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MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—Sunny skies and warm temperatures helped this year’s Sea Otter Classic see double-digit attendance increases the first three days of the show.
Sunday was down 5-8 percent, according to Sea Otter president and chief executive officer Frank Yohannan.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—Amidst the eventual sunny skies and swirling winds, many vendors echoed the same sentiments when asked about how they were faring during this down economy as the Sea Otter Classic opened yesterday.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—It looks as though the law of averages has finally up to Sea Otter Classic, as the weather forecast doesn't call for rain today through Sunday, with temps reaching the low 70s by Sunday.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—The NorCal High School Mountain Bike Racing League will be well represented at this year's Sea Otter Classic, which starts tomorrow.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike will host the inaugural "Interbike Media Tent at Sea Otter Classic" 2009 during the annual bike festival, expo and race series from April 16-19, 2009 in Monterey, Calif.
ARCATA, CA (BRAIN)—Following a successful fundraising campaign last August, Kinetic Koffee has designated World Bicycle Relief as the recipient of 10 percent of net coffee sales at the upcoming Sea Otter event in Monterey, California.
JACKSON HOLE, WY (BRAIN)—Freedom Riders, the latest high-definition mountain biking film from Jackson, WY-based KGB Productions and Gravnetic, will hold its world premiere on Saturday April 18 at the Sea Otter Classic, at the Embassy Suites in Seaside, CA, from 7-9 p.m.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—If the word "downhill" conjures up a 10-foot putt instead of Downieville then you should listen up.
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Bicycle Retailer and Industry News is looking for Sea Otter product review submissions for its Show Guide that will be handed out at the show.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—Sea Otter is seeing an increase in exhibitor registration, as well as an increase in athlete sign-ups.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—Register for the Bicycle Leadership Conference online through March 30 and save $125. Simply register as an “industry advocate” and you’ll get access to cycling’s most important conference of the year. Click on link to register.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—The Sea Otter Classic will host one of the most important races on the U.S. mountain biking calendar this year.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—On-Line camping reservations for the 2009 Sea Otter Classic will open on Saturday Nov. 1 at 9 a.m. (PST).
SAN RAFAEL, CA (BRAIN)—While attending this year's Sea Otter, Trips for Kids (TFK) made a profit selling surplus merchandise from the Re-Cyclery Bike Thrift Shop and met up with the bicycle industry to raise awareness of TFK programs.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—Well known mountain biker and Wicked Racin owner Mark Reynolds died Saturday during the downhill race at the Sea Otter Classic. He was 48.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—The weather gods looked down more favorably on this year’s Sea Otter Classic as attendees enjoyed mostly sunny skies, with a little chilled wind—make that a lot of wind one day, with gusts on Saturday reaching 25 miles per hour.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—Sea Otter has announced dates for next year's show. It will be from April 16-19, 2009.
The first day of Sea Otter 2008 got off to a good start, with warm sun and blue skies. The forecast calls for continued blue skies and cooler temperatures over the weekend.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—Quietly over the years, the Sea Otter Classic has managed to make great strides as a "green" event by reducing its carbon footprint.
SAN RAFAEL, CA (BRAIN)—Trips for Kids (TFK) will once again be in attendance at this year's Sea Otter Marketplace Expo selling new and used donated merchandise from its Re-Cyclery Bike Thrift Shop.