Attention Sea Otter Classic Fans: Introducing the VeloNews-Sea Otter Photo Gallery
Submit your photos taken at the 2006 Sea Otter Classic before April16th and enter to win prizes and have your photos published on VeloNews.com.
Based around the Laguna Seca Recreation Area just inland of Monterey,California, the Sea Otter Classic is a cycling festival like noother. Every year for four days, tens of thousands of bike enthusiastsconverge on the green rolling hills like a massing two-wheeled army. Tattooedmen on burly downhill bikes wait patiently behind little girls on pinkbikes with training wheels in the numerous food vendor queues. Cross-countryriders who have never pinned on a number chat with roadies who live forcompetition. Professional stunt riders navigate four-inch-wide planks fortyfeet above the heads of cheering spectators. And young BMX riders practicetheir skills near the start/finish line where professional riders comethundering past dozens of times during the pro circuit race. Even the youngestSea Otter fans get into the action at the Kid’s Carnival and other eventsdesigned specifically for budding cyclists.
You can find many of these elements scattered around the United States,but finding them all in one place requires a trip to the Sea Otter Classic.Capture the images that capture the essence of the Sea Otter Classic andsubmit them to VeloNews for a chance to win prizes and have your photopublished on VeloNews.com.We will award three prizes for this special contest:Best MTB photo: A Garmin Edge 205 – GPS-enabled personal trainer and cycle computer Best Road photo: Garmin Edge 205 – GPS-enabled personal trainer and cycle computerBest of Show Photo: Palm Treo Phone