With the demise of Interbike the Sea Otter Classic has become the cycling industry's defacto North American annual tradeshow.
The Sea Otter Classic is always packed with head-turning bikes and accessories. Some bikes are lust worthy; others make you wonder what the designers were smoking. This...
Hello and welcome to the 2013 RoadBikeReview.com Sea Otter Classic Live Blog. 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 cycling technology. Whether it's new...
In honor of the upcoming celebration of all things cycling that is the Sea Otter Classic, it's time to take a look at some fascinating facts about our beloved two-wheeled world.
What's the world's most expensive bike? And how much did it cost? Which country uses bikes for less than 1 percent of...
Former president of Sidi America will expand partnerships for largest cycling festival in North America
MONTERY, CA. - Al Budris, former president of Sidi America, has joined the Sea Otter Classic as its Business Development Director.
"I am very pleased to have the opportunity to work with...
One of the most anticipated and requested bikes from Look Cycles has always been a true carbon fiber cyclocross bike. Look answered those requests this past fall with the introduction of the X-85. Shown quietly at the fall bike shows, the X-85 was still very much a prototype bike. Prototype no...
Steve from Ibex Sports, the North American distrubutor for Ultimate Sports Engineering products shows us the new line from USE. Including the new for 2012 R1 Handlebar, to be used for Triathlons and TTs. Ibex Sports claims the R1 is the most aero bar on the market and claimed weight is just 550...
A cyclocross race at Sea Otter Classic? In April? Would anyone show up? The answer was yes. Through the fields were small, even tiny for the pro women, it didn't stop the fans from loudly cheering the racers on.
Using the terrain around the Laguna Seca Lakebed, the course which started and end...
Praxis Works the young upstart known for their relatively affordable forged chain rings that work with Shimano, SRAM, and Campagnolo drivetrains debuted two new exciting products at this years Sea Otter Classic.
Praxis will be shipping a new cold forged semi-compact chainring set in a 52x36...
Yakima's new hitch-mounted bike carrier features tool-free installation and integrated locking. The DoubleDown Ace fits squarely in the middle of Yakima's current lineup, and is available in 5, 4, or 2 bike configurations. As with the rest of Yakima's DoubleDown family, the DoubleDown Ace is...
Jason Schiers showed us what's new from ENVE Composites when we met with him at this years Sea Otter Classic. The Ogden, Utah based company has been busy, releasing two new clinchers this past month, the 3.4 and 6.7 SES wheelsets. The 3.4 Clincher is available now at all ENVE dealers, with the...
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Feedback Sports today unveiled their newest repair stand at The Sea Otter Classic, the Sprint. Available later this spring for $270 (carrying bag included), the new repair stand fills a void the company felt was missing from their lineup, a fork mounted repair stand. The versatile fork mount is...
More than 50,000 athletes and cycling fans will be marking their calendars for April 19-22, 2012
Event: Sea Otter Classic Powered by SRAM
Date: Thursday - Sunday, April 19-22, 2012
Location: Laguna Seca Recreation Area, Monterey, California, USA
Monterey, Calif. - Cyclists and fans are invited...
Felt launched their all new carbon fiber bike at this year's Sea Otter Classic, the F2X. Available Fall 2011, the new high end carbon fiber cross race bike utilizes Felt's Cyclocross specific UHC Performance MMC carbon fiber. A blend that is said to be a little bit tougher than what they would...
The new Giro Aeon is the latest high end road helmet from the Scotts Valley based helmet maker. An ultra lightweight helmet it combines the ventilation of their current Ionos helmet with the lightweight feel of the Prolight. Unveiled for the first time last month at the grueling Tour of...
Renovo first came up on our radar when we met them at the NAHBS show in Portland back in 2008. Their custom wooden bicycles surely stood out in a sea of Steel, Ti, and carbon bikes back then. They still stand out today, especially with this tri bike shown in front of their Sea Otter Classic...
Continuing its tradition of defining and producing cutting-edge bicycle technology,vBH Bikes unveiled the new Ultralight bicycle at the Sea Otter Classic.
With the introduction of the BB386EVO bottom bracket system, combined with new precisionvcarbon molding techniques, cutting edge materials...
Challenge showed off some new cyclocross tires due out in mid-June, at their Sea Otter Classic tent. They're switching to a 300tpi casing across the entire tubular lineup. Making the transition to the entire lineup allows Challenge to offer their customers the new casing in several depths and...
Ben Coffey shows us the new road bike lineup for 2011 from Cinelli. Everything from slight changes to the top of the range XCR steel bike down to the new entry level aluminum offering internal cable housing.
Stage 3. The 7.8 mile time trial course was no stranger to Kristin who rode almost 3 laps solo of the same course on her way to the win the prior day. Kristin won convincingly on the hilly course with Alisha Welsh finishing 6th, Olivia Dillon in 7th and Coryn Rivera 10th.
After scoring the...