Mountain Biking History & Culture Archive


The Repack race took place on Mount Tamalpais, in Marin County, CA, on a course that spanned about two miles and had a vertical drop of 1300 feet. This race is an event that changed mountain biking and presented it as a sport to society. This race helped grow the sport tremendously and allowed for the transformation of klunkers into the modern mountain bike.


Lisa DiNicolantonio. Sahand Ghodrati. Ay Saephan. Jennifer Yip.