We were young together in Marshall, MI, the members of Small Brown Bicycle have already been friends, bandmates, and minor bicycle mechanics nearly all their lives. When brothers Mike and Ben Reed (vocals/acoustic guitar and bass/vocals, respectively), Travis Dopp (acoustic guitar), and Dan Jaquint (drums) had been looking for music group titles for the task they were only available in nov 1996, they appeared back on the collective small-town years as a child and developed Small Brown Bicycle, named to get a sentimental Frankenstein bike that that they had pieced collectively from parts as children. After self-releasing their ROOM AS IF YOU 7″ in 1997 and pursuing up in 1998 using the (also keep in mind me) 7″ and showing up on a few compilations, the music group attracted the eye of Gainesville, FL’s No Idea Information through relentless local touring along with a fraternal romantic relationship with WARM WATER Music. No Idea released OUR VERY OWN Wars in 1999 before Dopp stepped down from electric guitar and friend Scott Flaster had taken over. The compilation Collection, including singles and vinyl-only monitors, also made an appearance that year. Documented with manufacturer Ed Rose among touring with HWM and Saves your day, they implemented up making use of their Deceased Reckoning Compact disc/LP in nov 2001. Dopp came back towards the rates of Small Dark brown Bicycle in January 2002 with a fresh drummer, Jeff Gensterblum, putting your signature on on in March as Jaquint made a decision to pursue a full-time work and college. The music group hooked up using the Casket Lottery for an Oct divide EP. The divide was perfectly received (referred to as “important” by some critics) and additional caught the eye of Lookout Information, who after that released their following record, The River Bed, in Sept 2003. An EP, Toe nail Yourself to the bottom, additionally made an appearance that June on No Idea. After almost a year of touring in support, nevertheless, Small Brown Bicycle announced their dissolution with the year’s end. Their last present was performed in 2004 at Chicago’s Fireside Dish.