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Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-08-16, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By Repack Rider
Series I Breezer (#10) sells for $30K

The ten Series I Breezer bicycles built by Joe Breeze in 1977 and 1978 are among the most influential and collectible bikes in the world. They were the first of what became millions of mountain...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-30-16, 10:04 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 25,928
Posted By Repack Rider
I'm hanging out at the Marin Museum of Bicycli9ng...

I'm hanging out at the Marin Museum of Bicycli9ng this evening for the Trips for Kids Benefit. (https://www.facebook.com/events/1079002252173225/)

1989 Steve Potts bike will be raffled.

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Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-15-16, 08:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,428
Posted By Repack Rider
Here's a link to a .pdf of the 1982...

Here's a link to a .pdf of the 1982 Ritchey/MountainBikes catalog. (http://sonic.net/~ckelly/Seekay/ckimages/catalog82.pdf)
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-15-16, 08:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,294
Posted By Repack Rider
I ride some really classic bikes. I would be...

I ride some really classic bikes. I would be insulted if people DIDN'T check them out.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-14-16, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By Repack Rider
Breezer #2 at Sea Otter

Joe Breeze built ten bikes in 1977 and 1978 that changed the world of bicycling forever. These were the first "mountain bikes" even before that name had been coined.

"Breezer #1...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-12-16, 12:36 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,865
Posted By Repack Rider
The kids these days... Bunch of hippie h8rs...

The kids these days...

Bunch of hippie h8rs who do not appreciate the roots of the most important development in cycling of the 20th Century. Mountain biking started with a bunch of hippies using...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-09-16, 10:22 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 18,001
Posted By Repack Rider
You said everything I had planned to say. The...

You said everything I had planned to say. The book explains it better than any number of forum posts.

Correct that Schwinn was late to the BMX/MTB party, even though the BMX and the mountain bike...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-28-16, 04:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 673
Posted By Repack Rider
http://i419.photobucket.com/albums/pp271/repackrid...

http://i419.photobucket.com/albums/pp271/repackrider/Miscellaneous%20images/dennis_sm_zps2mygaczm.jpg...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-28-16, 03:44 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,680
Posted By Repack Rider
I ride 650B because that's what came on the bike....

I ride 650B because that's what came on the bike. It would be really expensive to change them for something else.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-28-16, 03:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,849
Posted By Repack Rider
I was at a dinner with Dennis Christopher a few...

I was at a dinner with Dennis Christopher a few years ago, and I got to ask him the question that has bugged me for decades. How many takes to scoop up the notebook?

Turned out that it was one...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-11-16, 03:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,241
Posted By Repack Rider
I needed to have a 26" rim on a drum brake. You...

I needed to have a 26" rim on a drum brake. You can pay someone to do that, or learn. I learned.

After that, I built all the wheels for the first few hundred MountainBikes that Gary Fisher and I...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-12-16, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By Repack Rider
You could always buy mine, and thank you for...

You could always buy mine, and thank you for asking!

http://i419.photobucket.com/albums/pp271/repackrider/Miscellaneous%20images/book%20cover2a_zpsr6oflwed.jpg...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-01-16, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,879
Posted By Repack Rider
1981 photo. ...

1981 photo.

http://i419.photobucket.com/albums/pp271/repackrider/Miscellaneous%20images/greatwall_zpsfonisyso.jpg...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-01-16, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By Repack Rider
Here is a photo that Gary Fisher and I used in...

Here is a photo that Gary Fisher and I used in our 1982 Catalog.

http://i419.photobucket.com/albums/pp271/repackrider/Miscellaneous%20images/greatwall_zpsfonisyso.jpg...
Forum: Framebuilders 01-27-16, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 701
Posted By Repack Rider
I'll be going on Saturday with noted frame...

I'll be going on Saturday with noted frame builders Joe Breeze and Chris chance. I expect the waters to part in front of them.

Looking forward to seeing several of my friends who will be...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-25-16, 12:42 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,292
Posted By Repack Rider
I'm not sure whether that is a compliment or an...

I'm not sure whether that is a compliment or an insult. Having said that, Joe Breeze is one of my oldest and dearest friends. If you are a mountain biker today, he has influenced your life. I...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-21-16, 12:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,553
Posted By Repack Rider
Today is the 37th Anniversary of the filming of...

Today is the 37th Anniversary of the filming of the very first mountain bike video, before the name had even been coined. This was a downhill race that took place on January 20, 1979.

I promoted...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-20-16, 11:55 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,888
Posted By Repack Rider
On this date, January 20, 1979, 37 years ago...

On this date, January 20, 1979, 37 years ago today, I actually know exactly what I was doing. I was racing downhill on Repack, on Breezer #2...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-17-16, 11:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,145
Posted By Repack Rider
"Quality" is not just a slogan for me. It's...

"Quality" is not just a slogan for me.

It's my motto.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-17-16, 11:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 576
Posted By Repack Rider
Saw this one in Crested Butte in 1986. E-stay! ...

Saw this one in Crested Butte in 1986. E-stay!


http://i419.photobucket.com/albums/pp271/repackrider/Miscellaneous%20images/WoodBike_1_zpsgtvfqyds.jpg...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-17-16, 10:53 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,888
Posted By Repack Rider
Smoked a joint with Jerry Garcia. His. He stuck...

Smoked a joint with Jerry Garcia. His. He stuck it in my mouth and sparked it for me.

Met Janis Joplin one time, at her house when I delivered David Getz's drums for a rehearsal. All she had on...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-16-16, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3,509
Views: 209,787
Posted By Repack Rider
Beats the hell out of a cotton T. Stuff is...

Beats the hell out of a cotton T. Stuff is awesome, merino wool and super soft.

I don't have any experience with similar products other than the ones I get from my UK friends. They tell me that...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-15-16, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3,509
Views: 209,787
Posted By Repack Rider
A "base layer" jersey liner from the Repack...

A "base layer" jersey liner from the Repack Clothing Company (http://www.repackclothing.com/about/) in the UK. Company is named after, well look at the screen name. They always send me the new...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-15-16, 10:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,778
Posted By Repack Rider
I'm sure Tom will be at NAHBS. A few years ago...

I'm sure Tom will be at NAHBS. A few years ago he told me I say the same thing every time we run into each other, that I'm the luckiest guy who ever lived. Now I'm careful not to say that, even if...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-15-16, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,837
Posted By Repack Rider
Owen Mulholland has passed

I have known Owen Mulholland all my cycling life. He was three days older than I am.

Today he passed, after battling a brain tumor for two years.

Owen was the first American to cover the Tour...
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