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    I use a FS 29er for a town bike. Took a road...

    I use a FS 29er for a town bike. Took a road bike ride last week on a rigid frame and I'm thinking, wow, this thing is brutal.

    Use cheap tires with the least knobby tread you can find and pump...
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    I built this one myself in 1977. 398854

    I built this one myself in 1977.

    398854
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    There's a Fairfax in Virginia? Who knew? ...

    There's a Fairfax in Virginia? Who knew?

    No, I'm talking about the famous town of Fairfax, in California, where mountain biking was born and where the Marin Museum of Bicycling will soon open....
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    For 20 years or so it has been in the Mountain...

    For 20 years or so it has been in the Mountain bike Hall of Fame in Crested Butte. The Hof recently moved to Fairfax, and I saw my bike for the first time in decades.

    Here are Joe and myself with...
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    Joe didn't have a bike company in 1977, when I...

    Joe didn't have a bike company in 1977, when I asked him to build my bike. He delivered it eight months later in 1978. He was a friend who had built a half dozen road bikes for other members of our...
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    Joe Breeze has been my friend for over 40 years. ...

    Joe Breeze has been my friend for over 40 years. He built my first mountain bike for me in 1978. I am now riding a new Breezer Repack bike.

    If Joe Breeze has anything to do with it, it is a...
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    Not my bike. Ralph Sampson, 7' tall former NBA...

    Not my bike. Ralph Sampson, 7' tall former NBA player.
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    On the basis of that post I was invited to...

    On the basis of that post I was invited to display in this thread.

    I haven't seen my own bike, Breezer #2 in maybe 20 years, but it is coming home soon to Fairfax when the MTB Hall of Fame opens...
  9. Amazon listed my MTB book, "Fat Tire Flyer" today

    In 1979 Gary Fisher and I rented a garage to build bikes in. It started a really big bike adventure. So I wrote a book and sold it to Velo Press.

    Amazon listed my book today.

    That's the good...
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    Several people have mentioned my website...

    Several people have mentioned my website.

    Velo Press will be published my book on my cycling experiences between 1970 and 1990, which includes the time when mountain bikes took over the industry. ...
  11. I have a carbon fiber Lemond road bike that has...

    I have a carbon fiber Lemond road bike that has not been off the ceiling hook in three years, because I also have three FS 29ers.
  12. MTB Hall of Fame moves to Fairfax, CA

    The Mountain Bike Hall of fame has been in Crested Butte since its inception in 1987. this fall it will be moving to Fairfax, California, a town long associated with mountain biking.

    This sign...
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    I haven't ridden my "real" road bike (carbon...

    I haven't ridden my "real" road bike (carbon fiber Lemond) in two or three years. I ride my '94 Ritchey P-21 with 1.5" slicks on the road.
  14. I bought one for $50. Saw it in a guy's garage,...

    I bought one for $50. Saw it in a guy's garage, made the offer, done. Spent about a hundred more to replace cables, tires, etc., and gave it to a friend because it was too small for me.
  15. It's pretty far down the list of things I would...

    It's pretty far down the list of things I would think about. I have 3 FS bikes, and none of the wheels are interchangeable. I have enough bikes that I get on the one with the tires I want to ride...
  16. I can't. My 1978 Breezer is in a museum. But...

    I can't. My 1978 Breezer is in a museum. But here's a photo.

    http://i419.photobucket.com/albums/pp271/repackrider/Blue%20Collar%20Classics/Breezer78_01.jpg
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    A history of ONE post and you made it for me? ...

    A history of ONE post and you made it for me? I'm flattered.

    I dunno, but maybe a book shop might carry it. Amazon? If it turns out to be a problem, I'm sure I'll hear about it.
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    My MTB book will be published

    I just signed a contract with Velo Press for a book on my bicycle activities between 1970 and 1990. Working title is "Fat Tire Flyer." My agent got me an awesome deal, and the publisher says they...
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    That's like asking whether you should wear boxers...

    That's like asking whether you should wear boxers or briefs. No one else has to wear your underwear or ride your bike. No one else shares your precise ability or rides exactly where you do.

    Make...
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    Crazy mountain bikers get a monument

    Mountain bike racing started in Fairfax, California with the Repack downhill races between 1976 and 1984. At first the town was a little undecided about its place in bicycle history, but then over...
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    The volume knob on my guitar amplifier goes to...

    The volume knob on my guitar amplifier goes to eleven. None of the others I looked at went past ten, so I bought it.
  22. I presume you ride a bike that is somewhat more...

    I presume you ride a bike that is somewhat more advanced than the fifty pounds of plumbing I rode down these steps in 1977.
  23. When you said "expensive," I thought you meant...

    When you said "expensive," I thought you meant "expensive." My dropper posts both cost around $300.

    THAT's expensive.
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    I get dinged more often at work than on the bike,...

    I get dinged more often at work than on the bike, but they are generally bruises or strains, not gaping wounds that leak evidence.. I'm a piano mover, and I have limped through a few days but I...
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    I started riding off-road in the early '70s on a...

    I started riding off-road in the early '70s on a coaster brake klunker with no front brake. My handle "Repack Rider" is from the hill that destroyed coaster brakes and inspired some of us to build...
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