Here’s a list of our press releases, articles, blogs and publications from us and about us and other newsworthy events and people. Newest at the top.
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2019/8/29 The story of Kate Courtney’s rise to dominance in the world of Women’s Elite Cross-Country Mountain Bike Racing. By Jason Gay
2018/11/15 Singletracks article about the museum expansion project. By Maureen Gaffney
2018/10/23 Kate Courtney, a Kentfield native and first year Elite mountain bike racer, broke records by winning the Mountain Bike World Championships in Lenzerheide, Switzerland in September. She is the first American to win a mountain bike world title in over 17 years, making a new name for American cyclists. By Mini Ricci
2018/9/19 Marin Independent Journal story about the 30th Anniversary Inductees and Event. By Otis Lyons
2018/9/10 There is perhaps no better place for MTB racing than the Swiss Alps. Lenzerheide hosts the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup tour for the third time, with both DH and XCO races contested in the Men’s and Women’s divisions. Watch how Kate Courtney won her first UCI MTB World Championship title in Lenzerheide, Swiss, and the FIRST for the United States of America in 17 years. By Red Bull Bike
2018/6/25 If you’re looking for inspiration to sign up for a mountain bike race, think back to the original Repack races in Marin County, where a bunch of misfits rode Klunkers up to the starting line. By Tony Gill
2018/1/18 Colorado and the west are where American mountain biking began. From the Denver Athletic Club’s Pikes Peak summit on bicycles in 1891, to Buffalo Soldiers riding to Yellowstone in 1897, mountain biking has long had a place in Colorado. Its modern debut came in 1978 when mountain biking pioneers from Marin County California visited Crested Butte’s 2nd “Klunker Tour.” since then, Crested Butte has led the state in creating single track and inspiring other towns to cater to this now Olympic sport. By Rocky Mountain PBS
2017/10/5 Recap of the 2017 Induction Weekend by Jimmy Mac
2017/7/24 Sports Illustrated article celebrating the 200th birthday of the bicycle. By Austin Murphy
A German visitor to the museum films his tour of the collection with legendary mountain bike pioneer Charlie Kelly
2017/1/20 A German visitor to the museum films his tour of the collection with legendary mountain bike pioneer Charlie Kelly. Ein deutscher Besucher des Museums filmt die Tour mit der legendären Mountainbike-Pionierin Charlie Kelly (In German)
2016/10/17 It is time to preserve our history and honor our peers, those that have made a difference. Mountain Biking is only 40 years old and already so many people, trends, brands and ideas have come and gone. Let’s remember those folks that stand out and have led the way for many of us, helping us to fall in love with this sport or making it a little bit better. By Hans Rey
2016/9/26 Marin County has long been considered the birthplace of mountain biking. The sport’s Hall of Fame relocated to Fairfax last year and this weekend the induction ceremony will take place in Marin for the very first time.
2016/7/29 The relocated MBHOF has a new, more discerning nomination process. By Ryan Cleek
2016/6/7 In the 1970’s a group of California hippies built a new technology that changed the world. Computers? Nope. They were building the earliest commercial mountain bikes. Producer: Sean Patrick Farrell Photographer: Wende and Larry Cragg
12/20/2015 RootsRated publication describing 49 great things to do in and around San Francisco. The Marin Museum of Bicycling and Mountain Bike Hall of Fame are Number 1 on the list! By Blane Bachelor.
2015/9/4 Fresno Bee story on the Marin Museum of Bicycling and the birth of mountain biking in Marin. By Sam McManis
2015/7/1 Pacific Sun feature story on cycling in Marin County, featuring the Marin Museum of Bicycling. By James Knight
2015/5/27 Marin Museum of Bicycling press release. For general distribution.
2015/4/19 Marin IJ story about the creation of the Marin Museum of Bicycling and the work leading to its upcoming grand opening on June 6th, 2015. By Megan Hansen, Marin Independent Journal
2015/4/13 Marin Museum of Bicycling press release. For general distribution.
2015/2/9 MTBR.com recap of the weekend’s event at the Marin Museum of Bicycling to benefit Trips for Kids. By Gregg Kato
2015/1/9 singletracks.com story. Announcement about the upcoming annual fundraiser for Trips for Kids organization and the Marin Museum of Bicycling. By Jeff Barber.
2014/11/6 Element.ly story. A candid conversation with two of the pioneers of mountain biking and a glimpse inside the new home of the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame in progress. By Jim Merithew
2014/9/9 Collector’s Weekly article about the origins of the Mountain Bike and the people who made it happen. By Ben Marks
2014/9/3 Marin Museum of Bicycling press release. For general distribution.
2014/7/11 Marin Museum of Bicycling press release. The passing of a legend.
2014/6/25 San Rafael, CA – Continued investment in bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure in Marin, coupled with outreach programming, has positively affected transportation choices and opportunities. That was the conclusion of the U.S. Department of Transportation in its final report on the Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program[External] (NTPP