Cancado Surprises At Sea Otter Circuit Race

23 laps of non-stop aggression. The attacks kept on coming in the fourth and final stage of the men’s Sea Otter Classic Stage Race with BISSELL the main aggressor. In the end however, Brazilian Raul Cancado (Passion Bikes) was able to win the stage out of a splintering break. Andy Jacques-Maynes (BISSELL) was second and…

Wilcoxson Wins Sea Otter Circuit Race

Jade Wilcoxson (Landshark/Flywheel) gave herself quite the birthday gift when she avoided a crash in the final sprint to the line to win the Sea Otter Circuit Race ahead of Sam Schneider (TIBCO/To The Top) and Flavia Oliveira (Project Cycling Women). Winner of the three previous stages, Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter & Co Twenty12) finished…

Mancebo Fastest At Sea Otter TT

The RealCyclist.com team continued to dominate the Sea Otter Classic. Francisco Mancebo clocked the fastest time in stage 3, the time trial to win his second victory and the third for the team. Mancebo now has a commanding lead in the omnium. Team Exergy took the next two spots on the podium with Andres Diaz…

Armstrong Makes It Three For Three At Sea Otter

The only woman to break the 19 minute barrier, Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter & Co Twenty12) flew on the 7.8 mi (12.6 km) hilly course. The Olympic Gold TT Medalist stopped the clock at 18:55 and claimed her third victory in a row at the Sea Otter Classic. Triathlete Rhae Shaw was 47 seconds down…

Armstrong Crushes Sea Otter Road Race

After her teammates softened up the field, Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter & Co Twenty12) attacked with less than 2 laps to go and simply flew away from the field at the Sea Otter Classic Road Race. By the time she crossed the finish line, she had over two minutes on the field and made it…

House Wins Sea Otter Crit

Cole House (RealCyclist.com) outkicked the decimated field to win the Sea Otter Criterium, the first stage of the Sea Otter Classic Stage Race. Andres Diaz (Team Exergy) took second while House’s leadout Francisco Mancebo held on to third.

Armstrong Returns To Her Winning Ways At Sea Otter

Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter Co Twenty12) took her first win since returning from her short retirement. Surprisingly it was not at a time trial where she excels but at a criterium. Armstrong won a 3-up sprint with Samantha Schneider (TIBCO/To The Top) taking second and Coryn Rivera (Peanut Butter Co Twenty12), third.

On Tap: Sea Otter Classic

In the cornucopia that is Sea Otter Classic with its mountain bike races and expo at the Laguna Seca Recreation Area  in Monterey CA, is a 4-stage omnium with a crit, road race, TT  and a final circuit race with the infamous corkscrew on Laguna Seca Raceway. Unfortunately, the crit is still using the lame…

Mach and Powers Win Sea Otter Circuit Race

For both the women’s and men’s 120-minute race on the Laguna Seca racetrack, the winner emerged from a break to claim victory at the Sea Otter Classic Circuit Race p/b SRAM. Alison Powers (Team VBF) used her descending skills to attack a 3-rider break to win ahead of Kat Carroll (Peanut Butter Co TWENTY12) and Katheryn Mattis (Webcor Builders). Taking his second win of the weekend, Paul Mach (BISSELL) attacked with 2 laps to go to solo to victory. Jared Barrilleaux (CalGiant) was second and Evan Huffman (Yahoo!) third. With videos and photos.