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PostPosted: Tue May 29, 2012 11:48 pm 
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Probably the first major MTB article to appear in the UK. Written by Richard Grant, who visited Fairfax in 1977 and returned to England with a klunker built for him by Gary Fisher.

The bike in the photos is certainly the first Ritchey to arrive in the UK.

It's a .pdf file, so link only ... e_1983.pdf

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 27, 2012 9:24 pm 
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Wow. It's amazing to see and read about the start of our sport. I like how the guy said that the clunker will eventually be more popular than the drop handlebar 10 speed. Awesome find, and thanks for posting!!

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 11:43 am 
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I am new here, and I am very happy to be joined with you..................

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