Podcast 12: Meet the Mr. Miyagi of Nor Cal’s Grasshopper Adventure Series

20 odd years ago Miguel Crawford began pinning Forest Service maps to his wall and plotting meandering routes through the hidden backroads Northern California’s rugged coastal range. He soon coerced enough buddies and willing souls to embark on ride-whatcha-got outings, and well before anyone uttered ‘gravel bike’ or ‘groad’, the Grasshopper Adventure Series was born.

The series kicks off in late January and new this year will be the first editions of the two-day Mendo Hopper August 11-12, and new Usal Hopper: The Lost Coast, in October, which will traverse some of the most spectacular terrain ridable on a drop bar bike in North America.

But don’t take our word for it, give a listen to our conversation with Miguel and hear what it’s all about.

To learn more head over to grasshopperadventureseries.com and check them out on the ‘Gram @grasshopperadventureseries.