Sea Otter is back in a big way, with massive crowds returning to the bike expo in Laguna Seca Raceway over the weekend. Gravel was a big theme again this year, with new tires, bikes and all kinds of gravel-specific components on display.
Here are a few of the exciting bits of road and gravel gear news from Sea Otter 2022. Pirelli has Lizzie Deignan’s Paris-Roubaix winning bike on display, uncleaned and untouched Pirelli and Lizzie Deignan Paris Roubaix winning tires
Italian tire brand Pirelli had a mix of very cool old things and exciting new products on display in its booth. Lizzie Deignan’s Paris-Roubaix, still covered in dirt, sweat and blood from winning the inaugural women’s edition , held a prominent position. It was there to show off Pirelli’s P-Zero tubeless tires. On the new end, the brand had its first made-in-Italy tire, a practice it hopes to expand, and several interesting gravel tire options. There was also the 35-gram P-Zero SmarTube, a TPU tube for road or gravel that significantly reduces the weight of tubed setups. Scott Addict Gravel
Scott takes its WorldTour Addict and tunes it for gravel. Increased tire clearance meets very race-focused components. From internal cables and an integrated cockpit to SRAM eTap wireless electronic shifting. Race pedigree, gravel racing and adventure riding performance. FSA – K-Force Team Edition crankset and gravel stem
FSA and Vision have a ton of momentum going, with Mohoric winning Milan-San Remo on dropper-post tech developed by the brand and […]