Sea Otter Stories: Fear And Loathing In Laguna Seca

Cain Ramirez is the Co-Founder and CEO of Cowgirl Bike Courier. He has been designated by Cyclelicious as part of the less-than-one percent of transportation cyclists that identify as “Strong & Fearless”.

It started off as a joke.

Rich had just posted a press release for the Sea Otter Classic on Twitter. In it was mention of the Second Iteration of their infamous eMTB Race. I laughed. I don’t ride mountain bikes. Truth be told, I don’t particularly like mountain bikes, or mountain bike culture for that matter. Despite these preconceived notions, I’m a complete sucker for erratic and quirky cycling concepts.

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GIVE ME THREE FEET, Serbian Edition

I mentioned the Bicycle Safety Wing yesterday, which is a reflective stick that extends 12 inches from the bike. Here’s how they do flash flags in Serbia.


California law, incidentally, stipulates no maximum width for bicycles and their passengers or cargo.

Photo grabbed from this Serbian news site that invites participant contributions.