Gary Fisher is no more...



genedan

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I guess it's nice to know that my bike no longer exists...nominally. I'm a little confused.
 

Felt_Rider

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I have a lower end GF mountain bike nicknamed "squeaky bike" by my friends because of how much noise it makes. I don't complain though because the slower people on the single track can hear me coming and know to get out my way. :D

Like you say a bit of a bummer to see an end to the brand.
 

genedan

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The current line up still exists, it's just that all the bikes now have "Trek" written all over them and not Gary Fisher....They've already redesigned the website:

Trek Bikes | Bikes | Gary Fisher Collection

Come on, give the guy some credit!!! If it weren't for Gary Fisher carbon fiber bikes as they are today wouldn't be around. Trek owes a lot to Gary Fisher's pioneering but I guess they have a bigger priority on marketing...
 

tonyzackery

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^^ Yeah, it doesn't appear to be as bad as I thought at first blush...Trek doesn't have to compete with the GF name in the future - they'll all just be Treks now...
 

Chainringtattoo

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This really hits me hard. I like Trek's (I have two of them), but I worked in bike shops in the late 80's and early 90's and really always loved the GF brand. He had some great mountain bikes throughout the years: The original do anything Montare, the Composite Alum main triangle/cro mo stay CR-7, the original Tange Prestige framed Pro Caliber...etc, etc. To me it's like an era passing away.
I guess things (and corporations) change though. Closing are the days of the original small mountain biking pioneer bike makers like Fishers, Cunninghams, Ritcheys, Breeze etc.
Sigh............