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Renegades of Bike Culture: A Review & Video

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“Renegades of Bike Culture” traces the origins of mountain biking back to the high wheelers of the 1890s. Along the way, you listen to earn that anecdotes and information, such as:

  • People sometimes lost control of the old high wheelers going down hill and modern bikes were originally called safety bicycles because they are easier to manage
  • Mountain biking, as we know it today, started in Marin County California during the 1970’s.
  • There is a connection between the Grateful Dead and mountain biking.
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