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RepackRider's Profile

Everything I want you to know about me is in my book: Fat Tire Flyer: Repack and the Birth of Mountain Biking.

Real Name: Charlie Kelly

Groups: Velocipede Vanguard

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Diaries published: 83 (14 days since last diary on Thu May 14, 2015 at 03:27 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 736 (1 day since last comment on Wed May 27, 2015 at 11:55 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 2424

Total Comment Ratings: 2604

Most Recommended Diary: Then he asked me for I.D. (Update), 323 comments, 603 recommends

People Following RepackRider: 15

RepackRider's Most Recent Diaries:

While going through some old family papers I came upon this document. Charging document for Thomas and William Halderman, signed by Wm. Momonier April 7, 1899. It is a court document charging two ...
by RepackRider
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu May 14, 2015 at 03:27 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
In 1979 my best friend Gary Fisher and I rented a garage, and gave our two-man enterprise the grandiose name of " MountainBikes ." As it worked out, we were onto something, a design which turned ...
by RepackRider
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Mar 08, 2015 at 02:12 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
The four-day weekend was all anyone could ask. On Friday, February 20, I flew into San Diego with Jacquie Phelan in tow, courtesy of Dave Duncan, owner of Bike ...
by RepackRider
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Feb 26, 2015 at 12:06 PM PST with 9 Recommends
A collection of postcards, all over 100 years old, has been handed down to me. I have no idea how many people's hands the collection passed through in the century since they were sent, but somehow ...
by RepackRider
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Jan 26, 2015 at 09:52 AM PST with 8 Recommends
My book on my two decades of bicycling adventure was released last month. Today the Wall Street Journal reviewed it , and loved it. Big day for me. Not that I was a fan of the WSJ, bought my ...
by RepackRider
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Nov 22, 2014 at 05:45 PM PST with 50 Recommends
Beginning in 1968 I was a roadie for the Sons of Champlin, a San Francisco band. I worked on shows with the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Santana, The Byrds, ...
by RepackRider
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Aug 21, 2014 at 01:08 PM PDT with 15 Recommends

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