’s treacherous Red Bull Rampage run

Just how scary is it to do a run in the Red Bull Rampage? Check Geoff Gulevich’s run and find out.

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Four cool, new school mountain bike saddles for enduro, 29er and 27.5 bikes

With the rise of bigger wheels, new geometries and longer travel, saddle manufacturers are responding with models aimed specifically at 29er, 27.5 and enduro targets. Click through to find out what makes these seats different from the ones you’ve been riding for years.

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Sea Otter Video: Haro FL 27.Five Expert 2014

Haro Bikes Brand Manager Philip Tintsman presents the Haro FL 27.Five Expert, a hardtail 27.5 offering for 2014. It comes equipped with a SRAM X7/X5 drivetrain, RockShox 100mm fork, Ritchie cockpit and Prologo saddle and grips.

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