The 16th annual Sea Otter Classic released its full competitive schedule this week. Held April 6 through 9 in and around the Laguna Seca Recreation Area in Monterey, California, the 2006 edition of Sea Otter features an number of races and events for mountain bikers.
Known as an MTB season kick-off event, Sea Otter draws nearly 10,000 professional, amateur and recreational athletes and as many as 50,000 spectators. The event features a Pro Road Circuit Race (S1), Road and Mountain Bike Recreational Rides, SRAM Mountain Bike Ride Zone, Bike Rodeo and BMX Demos. At the center of the non-stop action is the massive Sea Otter Village, home to the world's largest outdoor consumer bike exposition featuring over 250 vendors, a food court and tons of friend and family fun activities.
On the MTB front, Sea Otter offers a number of competitions: Cross Country, Short Track, Industry Cup, Downhill, Dual Slalom, Mountain Cross, PRO Gravity Omnium, and the SRAM Invitational Dirt Jump Contest.
For more information or to register for an event, visit the Sea Otter website at www.seaotterclassic.com.