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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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Chileno Valley Wrap-Up

For the first time in 15 years I’m not able to give my report from inside the pel0ton. Have you ever thrown a big party at your house and at the end of the night realize that you spent all … Continue reading

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The Day After…

Killer day! Heading out to indoor soccer so recap soon to come. In the short-while here’s the link to results and some photos! Morgan Fletcher’s photos http://www.flickr.com/x/t/0172006/activity/a Chileno Valley 2013

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Chileno Valley Hopper: Heads Up!

Don’t cross the Ride Marshall! And don’t cross the yellow line…ever! So here’s a rundown on this Saturday’s ride. First of all, both veteran and newbie Hopperites need to read the Rules of Engagement and History of the Hoppers so … Continue reading

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Chileno Valley Loop

So here ya’ go. Been holding out long enough. 80 miles and +/- 7,500  vertical. Same loop as in the past but straight out Coleman Valley to start. Feed atop Wilson Hill at the half way point. Neutral feed by … Continue reading

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