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…

James Knott struggles to keep up at the start of the OMBC race at Mohican Cabins in 2014.

Mountain Bike Midlife Crisis

It was about 5 minutes before the first mountain bike event of 2014 – the OMBC race at Mohican Cabins.  The race director, Ryan O’Dell, was shouting several race announcements without the aid of a bullhorn.  I was kinda listening, but I had heard most of this info a million times before.  Then he said it……

James Knott races at Alum Creek State Park

Racing Sport or Expert? – The Final Decision!

When I wrote my article “Expert, Sport, Novice: The Big Decision – Sandbagger Alert”, I was surprised at the huge response that I got.  It was one of the most popular posts on the site.  I received more comments, Facebook messages and private emails about it than I have gotten from any other post on…