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Distracted

Do you daydream about riding your bike while at work? Of course you do. Join us for and adventure or 2 or 5 or 6 this year.

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What Matters Most? Bike, Wheels or Tires?

Bikes, tires and wheels do matter. But it turns out that perhaps the most important factor in speed, comfort, handling and efficiency on the bike is tire pressure. I’m not one to follow every new advancement in bicycle innovation but … Continue reading

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2017 Grasshopper Capo Jersey

Don’t miss out on this year’s  custom, limited edition Grasshopper Jersey. Brought to you by the good folk at Capo! Order closes Jan 30th for April 8th (Skaggs! delivery) Jersey $95 bibs $115. Click the link about “Sponsors” to the … Continue reading

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Chileno Valley Feb. 11th… (Just too much fun to miss!)

I know most of you are foaming for Old Caz; figuring out the perfect bike and tire, matching your socks to your bar tape, debating what size cassette to run (I say as big as they come) and stalking other’s … Continue reading

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RKP-Red Kit Prayer-Gravel Riding and the Grasshopper

Michael Hotten and Patrick Brady left the Sea Otter early to make it up to Super Sweetwater this year. Here’s the interview on RKP Podcast. Don’t forget to subscribe and follow all their interesting talks and adventures. Starts at minute … Continue reading

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Hopper Candy (Videos!)

Late Summer and early Fall are strange for me here in Northern California. The “end” of Summer means going back to work (doing my “real” job of teaching high school Spanish). It also means I’m ready for a break from … Continue reading

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King Ridge Dirt Supreme June 25th

As Sonoma County continues to grow, the NorthWest County stays wild. Living in the small town of Sebastopol I still find myself in the busy streets of Santa Rosa at least a couple of times a week. SR has become … Continue reading

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Thanks and Congrats!

This is my “go to” image for Lake Sonoma. It sums up the color, texture and rolling rhythm of the trail. Mid October of last year I decided to bring back a MTB stage in the Grasshopper Adventure Series and am … Continue reading

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Super Sweetwater Tomorrow!!

Looks like we’ll have temps in the low 80’s tomorrow, why wouldn’t you come join us? Pre-reg closes today at 6:00 PM. There will be day-of reg for +$10. This is a unique Grasshopper for several reasons; not least of … Continue reading

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RKP Chileno Valley

Yes, it was one for the books Patrick Brady. You wear the invisible badge of courage. Good to hear your story. And see you for the next stage at Super Sweetwater on April 16th. Mindset

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