Garth Prosser runs over a log

Skinny Bike Races to Start the Year

Last Saturday I had my first bike race of the year at Chestnut Ridge Metro Park.  It was the first in a 4-race series and it is aimed at fat bikers, but open to everyone with a bike.  You should sign up for the next one on January 28th! Since I didn’t have a fat…

OMBC Chestnut Ridge 2016 – XC MTB Race Report

On September 11th, 2016, the Ohio Mountain Bike Championship Series (OMBC) held race #8 at Chestnut Ridge Metropark.  But before the 112 adult racers lined up, the kids took over the venue. Rick Armstrong held a kid’s clinic where dozens of children learned valuable mountain bike skills and practiced riding over obstacles like bridges, teeter…

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…

Racing at Chestnut Ridge Metropark

Combo’s Chestnut Ridge Time Trial – Race Report

So many big decisions… First, I had to decide between two great racing options.  331 Racing was holding a time trial at Reagan Park near Akron, Ohio on the same day that the Central Ohio Mountain Bike Organization (Combo) was holding a time trial at Chestnut Ridge Metropark just south of Columbus.  They both sounded fun,…