James Knott finishes the Palm Beach Marathon

My First Marathon at 40

I can’t say that running a marathon has always been on my bucket list.  It sort of creeped on in the last year. Last winter, I started running as a cross-training activity to supplement my cycling and to help keep me in shape in the cold Ohio winters.  For me, running outside in the frigid…

Mongoose Beast Fat Tire Bike at Alum Creek State Park

Mongoose Beast: Bike Review

Have you ever used a product and thought, “Wow, the marketing department really nailed it when they were naming this one?” The Mongoose Beast is just that – a beast – in both good ways and bad ways. Fat bikes are all the rage these days and I have to admit that after demoing a…

Twinkie Dollars at East Fork State Park

OMBC East Fork State Park 2014: XC MTB Race Report

On Sunday, September 28, 2014, the Ohio Mountain Bike Championship Series (OMBC) held it’s final regular season race at East Fork State Park near Cincinnati.  The championship at Mohican State Park will be the final competition on October 4th. Race conditions were ideal on Sunday.  The trail was dry and dusty in spots with no…