Nearly ten thousand athletes and some fifty thousand fans make the annual pilgrimage to Monterey, California for the mountain bike season opener, the Sea Otter Classic. Now one of the world’s largest bike festivals, the Sea Otter Classic began as a modest one-day event in 1991 after a local bike shop suggested that co-founders Frank Yohannan and Lou Rudolph put on a mountain bike race. A fantastic tribute to the power of suggestion…
Oakley athletes dominate the podium at the Mountain Bike World Cup in Schladming, Austria Last weekend once again the MTB circuit travelled to Schladming, Austria for this year’s UCI NISSAN WORLD CUP FINALS in XC, 4X and DH. Schladming is famous for great racing and amazing tracks in all disciplines.