Top 10 things I saw among the 900 brands on display at the Sea Otter Classic

A Lamborghini-inspired gravel racer, NASA engineered airless tires, a cargo helmet, and more.

Sea Otter Classic Tech Roundup
(Image credit: Daniel Palma)

Another year, another Sea Otter Classic for the books. Back in full, post-COVID, swing, there were some 900 brands vying for our attention while the California sun wore us down over at Leguna Seca Raceway venue. 

It was far too much for one person to take in, so while our North American Editor, Anne-Marije Rook, provided us with round-ups of the latest and greatest she saw, I also put together a top 10 list of unique things that caught my attention. 

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Daniel Palma

Daniel Palma spends most of his time working with cardiac patients in the hospital but has been growing his freelance photography and writing career over the past 6 years. Originally from Oaxaca Mexico, he and his family migrated to California to follow their career goals. He needed a method of transportation to get him places to photograph. So he found his way into cycling. Over the years, he competed in some local bike races were he made podium. You can find him photographing his mountain and gravel adventures, testing bike gear and editing photos for hours at a coffee shop. He wants to see more BIPOC in the sport of cycling and grow this amazing community.