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Old July 25th, 2011, 4:21 PM   #1
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Default 1979 Downhill Race Video

This is the first video ever made concerning what would eventually be called "mountain biking." It aired on CBS in 1979. In it a hippie named Gary Fisher makes a bold prediction that the sport would go a long way.

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Old July 30th, 2011, 12:18 PM   #2
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..a very nice video and wakes the memories ..thanks
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Old July 30th, 2011, 2:59 PM   #3
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I like Klunking

Brilliant video , thats what its all about
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Old July 30th, 2011, 7:19 PM   #4
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Default Fantastic!

I've lived in Marin County for 10 years now....I need to go ride that 2 mile downhill course if I can find it! Jon
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