Busy and Hectic Lifestyles led San Franciscans away from their country and into the Marin County which marked the origin of the sport of Mountain Biking. What started as a mere sport became a passion as the sport made a niche in history and even bikes were modified to suit the sport.
Mountain Biking used to be the passion of a selected few until it became widely accepted as a competitive and enjoyable sport. The reason for this change was due to three factors. These factors were the individuals who used the extreme sport of Mountain Biking to fulfill their passion, the location or geographic aspects and the construction of the Mountain bike.
Factor No.1 – The People
The late 1960s marks the beginning of the history of Mountain Biking when San Franciscans getting tired of their extremely busy and frantic lifestyles moved away from San Francisco and into the Marin County. Life in the Marin County was less hectic and metropolitan thus bringing the much sought after tranquility that the San Franciscans were looking for.
The Marin Countys were famous for their mountainous terrain and San Franciscans who loved bicycling developed a passion for...