Here are some of the heroes of mountain biking that I saw at this year's Otter.
Steve Peat: seen chilling at the Santa Cruz tent.
The 36 year old reigning Downhill World Champion, a legend!
Gary Fisher: seen near the campsites at Laguna Seca.
One of the original mountain bikers and his name is on my bike!
Willow Koerber: seen riding the road to Laguna Seca
The first American to podium (bronze) worlds in 8 years!
Emily Batty: seen chilling at the Trek tent.
The Canadian who went from High School to World Cup this year.