TOM RITCHEY AND THE EARLY YEARS OF MOUNTAIN BIKING

The early history of the sport, as recalled by one of the founding fathers of our sport

 

Four years ago, we talked to pioneer mountain bike builder Tom Ritchey, who told us how he came to build his first mountain bikes in 1977, two years before he began making the first”MountainBikes” sold by Charlie Kelly and Gary Fisher starting in 1979.

Click the link below to see Tom Ritchey’s story, as it appeared in MBA in 2017.

https://mbaction.com/tom-ritchey-and-the-early-years-of-mountain-biking/

 

 

 

 

 

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