2012 Sea Otter Classic Gear Wrap-Up

A smattering of the sleek and stylish.

Photos by Anthony Smith
Words by Brice Minnigh


Dirt, sweat and gears—look for the artist-collaboration series of Dark Timbers, an apparel company that is by riders, for riders.


The up-and-coming components company Rove—which specializes in headsets and bottom brackets—is introducing a new line of headsets in a wide range of sizes and colors.


Simplify your one-by setup: Ditch the spider with MRP’s direct-mount SRAM X0 rings.


One Industries has taken its many years of motocross experience and applied it to its upcoming line of all-mountain and gravity-focused apparel.


Gravity’s sweet new lock-on grips are slim and comfortable.


Feedback Sports’ new Sprint stand is an alternative to the conventional seatpost-clamp stand and gives the ability to spin, adjust the height and basically just put your bike where you need it to be. It’s also compatible with nearly every axle size out there.


HT Components is introducing a new lineup of lightweight flat pedals—and the likes of Aaron Gwin, Brian Lopes and Kyle Strait are putting them to the test.


Element Case shows off the custom Vapor Pro iPhone4 cases it made for Santa Cruz Syndicate riders—rumor has it that Peaty and Minnaar were waaaay stoked.


Crankbrothers’ new tire lever is sturdy and protects your knuckles from hitting your spokes.


Nukeproof’s new slopestyle bike features an internal hydraulic gyro to help keep those bars spinning. Right tidy, mate!

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