Jim Costello rips it up at Mountwood.

Challenge at Mountwood: 2015 XC Race Preview

Finally… Race season is here.  The Challenge at Mountwood in West Virginia is the first XC event of 2015 for both the WVMBA and OMBC race series.  This isn’t just a good tune-up event, this is a great way to start the year.  In 2013, they had around 260 racers show up, which makes it…

Bryan Pack mountain bikes at Mohican State Park

Q&A: Combo Vice President: Bryan “Packman” Pack

If you mountain bike in Central Ohio, then you owe a lot to Bryan Pack.  He has been involved in Combo, the Central Ohio Mountain Bike Organization, for 9 years and has served in leadership roles for most of that time. Bryan is passionate about mountain biking.  But, he doesn’t just spend all of his…

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…