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 e-bike offering. We’ll have more, but here is a bit of news from Friday.

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Bosch has a giant display in the expo area and held a press conference to announce that Magura USA is now the official service provider for Bosch in America. That means that Magura will run a national service center and train dealerships on Bosch service techniques.
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The Felt Duel-e showcased how a smartphone could be used to interact with the bike’s functions and controls.
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The Felt Duel-e is a Bosch-powered mid-motor beauty.
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A little old (a wood frame), a little new (a Bosch motor).
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The Sea Otter Classic is an event with activities for the entire family. If you have never been and you live are near Monterey, why not come out?