Sea Otter Classic 2012 – The Festival of Cycling!

Words: Quinton Spaulding

Photos: Monique Spaulding & Six3Events

Thanks to our 2012 SPONSORS!

KHS Bicycles was setup early for the Sea Otter Classic.

Factory pits!

Sydne Spauldimg,… the “OFFICIAL” Assistant Team manager!

Early morning ESPRESSO is a must at the Sea Otter Classic.

Good Times!!

Our affiliate “Italo Vaccari” from KHS Peru.

 Aiello gets some slalom!

Binggeli pushes the KHS 650B through the berms.

Little unfortunate to flat on the 650B.

Binggeli carries his country on his arm in the DH.

Bryson Martin JR in action!

Spaulding working the berms!

KHS V.P. Wayne D Gray came by with much encouragement!

Our Juniors are making huge gains in 2012.

The “CREW”!!

Race Day conditions!

This years sea otter was Fantastic and we had a GREAT time seeing old faces and meeting new ones! bring on the 2013 Sea Otter Classic

Check out our “LIFESTYLES” Video!


SIXFIFTY 656XC

SIXFIFTY 656XC

SIXFIFTY 656XC

Frame 650B alloy 6061 w/customformed dbl.butted TT,
w/replaceable derailleur hanger
Rear Shock X-Fusion E1RL air, hydrulic dampening, ext rebound
adj & lock out
Fork X-Fusion Velvet RL, 120mm, Alloy Steerer, 1-1/8-1.5
Tapered, hydraulic dampening, rebaound adj,
hydraulic lock out
Headset FSA Orbit 1.5E Zero Stack, 1 1/8″ x 1.5
Rims WTB Laser Disc Trail 650B
Hubs (F/R) Alloy Disc,QR, 14Gx32H, CNC, Cassette
Tires Schwable Performance 650B, Folding 2.25
Spokes 14G Black 32X32
Derailleur, Front Sram X7
Derailleur, Rear Sram X9
Shifters Sram X5
Chain Sram PC-1051
Crankset Sram S1000, 44/33/22T, 10s GXP
BB Sram GXP
Freewheel/Cassette Sram PG-1050, 11-36T, 10-speed
Pedals Wellgo alloy ATB 1 pc.w/cnc
Seatpost Q2 Alloy, 31.6x350mm
Saddle WTB Volt Comp
Handlebar Kore Riser
Stem Kore Race
Grips Q2 Lock-on
Brake Levers Avid Elixir 1
Brakes Avid Elixir 1, 160mm Rotors
Color Matte Black
Frame Size S,M,L

SIXFIFTY 609

SIXFIFTY 609

SIXFIFTY 609

Frame KHS 650B Full Carbon Monocoque, 1-1/8-1.5 taper (S, M sizes use 1-1/8″ Straight fork only)
disc brake only
Rear Shock N/A
Fork X-Fusion Velvet RL, 100mm, Alloy Steerer, hydraulic dampening, rebaound adj,hydraulic lock out, 15mm through axle
Headset FSA Orbit C40 Integrated 1 1/8 x 1.5
Rims American Classic Disc 650BWheelset,w/ 15mm
Thru-Axle
Hubs (F/R) American Classic Disc 650BWheelset,w/ 15mm
Thru-Axle
Tires Schwable Performance Folding 2.25
Spokes American Classic Disc 650BWheelset,w/ 15mm
Thru-Axle
Derailleur, Front SramX7
Derailleur, Rear SramX9
Shifters SramX9
Chain SramPC-1051
Crankset SramS1400, hollow forged, PF30, 39/26T
BB SramPF30
Freewheel/Cassette SramPG-1050, 11-36T, 10-speed
Pedals N/A
Seatpost Q2 Carbon, 31.6x350mm
Saddle KHS Teamultra light w/carbon shell and rails
Handlebar Truvativ Noir T20, Carbon, 680mmx20mm, 31.8
Stem Truvativ Stylo T30
Grips Q2 Lock-on
Brake Levers Avid Elixir 9
Brakes Avid Elixir 9, 160mm Rotors
Color Infinite Black / Team Red / Pearl White
Frame Size M,L,XL

SIXFIFTY 608

SIXFIFTY 608

SIXFIFTY 608

Frame KHS 650B Full Carbon Monocoque, 1-1/8-1.5 taper (S, M sizes use 1-1/8″ Straight fork only) disc brake only
Rear Shock N/A
Fork X-Fusion Velvet RL, 100mm, Alloy Steerer, hydraulic dampening, rebaound adj, hydraulic lock out
Headset FSA Orbit C40 Integrated 1 1/8 x 1.5
Rims WTB Laser Disc Trail 650B
Hubs (F/R) Alloy Disc,QR, 14Gx32H, CNC, Cassette
Tires Schwable Performance Folding 2.25
Spokes 14G Black 32X32
Derailleur, Front Sram X5
Derailleur, Rear Sram X9
Shifters Sram X5
Chain Sram PC-1051
Crankset Sram S1000, 2 pc. PF30, 39x26T
BB Sram PF30
Freewheel/Cassette Sram PG-1050, 11-36T, 10-speed
Pedals N/A
Seatpost Q2 Carbon, 31.6x350mm
Saddle WTB Volt Comp
Handlebar Kore Riser
Stem Kore Race
Grips Q2 Lock-on
Brake Levers Avid Elixir 1
Brakes Avid Elixir 1, 160mm Rotors
Color Team Red
Frame Size M,L,XL

SIXFIFTY 606

SIXFIFTY 606

SIXFIFTY 606

Frame Super light A7 customformed double butted alloy
tubing w/replaceable derailleur hanger
Rear Shock N/A
Fork X-Fusion ENIX RL, 100mm, 1-1/8, hydraulic
dampening, rebound adj, hydraulic lock out
Headset FSA Orbit 1.5E Zero Stack, 1 1/8″
Rims Weinmann XM25 650B
Hubs (F/R) Alloy Disc,QR, 14Gx32H, CNC, Cassette
Tires Schwable Performance Folding 2.25
Spokes 14G Black 32X32
Derailleur, Front Shimano Alivio
Derailleur, Rear Shimano Deore Shadow
Shifters Shimano Alivio
Chain KMC Z99
Crankset Shimano Alivio, 44/32/22T
BB Shimano ES25 Octalink, Cartridge bearing
Freewheel/Cassette Shimano CS HG20-9, 11-34T 9-speed
Pedals Wellgo alloy ATB 1 pc.w/cnc
Seatpost Alloy micro-adjust , 31.6X350mm
Saddle WTB Volt Sport
Handlebar Alloy,31.8 680X25mm
Stem Alloy 3D Forged
Grips Q2 Lock-on
Brake Levers Avid Elixir 1
Brakes Avid Elixir 1, 160mm Rotors
Color Peet Moss Green
Frame Size S,M,L,XL

SIXFIFTY 603

SIXFIFTY 603

SIXFIFTY 603

Frame 650B alloy 6061 w/replaceble drop outs
Rear Shock N/A
Fork X-Fusion ENIX RL, 100mm, 1-1/8, hydraulic
dampening, rebaound adj, hydraulic lock out
Headset FSA No.10P Threadless Zero Stack
Rims Weinmann Taurus 2000 650B, double wall
Hubs (F/R) Alloy Disc,QR, 14Gx32H, Cassette
Tires Schwable Performance Folding 2.25
Spokes 14G 32X32 Black
Derailleur, Front Shimano Altus
Derailleur, Rear Shimano Acera
Shifters Shimano SL310 Altus
Chain KMC Z8
Crankset SR CW10-XCT 42/32/22
BB Cartridge bearing
Freewheel/Cassette Shimano CS-HG31 11-34T, 8-speed
Pedals Wellgo resin platform
Seatpost Alloy micro-adjust , 27.2 350mm
Saddle KHS Sport
Handlebar Alloy, 31.8 680X25mm
Stem Alloy, 7 Degree, 31.8
Grips KHS Sport,Dual Compound
Brake Levers Alloy linear pull 2.5F
Brakes Bengal Mechanical Disc, 160mmRotors
Color Gray
Frame Size S,M,L,XL

SJ 300

DIRT JUMPING SJ 300

DIRT JUMPING SJ 300

Frame Full CrMo DJ design w/new integrated seat clamp,
T/T 31.8,D/T:44, S/T:34.9mm
Rear Shock N/A
Fork Marzocchi Dirt Jump 3 100mm, hydraulic damp,
dual preload, 20mmaxle
Headset FSA Hammer,Threadless 1-1/8″, Crmo lower cup
Rims Weinmann Goliath,Doublewall, 26″, 36H
Hub, Front Alloy Disc, 14G, 36H, 100mm, 20mmAxle
Hub, Rear Alloy Disc, Cassette,Nutted, 14G, 36H, 135mmx
175mm
Tires Kenda Kiniption, K-1016 26×2.3, 30TPI
Spokes 14G Black, 36X36
Derailleur, Front N/A
Derailleur, Rear N/A
Shifters N/A
Chain KMC Z30
Crankset 3 pc. Hollow Crmo, 175mm, FA 25T alloy chainwheel
BB Euro, 4 cartridge bearing, 19mmx 8 spline
Freewheel/Cassette 12T cog w-Sgl Speed spacers, 1/2 x 3/32
Pedals FA Nylon Platrorm, 9/16
Seatpost Alloy forged Pivotal, 31.6X320mm
Saddle FA Pivotal Dirt Jump, thin design
Handlebar KHS Crmo DJ, 710 x 35mm, 31.8
Stem Alloy Forged, 31.8, 50mm
Grips Q2 Lock-on
Brake Levers Avid Elixir 1, right only
Brakes Avid Elixir 1, 160mmRotor, rear only
Color Matte Black
Frame Size S,M, L

SJ 200

SJ 200

SJ 200

Frame Full CrMo DJ design w/new integrated seat clamp,
T/T 31.8,D/T:44, S/T:34.9mm
Rear Shock N/A
Fork Marzocchi Dirt Jump 3 100mm, hydraulic damp,
dual preload
Headset FSA Hammer,Threadless 1-1/8″, Crmo lower cup
Rims Weinmann ZAC-X 26″, 36H
Hub, Front Alloy Disc,Nutted, 14G, 36H, 100mmx 155mm
Hub, Rear Alloy Disc, Cassette,Nutted, 14G, 36H, 135mmx
175mm
Tires Kenda Kiniption, K-1016 26×2.3, 30TPI
Spokes 14G, Black, 36X36
Derailleur, Front N/A
Derailleur, Rear N/A
Shifters N/A
Chain KMC Z7
Crankset 3 pc.Hollow Crmo, 175mm, FA 25T alloy chainwheel
BB Euro, 4 cartridge bearing, 19mmx 8 spline
Freewheel/Cassette 12T cog w-Sgl Speed spacers, 1/2 x 3/32
Pedals FA Nylon Platrorm, 9/16
Seatpost Alloy forged Pivotal, 31.6X320mm
Saddle FA Pivotal Dirt Jump, thin design
Handlebar Alloy butted, 30mm Rise/680mm, 9d
Stem Forged Alloy, 31.8, 10d x 50mm ext
Grips Q2 Lock-on
Brake Levers Avid FR-5 Alloy, right only
Brakes Avid BB5mechanical disc,w/160mm rotor, rear
only
Color Blue Gloss
Frame Size S, M, L

SJ 100

SJ 100

SJ 100

Frame Full CrMo DJ design w/new integrated seat clamp,
T/T 31.8,D/T:44, S/T:34.9mm
Rear Shock N/A
Fork RST Dirt, 100mm, adj preload
Headset FSA Hammer,Threadless 1-1/8″, Crmo lower cup
Rims Weinman ZAC-X 26″, 36H
Hub, Front Alloy,Nutted, 14G, 36H, 100mmx 155mm
Hub, Rear Alloy Disc, Cassette,Nutted, 14G, 36H, 135mmx
175mm
Tires Kenda Kiniption, K-1016 26×2.3, 30TPI
Spokes 14G Black 36X36
Derailleur, Front N/A
Derailleur, Rear N/A
Shifters N/A
Chain KMC Z51
Crankset 3 pc.Hollow Crmo, 175mm, FA 25T alloy chainwheel
BB Euro, 4 cartridge bearing, 19mmx 8 spline
Freewheel/Cassette 12T cog w-Sgl Speed spacers, 1/2 x 3/32
Pedals FA Nylon Platrorm, 9/16
Seatpost Alloy forged Pivotal, 31.6X320mm
Saddle FA Pivotal Dirt Jump, thin design
Handlebar Kalloy Alloy 31.8, 30mmRise, 680mmx9
Stem Forged Alloy, 31.8, 10d x 50mmext
Grips Power Tools,Dual density
Brake Levers Tektro, Alloy,ML330
Brakes BengalMB606 cable disc w/160mmrotor, rear
only
Color Matte Black
Frame Size S, M, L

DJ 150

DJ 150

DJ 150

Frame Alloy 6061 DJ design w/new integrated seat clamp
Rear Shock N/A
Fork Marzocchi Dirt Jump 3 100mm, hydraulic damp,
dual preload
Headset FSA Hammer,Threadless 1-1/8″, Crmo lower cup
Rims Weinman ZAC-X 26″, 36H
Hub, Front Alloy Disc,Nutted, Black,14Gx36Hx100mmx155mm
Hub, Rear Alloy Disc, Cassette,Nutted, 14G, 36H, 135mmx
175mm
Tires Kenda K-Rad 26X2.3, 30TPI
Spokes 14G, Black, 36X36,w/ Brass longer nipple
Derailleur, Front Suntour FD8-XCC202, 34.9mm,Dual Pull
Derailleur, Rear SramX5
Shifters SramX-4, 3×8,Trigger
Chain KMC Z7
Crankset Truvativ Ruktion 2.0 RG, 36X24T w/Rock Guard
BB TruVativ Howitzer splined outboard cartridge
bearing, 138mm
Freewheel/Cassette Shimano CS-HG31-8I, 11/32T, 8 speed
Pedals FA Nylon Platform, 9/16
Seatpost Alloy forged Pivotal, 31.6X320mm
Saddle FA Pivotal Dirt Jump, thin design
Handlebar Alloy 31.8, 30mm Rise/680mm
Stem Forged Alloy, 31.8, 50mm
Grips Q2 Lock-on
Brake Levers Avid FR-5, Alloy
Brakes Avid BB5 mechanical disc,w/160mm rotors
Color Vegas Red
Frame Size S,M, L