Jobst Brandt

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    Photo and description by Martin Krieg and used with his kind permission.

    How many of you know that legendary author, Jobst Brandt, the man who wrote the timeless book "The Bicycle Wheel", now in its 3rd Edition lives and rides here? He's 72 years old, he is still a non stop two wheel powerhouse. Car Free, he thinks nothing of riding to and from Mt Hamilton and all of its back roads as well as Santa Cruz, Watsonville and San Juan Bautista and back in day. This guy is awesome.

    (I didn't know that Jobst is car-free -- outstanding.)

    Le Fromagier Extraordinaire, roland, and 8 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Jym Dyer 91 months ago | reply

      =v= I met him at a friend's party, in Diamond Heights, which is atop a steep hill in San Francisco. He biked there, of course.

    2. Richard Masoner / Cyclelicious 91 months ago | reply

      You probably know Martin too, don't you?

    3. roland 91 months ago | reply

      go jobst go!

    4. chilledbone 86 months ago | reply

      Every time I see a picture of Jobst Brandt, I rue the fact that I'm not on my bicycle at the moment.

    5. Richard Masoner / Cyclelicious 86 months ago | reply

      I need to spend less time online and more time riding :-)

    6. janesherriff 83 months ago | reply

      Jobst said back in 2000 that he drove by car to work if it was raining. Sorry to sound pedantic but came across this pic while cross referencing something from the same post.
      yarchive.net/bike/wheel_longevity.html

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