2 Wheel Fetish

Photographs from the history of drop bar mountain bikes.

Bike shadow, near sunset, Santa Monica Mountains, Nov. 16, 2010. Bike: Bianchi Incline MTB with drop bars
Above: Charlie Cunningham with one of his groundbreaking aluminum mountain bikes.
His bikes are perhaps the only aluminum bike I'd actually like to own.
Below: a larger photo of one of Cunningham's lightweight bicycles.
Note the WTB (Cunningham designed) toe flips, spring steel additions that make getting into clip and strap pedals quicker and easier.

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Below: Jacquie Phelan, Cunningham's wife and sponsored racer. Photo courtesy of Bicycle Quarterly Volume 8, Number 1 (can be ordered here).

Jacquie Phelan on a bike

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