2012 Sea Otter Classic

deity Unveils New Components at 2012 Sea Otter

deity continues to refine and hone their product lineup for 2012/2013. Check inside for the run-down on what they’ve been working on to see what will be available soon from deity.

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2012 Thule Raceway Platform 9003 Bike Rack Trunk Mount

The Thule 9003 Raceway 2 Bike Platform has a lot of neat features to it that many bikers will like.  This trunk mounted bike rack gives bikers the ability to mount their bikes to a platform style rack.

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Shimano Prototype Chainguide

Tucked away on a Shimano display bike was a prototype chainguide that they’ve been working on. Check it out inside.

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2013 RockShox : BoXXer, Vivid Air, 650b Revelation, Monarch, SRAM Rise 40 650b

RockShox had a few key updates to show off at Sea Otter this year. They’ve updated their Monarch RT3 shock, updated the graphics on the BoXXer, and introduced a new 650b SRAM Rise 40 wheel size as well as a 650b Revelation fork.

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2013 FOX Racing Shox – CTD – Float & Talas 34, 32, 650b, 29er, 26?, DOSS Seat Post

For 2013 FOX has some big updates for a variety of their products.  They’ve included a new 34mm chassis for 26/650b that sits inbetween the 32 and 36 series forks.  In addition to that, they’ve updated their air system to allow for easier usage of full travel. To top things off, they’ve simplified the adjustments to a […]

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Yeti Cycles 303 WC Carbon – Jared Graves’ Prototype

Companies often use their world cup athletes to test out new prototypes and Yeti Cycles is no different. Check inside for a look at Jared Graves’ prototype 303 World Cup Carbon Fiber bike that he’ll be testing this year.

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Ibis Cycles, MRP, Industry Nine, by the hive / e.thriteen and more

Inside you can take a look at a colossal Ibis Mojo, and new and interesting parts from e.thirteen/the hive, Industry Nine, and MRP.

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Feedback Sports Sprint Bicycle Repair Stand

Feedback Sports had a new stand they were displaying at the 2012 Sea Otter Classic.  Check out what this stand has to offer inside.

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Video: Shimano Saint M820 Details

Looking to learn more about the 2012 Saint M820 components? Watch two videos inside to learn more details about the new gravity specific Saint M820 components.

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Troy Lee Designs SE PRO Bike Pants and New D3 Colors

Troy Lee Designs has released a new set of bike specific pants called the SE Pro Bike. In addition to that, they’ve also got some flashy new D3’s in for spring 2012. Check them out inside.

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Steve Smith’s Sea Otter Setup – Devinci Dixon

Steve Smith and many other pro athletes often run a shorter travel bike for the Sea Otter Classic downhill. Check out Steve Smith’s Devinci Dixon setup inside.

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Enve 2012 2013 – DH Wheelset, AM Wheelset (26 & 29), and 650b Wheelset

Enve composites is based out of Ogden, UT where they build some fine carbon fiber products in house.  Made in the USA is becoming rarer and rarer, but Enve makes it happen.  We stopped by their booth for a quick video run down of their mountain bike products and to see first hand how their […]

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Prototype crankbrothers mallet dh Pedals 2012 2013

Steve Smith, Devinici Global Racing rider, and a few other crankbrothers riders had some new crankbrothers pedals (mallet dh) on their bikes at Sea Otter this year that we noticed.  Check them out inside.

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2012 Sea Otter Classic – Santa Cruz Syndicate

SYNDICATE SEA OTTER WEEK IN REVIEW Monterey, CA April 22, 2012 The Santa Cruz Syndicate was just missing Steve Peat for our Sea Otter appearance because Steve was putting on his race, Peaty’s Steel City Downhill, which he handily won.

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2012 Nukeproof Mega Enduro Mountain Bike

Lots of people have been leaning towards Enduro style bikes and Nukeproof has one called the Mega that we take a look at inside. In addition to the Mega, Nukeproof also has the Scalp and the Snap for DH and 4x/DJ duties.

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Video: UNITED RIDE ODYSSEY 2012 // Sea Otter Classic

Follow along with United Ride’s Fabien Cousinie and Mick Hannah as they compete in the 2012 Sea Otter Classic Dual Slalom and Downhill events.

[Video: United Ride @ Sea Otter 2012]

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Video: SRAM X0 Trail brakes, Grip Shift, and Type 2 Clutch Rear Derailleur

SRAM has trickeled out a variety of new components recently and inside we get a quick video run down of some of the highlights from SRAM. X0 Trail brakes, Grip Shift, and their new Clutch rear derailleur system.

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Element Case Vapor Pro CNC I-Phone Protection

Element Case makes a variety of accessories for mostly I-devices.  They were at Sea Otter and they were showing off some very nice I-Phone cases that are customized for athletes, teams, and companies a like.  Check them out.

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Gamut Revises 2012 Chainguides : P20 P30 P38

For 2012, Gamut has revamped their chainguides.  They’ve removed the P40 from their lineup and in its place a P38.  In addition to that change, they’ve also reworked their design quite a bit and it no longer uses a lower roller bearing setup.  Check it all out inside along with a quick video of the […]

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Specialized Videos – Sea Otter Classic – Dual Slalom , Speed and Style, Downhill

Specialized riders Sam Hill, Troy Brosnan, Brad Benedict, Kirt Voreis, and Martin Soderstrom were all in attendance at the 2012 Sea Otter Classic.  Specialized put together a few videos from the various events their athletes participated in. Check them out inside.

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SR Suntour Rux Downhill Fork Prototype 2012

SR Suntour has a new fork they’ve been working on for the gravity and freeride crowd called the Rux.  Learn all about it inside as we get a video rundown and some detailed pictures on their new prototype fork.

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Intense Tracer 27.5 Prototype 650b and Carbine 27.5 2012

Intense has always been able to tinker with thier bikes quickly and they’ve maganged to prototype a new 27.5 Tracer with the 650b wheelset that seemed to be quite the buzz at Sea Otter.  Details and a video inside.

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Video: 2013 Shimano Zee M640 Components at Sea Otter

Shimano’s new gruppo, Zee, offers a lot of bang for the proverbial buck.  Taking queues from the new M820 Saint components, Zee has a lot going for it when you compare it against higher end Shimano component.  Matt gives  us a quick run down inside on the new Zee products.

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Jill Kintner and Kyle Strait Win the 2012 Sea Otter Classic Dual Slalom

Jill Kintner and Kyle Strait win the 2012 Sea Otter Classic Dual Slalom.

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Easton Introduces Havoc 35 Range – Wider Havoc Carbon and Havoc Aluminum 2012

At Sea Otter Easton has released some new products that we’re excited to see. Wider handlebars from Easton is always a good thing and their focus of wider, stronger, stiffer, lighter is a good thing.  In addition to the new handlebars, they’ve also got a new Havoc 35 direct mount stem. Check out the Easton […]

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The Sensus Swayze Lock On Grips

Cam Zink had some new Sensus lock-on grips that he was showing off at Sea Otter.  Check it out and his signature CZ38 deity handlebar.

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Nuke Proof Rook Slopestyle Bike

Nuke Proof’s Jack Fogelquist had a new prototype slopestyle bike at Sea Otter that he has been testing out.  Check it out inside.

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Nema Player OGK Helmet – Sea Otter

Nema teamed up with Kabuto to bring a new helmet to riders this year.  Available in three different sizes and a variety of colors the Nema Player is a helmet worth taking a look at.

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