Locals Hit Podium at High Cascades 24

  Hats off to two teams from Growlers Gulch Racing for their great finishes at the grueling 2011 High Cascades 24 in Bend on September 11. The Bad Bettys -comprised of Dara Muldoon, Denise Livingston, Juntu Oberg and Wynn Lobel – completed 14 laps, each of [Continue Reading]

Van Hoose, Livingston Score Points at Vernonia

Denise Livingston and Mike Van Hoose came up big at the Vernonia Short Track Mountain Biking Race on June 12th. Mike covered the six-lap course in 45 minutes to finish sixth in Men’s Cat II 35-44, while Denise was third in Women’s Cat II 35-44. Both [Continue Reading]

McMaster Wins 5K Title

Ryan McMaster of Growlers Gulch Racing hammered a strong field as he cruised to an easy victory in the Growlers Gulch 5,000 on May 22nd. The 2010 5K was sponsored by the great beer people at Belmont Station. In an incredible tribute to the this year’s [Continue Reading]

Board of Directors Tabs 5K Favorites

Five members of the Board of Directors of Growlers Gulch Racing have gone out on a very shaky limb to predict the top finishers and times at the 2010 GG5K. Keep in mind that this group is not the smartest. I was forced to rely on them because they do nothing at [Continue Reading]

Livingston, Van Hoose Race at Bear Springs

Denise Livingston and Mike Van Hoose of Growlers Gulch Racing competed in the tough Bear Springs Trap XC race at Mount Hood on April 15th. Denise finished 5th in Women’s Cat II, while Mike was 18th in Men’s Cat II. Denise described the course as [Continue Reading]

Bikers Step Up to Lend a Hand

When Growlers Gulch Racing diva Denise Livingston asked local bikers to provide assistance to kids in need of helmets, the response was rapid. Livingston, who is the intervention specialist at Cascade Middle School in Longview, has been worried about four of her [Continue Reading]

GGG Going Strong

The Growlers Gulch Girls celebrated their one-year anniversary with a group ride at Growlers on October 31st. Numbers were down a bit because of nasty weather, but Melanie Norris, Dara Hartman, Denise Livingston, Sam Loney, and Tonya Breedlove didn’t let [Continue Reading]

Van Hoose Takes 5K Title

CASTLE ROCK – Three Rivers Cycling stud Mike Van Hoose took the lead on the third leg and ground out a victory at the Growlers Gulch 5,000 on Saturday, May 9th, winning by a full eight minutes. [caption id="attachment_945" align="alignright" width="300" [Continue Reading]

Brigman Refuses Drug Test

Two-time Growlers Gulch 5,000 champion Lance Brigman has declined a request by the TDG Board of Directors to undergo testing for performance-enhancing substances. Several TDG Board members said they found it odd that Brigman, 62, continues to toast riders ranging [Continue Reading]