Singletrack Magazine Issue 114: Keith Bontrager

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“Strong, light, cheap – pick two.” Mountain bike pioneer, product designer, agitator. Words Chipps Photography Chipps and Steve Behr Keith Bontrager has been a bike industry name since the earliest days of the sport. While not a great self-publicist, his thoughts on bike design have nevertheless had a great influence on mountain biking over the last three decades. It’s been 15 years since we last interviewed him in Singletrack and so we reckoned it was time to see what had changed. We despatched Chipps to Keith’s house in Santa Cruz to quiz Keith and to have a particularly good chicken...

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