Tag: Sea Otter 2009

Tim Scissors scored a pair of Sette Vexx sunglasses at Sea Otter. He’s been riding with them for the past month and a half. Here are his thoughts: Sette Vexx sunglasses from Pricepoint.com Eye protection is of the utmost importance while doing any type of riding. Could you imagine getting a little winged fellow in…

The 2009 Turner Sultan The longest but least technical ride of the weekend sadly belonged to the Turner Sultan. The “least technical” part was not by choice. Scissors and I started out thinking it would be great to get in a longer ride on Saturday morning before the crowds showed up. After looking around we…

One if the bigger things to hit Sea Otter this year was the full suspension 29er bikes that were introduced. Last year a handful of companies started coming out with them, but this year it seemed like more of them were showing up from various brands. Some of the FS29ers were considered “All Mountain” due…

We stopped by the Camelbak booth for a bit and talked about the Racebak which is a wearable hydration system. The Racebak is great for the athlete who just needs fluids and gets annoyed when the hydration pack dances around on their back. This is also popular for runners, bicyclists and triathletes. Wearable underneath a…

Tim “Scissors” got a chance to ride the 2009 Turner Flux, a 4″ travel DW Link equipped bike. Here are his thoughts of the red beauty: DW Link Turner Flux So the Sea Otter did not fail to deliver new products and rides as usual. For my second demo of the weekend I really wanted…

Lezyne was a must stop for me at Sea Otter 2009. I’ve got one of their saddle bags and it’s pretty cool. Very functional, great material and the zipper has never let me down. We got to meet some cool people from Lezyne and were shown some of their products. First up is their floor…

I hooked up with the fellas of Dirty Dog MTB (Nick DeBeer-what a cool name…BEER). I had told him about a project bike that I recently received and mentioned that some sweet Dirty Dog Rotors and Reaper Stem would make this bike look really awesome. So when I get home, I’ll be installing the goods…

We arrived at Laguna Seca, home of the 2009 Sea Otter¬†bright and early – 7:30 am!¬†This has been the earliest I’ve arrived here¬†in years.¬† After meeting RL, Moe, Jeremy and Tim for a super early breakfast at Dennys, we headed straight to the Sea Otter. ¬†The crew getting ready in the Media Parkng lot. ¬†…