Yearly Archives: 2013

Sign up for the whole Grasshopper Season!

The weather has been awesome and I’m sure everyone is going to be getting lots of good riding in before the Old Caz Hopper. This killer loop has always been Stage 1 of the Grasshoppers for the last 15 years … Continue reading

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Grasshopper 2014

Time to put the dates on your calendar. Mad Hopper scientist at work cooking up crazy bike adventures…sure you’d expect no less. Stay tuned for cool poster and list of awesome sponsors. Old Caz  Feb. 1st Chileno Valley March 1st … Continue reading

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I Wanna hold your hand…I wanna hold your hand

  Not really, but I’m gonna walk you through the Lake Sonoma loop so ya’ll don’t get too dazed and confused. You will have your custom collectors laminate (Thanks to Los and Bike Monkey for letting us adapt their map) … Continue reading

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Final Stage: Lake Sonoma

Here’s the map to ponder over and I’ll make sure to give you the play by play before the big day. Plan on 2 1/2-5 hrs. It’s almost too much single track… if that’s possible ? Approx 30 miles and … Continue reading

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King Ridge

This weekend’s Hopper is going to be off the hook! Best King Ridge loop yet. Know people have a hard time wrapping their heads around going clockwise but that’s my job; mix it up for ya’ll. I’ll be on my … Continue reading

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NorCal Climbing Championship

Congrats to all the local hammers at Grasshopper NorCal Climbing Championship. 68 miles and 8200ft of climbing. What a kicker at the end! Open Men: Tayler Betrand-Barrett Open Women:Kelly Farnham Men U-23 Justin Herrell Men 24-39 Andrew Touchstone Men 40+ … Continue reading

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Pine Flat Wrap-Up

Pine Flat Grasshopper Sometimes I don’t know which ends up and nothing makes sense until I get on my bike. Then it all just flows, makes sense, less thinking. After an indulgent bike week in Costa Rica I hit the … Continue reading

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Pine Flat Hopper Day Of Registration

It’s on! There is day-of reg. so arrive early. Start time is 10:00 AM. Location 33 Healdburg Ave, Healdsburg. We’ll be parking in front this year and can hang out at Arnot-Roberts afterward. Osmo will again be providing neutral support … Continue reading

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Geysers-Pine Flat

Hope you’re going in rested for this weekend’s Hopper. Last time we did this ride Dario Fredrick and Ted King were the first to the top. This year we’ll be crowing individual men and women in each age category. We’re … Continue reading

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Fort Ross Hopper Route Announced

The first time I rode Old Caz and Fort Ross I was on my REI Ponderosa with Avocet semi-slick tires. I remember sitting for a rest atop Seaview and breaking out a king size Snickers from my fanny pack and … Continue reading

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