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Sea Otter 2015 | Giant Unveils Lightweight, Enduro Focused Helmet

The last two seasons have brought us a range of choice when looking for a open face helmet with extended coverage. Its pretty hard for a manufacturer to differentiate themselves with all this competition. Giant has wisely brought out their brand new line of helmets at Sea Otter, providing us with a little break from Read more…

Sea Otter 2015 | FOX Racing Shox present the Float X2 shock

Fox seized Sea Otter 2015 as their opportunity to present the new Float X2 shocks to the public. A concept designed for enduro and downhill racing, it essentially offers eternal adjustment settings with high and low-speed compression and rebound damping. For the 2016 season FOX Racing Shox haven’t just given their whole product palette a Read more…

News | WTB Launches Riddler Tire, Named After Nathan Riddle

WTB released a new 27.5” tread pattern called the Riddler 2.4 tire during day one of the Subaru Sea Otter Classic bicycle festival. The Riddler 2.4 tire, named after WTB athlete Nathan Riddle, features a densely packed, fast rolling low center tread combined with larger, regressive outside knobs and is intended primarily for rear tire Read more…

Sea Otter 2015 | Specialized Command Post IRcc

When it comes to fun, a dropper seatpost is the best investment you can make for your bike. No longer will you have to ‘low ride’ up the hill or descend with the seat jacked sky high – you can set the seat just where you want it, when you want it with the simple Read more…

Sea Otter 2015 | The Trek Stache is Back

The Trek Stache is back – and it is bigger (and fatter) than ever. Trek have taken it’s popular and well loved hardcore hardtail and beefed it up with the new 29+ wheelsize. Travis Brown states “We need to push the boundaries of the trail hardtail category with meaningful benefits”, and Trek are keen to Read more…

Sea Otter 2015 | Marzocchi Unveils New 350+ Fork

The Sea Otter Classic is known for the releases of sensational new products. This year the 27.5+ topic is the dominating trend and has some exciting new products in store. The new Marzocchi 350+ fork, which enables the usage of plus-size tyres as it features the boost hub standard. It should hit the aftermarket at Read more…

Sea Otter 2015 | Marzocchi’s new Espresso Push Dropper Post

With the launch of the EPD, the ‘Espresso Push Dropper’ at the current Sea Otter Festival, Marzocchi have presented the public with their very first adjustable dropper post. With hydraulic internals adjusted by cable from the bar-mounted lever, the post will be available with either internal or external cables. During the development stages, Marzocchi placed Read more…

Sea Otter 2015 | Schwalbe presents Plus-Size Rocket Ron & Nobby Nic

One thing is certain: The Sea Otter Festival 2015 is all about the new plus-size tires. Yesterday we wrote about the all-new Rocky Mountain Sherpa and presented you our first riding impressions of the Specialized Enduro with 6Fattie 27.5+ tires. Today Schwalbe has some exciting news: Both their Nobby Nic and their Rocket Ron lineup Read more…

Sea Otter 2015 | 100% Introduces Speedcraft Glasses, Aircraft Helmet

Coming from a motocross background, 100% has taken the mountain bike industry by storm. In only a few years, the easily recognizable logo has found its way onto many pro and recreational athletes in the form of gloves and eyewear. For 2015, they will be releasing a lightweight full-face along with an expanded range of Read more…