Whoa! 2016 Sea Otter Classic Stirs Things up by Adding an eMTB Race to Their List of Events!

No joke. The organizers of the Sea Otter have added an eMTB race event to their traditional lineup of Downhill, Dual Slalom, Cross Country, Short Track and Enduro events to the upcoming 2016 event in April. Taking place in and around Laguna Seca’s race track, the eMTB race will be a time-based race that lasts 60 minutes and […]

Subaru Blends Automotive and Bike History for 25th Sea Otter Classic

We often joke that if you’re trying to find a bike event just follow the Subarus and Elements. Judging by the number of people stopping by the Subaru display at Sea Otter for their free coffee for Subaru owners, there were quite a few in attendance. As the title sponsor of the 25th Anniversary Celebration for […]

Comes With Baggage | Blackburn to Celebrate 40 Years with Sea Otter Film Premier

It’s a bit hard to believe, but Blackburn is celebrating their 40th anniversary in 2015. After four decades of making bags and products that allow cyclists to get out there and explore the world around them, the company decided to put together a film on the history of bicycle travel. Comes with Baggage tells the story of […]

SOC13: Sea Otter Randoms, Asylum Cycles, KMC, Knog, Five Ten, more

If you had something new to show, Sea Otter 2013 was the place to be. With more vendors than ever, and even more making the rounds with product in hand it seemed that wherever you looked there was something new to see. The Sea Otter was spotted with Asylum Cycles’ new Meuse SSCX cross bike […]

Bikerumor Pic Of The Day: Best/Worst Preem Ever, Raleigh CX Race At Sea Otter

Dollar preems grabbed from a crack in the men’s pro cyclocross race at Sea Otter Classic. Photo credit Keith Cozzens. To see more Pics of the Day, click here, and to submit your own photo to be shown to the world, go here. Shenanigans.

Marin Bikes Teases New Bike for Sea Otter 2013, Also looks Carbon-y

After posting this teaser on their Facebook, it looks like Norco won’t be the only company that will be releasing a new carbon model at Sea Otter. The new Marin is either carbon, or it has a finish that is made to look like carbon – we’re guessing the former. After revealing the new 2013 […]

Norco Set to Release New Mountain Bike At Sea Otter, Looks Carbon-y

As we draw nearer to Sea Otter, there are likely to be a lot of sneak peeks at things to come and it looks like Norco is kicking things off with this teaser on their Facebook page. Judging by the flowing shape, seat collar design, and lack of the seat tube struts found on the […]

UCI, USA Cycling Asked to Meet at Sea Otter, Abolish Non-Sanctioned Race Restriction for Pros

We don’t cover a ton of racing news here on Bikerumor, but every once in a while, something is just worth sharing. While the rule in questions restricts which events pro cyclists can compete in, if affects most of us. Say you enjoy “racing” alongside them at your favorite event. If things stay the same, […]

Cool Sea Otter Randoms from Answer, MRP, and Spank

Sea Otter is a spectacle filled with so much awesome the coverage could literally never end. Here’s a few juicy components I wish adorned some of my bicycles. This new MRP Bling Ring allows you to run an ultra small chain ring. The design utilizes SRAMs spline system to bypass the limited range offered by […]