2013 Sea Otter Classic

Video: 2014 RockShox Pike RCT and RC Technical Details

8
May

  2013 Sea Otter Classic, All Mountain, SickLines Content, Video Footage

The Pike is the new fork from RockShox. A new chassis design featuring 160mm (or 150mm) of travel with 35mm stanchion tubes. Learn some details about the construction, seals, new RCT3 damping, and much more.

Video: 2013 Mavic Notch Helmet

7
May

  2013 Products, 2013 Sea Otter Classic, 2014 Products, All Mountain, SickLines Content, Video Footage

Mavic is well known for creating quality wheels and rims. They’ve expanded their product lineup even further this year with the Notch lineup. Learn more about the Notch helmet offering inside.

Video: Trek World Racing Stories // Episode #1

3
May

  2013 Sea Otter Classic, Gravity, Video Footage

Trek World Racing Today Trek World Racing is releasing the first episode of its new video series, entitled TREK WORLD RACING STORIES. The first episode is a new beginning for the team and we catch up with Brook MacDonald, Neko … Continue reading

Spank Industries – Spike Pedal Upgrade Options Coming Soon

3
May

  2013 Products, 2013 Sea Otter Classic, 2014 Products, All Mountain, Gravity, SickLines Content

Spank Industries continues to improve their product range year after year. Their Spike pedal is a stellar little pedal that we’ve been digging. This year they’ve got some upgrades available for the Spike that lighten things up a bit.

2014 DVO Jade Rear Shock

1
May

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We posted up details on the DVO suspension components earlier but missed adding these shots of their Jade rear shock. Check them out inside.

2013 Yakima HoldUp Hitch Bike Rack

1
May

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Yakima has performed some tweaks to their popular HoldUp hitch rack. It can hold up to 4 bikes and attaches cleanly to your hitch mount. Check out the details inside.

Yeti SB95C – SB95 Gets a Carbon Option

1
May

  2013 Products, 2013 Sea Otter Classic, 2014 Products, All Mountain, SickLines Content

29″ wheels have become more and more common amongst riders and it should come as no surprise that Yeti is now offering a SB95 in a carbon trim. It certainly isn’t a cheap bike to purchase but you can check … Continue reading

New Products From SDG, Spank, and Race Face for 2013

29
Apr

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Check out some highlights from SDG, Spank, and Race Face inside.

2013 Gamut Trail S and Dual S Chainguides

29
Apr

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Gamut was showing off some of their new chainguides at Sea Otter. Learn more about the Trail S and the Dual S inside along with some revisions to their chainrings

The New Santa Cruz Bronson – 650b / 27.5 150mm travel bike

26
Apr

  2013 Sea Otter Classic, 2014 Products, All Mountain, SickLines Content, Video Footage

The Bronson is Santa Cruz’s first attempt at a 650b wheeled bike and it has gotten a lot of attention. Check out some detailed pictures and a video inside.

XFusion – 2013 RV1 Downhill Fork and Metric All Mountain / Freeride Fork

25
Apr

  2013 Products, 2013 Sea Otter Classic, 2014 Products, All Mountain, Gravity, SickLines Content, Video Footage

Xfusion has got two new products that we’re showing you inside.   Check out the details and a video on their RV1 downhill fork as well as their new Metric All Mountain / Freeride fork.

2013 Gravity Components – Graident Cranks, Bars, Stem, Seatpost and more

25
Apr

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Check out the range of 2013 Gravity components. They’ve got a new Gradient carbon crankset made out of full carbon. They’ve also got a Gradient range of carbon handlebars and more. Check it out inside.

2013 / 2014 BOS Suspension in North America – Idylle Air, Idylle RaRe, Stoy RaRe, Void, Kirk, and more

24
Apr

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BOS has been doing suspension for some time and they know a thing or two about what it takes to go fast. They’ve had some of the fastest riders on their products throughout the years and they’re making a push … Continue reading

e*thirteen’s Guide Ring M for TRS Cranksets – Enduro Single Chainring

24
Apr

  2013 Sea Otter Classic, 2014 Products, All Mountain, Gravity, SickLines Content

If you’ve got an e.thirteen TRS style crankset, e*thirteen has got some new sing rings they’ve been working on that will be available soon in a range of sizes. Learn a little bit more about the Guidering M chainrings inside.

Marzocchi 2014 – New 888 – 380 R2C2 – Roco C2R

23
Apr

  2013 Sea Otter Classic, 2014 Products, Gravity, SickLines Content, Video Footage

This the new 2014 Marzocchi lineup. The new 888 is called the 380.  Check out the new 380 as well as the new Moto C2R rear shock damper. There is a video rundown inside as well.

2013 Sea Otter Classic Downhill – Results and Pictures

23
Apr

  2013 Sea Otter Classic, Events, Gravity, SickLines Content

The Sea Otter Classic was a Pro GRT stop this year and riders from all over the world were in attendance. By the conclsuion of the race, it was Aaron Gwin and Jill Kintner who won their respective classes.

Sam Hill’s Nukeproof Pulse – Chain Reaction Cycles

23
Apr

  2013 Sea Otter Classic, Gravity, Pro Bike, SickLines Content

Sam Hill made the move to Nukeproof this year and he’ll be riding this Nukeproof Pulse in the upcoming downhill races. During Sea Otter, he chose to run the Rook for most of the weekend. Check out his downhill bike … Continue reading

Video: DirtTV at Sea Otter Classic Dual Slalom

22
Apr

  2013 Sea Otter Classic, Gravity, Video Footage

We are stoked to be getting onto the race scene again in 2013 and DirtTV will be bigger and better than ever this year! To kick things off we have action from this weekend’s Sea Otter Classic and the Dual … Continue reading

Intense’s New 951 Evo Gets 27.5″ Wheels

22
Apr

  2013 Products, 2013 Sea Otter Classic, 2014 Products, Gravity, SickLines Content, Video Footage

We posted up a video we shot with Jeff Steber running through the vision behind the 951evo late last week. Check out some additional shots and details of the bike inside.

Renthal Prototype Direct Mount Stem

22
Apr

  2013 Sea Otter Classic, 2014 Products, Products, Prototype, SickLines Content

Prototype parts are always fun to spot and we saw this Renthal prototype stem this weekend at Sea Otter.

2013 Sea Otter Classic Dual Slalom Race Results

21
Apr

  2013 Sea Otter Classic, Events, Gravity, SickLines Content

A crowd favorite year after year, the Sea Otter Classic Dual Slalom brings fans and racers from all over the world. Check out the results and pictures inside.

FOX Head – Rampage Pro Carbon Helmet and Attack Ultra Shorts

20
Apr

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Check out what FOX has to offer for 2014. Their Rampage Pro Carbon helmet is new this year and you can learn more about it inside.

Jill Kintner’s Sea Otter Downhill Bike – Norco Sight 27.5 Carbon Prototype

19
Apr

  2013 Sea Otter Classic, Pro Bike, Prototype, SickLines Content

Check out Jill Kintner’s Prototype 27.5 Carbon Norco Sight that she’ll be racing on this weekend.

2014 DVO Suspension – Emerlad Fork and Jade Rear Shock

19
Apr

  2013 Sea Otter Classic, 2014 Products, Gravity, SickLines Content, Video Footage

DVO is hot on the scene for 2014. Cedric Gracia has been testing out the fork for them as well as the Jade rear shock. Watch the video inside to learn about what DVO has to offer you.

Video: POC 2013 Range Highlight – DH Specific Line – Trabec – Gloves – Cortex

19
Apr

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POC has been going strong for the past few years with Mountain Bike specific protection. They’ve got a unique look that many riders are drawn to. Check out some of the details on their 2013 product range inside.

Video: Sea Otter Classic Downhill Course with Steve Peat

19
Apr

  2013 Sea Otter Classic, Gravity, Video Footage

Steel City sent over some helmet camera video of Steve Peat and the Santa Cruz Syndicate riding the Sea Otter Downhill course.

Norco Sight 650b/27.5 Carbon Fiber Prototype

19
Apr

  2013 Sea Otter Classic, 2014 Products, All Mountain, Prototype, SickLines Content

Norco has had a lot of interest in the aluminum 650b/27.5 Sight trail bike they released last year. They brought out a carbon prototype Sight at Sea Otter that we snapped a few pics of.

Banshee’s Phantom – 100mm 29er – Their answer to a Fast 29er Trail Bike

19
Apr

  2013 Sea Otter Classic, 2014 Products, All Mountain

Banshee has been busy banging out some nice bikes recently and they brought a prototype to the Sea Otter Classic this year.  Check out the prototype inside.

Evil Uprising – An EVIL Trail Bike 2013 / 2014

18
Apr

  2013 Sea Otter Classic, 2014 Products, All Mountain, SickLines Content

EVIL has been on a bit of a comeback recently with their new Undead downhill bike coming to fruition this year. We spotted one of the new carbon Evil Uprising Trail bikes at Sea Otter underneath a guy we know … Continue reading

Aaron Gwin’s 2013 World Cup Downhill Bike – Specialized Carbon Demo 8

18
Apr

  2013 Products, 2013 Sea Otter Classic, Pro Bike, SickLines Content

During our visit to Specialized, we bumped into Aaron Gwin and snapped some shots of his new bike. Check out Aaron Gwin’s ride for 2013.  Pictures inside.