Tim Crago races at Mohican State Park.

OMBC Mohican State Park Spring 2016 – Race Report

On Saturday, April 23rd, 200 racers took to the line for the OMBC race at Mohican State Park near Loundonville, Ohio.  It was a cool but gorgeous day and the trail conditions were pristine.  Early in the week, there were fears that rain might dampen the event, but the state park was spared the heavier rains…

2015 OMBC Championships at Mohican: Race Report

Sunday, October 4, 2015, the OMBC held it’s annual championship race at Mohican State Park.  It was scheduled for Saturday, but postponed because of cold rainy weather.  Several people grumbled on Facebook that the course was going to be awful, but they were off in their assumptions.  Mohican absorbed the moisture and course conditions were close…

Racers await the 7am start for the 2015 Mohican MTB 100.

Mohican 100: 2015 Race Report

May 31, 2015, 581 racers registered for the opportunity to tackle one of the toughest mountain bike courses in Ohio and by the end of the day 67 of them would cry mercy and receive a DNF.  Several of my teammates from Breakaway Quickdirt were riding it for the first time and they all said…

Jeff Rupnow leads the pack at Mohican State Park

Mohican State Park – Top 5 Reasons to Race Here…

Mountain bike race season in Ohio is ramping up.  The OMBC series has its first two races in back-to-back weekends and they are both great venues for racing.  If you want to do the whole series, then this is a great chance to get some early season points. The first race is at Mountwood, which…

Mike Hufhand competed in the Masters 100k

Mohican MTB 100 2014 – Race Report, Graphs & Photos

We couldn’t have asked for a better day for the 2014 Mohican MTB 100, which started in downtown Loudonville, Ohio.  Before the race, director Ryan O’Dell announced that almost 600 people were lined up to compete.  Temperatures throughout the race ranged in the 50s to 70s.  I arrived early without any extra clothing and it…

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…