Marin County

IMBA Seeks Trail Access Support in Marin

Nothing gets as dicey as trail access issues in the birthplace of mountain biking — Marin County, California. So when the International Mountain Biking Association calls for riders to rally around bicycle access on a trail in Marin, you can bet there’ll be stiff opposition. Public comments are now being accepted and due by June […]

Working Up an 'Appetite' in Marin

For the past 35 Thanksgivings, Marin County cyclists have gathered for the Appetite Seminar, a 20-mile jaunt on iconic Mt. Tamalpais. In the beginning the rigs ridden were called klunkerz. More than three decades later they’re called mountain bikes. The goal, however, is the same: Be thankful for a sweet ride with friends and then […]

Retro Tech: Bianchi and the First Mountain Bike

The flannel-wearing stoners in Marin and the bandana-clad neo-mountain hippies in Crested Butte circa 1975 have long gone back and forth on where the first "mountain bike" was pioneered. How about Italy some 95 years ago?

After All These Years: Damn you, Fisher!

hofA round-trip revelation in the way-back machine makes a stop in Marin and ends in a room beneath millions and millions of dollars worth of lust-worthy products on the Interbike floor.