Sky Boyer of San Diego was searching for a venue that would embrace his idea for a vintage mountain bike race. He found a willing partner in Jim McWhorter, promoter of Southern California's long-standing Keyesville Classic.
Ventana started building bikes in 1988, and Sherwood Gibson still designs every model from the ground up. A keen eye for detail, aesthetic simplicity and manufacturing excellence have gained the California company a loyal following.
Philip Keyes examines a groundbreaking law article that documents the legislative history of the Wilderness movement, and exposes why mountain bikes were never intended to be banned from these precious areas.