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Gary Fisher

Corporation. Fisher Bikes website Proceedings of MTB seminar by Gary Fisher at N.Y.intl. bicycle show 1983 Klunkerz: A Film About Mountain Bikes Gary Fisher Bio...

Last Update: 2021-02-09T10:52:41Z Word Count : 681 Synonim Gary Fisher

Trek Bicycle Corporation

and Diamant Bikes. The company has previously manufactured bikes under the Gary Fisher, LeMond Racing Cycles, Klein, and Villiger Bikes brand names....

Last Update: 2021-02-26T14:08:05Z Word Count : 2876 Synonim Trek Bicycle Corporation

List of bicycle brands and manufacturing companies

bikes) Bike Friday - United States (Green Gear Cycling Co.) (folding bikes) Bilenky - United States Biomega - Denmark Birdy - Germany (folding bikes)...

Last Update: 2021-02-20T14:44:00Z Word Count : 2128 Synonim List of bicycle brands and manufacturing companies

Gary Fischer

Gary Fischer, mayor of Hinton, Iowa Gary Fisher, inventor, mountain bike Gary Fisher (footballer) This disambiguation page lists articles about people with...

Last Update: 2015-09-06T17:25:14Z Word Count : 60 Synonim Gary Fischer

Wilderness Trail Bikes

this time WTB began OEMing parts to major manufacturers like Gary Fisher Bikes, Marin Bikes, etc. Over time, WTB has evolved to become a seller of tires...

Last Update: 2021-01-21T14:55:05Z Word Count : 589 Synonim Wilderness Trail Bikes

Nishiki (bicycle company)

bicycle industry to assist the Gary Fisher bike brand — 18 months later brokering the acquisition of Gary Fisher Mountain Bikes by Trek Bicycle Corporation...

Last Update: 2020-10-20T23:03:15Z Word Count : 1758 Synonim Nishiki (bicycle company)

Mountain biking

Mountain biking is a sport of riding bicycles off-road, often over rough terrain, usually using specially designed mountain bikes. Mountain bikes share similarities...

Last Update: 2021-02-16T07:46:31Z Word Count : 7003 Synonim Mountain biking

29er (bicycle)

mountain bikes and hybrid bikes that are built to use 700c or 622 mm ISO (inside rim diameter) wheels, commonly called 29" wheels. Most mountain bikes once...

Last Update: 2020-12-17T18:18:49Z Word Count : 1956 Synonim 29er (bicycle)

List of professional mountain bikers

A list of Professional Mountain Bikers. Keith Bontrager Joe Breeze Charlie Cunningham Gary Fisher Charlie Kelly Jacquie Phelan Tom Ritchey John Tomac...

Last Update: 2021-01-20T04:03:51Z Word Count : 267 Synonim List of professional mountain bikers

Cross-country cycling

approximately 27.5" with a mounted tire. 650b bikes are becoming ever more prevalent, while 29" bikes, or "29ers" experienced rapidly gaining popularity...

Last Update: 2021-01-27T03:43:31Z Word Count : 933 Synonim Cross-country cycling

Klunkerz: A Film About Mountain Bikes

Klunkerz: A Film About Mountain Bikes is a 2006 documentary about mountain bike history during its formative period in Northern California. It examines...

Last Update: 2020-05-29T12:56:20Z Word Count : 227 Synonim Klunkerz: A Film About Mountain Bikes

Joe Breeze

early participant in the sport of mountain biking, Breeze, along with other pioneers including Gary Fisher, Charlie Kelly, and Tom Ritchey, is known for...

Last Update: 2021-01-03T18:35:12Z Word Count : 3941 Synonim Joe Breeze


Basildon, England. The company specialises in mountain bikes, also producing road, hybrid, and BMX bikes. Muddy also has a clothing line for cycle sport that...

Last Update: 2020-09-25T07:51:32Z Word Count : 227 Synonim Muddyfox

Downhill mountain biking

drops, rock gardens and other obstacles. Downhill bikes are heavier and stronger than other mountain bikes and feature front and rear suspension with over...

Last Update: 2021-02-05T16:29:07Z Word Count : 4302 Synonim Downhill mountain biking

Full Cycle: A World Odyssey

documentary are actor James Hong and his family, along with mountain bike pioneers Gary Fisher, Charlie Kelly, Jacquie Phelan and World Trials Champion, Ot Pi...

Last Update: 2020-12-11T00:30:41Z Word Count : 2086 Synonim Full Cycle: A World Odyssey

Charlie Kelly (businessman)

"mountain bikes" ever built. In 1979 Kelly joined his former roommate Gary Fisher and framebuilder Tom Ritchey in a business venture called "MountainBikes,"[1]...

Last Update: 2021-01-29T12:53:09Z Word Count : 494 Synonim Charlie Kelly (businessman)

Russ Mahon

mountain bike. Russ, along with Tom and Carter Cox, competed in a race in Mill Valley, California in 1974 on these bikes. It was there that Gary Fisher and...

Last Update: 2019-12-30T02:55:42Z Word Count : 151 Synonim Russ Mahon

Shameless (season 11)

Hampton as Veronica Fisher Steve Howey as Kevin Ball Emma Kenney as Deborah "Debbie" Gallagher Cameron Monaghan as Ian Gallagher Noel Fisher as Mickey Milkovich...

Last Update: 2021-02-27T09:19:31Z Word Count : 743 Synonim Shameless (season 11)

Geoff Apps

Ritchey-built MountainBikes mountain bike in the February 1980 BMX Plus and contacted Gary Fisher and Charlie Kelly at the MountainBikes Company in Fairfax...

Last Update: 2020-03-21T16:51:02Z Word Count : 495 Synonim Geoff Apps

Specialized Stumpjumper

mountain bike. The first Stumpjumper was produced in Japan and was based on a design for a custom-made bike originally marketed by Tom Ritchey, Gary Fisher and...

Last Update: 2020-12-03T03:21:36Z Word Count : 797 Synonim Specialized Stumpjumper

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Gary Fisher

Gary Christopher Fisher (born November 5, 1950) is considered one of the inventors of the modern mountain bike.Fisher started competing in road and track races at age 12. He was suspended in 1968 because race organizers cited a rule that his hair was too long. By 1972 this rule had been repealed and Fisher's career continued. He won the TransAlp race in Europe and a Masters XC national title. Fisher went to work in 1974 on his 1930s Schwinn Excelsior X bicycle. His innovations to the model included drum brakes, motorcycle brake levers and cables, and triple chainrings, all taken from "junkers" Fisher found at bike shops. The next year, Fisher participated in the Repack downhill race, promoted by his roommate Charlie Kelly. This used a tortuous downhill route on Pine Mountain near Fairfax, California, just north of San Francisco, in which riders used their coaster brakes so much that they had to repack the smoking hubs with grease after every run. Fisher holds the record time on the Repack course at 4:22.Gary Fisher speaks about his role as a pioneer in the sport of mountain biking in two video documentaries: Full Cycle: A World Odyssey produced by New & Unique Videos (1994) and "Klunkerz" produced by Billy Savage (2007). Original clips of Fisher on his mountain bike appear in both documentaries.

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