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History of Mountain Bikes
Mountain biking has been in the public eye in America since the early 1970s, but its roots stretch back nearly eighty years earlier. Developed by the U.S. military, inventors in Europe and innovators in America, the modern mountain biking scene developed... More »
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History[edit]. US 25th Infantry Bicycle Corps, 1897. A cross-country mountain biker climbs on an unpaved track. Mountain bike touring in high Alps. Mountain biker gets air in Mount Hood National Forest. Mountain bikers at Marvin Braude Mulholland Gateway Park.


There's a lot of history, information and mis-information floating around about the origins of mountain biking—some that's well researched and some that depends on who had the best public relations firm—and the biggest printing press! Mountain biking has existed in one form or another since the dawn of cycling.


Jun 7, 2016 ... About 40-odd years ago, a bunch of young California misfits changed the world with new technology. Oh, you've heard this before? Well, it wasn't a computer. It was bikes. Mountain bikes, to be exact. Now, it's true that people have been riding on rough roads and dusty paths from the earliest days of cycling ...


There's a lot of history and information floating around about the origins of mountain biking, some that's recognized and some that depends on who has the best public relations firm. Mountain biking would have happened somewhere and it did. Did it begin with the Buffalo Soldiers, a turn-of-the-century infantry who  ...


Subject: A Brief History of the Mountain Bike From: Jobst Brandt Date: October 8, 1998, revised October 2005. The first successful high quality fat-tire bicycle was built in Marin County, California by Joe Breeze, who recognized a demand for such a bicycle while riding rocky trails of nearby Mt. Tamalpais with friends.


Sep 26, 2010 ... 1800's. The 25th Infantry U.S. Army Bicycle Corps stationed at Fort Missoula, Montana set out across the country on their bicycles in 1896-7. Lt. James A. Moss led the company of black soldiers on several obstacle intensive test runs of the iron two-wheeled alternative to horses for transportation.

Mar 25, 2009 ... Klunkerz is the award-winning documentary on off-road cycling, focusing on the San Francisco Bay Area in the late 1960s and 1970s. The film features interviews with the pioneers of the sport and the more obscure characters who influenced them. The film also contains a great deal of archival footage and ...
Sep 16, 2006 ... The definitive documentary on the birth of the modern mountain bike.


Welcome to Charlie Kelly's Mountain Bike HubSite. I was fortunate to participate in some of the important recent events in cycling history, and I have assembled some of my library of unique cycling material for your inspection. Because there is too much to put onto one page, there are a lot of other pages, so click the links as ...