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The Humble Beginnings of Mountain Bike Racing

06/25/2018

If you're looking for inspiration to sign up for a mountain bike race, think back to the original Repack races in Marin County, where a bunch of misfits rode Klunkers up to the starting line. By Tony Gill

History of the Bicycle and Interview with Marin Mountain Biking Pioneers - Podcast

01/31/2018

Jenni learns more out the the history of the bicycle, it’s part in the emancipation of woman, the story behind the museum, and people behind it. By Jenni Gwiazdowski

Colorado Experience: Mountain Biking

01/18/2018

Colorado and the west are where American mountain biking began. From the Denver Athletic Club's Pikes Peak summit on bicycles in 1891, to Buffalo Soldiers riding to Yellowstone in 1897, mountain biking has long had a place in Colorado. Its modern debut came in 1978 when mountain biking pioneers from Marin County California visited Crested Butte's 2nd "Klunker Tour." since then, Crested Butte has led the state in creating single track and inspiring other towns to cater to this now Olympic sport. By Rocky Mountain PBS

2017 MOUNTAIN BIKE HALL OF FAME INDUCTION

10/05/2017

Recap of the 2017 Induction Weekend by Jimmy Mac.

A German visitor to the museum films his tour of the collection with legendary mountain bike pioneer Charlie Kelly.

01/20/2017

A German visitor to the museum films his tour of the collection with legendary mountain bike pioneer Charlie Kelly. Ein deutscher Besucher des Museums filmt die Tour mit der legendären Mountainbike-Pionierin Charlie Kelly.

2016 Fairfax Bike Swap

10/30/2016

Marin Independent Journal story covering the first annual Fairfax Bike Swap. By Janis Mara

Repack Downhill-- 40 Years Gone By

10/21/2016

Flashback to 1976, when a group of six showed up on this same day, at the same location, for the very first Klunker downhill race. By Rob Korotky

Hans Rey and Why the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame Matters

10/17/2016

It is time to preserve our history and honor our peers, those that have made a difference. Mountain Biking is only 40 years old and already so many people, trends, brands and ideas have come and gone. Let’s remember those folks that stand out and have led the way for many of us, helping us to fall in love with this sport or making it a little bit better. By Hans Rey

2016 MOUNTAIN BIKE HALL OF FAME INDUCTION

10/04/2016

Recap of the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame inductions in Fairfax, California, with photos. By Jim "Jimmy Mac" McIlvain.

Mountain Bike Hall of Fame set for first induction ceremony at Marin Museum of Bicycling in Fairfax

09/26/2016

Marin County has long been considered the birthplace of mountain biking. The sport’s Hall of Fame relocated to Fairfax last year and this weekend the induction ceremony will take place in Marin for the very first time.

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