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Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-10, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By J.Lockdown

It does not matter that this point, decided just...

It does not matter that this point, decided just to get the Assaults anyway ha.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-10, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By J.Lockdown

Carbon wheel input Reynolds Assult T or Easton EC90 Aero's?

I know they are not really the same since the Eastons are deeper by 10 mm's, but I am down to those two and cant decided which to get. The Reynolds would cost me $200 less then the Eastons and I like...
04-10-10, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 668,319
Posted By J.Lockdown

Race: Tour of Walkersville Location:...

Race: Tour of Walkersville
Location: Walkersville MD
Race Category: Men 4/5

Finished 1st in the Mens Cat 4/5 10:45 event. Spent the 2nd and 3rd lap up front pushing the pace and trying to get...
04-08-10, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By J.Lockdown

Well first you can get the PowerTap wired comps...

Well first you can get the PowerTap wired comps from Compeative Cyclist for about $650 (I have been using it for almost a year) and then purchase a 2nd wiring harness for about $40 for your commuter....
04-08-10, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By J.Lockdown

What ever strat you go with when racing, one of...

What ever strat you go with when racing, one of your goals is to try and save as much energy as possible. Couple notes from friends and I have learned:
- Try not to be the guy on the front during...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-10, 05:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 723
Posted By J.Lockdown

Depends, I training with my PowerTap Comp which...

Depends, I training with my PowerTap Comp which comes in around 1300 grams (rear only). For Crits and rolling road races I would probably just stick with the PT to collect data, but a course with...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-10, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By J.Lockdown

Saris Support with Broken PowerTap Head Unit

Anyone have experience with Saris support and a broken head unit being replaced?

Mine basically fell out of my pocket yesterday before a ride and now the screen is partly dead. There are no...
04-03-10, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,769
Posted By J.Lockdown

I think I have decided to go with EC90 Aero's....

I think I have decided to go with EC90 Aero's. Friend of mine made good point, go with the 56's and just learn to ride them in crosswinds. Worst case you can swap to some of my other wheels if things...
04-02-10, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,769
Posted By J.Lockdown

56mm or 38mm Rim Depth for Racing?

I know this has probably come up already but could not seem to find exactly what I wanted in the search.

Anyhow, so I am looking at the Easton EC90 series (SL or Aero), but since this is my first...
03-29-10, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 668,319
Posted By J.Lockdown

Sunday - Jeff Cup Category - 4 Race Finish...

Sunday - Jeff Cup
Category - 4 Race
Finish 7th

Sketchy as race, lots of training legs and weather conditions were not of the best towards the end. Sat in for the first 2 laps and then started...
03-29-10, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 650
Posted By J.Lockdown

Guy during the neutral start flatted also, not...

Guy during the neutral start flatted also, not sure if he got back in the group.
03-16-10, 09:49 AM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,179,331
Posted By J.Lockdown

Man I have not posted in some time, actually...

Man I have not posted in some time, actually since last season ended. Doing some sprints this evening as I have more the most part stayed away from then in the past few months. Want to my 5's of 1100+
01-18-10, 02:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,659
Posted By J.Lockdown

This is true ha. I think my biggest issue...

This is true ha.

I think my biggest issue is cost vs carbon wheel advantages. I can get those Reynolds for around 1500 which I believe is a good deal. Not sure if there is some other...
01-18-10, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,659
Posted By J.Lockdown

Reynolds Stratus DV Wheels - Input on them for racing

I have been throwing around the idea of picking up a set of carbon wheels this season for racing.I found a pair of Reynolds Stratus DV wheels at my local shop for what I would think is a good price....
01-03-10, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By J.Lockdown

A good, I have 14 to go then :)

A good, I have 14 to go then :)
01-03-10, 04:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,218
Posted By J.Lockdown

My top 3 would be: 1. Boulder Colorado (High...

My top 3 would be:
1. Boulder Colorado (High altitude training with other plus's, downside lots of snow during the winter)
2. Southern California
3. Gaithersburg/Germantown MD (Best place on the...
01-03-10, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By J.Lockdown

USA Cycling points = 12 month definition

Cant seem to recall what the 12 month period in the USA cycling upgrade rules was defined as. So is it the following:
A. 12 months = Jan 1st - Dec 31st
B. 12 months = 12 months from the day the...
12-19-09, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By J.Lockdown

I have not had any experience with that...

I have not had any experience with that particular one, but similar to Perpetuem, Hammers head after about 1+ day starts to smell like window cleaner (Stains the bottle to with the smell). I would...
11-24-09, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By J.Lockdown

Its all possible and probably not that hard for...

Its all possible and probably not that hard for most of the major manufacturers out there to integrate it into current products. Might be a popular item with triathletes, but I find devices with...
11-24-09, 07:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,272
Posted By J.Lockdown

I have been considering start working with a...

I have been considering start working with a massage the******, more then likely once race season gets going. Whats the going rate for a hour massage? I know the prices very but figured its worth...
08-28-09, 12:43 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,179,331
Posted By J.Lockdown

Ended up not riding yesterday as it took longer...

Ended up not riding yesterday as it took longer then expected to finish setting up the new bike. Along with that I put the long screw in when putting my speedplay cleats on my sidis and might have...
08-28-09, 06:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 602
Posted By J.Lockdown

Probably would if it could meet all those...

Probably would if it could meet all those requirements.



One of the major reasons for the bone to be broken in minor crashes is the clavicle is actually a fairly easy bone to break. There is...
08-27-09, 12:29 PM
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Views: 1,179,331
Posted By J.Lockdown

Hoping to get in at least an hour recovery ride...

Hoping to get in at least an hour recovery ride tonight. I want to test out the new bike along with my first ride on speedplay pedals. Figured I would give them a shot over my shimano spd's.
08-27-09, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 668,319
Posted By J.Lockdown

Ha yep :) . Those past 2 Saturday and Sunday...

Ha yep :) . Those past 2 Saturday and Sunday rides definitely did make me look like I had just done cross. Still cant believe how much crap was on the road ha.

Edit: USA cycling is showing I got...
08-26-09, 07:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,591
Posted By J.Lockdown

If you are going to race then your bike more then...

If you are going to race then your bike more then likely will get messed up at some point. Some people make it for ever without getting into any trouble and others it happens on there first race. 5's...
08-26-09, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 668,319
Posted By J.Lockdown

Date: Tonight Race/Location: Greenbelt Training...

Date: Tonight
Race/Location: Greenbelt Training Series / Greenbelt MD
Finish: 2nd

Finally got a 2nd place win (person best is 9th as a Cat 4) for the season. Had a fantastic sprint and only lost...
08-26-09, 09:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,236
Posted By J.Lockdown

You could always just harass the rider that is...

You could always just harass the rider that is being loud and disruptive ha.
08-26-09, 09:29 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,074
Posted By J.Lockdown

Oh forgot to add, I accomplished accepting I have...

Oh forgot to add, I accomplished accepting I have no life outside racing/riding in general :lol:
08-26-09, 09:23 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,074
Posted By J.Lockdown

Season is not over yet, but still made some...

Season is not over yet, but still made some accomplishments:
- First season racing and went from Cat 5 to 4 in 9 races (90% of races in Cat 5 were top 15's, with 2 top 10's).
- Got 2 points so...
08-26-09, 07:55 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,725
Posted By J.Lockdown

+ 1 for the AABC ride at 7:35, the pace is unreal...

+ 1 for the AABC ride at 7:35, the pace is unreal :lol:
08-26-09, 07:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,236
Posted By J.Lockdown

I really just tune the people out that have...

I really just tune the people out that have nothing important to say in the pack, and focus on the race. Along with that, I would never slow the pace down if I was pulling just because the other guy...
08-26-09, 07:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,178
Posted By J.Lockdown

I dont think I could ever wear mine during a...

I dont think I could ever wear mine during a race. At least the X2 ones I have are not made of the most comfy material that I would want to race in. Along with that they make your legs fairly warm...
08-18-09, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 969
Posted By J.Lockdown

That will save some weight for sure. Drink like...

That will save some weight for sure. Drink like prune juice or something which will clean you out good ha.
08-16-09, 02:24 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,179,331
Posted By J.Lockdown

Saturday: 7:30 - 41 mile endurance pace ride ...

Saturday: 7:30 - 41 mile endurance pace ride
Sunday: 7:30 - 60.25 mile group ride. Group ride with All American Bicycle club, and decided they are the team I want to race with next season. I dont...
08-09-09, 06:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,949
Posted By J.Lockdown

Well they cut the 4's race like they did last...

Well they cut the 4's race like they did last season which seemed good. The climbs were actually not as bad as I though, but still they were nothing to under estimate. In either case I ended up...
08-08-09, 06:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,949
Posted By J.Lockdown

Who do I need to pay to make that happen again...

Who do I need to pay to make that happen again ha. If each rider in the field chips in $5 that should be enough :lol: .

Did they decided that mid race, and just ring the bell early? or did they...
08-08-09, 05:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,949
Posted By J.Lockdown

So +12 miles I think im not far off then for...

So +12 miles I think im not far off then for around 2.5 hours
08-08-09, 04:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,949
Posted By J.Lockdown

Anyone know how long it took last years Cat 4's...

Anyone know how long it took last years Cat 4's to complete the 52 miles? I am trying to figure out how much Gel's I am going to need based on the time out there. Right now I am guessing around 2.5...
08-08-09, 01:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,949
Posted By J.Lockdown

Thanks for the tip, I am going to uses my HEED...

Thanks for the tip, I am going to uses my HEED powered as it seems to sit well with me. I actually have not grab any bottles from the feed zone before (only 1 race this season that has had it...
08-05-09, 05:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,949
Posted By J.Lockdown

If its not harder then Coppi then I think I have...

If its not harder then Coppi then I think I have a chance at completing it. Hopefully I will have my new RC8 bike by then, a few pounds less might be a little helpful for the climbs.


That is...
08-05-09, 11:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,949
Posted By J.Lockdown

I will also be there in the 4's. On the 1.5...

I will also be there in the 4's. On the 1.5 climb, is it pretty much big ring the whole way?


Dont say the r word :( , even know it will increase your chances of getting to race. If it does r***...
08-05-09, 10:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,949
Posted By J.Lockdown

Page Valley Road Race (VA)

Who all is going to be there? Also anyone have input/notes on last years race since its the same course?
07-28-09, 12:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 778
Posted By J.Lockdown

I might come up and watch on Saturday as I...

I might come up and watch on Saturday as I decided to take the weekend off from racing.
07-23-09, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By J.Lockdown

I will figure it out tonight, thanks for the...

I will figure it out tonight, thanks for the input.
07-23-09, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By J.Lockdown

Problem is my current GP 4000 are basically brand...

Problem is my current GP 4000 are basically brand new (less then 2 weeks old). I think I might just pick up a set of the Ultra Sports as they are $20 at performance and will allow me to get a set...
07-23-09, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By J.Lockdown

These would be for the wheel pit and would only...

These would be for the wheel pit and would only be used when a have a problem. They would be mavic aksium clinchers (rear had laying around, front got from a friend).

I currently train and race...
07-23-09, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By J.Lockdown

Spare Race Wheel Set - Tires

Need input on whether its better to spend the money and purchase the same tire as my race (Continental GP 4000) for my wheel pit set. Or just buy some $20 tires (Continental Ultra Sport) since...
07-22-09, 09:55 AM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,179,331
Posted By J.Lockdown

Recovery week for me. Monday: Off Tuesday:...

Recovery week for me.
Monday: Off
Tuesday: L1/L2 Ride
Tonight: Gym (upper body/core light work)
07-22-09, 09:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,955
Posted By J.Lockdown

Started using my 2XU's about a month ago and they...

Started using my 2XU's about a month ago and they seem to help a little. Biggest help I have noticed is wearing them to races that are 1+ hours or more away. My legs tend to get stiff driving in the...
07-19-09, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By J.Lockdown

Noticed that one probably will end up racing it. ...

Noticed that one probably will end up racing it.


Thanks for the list and yeah I dont have a problem with traveling to most of the races. Spent the whole start of the season doing as many as...
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