Sea Otter Day 1

The revamped Fox Shox line with the Kashima coating, new controls and a lighter 15mm thru-axle

The revamped Fox Shox line with the Kashima coating, new controls and a lighter 15mm through-axle

Brandon Semenuk's slope style bike gets adorned with the new SRAM 10 speed X.0.

Brandon Semenuk's slopestyle bike gets adorned with the new SRAM 10 speed X.0.

The H-Ball and the jackhammer.  The logic is gold. The gist; HB hates paying excess baggage bike fees when flying.

The H-Ball and the jackhammer. The logic is gold. The gist; HB hates paying excess baggage bike fees when flying.

Count ‘em. Ten.

Count ‘em. Ten.

The new Shimano XT crank with Dyna-Sys chain rings and innovative asymmetrical chain.

The new Shimano XT crank with Dyna-Sys chainrings and innovative asymmetrical chain.

World Cup photographers Gary Perkin and Sven Martin teamed up with Crank Brothers to print the best action the captured from the 2009 season.  Keep your eyes peeled for this at your local bike shop.

World Cup photographers Gary Perkin and Sven Martin teamed up with crankbrothers to print the best action the captured from the 2009 season. Keep your eyes peeled for this at your local bike shop.

Chad Peterson from crankbrothers shows off the New Cobalt 11 carbon handlebars they offer from their cockpit collection. Stay tuned for more.

Chad Peterson from crankbrothers shows off the New Cobalt 11 carbon handlebars they offer from their cockpit collection. Stay tuned for more.

Crankbrothers unveiled their dream bike program.  They show off and soon sell a hand full of high end “dream bikes” that where donated.  The proceeds from the sale go to Hans Ray’s Wheels 4 Life program

Crankbrothers unveiled their dream bike program. They show off and soon sell a hand full of high end “dream bikes” that were donated. The proceeds from the sale go to Hans Rey’s Wheels 4 Life program

Brian Lopes gets a signature chain guide from MRP. 98 grams.

Brian Lopes gets a signature chain guide from MRP. 98 grams.

Santa Cruz’s Joe Graney keeping the stupid bike tradition alive. Yes it’s a fixed gear.

Santa Cruz’s Joe Graney keeping the stupid bike tradition alive. Yes it’s a fixed gear.

The new Rock Shox Revelation sporting a 15-millimeter thru-axle

The new RockShox Revelation sporting a 15-millimeter through-axle

SRAMS new X9 group doesn’t stop at color options. 2x10. 3x10. Whichever suits your needs.

SRAM's new X9 group doesn’t stop at color options. 2x10. 3x10. Whichever suits your needs.

Salsa El Mariachi. Retails for $599 frame only.

Salsa El Mariachi. Retails for $599 frame only.

Check the cool new blue color and the “Alternator” dropout upgrade on Salsa El Mariachi.

Check the cool new blue color and the “Alternator” dropout upgrade on Salsa El Mariachi.

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