Sea Otter Classic Coverage


Sea Otter: New XC, enduro and fat bike shoes from Lake


Dutch cycling shoe maker Lake unveils an XC racer, an enduro slayer, and two commuter models with high hipster quotient. Here’s the rundown on each of the new kicks.

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Sea Otter: Mongoose Ruddy Expert 27.5+, Argus fat bike and Argus kid’s fat bike


Mongoose continues to expand their big wheeled bikes for 2016. Here is a look at the all new Ruddy, Argus and Argus Kids.

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Sea Otter: ABUS Brooklyn Chain with Titalium Padlock


A new high security covered chain with cool, keyed padlock for your bike’s safety, from German manufacturer ABUS.

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Sea Otter: Crankbrothers launching custom color program


For an extra $25, consumers will soon be able to design personalized Crankbrothers Eggbeater and Candy pedals.

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Sea Otter: Manufacturers putting real resources into kids bikes


Sea Otter Classic reveals growth in pint-sized mountain bikes designed with geometry and components made just for junior.

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Sea Otter: Kappius launches KR-29-XCW wide MTB rim


Kappius pushes into wide rim arena with new hoop that measures a claimed 46mm outer width and 41mm internal.

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Sea Otter: Foes Mutz 27.5 Plus freeride fattie and new Hydro H2 27.5″ DH rig


27.5 Plus wheels and tires continue to gain popularity across all categories. Also, the Hydro returns now rolling on 27.5″ tires.

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Sea Otter: Technical, practical and fashionable apparel


Whether on the road or on the trail, the clothing you choose has got to do more than just look good. That’s why we’re always on the hunt for apparel that goes the extra mile. Here’s some great looking duds spotted at the Sea Otter Classic.

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Sea Otter: Rocky Mountain Sherpa 27.5+ bike debuts


The acts of bike packing and shredding singletrack are usually mutually exclusive. But Rocky Mountain is trying to turn that notion on its head.

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Sea Otter: Five Ten shows all new Kestrel trail shoes with BOA closure system


Five Ten’s Kestrel and Freerider Contact highlight their latest offerings.

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Sea Otter: Scott Spark 700 Ultimate Di2, ultimate DT Swiss fork


If your bike buying budget is tight, don’t click through. This post will just make you frustrated, angry or both. It will also likely make you drool.

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Sea Otter: Catharine Pendrel’s Orbea Oiz World Championship race bike


A close-up look at the 2x and reigning World Champion’s ultimate race rig featuring electronic shifting and suspension control.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: Has Sea Otter gotten too big?


The Angry Singlespeeder believes that if event organizers want to keep Sea Otter healthy, strong and relevant moving forward, they have to keep in mind the old adage, bigger is not always better.

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Sea Otter: Cross-country race bike round up


With full-suspension, short-travel cross country bikes weighing in lighter than ever, and pedaling with near-hardtail efficiency, we’re seeing pro racers and weekend warriors alike choose the extra squish. Here are some the newest choices coming into the market.

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Sea Otter: MRP shows new AMG chainguide, Wave chainring


Colorado company doing everything in its power to assure your chain stays where it’s supposed to be, even when the trail is at its rowdiest.

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Sea Otter: Haro brings back Shift line of full suspension bikes including the all new Shift Plus


Some prototype bikes from Haro’s 2016 line-up including the Shift S3, Shift R5 and R7 and the Shift Plus running the big 27.5+ tire size.

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Sea Otter: Pacenti PDent makes sub-30mm stems possible


Simple solution to longstanding barrier could allow for stems as short as 12mm, which in turn could alter bike frame design.

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Sea Otter: Specialized shows off S-Build MTB frames


Have your Specialized your way with recently launched semi-custom program for mountain and road bikes.

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Sea Otter: ENVE shows new HDH downhill bar


High end composite component and wheel maker lifts lid on new downhill bar: 810mm wide HDH designed to mix precision steering and ride-tuned damping.

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Sea Otter: Rotor launches axle-based INpower power meter


The company best known for its ovalized chainrings is making a continued push into the power meter market with INpower, an axle-based power measuring device for road and mountain bikes that runs on an easy-to-swap standard AA battery.

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Sea Otter: Coming soon Norco Revolver 27.5 and 29


New full-suspension bike in final stages of development now.

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Sea Otter: Specialized introduces Rumor in 650B


New trail bike gives women their choice of wheel size.

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News: Become a Michelin tire tester at Sea Otter


With a daily giveaway program Michelin will be seeking cycling to join an exclusive club of test riders that includes folks like Jerome Clementz, Pierre-Edouard Ferry, Rémy Absalon.

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Sea Otter Video: 2014 Enduro Bearings


Corey Caldwell shows us how a full ball bearing upgrade can make your mountain bike work smoother and more efficiently.

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SR Suntour’s New Auron 29 and Aion 27.5 forks


SR Suntour has a new 29er version of their popular Auron fork now available and they also have a forth coming model called the Aion that is a more affordable version of the Auron with very similar features and performance.

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