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Fat Tire Flyer

In October, one of the progenitors of what we now call mountain biking published a book about the history of our sport: Fat Tire Flyer: Repack and the Birth of Mountain Biking… 351 more words

Today I biked

It got above freezing today, which, after weeks of being below freezing, makes 45 degrees feel like 75.

I didn’t even wear gloves this afternoon when riding to the coffee shop on my bicycle. 148 more words


1995 Gary Fisher Tassajara

December 4th 2014

Advertised as ‘Mountain bike’, this 1995 Tassajara was pretty easy to spot hiding among the junk-cluttered small ads. This is the photo from the ad, which described it as a Gerry Fisher (Gary’s brother, perhaps?). 269 more words

Retro Mountain Bike

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

Fat Tire Flyer

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

Fat Tire Flyer

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

Retro Mountain Bike