Welcome to the website for Chris ‘Hoppo’ Hopkinson, World Record holding Ultra-distance cyclist.


24 responses to Home

  1. Katie on March 30, 2013 at 2:57 pm Reply

    This is amazing!

  2. Simon Dunsby on March 31, 2013 at 2:54 pm Reply

    All the best for the ride youth, hope everything go’s ok. May the wind be with you.I’ve just finished John O’Groats to Land’s End with mate in 6 days really enjoyed.

    • Paddy Nolan on August 28, 2013 at 2:56 pm Reply

      Hi Simon Dunsby,

      Would like to have a bash next year and take around the same time 6 days to complete. I will be starting from Lands End, just wanted to know if you could give me any tips please.



  3. Graeme Leith on April 1, 2013 at 10:14 am Reply

    Good luck!
    Show us your true grit!!

  4. Road Rags Crew on April 1, 2013 at 12:21 pm Reply

    Good luck on the ride from all at Road Rags. Hope our merino keeps your temperature just right.

  5. Mark Greenfield on April 1, 2013 at 1:02 pm Reply

    Great to see your still mad enough to do the RAAM again. How are you going to over come the “neck issue” you had last time?.

  6. John Glover on April 2, 2013 at 12:31 pm Reply

    All the best to all the team, hope weather
    Is kind.

  7. Jim Doggett on April 2, 2013 at 1:26 pm Reply

    The web site is fantastic. I wish him all the best in his attempts in England and the coming RAAM. He is a personality that has made my life better. Go Chris go.

  8. Ian Hennessey on April 2, 2013 at 2:42 pm Reply

    Good luck, stay awake, Hoppo.

  9. Tim Watts on April 3, 2013 at 4:35 am Reply

    This is fantastic. I’m in Royal Signals, and am serving abroad at the moment. I did jogle a few years ago. What you are doing is amazing, and many thanks for raising awareness of the Royal Signals Benevolent Fund too. Go for it, Tim Watts

  10. Paul Rennie-Smith on April 3, 2013 at 12:30 pm Reply


    All the very best with your world record attempt.
    From everyone at 32 Signal Regiment.
    Paul Rennie-Smith

  11. Patrick Sisk on April 3, 2013 at 1:44 pm Reply

    Keep going Hoppo! You’re unstoppable! The record is yours!

  12. Nathan Streetley on April 4, 2013 at 9:45 am Reply

    Well done Chris AND the team – Keep it going guys!

  13. Kim on April 4, 2013 at 7:09 pm Reply

    Well done so far Chris, keep it up

  14. Jim Doggett on April 4, 2013 at 7:55 pm Reply

    It looks like you got around Edinburgh without problems, go go go.

  15. Darren on April 8, 2013 at 5:30 pm Reply

    Saw you on Friday up by Aviemore. We were en route to the youth tour of scotland, looking good !!!

    Just looked you up to see what you were doing, all the best

  16. Jack Shaw on April 18, 2013 at 10:19 am Reply

    Heh Hoppo, well done mate, you did the record in 3.5 days, that’s some achievement. Power to ya.

  17. Andrew Parker on June 11, 2013 at 12:07 pm Reply

    Hi Chris, good to see you are doing the race again this year. Me and the boys (Chris & Daniel from the Aycliffe Windband) will be following your progress. Keep safe and have a good race.
    Best of luck
    Andrew Parker

  18. Alison Murgatroyd on June 11, 2013 at 2:27 pm Reply

    Good luck Chris – we will be willing you on and following your progress. Love Ali and Ian

  19. Jim Doggett on December 21, 2013 at 1:52 am Reply

    You are doing great on the indoor, go Chris

  20. beth and penny on January 7, 2014 at 5:27 pm Reply

    hi mr hoppo its penny and beth we really miss you and we wish you the very best on your trip to america if you can remeber use please reply

    clarinet Xxxxxx thank you xxxxxx

    • Jenny Bonham on March 3, 2014 at 3:34 pm Reply

      yes I remember you, thanks for the comment hope you are both practicing :-)

  21. penny and beth on January 7, 2014 at 5:31 pm Reply

    hi mr hoppo its penny and beth clarinet we will miss you and we wish you the very best for your trip to america please can you replie if you can remeber

    thank you Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

  22. Ron Burley on February 10, 2014 at 4:47 pm Reply

    Hi Chris just to say all the best, Ron that sits in front of you at Wednesday ground, Up the Owls

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