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Joe Breeze writes a letter to Wende Cragg "just in case there are any misunderstandings" about whether he wants to be compensated for a Breezer frame he gave Wende Cragg for free. He explains that he has done so because he "felt a debt from all the…

Tracy Salcedo sends a post card to Wende Cragg thanking her for the participation and letting her know of the follow up interview and photographing meet up in Fairfax.

Tracy Salcedo, an early mountain biker and journalist, writes Wende Cragg to solicitate any information regarding the "Marin County Mountain Biking Experience". The first letter is an open letter for the general public, and the second letter is a…

N.O.R.B.A. abbreviated from the National Off-Road Bicycle Association has sent an open letter seeking applicants for membership. The open letter attached reads N.O.R.B.A.'s mission statement and calls for fellow off road riders to join in order to…

Colman McCarthy of Washington Post writes an editorial calling for more bicycle transportation use. He opens the editorial with then New York City Mayor Koch's failed experiment of implementing bicycle lanes and bicycle only streets due to outcry…

Clipped from the San Francisco Magazine, the article "Mountain Bikes: The Bumpier the Road, the Better the Ride" explains in detail the advantages of owning and using a mountain bike, first known as the clunker in the 1970s and 80s. Depending on the…

What mountain bikes evoke for the rider is more important than technical factors. Mountain biking discourse, and other outdoor adventure sports like it, is embodied in the green consciousness,for preserving the planet goes hand in hand with a concern…

From Wende Cragg: Newspaper article regarding the benefits for large corporations in sponsoring bicycle races and tours. By Jennifer Parmalee. Independent Journal (location of publication unknown). Tuesday, August 2, 1983. Page B4.
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