My Long Road to the Combo Board

I’ve been a member of Combo, the Central Ohio Mountain Bike Organization, for at least 8 years.  It all started when I began racing.  At that point, if you signed up for a membership to your local trail group then you got $5 off each OMBC race.  I was planning on doing the full series,…

James Knott rides bikes at Alum Creek State Park

First Snow Ride of the Season

Riding the trails in the snow is just a whole different animal.  It’s harder.  It’s slower.  But, when the conditions are just right, it can be a lot more fun. I met up with my Breakaway Quickdirt teammate, Kate Tingley, at the parking lot below the Alum Creek Dam.  We rode across the snow-covered dam…

James Knott rides his bike in the winter

My Bike is in the Shop

My mountain bike is in the shop.  So, even though the trail was frozen and hard enough to ride on, I was forced to go out on a road ride.  It was 24 degrees Fahrenheit with 20 mph winds from the west.  I’ve ridden in worse conditions, but this was my first frozen ride of…