Started new thread My book is out 10/28/2014 9:36 AM

During the '70s my roommate Gary Fisher and I experimented with off-road bikes. Then we started racing downhill on our experimental bikes. Then we started selling them. Then mountain bikes took over the cycling world. The story is a lot longer than that, ... more »

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Added a comment about photo #ThrowbackThursday - World's First Downhill Race: Klunking in the 1970s 3/19/2014 6:23 PM

Just came across this, couple of months late. I put this race on, and I'm the guy with a ponytail and the bicycle cap being interviewed, That was a great day for me, and it was the first national exposure of this new type of fun.

Velopress will be publishing my book about all this in the fall. http://velopress.com/books/fat-tire-flyer/

You can check out my website also: http://sonic.net/~ckelly/Seekay/mtbwelcome.htm

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Added reply in a thread Post your ride! 5/12/2010 3:29 PM

Current XC machine

Previous XC machine Old skool XC machine. I let this guy hold my bike because he built it in 1983. ... more »
Added reply in a thread History Lesson: Kamikaze 5/12/2010 8:29 AM

The first Kamikaze race was in 1985, and since the only previous downhill races were the ones I had put on at Repack, the promoter called me to help run the event. I acted as the starting timer, and the original "Repack" clocks were the official time ... more »

Added reply in a thread History Lesson: Repack trail 5/12/2010 8:24 AM

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