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Randoms: Bags, Shoes, Racks, & More – Sea Otter 2019

High Above This tube wrap is a new product High Above will be offering shortly for $24. Silca If you have your own Hex, Torx or Screw bits, you can remove the foam plugs and add them in to the box. Dainese Saris The Saris Superclamp Cargo essentially increases the...

Video: 8 New Suspension Forks – Sea Otter 2019

I’ve always been a proponent of not riding more bike than I need, and Sea Otter’s dusty dirt lanes don’t exactly require the latest in down-country technology. Instead, I needed something small, agile, and that I could fold in half for easier...

Video: 7 More New Products – Sea Otter 2019

I took some heat for my use of a throttle-powered e-bike to get around the show yesterday, but I think my back bore the brunt of the abuse when I had to carry it up a few flights of stairs. I’m not sure it was worth the burnouts, so today’s tour was...

Final Results – British National Downhill Round 1 Rheola

The first round of the British National Downhill series is over and with less than two weeks until the opening round of the World Cup, most of the top UK riders were in attendance. In the elite men’s race, Matt Walker would take the win with nearly two seconds...

Giro Introduces Renew Series Made of Recycled Material – Sea Otter 2019

The all-new Giro Renew Series apparel for men and women uses recycled nylon, polyester and elastane made from reclaimed fishing nets and other ocean debris. Giro says that the global apparel industry is estimated to be the source of 8% of all greenhouse gas emissions...

Yeti SB130 Lunch Ride Replica – Sea Otter 2019

Don’t bother trying to contact anyone at Yeti between noon and 1:30 PM, because they will be gone. The Yeti Lunch ride is not mandatory, but it may as well be. With few exceptions, the entire crew heads to the hills at noon each workday for a hotly contested rip...

New Fox Open Face Dropframe Trail Helmet Spotted at Sea Otter

Following on from the new Fox Rampage Pro Carbon that was first spotted at Crankworx Rotorua, we’ve just seen another new helmet from Fox pop up at Sea Otter.This time it was Nic Bean, who races in the under 21 category at the EWS, who was spotted in the lid in...

Giant’s First Flat Pedal Shoe & Updated Footwear Collection – Sea Otter 2019

Deriving from the original Shuttle DH clip shoe, the all-new Shuttle Flat is the first shoe that Giant has made specifically for flat pedal riding. It’s designed to be a versatile shoe that is appropriate for everything from aggressive DH rides to daily trail...

Video: Propain Factory Racing’s Snowy Test Camp in Todtnau Bike Park

Todtnau is a small village in the Black Forest, South West Germany. We arrived in blistering sunshine. Henry, being from the Highlands of Scotland immediately changed in to shorts and t shirt and basked his pale skin in the German sun.Little did we know the next day...

First Ride: Hutchinson’s New Griffus Tires

Hutchinson’s tires tend to fly under the radar in North America, but the French company is working to change that with the release of the Griffus. The new tires were developed to meet the needs of Hutchinson’s EWS athletes, who were looking for a tire that...