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It goes by many names: Sea Weasel, Aqua Ferret, Marine Marmot. Call it what you will, the Sea Otter Classic is the cycling industry's annual kick-off party. Companies show off their latest wares to the public while professional and amateur racers toe the line to test their early season fitness.
This year we saw downhill trikes, kegs for bikes, some gorgeous retro-inspired mountain bikes and vintage models that formed the foundation for the mountain bikes we ride today.
Take a scroll-stroll through this gallery for a look at some of the weird and wonderful things we saw at this year's Sea Otter.