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It’s that time of year again, and fortunately the weather is cooperating to make this year’s Sea Otter Classic a perfectly fine MTB experience. Exhibitors and attendees alike are cheerful and relaxed, rather than harassed and distracted by the wind and rain that’s plagued this marquee mountain bike event in the past.

We got around the pits for just a few hours and uncovered a few choice bits of mountain bike tech. The ever-stylish line of accessories from Lezyne grows by a couple of pumps, German brand Focus unveiled a new 29er hardtail, and DT Swiss is getting serious about forks.

Have a look!