Fist of Five Recipients Recognized

Seven members of Growlers Gulch Racing have been awarded Fist of Five status for 2010. [caption id="attachment_6079" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Designed by Dara Hartman"][/caption] Rob Larsen, Randy Toney, Mike Van Hoose, Denise Livingston, Marcus [Continue Reading]

Hansen Wins Climbing Championship

Al Hansen edged Bob Stanton by a mere four feet to win the Growlers Gulch Climbing Championship on October 16th. Eric Shew of Seattle came out of nowhere to grab the third spot. Dara Muldoon survived a strong challenge by Tonya Breedlove to capture the [Continue Reading]

Hartman Creates Rare Fist of Five Art

PNW ceramic goddess and GGG maven Dara Hartman has once again designed a unique piece of biking art to recognize Fist of Five winners. Hartman submitted her design to the Board of Director in late September and will begin firing and glazing these priceless pieces [Continue Reading]

Climbing Championship on Tap for October 16th

The Growlers Gulch Climbing Championship – our most hilarious and spectator-friendly event – is scheduled for Saturday, October 16th. This is the final stop on the 2010 ride circuit, so don’t miss it. Sign up with a comment on this post or by [Continue Reading]

Terrorists Publish List of Demands – Episode #2

I was dreaming again. No Palin. No O’Reilly. No Hannity. This time, the only mounting that was about to be done was me climbing onto the pimped-out Turner Sultan waiting in my garage. Then the doorbell rang, and I realized immediately that there was no [Continue Reading]

Terrorists Strike Growlers Gulch Racing! – Episode #1

I was having a dream – Sean Hannity and Bill O’Reilly were taking turns goin’ rogue on Sarah Palin. Sarah was telling them to stick with it; she could just about see Russia. And then the phone rang and the real nightmare began. A surly voice on [Continue Reading]

Al Hansen Named Growlers Gulch Rider of the Year

  [caption id="attachment_2136" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Al Hansen - 2009 Growlers Gulch Rider of the Year"][/caption] Rider of the Year The Board of Directors of Growlers Gulch Racing has named Al Hansen the GG Rider of the Year for 2009. Hansen [Continue Reading]

Climbing Championships on for Saturday

The Title Could Be Yours: If you’ve seen the list of participants, you know the field is ridiculously weak. All you have to do is cover 1,550 linear feet on five climbs without putting a foot down. How hard can it be? The climbs are in great shape – [Continue Reading]

Sign Up Now for GGTT and GG Climbing Championships

Two big events remain on the ticket for Growlers Gulch Racing’s 2009 ride circuit. Sign up begins today. Obviously, all of this is contingent on the woods re-opening prior to these events. Neither is a test of endurance. They are ride-hard-and-hurl [Continue Reading]

Ride ’em All Falls Before Stellar Growlers Gulch Crew

Twenty-two started and 22 finished. On a day when the weather cooperated by staying mild and limb droop was minimal, a record number of riders completed the Growlers Gulch Ride ’em All, the third and most demanding wheel in the coveted Fist of Five on the [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]