The Road to Sea Otter 2019 Starts Here

The 20th annual Sea Otter Classic from April 11-14 offers events for all cyclists — cross-country, enduro, downhill, dual slalom, road racing and even kid’s events.

Keep scrolling to see what’s going on at the famed Laguna Seca raceway…

The City of Monterey is ready for all of cycling’s industry, competitors and fans of the four-day festival:

Payson McElveen has his “adventure ‘stache” and vanlife aimed for Monterey:

Rebecca Rusch is screening her Emmy award-winning film “Blood Road” in nearby Larkspur, California:

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Blood Road film screening tonight! I’m headed to Marin to share @rbmhfilms Emmy award winning film about my journey down the Ho Chi Minh trail to find the place where my father USAF navigator was shot down. The journey and finding him was the start of a new purpose and chapter in my life. I’m proud to announce that this screening is one of the first official events for the Be Good Foundation. I started the foundation to follow my Dad’s instructions “Be Good” and to use my bike to empower and heal communities around the world. Tonight’s #BeGood screening will benefit @nationalmtb and help get more kids on bikes. I will be there before, during and after to answer questions, give hugs and talk about the Foundations efforts. Tickets at @larktheater.net. Thanks @wildernesstrailbikes @guenergylabs @allyjda for all the work to bring this film back to Marin. See you tonight #JoinTheRusch

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The Canadians are ready! Haley Hunter Smith is headed south to battle with all the Pro XCO females:

Hecklers are ready to reunite after a long off-season of silence — and Clif Bar is ready to fuel the sideline noise:

The Studio Velo crew are gravel grinding backroads from their Bay Area shop to Monterey — how are you getting to Sea Otter?

The Jamis Bikes squad are road tripping to Monterey:

Whyte Bikes‘ staff are flying in from the U.K. to showcase their latest bikes at the Sea Otter product expo:

Skyline Wine have packed the “essentials” for a week by the sea:

Think there isn’t a category for you? That’s not stopping this guy from getting to Monterey:

Even the official mascot can’t wait to put off-season gym hours to use hosting cycling’s best this week:

Kyle Strait anticipates old glories at the unofficial “world championships” of dual slalom — don’t miss finals on Saturday, April 13:

Jill Kintner has shifted focus to #fullenduro this year, but always has the #longliveslalom spirit:

Travel by night if necessary — just get to Sea Otter!

Even the downhillers aren’t looking back:

Check the Monterey weather forecast before you go and visit seaotterclassic.com for more info.

Be sure to come back to mbaction.com all week for updates.

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