Sinyard was inducted to the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame in 1988. The StumpJumper mountain bike was added to the Smithsonian National Museum of American History's collection in 1994. He was profiled in the 2007 documentary film Klunkerz: A Film About Mountain Bikes.
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