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My Commuter Bicycle

Here is a picture of my commuter bike, an early 2000’s Tassajara. We’ve never really gotten along real well, but it keeps me pedaling. I bought it after that period 97% of all American kids go through and only about 5% ever recover from. 341 more words

Bastard Steed

Repack: The World's First Mountain Bike Racecourse

This excerpt is from the chapter on Repack from Fat Tire Flyer by Charlie Kelly.

With a growing circle of clunker owners, by 1976 there were all sorts of informal group activ­ities. 1,014 more words

Charlie Kelly

Dirt Rag Reviews Fat Tire Flyer!

In a strange twist of history, the magazine inspired by the magazine that inspired the book has reviewed the book. Thanks, Maurice!

Here is Dirt Rag magazine’s first impression of Fat Tire Flyer… 123 more words

Charlie Kelly

1995 Gary Fisher Paragon

August 17th 2014

Another garage rescue, this lovely old Paragon (with a Huffy branded saddle) was advertised for sale as ‘Huffy Gary Fisher model’. Go figure. 215 more words

Old Mountain Bike

1997 Gary Fisher Marlin

April 19th 2014

This matte fern green Gary Fisher Marlin was discovered on its side … in a cold garage … under a pile of  kiddie bikes … with an old mattress thrown up against it. 186 more words

Old Mountain Bike

1991 Gary Fisher Montare

January 25th 2014

This ’91 Fisher Montare was advertised as ‘Black Mountain Bike’. A couple of hours drive down the coast and I picked it up for $60 (about UK£31). 396 more words

Old Mountain Bike

1996 Gary Fisher Paragon

September 1st 2013

I bought this ’96 Paragon in Dee Why, from the original owner. He had once lived in San Francisco and bought the bike new from… 218 more words

Old Mountain Bike