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The logo used for the Fat Tire Flyer magazine, the first mountain biking publication, which ran between 1980 and 1987.

An early publicity photo for Mountain Bikes of Charlie Kelly, taken by Gary Fisher.

Breeze Industries headed by Joe Breeze write an open letter to fellow "Ballooner Aficionado"s to announce the second batch of Breezer is ready for consumers at the Cove Bike Shop in 1980. The second batch Breezers differed from the initial Breezer…

MountainBikes, the first mountain bike specific bike shop started by Charlie Kelly and Gary Fisher in association with Tom Ritchey, assembled mountain bikes using finest components available with Tom Ritchey's frames. This catalog features various…

The very first advertisement for Mountain Bikes, featured in the February 1980 issue of BMX Plus!

An example of an article that demonstrates trail conflict, this time between a horse and bicyclist. Newspaper article scrapped by Wende Cragg.

From Wende Cragg: Magazine article about bicycle touring across the United States. By Vaughan Webb. Bicycling Magazine, pages 38-42, 60. April 1980.

Gary Fisher riding down grassy slope, Tamarancho, circa 1980. He is wearing USA team jacket, black knickers, red ski hat. Riding black Ritchey/MountainBikes. Photo by Wende Cragg. [Orig. “DEC 80P?, #30”] (Joe Breeze annotation)

This a group picture of the finish of the September 1980 Pearl Pass Tour. They have just finished biking from Crested Butte to Aspen and are now in front to of the Jerome Hotel in Aspen, Colorado. The second photo is a drawing of the first photo with…

Line up of Breezers above Crested Butte, Colorado at Cumberland Basin camp, Fifth Annual Crested Butte to Aspen [(via) Pearl Pass] Klunker Tour, September 1980. Owners are (left to right): Wende Cragg, Denise Caramagno (CK’s #2), Tim Schuyler…
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