James Knott in the surgery room.

The Vasectomy: A Cyclist’s Nightmare

I am officially on the disabled list.  I’m sitting in my living room, mildly drugged up on Xanax, Oxy-sumpin’-or-other, and Percocet.  This morning I had a vasectomy and now I’m forced to take it easy and recover for a few days.  I’ve had such a good and consistent winter of training, that it seems odd…

Sport Masters sprint at Lake Hope State Park in 2014

My Race Rival Speaks: Bill Mickey Q&A

Last season, my main goal was to try and win my sport division in the Ohio Mountain Bike Championship Series.  I trained hard, but one obstacle stood in my way – Bill Mickey. Damn you Mickey!!!  (Imagine me waving an angry fist in the air) At the beginning of the season, he blew me away…

Breakaway Cycling in Delaware, Ohio

Quickdirt is Starting a Race Team!

I’m excited to announce that I am starting a new mountain bike race team and we are looking for racers!  Whether you are a veteran racer or just thinking about your inaugural season, this might be a good opportunity for you. The team name is “Breakaway Quickdirt powered by Champion” and it is a partnership…