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Sea Otter Play, the virtual version of the annual event that was otherwise cancelled by the COVID-19 pandemic, launches a 4-day event starting today. There are a ton of prizes being offered, great seminars, virtual booths and virtual challenges. Take a look, it will inspire you to get out and ride!   Join us online […]


The Sea Otter Classic, the big event held in Monterey, California at the Laguna Seca Raceway, launch of all cycling events in North America, was postponed until October because of COVID-19. Today, the CEO officially announced that they have canceled the event entirely for 2020, the first time in three decades. Here is the letter, […]


The Sea Otter Classic is North America’s big start to the racing season for almost all of cycling, be it road, mountain, downhill or e-MTB racing. The event, held each year at the Laguna Seca race track near Monterey, California, draws 74,000 fans and 9,800 athletes each year from around the globe.

Frank Yohannon, President and CEO of the Sea Otter Classic, officially announced that they’ve decided to postpone the event due to concerns over the coronavirus.

The 2017 Haibike eMTB Race At Sea Otter Classic

  Bosch has posted a video of the second annual eMTB race at the Sea Otter Classic, this year in Monterey, California. Sweeping aerial views and a good idea of the fun, non-flat parts of the track are highlighted. It was a fun event, especially with so many manufacturers showing up to this year’s event. […]

First Ride: BESV TRB1

While at Sea Otter, we had the chance to ride BESV’s new TRB1 mountain bikes. For their first mountain bike, it’s a good one! Rock Shot suspension, Shimano Deore XT 11-speed (1×11) and Magura MT4 brakes, Schwalbe Nobby Nic tires and good geometry in both the hardtail and full suspension versions. It rode well on […]

Sea Otter Classic Goes Electric

The Sea Otter Classic, a celebration of all things cycling, has been going on for 24 years, but 2014 will be remembered as the year the Sea Otter turned electric. The number of electric-assisted bikes is well past the tipping point. It is hard to walk 10 feet in the expo area without seeing another […]