The Parker has been replaced with a 03 Santa Cruz Bullit. I have been a fan of the Bullit since its conception in 1999. It was built during the time when the All-Mountain word wasn’t coined yet and the word Freeride was just a buzz. I read in MTBA during the time, that it was named after the Steve McQueen movie Bullitt. This movie is now an icon just like this particular bike. It was said that the head honcho of the project was a fan of the King of Cool and the image of the car chase was very vivid to him. And why not, San Francisco where the movie was shot happens to be the landmark county of NorCal of which Santa Cruz happens to be also a county of.

I’m the third owner of this ride and photos will attest that the previous 2 owners didn’t abuse her. I will post details next time.