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Sea Otter 2008
Day Two
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Tara Llanes:
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Cross Nationals
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Win or Lose
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Got Pink?
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Phoenix to Vegas
Grow Your Own Bike?
Young Mechanics
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A Cycling Shambhala
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Green Choices
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The Jury is Still out...



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Pedros
Faces of Pedros
Lea Davison Teaches
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Women's Skills by
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Coming alive
Going Green



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Bike The World: New York
Team Trips For Kids
The Ironclad Triathlon
The Ride of Silence
Ladies Night at R-A-B
Bike the World
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Get Your Friends to Ride!



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Sea Otter
Grand Theft Velo
In the Heart and Mind
of the Beast

It's All About the Wheels
A sense of Paradox
Sea Otter: Super D
What is Sea Otter?



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Which Holiday Treat
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Raisin a Comeback
Marilyn Price:
Making Trips for Kids




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2006 CX Nationals Sidelines
2006 CX Nationals Day 2
2006 CX Nationals Day I
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Fireflies in the
Garden of Gray

A Ride With the Cannibal
Hoop Talk



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Interbike '06
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Innocence Lost
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Pedros Fest '06
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The Bold and The Vulgar
Trailing Off
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Good Times in the Sky
Downhiller Hunting at Jiminy
Pedros Fest Intro 2006



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Hey Watch Your Feet!
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The Five Boro Bike Tour
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Liberty Mutual Cyclocross
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275 Miles for Youth
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The Power of Critical Mass



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Pedros: Day One
Pedros Intro



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BTC Daily 2004
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Get Yer Otter on, Grab your bike, grab your brain bucket and then grab some air at Sea Otter Classic

Day two of the 2008 Sea Otter Classic was a cornucopia of Bike Skills clinics, Trials demonstrations by Ryan Leech, performances by the GT Airshow team, and a lesson from Dave, co-founder of VanderKitten, on the finer art of how to silk screen a t-shirt. Of course there were plenty of celebrity eye spies through the crowd some of which included Gary Fisher, Tinker Juarez, Fionn Griffiths, Rachel Atherton and Tara Llanes.

The folks over at Redline were really hot to talk about their 925. Featuring a steel double butted chromoly frame with cowhorn style handlebars, this bad boy is hoping to break into the ultra vogue “fixie” market. Fixed gear bikes are super hot right now and the 925 makes it easy for anyone to hop on and ride without having to go through the hassle or expense of finding and converting an old 70’s ten-speed for yourself. With the rear “flip-flop” hub, riders can ride fixed or freewheel. In addition, the bike sports (two) Planet Bike fenders to keep the road grime off your pants while you commute to work by bike. Redline is producing gender specific versions of this road warrior so this will be pretty cool.

Pro rider Maxine Irving with Group of women at Women only skills clinic.

The morning ride started with a Women’s Only clinic being given by professional racer and Bike Skills instructor Maxine Irving. This was a great opportunity to get some very valuable tips from a pro-rider. The clinic began in the special Bike Skills practice area before setting out and hitting some of the many trails around Laguna Seca and Fort Ord. Based on the huge smiles of all the participants, including Maxine, it looked like everyone had a great time learning some new skills.

Trick shows on land and in the air, BMX, Trials, Airshows.

Building upon those skills, one of the next events to go off was an amazing Trials riding demonstration by Norco rider Ryan Leech. What this guy can do on a bike is insane. For those of you that don’t know, Trials riding uses incredible amounts of balance and bike control to ride sick lines. Ryan’s set up consisted of steel steps, rails, ramps and trailer tops in an area no bigger than 30x15. Ryan talked to the crowd as he hopped gaps, rode steel skinnies and flew on to the top of his trailer with ease.

Next, it was off to the GT ramps where their Airshow Team was giving a freestyle BMX performance. Bo Wade took to the pavement and the mike, pumping the crowd for their World Famous Airshow. Jose Donoso and Cam White could be seen soaring 25ft over the ramps hitting all sorts of aerial tricks while Bo rocked it with the flatland stunts.

Sea Otter Shows are don, grab your bike and hit moguls.

Magura Moto Stunt show set it off with “Boy Wonder” Aaron Colton. This kid, and I mean kid, he is only 14, pulled some of the most unbelievable tricks I’ve ever seen on a motorcycle. He left so much rubber on the pavement that a frugal festival goer could scrape it up and make a new tire from the skid marks.

The list of the day’s events could go on and on, but one of the greatest perks of a show like Sea Otter is that even without a media pass, fans are so close that at any point they can reach out and high-five any one of their heroes. The up-close and personal aspect of the Sea Otter Classic is what makes it a stand out event for ticket holders.

Get Yer Otter on, Grab your bike, grab your brain bucket and then grab some air at Sea Otter Classic

Day two of the 2008 Sea Otter Classic was a cornucopia of Bike Skills clinics, Trials demonstrations by Ryan Leech, performances by the GT Airshow team, and a lesson from Dave, co-founder of VanderKitten, on the finer art of how to silk screen a t-shirt. Of course there were plenty of celebrity eye spies through the crowd some of which included Gary Fisher, Tinker Juarez, Fionn Griffiths, Rachel Atherton and Tara Llanes.

The folks over at Redline were really hot to talk about their 925. Featuring a steel double butted chromoly frame with cowhorn style handlebars, this bad boy is hoping to break into the ultra vogue “fixie” market. Fixed gear bikes are super hot right now and the 925 makes it easy for anyone to hop on and ride without having to go through the hassle or expense of finding and converting an old 70’s ten-speed for yourself. With the rear “flip-flop” hub, riders can ride fixed or freewheel. In addition, the bike sports (two) Planet Bike fenders to keep the road grime off your pants while you commute to work by bike. Redline is producing gender specific versions of this road warrior so this will be pretty cool.

Pro rider Maxine Irving with Group of women at Women only skills clinic.

The morning ride started with a Women’s Only clinic being given by professional racer and Bike Skills instructor Maxine Irving. This was a great opportunity to get some very valuable tips from a pro-rider. The clinic began in the special Bike Skills practice area before setting out and hitting some of the many trails around Laguna Seca and Fort Ord. Based on the huge smiles of all the participants, including Maxine, it looked like everyone had a great time learning some new skills.

Trick shows on land and in the air, BMX, Trials, Airshows.

Building upon those skills, one of the next events to go off was an amazing Trials riding demonstration by Norco rider Ryan Leech. What this guy can do on a bike is insane. For those of you that don’t know, Trials riding uses incredible amounts of balance and bike control to ride sick lines. Ryan’s set up consisted of steel steps, rails, ramps and trailer tops in an area no bigger than 30x15. Ryan talked to the crowd as he hopped gaps, rode steel skinnies and flew on to the top of his trailer with ease.

Next, it was off to the GT ramps where their Airshow Team was giving a freestyle BMX performance. Bo Wade took to the pavement and the mike, pumping the crowd for their World Famous Airshow. Jose Donoso and Cam White could be seen soaring 25ft over the ramps hitting all sorts of aerial tricks while Bo rocked it with the flatland stunts.

Sea Otter Shows are don, grab your bike and hit moguls.

Magura Moto Stunt show set it off with “Boy Wonder” Aaron Colton. This kid, and I mean kid, he is only 14, pulled some of the most unbelievable tricks I’ve ever seen on a motorcycle. He left so much rubber on the pavement that a frugal festival goer could scrape it up and make a new tire from the skid marks.

The list of the day’s events could go on and on, but one of the greatest perks of a show like Sea Otter is that even without a media pass, fans are so close that at any point they can reach out and high-five any one of their heroes. The up-close and personal aspect of the Sea Otter Classic is what makes it a stand out event for ticket holders.

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