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  1. General Cycling Discussion
    Hot wheels for racing and riding seen at Sea Otter Rolf Prima Ares4 Disc: $2,500 Eugene, Oregon-based Rolf Prima has a new made-in-the-USA carbon clincher offering for the disc braking crowd - be it road or cyclocross. The Ares4 Disc has internal nipples, a bomb-proof Ti hub body, and it...
  2. Cyclocross
    Raleigh's new 'cross rig complete with thru-axles front and rear. Add Raleigh to the growing list of cyclocross bike makers going the way of the thru-axle. Joining the likes of Giant, Felt, Focus and others, Raleigh has revamped its full carbon RXC Pro Disc model with a 142x12mm-100x15mm...
  3. General Cycling Discussion
    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tb_m8PPDzrc Rotor's Christie O'Hara tells us all about their power meter cranks equipped with left and right strain gauges that deliver a plethora of pedaling data to the rider. The cranks are equipped with Rotor's Q-Rings with special edition graphics in honor...
  4. Cyclocross
    The new disc-equipped Focus Mares CX with thru-axles front and rear. Utilizing technology that could eventually pave the way for disc brakes being welcomed into the professional road peloton, Focus has launched a new post-mount disc-brake-equipped full carbon cyclocross rig with fast-action...
  5. General Cycling Discussion
    Over a million custom color combinations mean almost anything is possible, including very bright yellow. To meet Bob Parlee is to understand a lot about his approach to building road bikes. Parlee is contemplative and calculating just the way you'd expect a New Englander to be. Nothing has to...
  6. General Cycling Discussion
    The definition of what road bikes are capable of is rapidly changing, and that means tire changes, too Panaracer Gravel King: $50 New from Panaracer, the Gravel King is a reasonably-priced all-around tire that's available in 23mm, 25mm and 28mm (270 grams). The tire utilizes a special cord...
  7. Apparel and Cycling clothes
    Besides racing and riding, the Sea Otter Classic is a launching pad for new products. Here's a sampling of what we saw. Zipp SL-70 Aero Bars: $350 Wheel and component maker Zipp debuted a stealthy new carbon wing-shaped aero road bar that's claimed to save 6.4 watts at 30mph versus a...
  8. General Cycling Discussion
    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RuFLwi83VRY Diamondback recently upped their presence in the road cycling world by announcing a partnership with Optum Pro Cycling. We met up with Diamondback Road Marketing Manager James Weigand to discuss the new team bike, the Podium Equipe Team Optum Edition...
  9. Apparel and Cycling clothes
    Fashionable and functional tops for racing, taking on a charity ride, or simply riding with friends Bellwether Edge Jersey: $90 Designed for the dog days of summer when temperatures push into the scalding zone, the Bellwether Edge jersey has an open fabric construction on the chest and side...
  10. General Cycling Discussion
    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFOGroISm1c Fezzari Bicycles Marketing Manager Tyler Cloward offers up a Sea Otter sneak peek at their new road disc bike offering. Cloward tells us changes to the carbon fiber layup process have created an extremely light bike with enhanced ride quality. A...
  11. Cyclocross
    The new F2x comes stock with disc brakes, thru-axle dropouts front and rear, and this lovely pistachio-colored frame. Illustrating yet again that what works on mountain bikes is good for the skinny tire sect as well, Felt has gone all in with disc brakes on its 2015 cyclocross range, which will...
  12. Cyclocross
    Thru Axle is here on the Redline Conquest carbon frames for 2015. © Cyclocross Magazine Editor's Note: This article is from our mud-loving friends at Cyclocross Magazine and originally appeared on cxmagazine.com. Visit them for your daily cyclocross fix. New for this year is the addition of...
  13. General Cycling Discussion
    To the test: The new Lapierre Pulsium takes on the brutally rough roads of Paris-Roubaix. Okay, that headline might be a little bit of a stretch. But with the release of the Pulsium in winter 2014, France's Lapierre will join the growing number of bike makers producing endurance road models...
  14. General Cycling Discussion
    Hello and welcome to Day 4 of RoadBikeReview's daily coverage of the 2014 Sea Otter Classic. During this four-day celebration of all things cycling at Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey, California, we'll be continually updating this page with photos and beta on all the latest in road bike...
  15. General Cycling Discussion
    Utah-based direct-to-consumer bike seller Fezzari will plunge wheels first into the road disc arena in mid-summer 2014, releasing a disc-equipped full carbon tarmac tamer with thru-axles front (15mm) and rear (142x12). The yet-to-be-named bike is on display in prototype fashion here at the Sea...
  16. General Cycling Discussion
    Hello and welcome to Day 3 of RoadBikeReview's daily coverage of the 2014 Sea Otter Classic. During this four-day celebration of all things cycling at Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey, California, we'll be continually updating this page with photos and beta on all the latest in road bike...
  17. Components, Wrenching
    Travis Geske and Taylor Morgan, the team behind this year's Sea Otter aerial video production. What has a top speed of 60mph, runs on a battery the size of a brick, and can been seen in the skies above this year's Sea Otter Classic? It's the remote control camera-carrying drone being used to...
  18. General Cycling Discussion
    Hello and welcome to Day 2 of RoadBikeReview's daily coverage of the 2014 Sea Otter Classic. During this four-day celebration of all things cycling at Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey, California, we'll be continually updating this page with photos and beta on all the latest in road bike...
  19. Components, Wrenching
    The increasingly crowded power meter market welcomed its latest member at the Sea Otter Classic with the unveiling of the Verve InfoCrank. Developed by a team of Australian engineers, the new watts measuring device is claimed to provide true left and right data output via integrated modules in...
  20. General Cycling Discussion
    Hello and welcome to Day 1 of RoadBikeReview's daily coverage of the 2014 Sea Otter Classic. During this four-day celebration of all things cycling at Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey, California, we'll be continually updating this page with photos and beta on all the latest in road bike...
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