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Forum: Cyclocross Racing 01-03-13, 03:17 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 67,124
Posted By Abu Jack
Florida Cross

Actually had to break out some cold weather gear here in Florida. This race was in Ocala last weekend. 3 races left in the season.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-21-12, 12:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,795
Posted By Abu Jack
I looked at Lynskey ended up getting a Motobecane...

I looked at Lynskey ended up getting a Motobecane Phantom Team Ti. I'm very happy with it. I have raced it all season and had no problems. Handles great and is responsive. I did upgrade the wheels to...
Forum: Cyclocross Racing 12-13-12, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By Abu Jack
Had another fun weekend. Crashed a few times but...

Had another fun weekend. Crashed a few times but still finished in the top 10 in my Cat 4 race on the first day. I went for the hole shot and wow what a difference. I wouldv'e had a top 5 but chose a...
Forum: Cyclocross Racing 12-07-12, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By Abu Jack
Thanks for the replies! Thanks for the...

Thanks for the replies!



Thanks for the kudos. I hadn't thought much about it. Traveling to races, it just kinda made sense to do two races to get better at them. I started road riding about 3...
Forum: Cyclocross Racing 12-07-12, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By Abu Jack
Recovery between races and training/riding during the week

This is my second season of racing cross lastr I did 3 races. This year I'm trying to do as many races as possible.

The way our series is set up 45+ is in the first wave and then Cat 4s are in the...
Forum: Cyclocross Racing 10-13-12, 03:36 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 67,124
Posted By Abu Jack
Lakeland Fl CX Short Track Throwdown. I finished...

Lakeland Fl CX Short Track Throwdown. I finished 7th in the Cat 4s. Had some mud which is unusual in Florida. Great race. I made it through the mud the first couple laps then I biffed it and ran...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 10-04-12, 12:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,161
Posted By Abu Jack
Yeah, I've raced mine. It's a 58. Last year was...

Yeah, I've raced mine. It's a 58. Last year was my first year racing cross. I did 3 races. Not having anything to compare it to I really like the bike. I'm a roadie so my off road skill aren't all...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 08-25-12, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,641
Posted By Abu Jack
I have one. I'm very happy with it. Last year was...

I have one. I'm very happy with it. Last year was my first cross season. I did 3 races and hope to do more this year. I'm very happy with the bike. I'm switching to tubular this year as well as...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-10-12, 03:00 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,556
Posted By Abu Jack
I would say add some mechanical task(s). Build...

I would say add some mechanical task(s). Build your own bike from the frame up. Adjust your own deraileurs, change out a bottom bracket,true your own wheels and glue up a set of tubulars. IMHO you...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-09-12, 07:39 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 14,913
Posted By Abu Jack
I don't hold it against him either, I'll wait a...

I don't hold it against him either, I'll wait a while longer than go somewhere else. I'm glad he has more business than he can handle.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-09-12, 11:58 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 14,913
Posted By Abu Jack
Thanks for the feedback. 1. I didn't open a...

Thanks for the feedback.
1. I didn't open a thread to trash anyone. I just asked what was a reasonable time to expect an answer and what others who have gotten wheels from him experienced.
2.
This...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-09-12, 08:14 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 14,913
Posted By Abu Jack
Reasonable amount of time to hear from Psimet?

I know alot of folks on this site might have an answer. It is bonus time which means I have money to spend on wheels. I asked for a quote from Psimet on May 20th and haven't heard anything back from...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 06-02-12, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By Abu Jack
The continental GP4000s I use are really hard to...

The continental GP4000s I use are really hard to mount. I use this tire lever....
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 06-01-12, 04:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,160
Posted By Abu Jack
I bought a Motobecane Fantom Cross last year in...

I bought a Motobecane Fantom Cross last year in the same size as my speciaized roubaix. It fit fine. I'm very happy with the fit.http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/motobecane/fantom_cross_ti_xi.htm
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 04-23-12, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By Abu Jack
Tubular vs Tubeless

I'm thinking about going one way or the other for this Cross season. It'll be my first experience with either. Any advice?
Forum: Road Cycling 04-15-12, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By Abu Jack
All, thanks for taking the time to reply. I was...

All, thanks for taking the time to reply. I was on a Boy Scout camping trip this weekend and was off the grid. I've tried a few of the suggestions you guys have made. Tried a Cobb saddle and returned...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-13-12, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By Abu Jack
Saddle Return Policy

Can anyone reccomend an on line store that will let you try saddles and return them? I've tried my local shops but they usually stock one or two brands (usually specialized or bontrager). I'd like to...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 04-05-12, 03:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By Abu Jack
I can't comment on the Moto Fantom Cross. However...

I can't comment on the Moto Fantom Cross. However I do have a Cross Team Titanium. I very happy with the bike and how much I paid for it. I rode it in 3 cross race last year in my first season. I...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 03-16-12, 08:37 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,649
Posted By Abu Jack
I'm pulling for Spartacus.

I'm pulling for Spartacus.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 03-12-12, 04:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 710
Posted By Abu Jack
The other thing that didn't make sense was why...

The other thing that didn't make sense was why the rider that the gendarmes were protecting didn't get his bike out of the road. It looked like he was just standing around.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 03-12-12, 04:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 710
Posted By Abu Jack
I guess the rider's radios didn't help them....

I guess the rider's radios didn't help them. After I saw the clip for the first time, I had to go back and see if they had radios. I couldn't remember if they were using them for this race or not....
Forum: Road Cycling 02-29-12, 05:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 448
Posted By Abu Jack
Tampa, Florida. Meets alot of your criteria. We...

Tampa, Florida. Meets alot of your criteria. We are on Eastern Time, Weather December-March is warm not hot. Alot of good cycling. We live east of the city and do alot of riding on country roads....
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 02-25-12, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7,992
Views: 509,463
Posted By Abu Jack
Thanks for all the replies. I would say that am...

Thanks for all the replies. I would say that am definitely less trained over the last 3 months or so although I wouldn't say untrained. I'll track things closer to see what the trends are over next...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 02-24-12, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7,992
Views: 509,463
Posted By Abu Jack
Heart Rate Question

The data below is from two separate 20 minute tests I've done about a year apart. The first one was after I had done an 8 week training block out of the Time crunched cyclist.

The second one...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-18-12, 09:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,334
Posted By Abu Jack
+1 on the Hincapie bibs from Bonktown. I also...

+1 on the Hincapie bibs from Bonktown. I also bought the matching jersey. They are now my favorites.
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