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Spot Brand and Gates Carbon Drive at Sea Otter: Watch the Videos

  April 20, 2011

Showing Off With Belt Driven Spot Bikes

Gates Carbon Drive was at the Sea Otter Classic in Monterey, Calif., last weekend with Spot Brand, whose booth was mobbed with media, bike shop dealers and curious customers who wanted to check out Spot’s new city bikes and mountain bikes equipped with the new CenterTrack belt-drive system. The belt driven spot bikes were an incredible success.

Bicycling Magazine’s Matt Allyn was also in the house and he spotlighted the Ajax 8-speed in this nice post on

Sea Otter Gates Carbon DriveSpot sent journalists packing with bikes that will be featured in upcoming reviews and videos on, Road Bike Action, Mountain Bike Action, Momentum and more. Magazine also came by to shoot some photos.

The Spot Brand pavement bike is the first model available to market with Gates CenterTrack.”

Spot’s pavement bikes, available retail in May, are the first models to come to market with Gates’ CenterTrack. Look for more sexy belt-drive bike models from some prestigious brands as the year progresses.