|The MVHS Annual Members’ Meeting and Potluck Dinner is back!|
Mill Valley Community Center
Thursday October 26, 2023
6 pm to 9 pm
Featuring Guest Speaker Charlie Kelly with his topic of “History of Mountain Biking in Marin”
|Charlie Kelly, co-founder of the MountainBikes company and organizer of the Repack races, recounts the complete and often unbelievable history of the rise of mountain biking and its lasting culture in his book. “Fat Tire Flyer: Repack and the Birth of Mountain Biking.” Charlie is a Mill Valley native and an alumni of Park, Edna Maguire, and Tam High. He is a member of the MVHS Board of Directors. He has written for VeloNews and Bicycling, and is currently the U.S. mountain bike correspondent for Rouleur and Privateer magazines. |
He and Gary Fisher founded MountainBikes, selling Tom Ritchey’s first mountain bike frames as complete bikes. Charlie was also the founder and reigning official of the Repack mountain bike races in Marin, California. He was founder, editor and publisher of Fat Tire Flyer, the first mountain bike magazine. He is the supreme archivist of the origin of the sport of mountain biking.
Social Hour – 6:00 PM (Complimentary Wine and Beer)
Meeting – 7:30 PM
Speaker – 7:45 PM
We appreciate your contributions (by last name) for the potluck dinner as follows:
A-Q: Salad, Side, or Main Dish
RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 415-388-1953.
Please bring your friends and neighbors. They can join the MVHS at the door.
Note: COVID conditions may cancel.