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Sea Otter Eight

Colours from Lezyne, Santa Cruz, crazy military types from Genuine Innovations, the Ibis Tranny in orange, funky vicar bars from FSA, a singlespeed Specialized carbon and carbon fibre dog bowls.

April 27th, 09 11,203 Categories: Press Launch

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Marzocchi 2010 – Sea Otter Sneak Preview

Chipps got a sneak preview of a good looking and ‘back to basics’ Marzocchi. They’re focussing on their previous strengths with a return to open bath cartridges and coil springs.

April 27th, 09 20,721 Categories: Press Launch

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Sea Otter Report Six – Team Bikes and Precious Things

Chipps delves deep into the pits, peeks behind some curtains and finds out some of the hot-tuning mods that the pros are running. A time trial shifter on a dirt jump bike, the Atherton’s prototype Saint wheels and a Mini Specialized… Oh, and are those SRAM XX brakes?

April 21st, 09 18,516 Categories: Press Launch

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Sea Otter Report Five – DT Swiss, Ritchey, Syncros

Carbon mountain bike rims were everywhere at this year’s Sea Otter. Here are the latest offerings from DT Swiss, Ritchey and Syncros.

April 20th, 09 11,581 Categories: Press Launch

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Sea Otter Report Four – Race Face

Even lighter carbon cranks, 785mm Atlas bars, superduper chainrings, body armour – and the return of colours – including purple!

April 20th, 09 10,035 Categories: Press Launch

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Sea Otter Three

Another random look round the pits of the Sea Otter with Chipps. Chub hubs, cranks from the Hive, the Santa Cruz freakbike, Rocky Mountain 29ers, the Ibis Tranny and more…

April 20th, 09 11,429 Categories: Press Launch

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Sea Otter Report Two – SRAM 2010

It’s 2010 time at SRAM – and they have a brand new Revelation for you, with a huge amount of options and new chassis, there’s coloured XO, Centrelock Avid discs, a new, lighter Elixir lever and much, much more. Oh and Greg Herbold.

April 18th, 09 26,868 Categories: Press Launch

Fox 2010

We’ve still got Christmas cake leftover here and already Fox Racing Shox are showing off their 2010 forks at a press camp in California. Fortunately the future is closer than you think and you can expect to see 2010 Fox forks and shocks to start appearing on bikes as soon as May.

April 18th, 09 46,721 Categories: Press Launch

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Sea Otter 2009 report one.

First day of the first big race… Lots of new stuff on display. The usual ‘sunburn and freezing wind weather too. All is well. Tomorrow sees the big SRAM launch and new team bikes.

April 17th, 09 19,114 Categories: Press Launch

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Cross Lobster and Santa What?

We’re off to the Sea Otter tomorrow, where all the fun starts, but in the meantime, here’s a smart – if niche – singlespeed ‘cross bike from Rock Lobster Cycles, plus a ‘What on earth?’ from Santa Cruz…

April 16th, 09 8,233 Categories: Press Launch

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