Tag Archives: Grasshopper Adventure Series

Chileno Valley Grasshopper

Chileno Valley Grasshopper

In Sonoma County’s Grasshopper Adventure Series, riders who do the full series are treated subjected to a variety of different requirements to succeed. Sure, you’ve got to have the ...

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Old Caz From the Back

Old Caz From the Back

Even after seeing a third tandem my competitive urges stayed firmly in check. There was no tandem category and I wasn’t there to race anyone on any level. Put another way, my heart rate and ...

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The Paceline Podcast #97

The Paceline Podcast #97

Fatty has been vacationing and says his kits don’t fit. In the spirit of truth in advertising, we’re actually pretty relieved. A skinny Fatty is not a fatty, right? Recently, he went ...

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Community

Community

Years ago, I lived on a little cul-de-sac in Northampton, Massachusetts. In the winter, the plows would come through and the walls of snow the blade created would make driveways impassable. Most ...

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Paceline Podcast #77

Paceline Podcast #77

Fatty crashed and got a big raspberry on his hip. Went down on a wet descent right by a spot cyclists call Hamilton Falls because Tyler Hamilton fell there during the Tour of Utah. The staff here ...

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Redwood Empire Pedalcast #12

Redwood Empire Pedalcast #12

Patrick takes this week’s show solo as Jake is away on official (family) business. He’ll be back next week. We recap last weekend’s final Grasshopper of the season, King Ridge ...

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The Paceline Podcast #67

The Paceline Podcast #67

This week, we ask a question: Are you okay with changing a ride’s plan? What do you do when a ride goes off plan? Fatty encountered some serious wind on a ride and had to ask himself a ...

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Paceline Podcast #60

Paceline Podcast #60

To say we’re a man down isn’t quite enough. Hottie just started a new job and Fatty is buried under mountains of software code, or something. So our man Padraig took this one mostly ...

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A Smarter Man

A Smarter Man

That we reserve math for numbers is a mistake, I say. There are many other kinds of math: educated guesses, emotional calculations, risk assessments made at the tops of trails. These ...

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Redwood Empire Pedalcast #7

Redwood Empire Pedalcast #7

Just as we thought the rain was past tense, it comes roaring back for another good soaking. We discuss conditions at last weekend’s Super Sweetwater Grasshopper, which is to say wet the way ...

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