James Knott crosses the frozen creek at Alum Creek State Park.

Surviving the 0° Degree Ride

Sometimes I have normal thoughts.  For instance, when I looked at the temperature in my car in the parking lot and it read 5° Fahrenheit, I thought, “Wow, that sounds cold.” But then the abnormal part of me took over and I never thought, “Maybe I shouldn’t ride today.” I was meeting Joe Worboy and…

The top of the first climb at Buffalo Creek.

Colorado Bikes & Beer – Recomendo!

Colorado has been high on my list of places to go for a while.  When my buddy Scott asked me if I wanted to travel for the Great American Beer Festival, it was difficult to turn down the opportunity.  I knew that I couldn’t just spend 4 straight days drinking beer though.  There was so much more…

James Knott gives a thumbs down.

The Uncertainty of Spring Mountain Biking

My best-case scenario for Saturday, April 5th would have been an OMBC XC mountain bike race at The Wilds near Zanesville, Ohio.  Second best would have been a long, endurance ride on singletrack.  But this is spring in Ohio and the best-laid plans of mountain biking men always have an uncertain outcome. In this case,…