James Knott races mountain bikes at Hueston Woods

Tri-State 6 Hour: Hueston Woods 2016 – Race Report

Perceived exertion… that was the theme for the Tri-State 6-Hour mountain bike race on Sunday, July 24, 2016 at Hueston Woods State Park.  This was not planned.  I’m not a big fan of perceived exertion, which is a method of measuring your effort using how your body feels, I want data.  Speed…  Heart rate…  Time……

Sunrise in Rehoboth Beach

Circumnavigating Indian River Bay on Bike

Crossing the bridge had been a goal of mine for several years.  Each summer, I’d paddle board out into the Indian River Bay in Delaware and stare at the bridge off in the distance.  How far away was it?  I knew it was too far for me to paddle board, but could I bike it?…

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2016 Mohican 100 – Race Report

I was crushing it.  …until I wasn’t. Everything was going according to plan.  I had a target speed and I was still on track at mile 48.  I started the race slowly on my Trek Superfly SS singlespeed (from Breakaway Cycling in Delaware, Ohio) and paced myself perfectly.  After letting my competitors ride away from…

Scott Blickhan in Arctic Enema 2.0

Tough Mudder Ohio 2016

One of my goals for this year was to try some new events that I’d never done before, so when a couple of my friends were interested in doing Tough Mudder, I was ready to sign up right away.  I had never done an obstacle course event, so this was the perfect new life experience to…

Tim Crago races at Mohican State Park.

OMBC Mohican State Park Spring 2016 – Race Report

On Saturday, April 23rd, 200 racers took to the line for the OMBC race at Mohican State Park near Loundonville, Ohio.  It was a cool but gorgeous day and the trail conditions were pristine.  Early in the week, there were fears that rain might dampen the event, but the state park was spared the heavier rains…