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Grasshopper #5 King Ridge Dirt Supreme

Everything you need to know…and some killer photos too! King Ridge Dirt Supreme

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Skaggs Summary

“I don’t think we’ll get more than 150”, I told Tera. It’s getting to be the busy part of the cycling season, it was Sea Otter weekend and we still had 190 starters. At Skaggs! Even with all my warning … Continue reading

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Skaggs Warriors!

Holy Smokes! 190 starters and 168 finishers! We are completely blown away; could there be a more challenging 97 miles? Huge thanks to Echelon, Spoke Folk, Bear Republic,  Chris Coppinget and son for the SAG, and Ryan Price for working … Continue reading

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Tomorrow’s Skaggs! Hopper

Here’s the details I sent our via email for riders who pre-registered. Online Reg closes today at 6 PM. There will be day of sign ups. We’re almost there. All the news you need and not a minute too soon. … Continue reading

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Ode to Coleman Valley

Overlooking Salmon Creek Watershed and Solstice Hill, the place of mine and Tera’s wedding 14 years ago. After 4+ hours on the bike it’s really not about the bike. Had a blast and hope you all did too! Next stop…Skaggs!

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Super Sweetwater Start Time

Last minute in case you missed it on the reg page. Our official start is at RiverFront Park at 10:15. Park in Occi,(either at the Community Center or behind the Union if you plan on eating lunch there) register and … Continue reading

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Blessed Be We

Photo: Paul Miller Chileno Valley Grasshopper is never easy. Last year with the wind was for me the hardest in 17 years. Perhaps we were blessed this year for having persevered through last years’ massive winds. Congrats to all the … Continue reading

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Update for Chileno Valley: Registration, Hydration, Parking Loc-ation

Online Registration will close Friday evening at 6:00 PM. We are under 300 right now so it’s very likely we’ll have day-of sign ups. $40 day-of. Feed #1 will be at the top of the Marshall “Wall” and NOT Wilson Hill @mile … Continue reading

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Chileno Valley

Smooth before fast. The smoother we ride, corner, climb, the faster we ride. This is especially true on the dirt and I think it can apply to the ins and outs of our daily lives. The trick is to keep … Continue reading

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Old Caz Results!

Epic day out there. Can find results HERE. Only by category for now. Will work on “overall” too,  to keep with Hopper tradition. 

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