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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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Old Caz is Full! Reg is closed!

Sorry but Old Caz Grasshopper is full… Estamos llenos…no hay espacio. There will be no on site Reg!! Those of you missed Old Caz but still want some epic So Co dirt adventures, there’s plenty of space for Super Sweetwater … Continue reading

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Old Caz Route Details

Here’s the link to Old Caz Grasshopper Route/Map Details. I’ve included a few details and where the Osmo hydration and Gu nutrition stops will be. Read it like a book…or better yet…study it like a map and come Jan 31 … Continue reading

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Top 10 for 2014

  It’s always been about adventure. My first Stumpjumper in 1988 introduced me to mountain biking. It later became my commuter in college and then a touring bike in the Summer. On to fancier bikes but it’s always been about … Continue reading

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17th Annual G.A.S. Grasshopper Kit from Capo! Order Deadline Dec. 19th

What a killer deal! Jersey $95 and bibs $115. ($400 value) Order by Dec. 19th  and pick it up at Grasshopper #2 Chileno Valley. Orders placed after Dec. 19th can be picked up at Skaggs Hopper. To order go to … Continue reading

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