James Knott with Hopslam

Winter Biking – Trying to Stay Warm (and Fit)

Winter in Ohio is always a challenging time to be a mountain biker.  I should probably take up some other sport during the winter like speed skating or curling.  But, I try to stay focused on riding throughout the winter so that when spring comes I’m ready to crush some singletrack. So far Winter 2016 has been…

Drivetrain for Specialized Evo Comp 29 HT

What is Power-To-Weight Ratio?

One way to get faster in cycling is to improve your power-to-weight ratio.  It is also a great way to compare the abilities of two cyclists.  Power-to-weight ratio is the amount of power you can produce in watts divided by your weight in kilograms. Power-To-Weight Ratio = Power (W) / Weight (kg) Or, for people…