Founder of Ohio Outside and still runs the day to day operations, working events, gathering articles, doing product reviews, training for races, sampling great beers and even has the honor of picking up after Emma Doodles. He claims his life life could not be any better. His favorite race is the 24 Hours of Canaan and he loves to split his time between mountain biking and trail running. Former Team USA Duathlon Member, Elite Mountain Biker and Triathlete.

Outdoor Tech Buckshot Pro

The Buckshot Pro from Outdoor Tech is a wireless speaker, flashlight, strobe light, camp-light, and powerbank. It pretty much has all of the bells and whistles except for a drinking cup. Don’t laugh we saw a phone speaker/cup/phone charger combo a few weeks ago. When the Buckshot Pro rolled across my desk, I wasn’t really sure…

2015 Bicycle Tour & Travel Expo

2015 Bicycle Tour & Travel Expo

The 2015 Bicycle Tour & Travel Expo will be held at the Sharonville Convention Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, on September 25 – 27, 2015. The Bicycle Tour & Travel Expo will feature exhibitors showcasing the latest in touring and travel bicycles, gear and equipment. In addition, state, regional and local tourism agencies, tour operators, and destination…

Nike Air Zoon Odyssey

The   Nike Air Zoom Odyssey is a neutral running shoe with soft, responsive cushioning and enhanced stability to help propel your run while giving you the support you need. Nike Zoom Air units in the heel and forefoot deliver responsive, low-profile cushioning, ideal for faster-paced runs.   Cushioning Plus Responsive Support Triple-density foam midsole with…

SRAM Releases New eTap Shifting

eTap is an electronic system, just like Shimano’s Di2 or Campagnolo EPS and uses a wireless protocol. It takes electronics a step further, removing the wiring harnesses that both those groups rely on, and switching to an entirely wireless communication between the shifters and derailleurs. Each component in SRAM’s new system is self-contained, with its…

Torch Socks from Showers Pass

Torch Socks from Showers Pass

Designed for cyclists, but very suitable for running, evening hikes and more, the Torch socks from Showers Pass are constructed from a blend of merino wool, acrylic, polyester, nylon and Lycra. The company designed these socks to provide the ideal amount of breathability, stretch, durability and compression. We have had the opportunity to test them…

USA Pro Cycling Challenge

USA Pro Challenge Coverage

Referred to as “America’s Race,” the USA Pro Challenge will take place August 17-23, 2015. For seven stright days of racing, some of the world’s top cyclist race through the rugged Colorado Rockies at extreme altitudes. One of the largest cycling events in U.S. history and the largest spectator event in the history of the state.  Taking place Aug. 17-23, the…

Ohio Outside Trail Series – Registration is Open

Join us for the 2015 Ohio Outside Trail Series Saturday October 10, 2015  •  Saturday November 7, 2015  •  Saturday December 5, 2015 Come and enjoy Northeast Ohio’s premier fall trail running series. Each pre-registered race participant is given a collective pint glass from that event. After the race fill it up with water and Nuun.…

Rolf Ares6 ES Wheelset

New for 2015, Rolf Prima debuted their Ares6 ES carbon clincher, focused at a realistic price. The Ares6 ES borrows the same rim profile from their upper end line of wheels and laces it on their TDF3.0 hubset to create a mid-priced all-carbon clincher wheel set that is suitable for most riders and racers out there. Rolling in…