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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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Chileno Valley Round Up

It’s normal that riders wonder and worry about the water level of East Austin Creek prior to the Old Caz Hopper.However, flood conditions are not usually a concern for Chileno Valley. I won’t for a moment put my wants and needs … Continue reading

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Chileno Valley Update!

I know that those of you who have signed up are wondering, “are we really going for it?” The answer is “yes”. The course is challenging on a nice day; in a storm it will be epic. You must be … Continue reading

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Chileno Valley Teaser

I’m limited in words to express the beauty that is the Chileno Valley Hopper. For now, let me dangle a few images that will tempt and inspire you. Painting by Charles Beck

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More Adventures to Come!

Old Caz 2016 has come and gone. No need to wait until next year for another Grasshopper Adventure. Next up, Chileno Valley on March 12th.  Spent the day yesterday doing recon for Skaggs Gravel. Over the top, epic, phenomenal…(add your … Continue reading

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