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Video: Speed & Style Finals at the 2013 Sea Otter Classic

04.28.2013

The Sea Otter Classic hosted the Speed and Style competition in which riders competed against each other and the clock on a modified pump track, with time deductions at judges' discretion based upon the quality and difficulty of their tricks.



Exclusive Report: Fat and Furious

04.26.2013

Stunned. Shocked. In awe. Words hardly explain our amazement at the athletic display played out by Manuel Beastley and signature Fat Bike of Glory at the 2013 Sea Otter Classic. Beastley made it no secret--he intended to dominate every style of mountain biking at Otter...then he went and did just that.

The Corner: Sea Otter Dual Slalom 2013

04.26.2013

The crowd at the Sea Otter Dual Slalom event are as interesting as the racing. We immersed ourselves into one section of the rowdy rabble to find out why this event is as important for them as it is for the racers.

Video: Why Do People Keep Coming Back to the Sea Otter Classic?

04.26.2013

What is Sea Otter? It may have started out as a race, but it's grown into something much bigger and more important than that. We interviewed the people of Sea Otter to find out what the event means to them and why they keep coming back each year.

Video/Gallery: The Story Behind Ibis Cycles

04.24.2013

How did Ibis Cycles get its start? Where is it going today? We put Scot Nicol on a stage and gave him the limelight to tell us his and Ibis' story--past, present and future. These videos are you chance to see and hear it all. Enjoy.

Video: 50 Years of Park Tool

04.23.2013

Fifty years ago two friends borrowed some money and bought a little bike shop. Over the years, they also began making tools to help make their job of repairing bikes a bit easier. Those tools were so good that the bike shop eventually became Park Tool. This video chronicles that journey.

News: Avid Elixir 9 and 7 Trail Brakes Announced

04.22.2013

Avid debuted two new disc brake models at Sea Otter: the Elixir 9 and 7 Trail. Both feature a powerful 4-piston caliper and not a whole lot of grams. The basic idea: lots of stopping power, good modulation, not a lot of weight....at a price most of us can afford.

Video Exclusive: 2013 Sea Otter Dual Slalom

04.20.2013

Video by Scott Smith and Dan Barham The action was fast and furious in the pro Dual Slalom race at the 2013 Sea Otter Classic. Would Kyle Strait successfully defend his comeback 2012 victory? In the end, the race coughed up some surprises and, on the whole, brilliant racing. Check out this video.

Sea Otter News: Shimano XTR Gains New XC Bits

04.19.2013

For 2014, Shimano's latest XTR series will see the addition of new lighter weight hydraulic disc brake components, new drivetrain components including a lighter bottom bracket (and a more durable chain) and carbon 29er wheels.

Video: Danny MacAskill Imaginate Episode 1

04.19.2013

As Danny embarks on his most ambitiously creative project to date, an old injury flairs up threatening not just the project but his career as a rider.



Video: Sampling Idaho’s Finest

04.15.2013

Editor, Brice Minnigh, traveled deep into central Idaho's White Cloud Mountains with Greg 'Chopper' Randolph, photographer Sterling Lorence, and a hardy crew of Sun Valley-area locals for a taste of some of the world's most pristine, high-speed alpine trails. This video highlight the amazing riding Idaho is justifiably famous for.

Video: Riding Cypress Mountain on The Shore

04.14.2013

Vancouver's North Shore is home to a stunning amount of great riding. In this video, Stephen Matthew of the NSMB Team shows why one mountain--Cypress--has its hooks on him this season.

News: SRAM Unveils New Roam and Rail Wheels

04.11.2013

What SRAM wanted to create were wheels that were very stiff laterally (meaning they track true and hold a line), had a subtle amount of vertical compliance (offering a more comfortable ride) and were light enough to make them incredibly versatile.

Exclusive: 26-Inch/650b Death Match…With Puppets

04.10.2013

We sent our trail correspondent, Everett Burl-Sap to scientifically test 26-inch and 650b wheels against one another using the Banshee Spitfire as the test rig – a 140-millimeter travel mountain bike that features interchangeable dropouts that can accommodate both 26" and 650b wheels. This test practically dripped with science!

Video: Danny MacAskill Imaginate Trailer

04.07.2013

"Imaginate" is a new six part series that will take you inside Danny MacAskill's mind as he prepares for his most ambitious project so far. Episode 1 will go live on April 16th

Video: Martin Soderstrom’s Crazy Year

04.07.2013

"2012 was definitely the craziest year of my career," says Martin Soderstrom at the outset of this video. It's a somber moment that gives way to a blur of insane action because, yeah, it was a hell of a crazy year for the rider who stood atop the podium on some of the biggest events of 2012. Not into slope style? Doesn't matter. The video is impressive all the same.

Video: RockShox Pike in Action

04.05.2013

Yesterday we ran one hell of a comprehensive story on the return of the RockShox Pike. Today, we're adding another video (it's of the official, party line variety) to the mix. Enjoy.

Exclusive: 2013 Bible Review – Felt Edict Nine 3

04.03.2013

Felt’s smartly dressed, carbon 29er is more than just a good value, it’s an excellent choice for aggressive XC racers desiring a fast and nimble bike.

Video: Taking it Blind–the Essence of Enduro

04.03.2013

Enduro racing was originally a "blind" racing format where, unlike downhill or cross-country competitions, racers could not pre-ride and learn every detail of the timed stages. This is the purest format of Enduro. In recent years, however, organizers have added practice runs to the schedule. Pre-riding the course is supposed to even out the advantage of local riders or racers who have raced the same event previously. Is that how it actually works out? Ash Smith scouts this year's Trans-Provence and shares his thoughts on keeping enduro pure.

Exclusive Video: Bronson—Santa Cruz’s New 650b Trail Bike

04.01.2013

What's the story on Santa Cruz Bicycles' new Bronson 650b bike? Here's the exclusive Blueprint video and story on the Bronson's development. Bike Magazine’s Seb Kemp is the only person outside of Santa Cruz Bicycle’s inner circle to have extensively ridden the Bronson. Check out Seb's impressions of the Bronson and the bike's designers thoughts on the new bike.

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