Chris Knapp and James Knott race in the Death March Ride

Death March Ride 2016 (With My Nemesis)

The Death March Ride was one of the most fun and unique mountain bike events that I have completed – definitely in my Top 5.  This is unlike any other bike race that I have heard of.  It is located in Norman, Indiana in the Hoosier National Forest, very close to Brown County and their…

Race start for the Chestnut Ridge Fat Bike Race

Fat Bike Race Series on Skinny Tire Bikes

Photos courtesy of Chadd Hartman, Brian Kennedy, & Paul Remonko. Because of the warm temperatures and lack of good snow, I have avoided skiing this year.  That’s bad news for Mad River Mountain, but good for the bike, which often gets neglected at this time of year. March 1st is usually the day that I…

James Knott with Hopslam

Winter Biking – Trying to Stay Warm (and Fit)

Winter in Ohio is always a challenging time to be a mountain biker.  I should probably take up some other sport during the winter like speed skating or curling.  But, I try to stay focused on riding throughout the winter so that when spring comes I’m ready to crush some singletrack. So far Winter 2016 has been…