Mohican 100k GPS Map from 2013

Why should I do the Mohican MTB 100?

In the summer of 2013, I rode in the Mohican MTB 100 for the first time, specifically the 100k, not the 100 miler.  There was just one reason I decided to compete – peer pressure.  But, the bigger question is… Why am I going back? The Mohican 100 is the largest mountain bike event in Ohio.…

Men's OMBC Expert starts race at Mohican State Park

OMBC Mohican State Park: Race Report with Photos & Graphs

Mountain bikers from across the state of Ohio, waited for the word to come.  Would the OMBC race at Mohican State Park near Loudonville, Ohio be postponed?  The sky dumped several inches of rain on the well-groomed trails early in the week.  Would the forest dry out in time? Race director Ryan O’Dell told me that…

Scott Young Rides at Mohican State Park

Mohican State Park: OMBC Race Preview with Photos & Charts

On Saturday, May 17th, 2014, the Ohio Mountain Bike Championship Series (OMBC) will be hosting a race at Mohican State Park near Loudonville, Ohio.  The race begins and ends at Mohican Adventures, a private campground with cabins, shelters, water, showers, bike wash & even a playground for the kiddos.  Registration begins at 10am and the…

Jeff Rupnow leads the OMBC race.

OMBC Scioto Trails 2014: Race Report, Photos, Stats

On Sunday, May 4th, 2014, mountain bikers from across the state of Ohio and beyond gathered at an old airstrip in Scioto Trails State Park to battle for the title of “King of the Mountain”.  Except, we don’t really have mountains in Ohio.  This race course was about as close as we come though.  Pro/expert…

My bike is muddy after riding at Scioto Trails

Is It a Taper or Recovery? Training Report May 2014

This week started out with a mountain bike ride that makes all the training worthwhile.  On Sunday, I rode for 40 miles at Scioto Trails State Park near Chillicothe, Ohio with several other racers from the Columbus area.  Being in good shape makes a ride like this more fun because you don’t have your physical limitations interfering…