James Knott on HyMasa trail.

Moab: Captain Ahab, HyMasa & Rockstacker

It’s day 3 on our trip to Moab, Utah and we were headed to ride the HyMasa Trail and Captain Ahab.  These trails are located southwest of town and start in a valley that follows the Colorado River.  Today there would be no shuttle to the top of the mountain, we had to use our legs…

Moab: The Whole Enchilada

Day 2 of our trip to Moab:  The itinerary called for “The Whole Enchilada,” which is a series of trails that starts high in the La Sal Mountains.  It is an epic adventure that requires you to shuttle your vehicles or hire a commercial shuttle service.  It peaks at 11,200 feet and descends 7000 feet…

Moab: Slickrock and Pipe Dream

I’m currently in Moab with a bunch of guys from Combo, the Central Ohio Mountain Bike Organization.  We have 14 dirty mountain bikers crammed into a rental house about 9 miles outside of town and are planning on riding epic trails in Utah for 6 days straight. Slickrock On day one, we started with one of…

Global Warming: The Cycling Upsides

February has been unusually warm and that has made for a great month of cycling.  While I would usually be stuck in my basement on a trainer, this month I have ridden outside 100% of the time. On February 11th, I raced in the 3rd Fat Bike Race (mountain bike division) at Chestnut Ridge.  It…