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Forum: Living Car Free 11-11-15, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 67,080
Posted By bjjoondo
LOL, well ya, even today it was snowing with...

LOL, well ya, even today it was snowing with 40+mph winds, we have full rain gear on and lucky for her the wind was coming from our backs on the way to her work. Now yes, I got the full brunt of the...
Forum: Living Car Free 11-10-15, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 67,080
Posted By bjjoondo
I walk the wife to work and then back home 5 days...

I walk the wife to work and then back home 5 days a week, today walked to the library to use their wi-fi, then I walk home. Suppose to have really crud for weather tommorow, RATS!
Forum: Recreational & Family 03-18-15, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,262
Posted By bjjoondo
439760 Not a good photo but this is the Wife's...

439760 Not a good photo but this is the Wife's 94 Nishiki Bravo A. It's got decals that say: All terrain project but it's more of a "old style" City Bike than pure MTB. Still it makes a GREAT...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 02-11-15, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,351
Posted By bjjoondo
Check out BikePedia (http://www.bikepedia.com) to...

Check out BikePedia (http://www.bikepedia.com) to get the info. on your bike, I did this on a old ridged Mongoose Mountain Bike I just picked up to use as a "trail/path" bike and found it's a 1993...
Forum: Recreational & Family 01-22-15, 05:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,262
Posted By bjjoondo
Finding a used ridged MTB for the wife was not...

Finding a used ridged MTB for the wife was not easy, as she has a 26 in. inseam and is only 5 ft. tall so I had to find a Ladies or "Mixte" type frame and even that in a shorter seat tube. Luckly we...
Forum: Recreational & Family 01-21-15, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,269
Posted By bjjoondo
I'm kinda blown away that the LBS employee could...

I'm kinda blown away that the LBS employee could build you a "custom" flat bar road bike, (ie: a road hybrid) for only $450.00!!! Sorry I didn't notice you wanted only a "road" bike but usually, you...
Forum: Recreational & Family 01-13-15, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,269
Posted By bjjoondo
If you go new bike, then at your budget and skill...

If you go new bike, then at your budget and skill level, I'd look at "Comfort Bike", it's made to be easy to use, set up to YOUR needs and usually can be found at a Family LBS (Local Bike Shop) in...
Forum: Recreational & Family 01-13-15, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,262
Posted By bjjoondo
Anyone else use a old "Ridged MTB" as a Recreational or Rail Trail Bike?

Just wondering if anyone else has found that old, 80's/early 90's Ridged MTB's seem to make really good recreational/rail trail bikes for very little money!:thumb: I ride a 1993 Mongoose Switchback...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-13-15, 05:02 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,667
Posted By bjjoondo
Well only 350 miles, now I was bicycle-less...

Well only 350 miles, now I was bicycle-less untill September 15, 2014 and then the colder, wetter weather started coming in so "that's my excuess", LOL!! No 2015 rides so far, too much snow and ICE!...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-17-14, 12:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,578
Posted By bjjoondo
SWEET! I love my new to me, 1993 Mongoose...

SWEET! I love my new to me, 1993 Mongoose Switchback, Ridged MTB, I picked up in Sept. I mostly use it as a "rail-trail" bike but I'm not afraid to do some mellow single track in some of the local...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-11-14, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18,930
Views: 1,476,976
Posted By bjjoondo
I don't have internet access at home, so the...

I don't have internet access at home, so the report is a day behind. One very WILD ride on Monday. On my return home a huge cold front came in and dropped temps and the wind blew 40-50mph gust's!...
Forum: Living Car Free 08-29-13, 04:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,534
Posted By bjjoondo
6 years so far but I confess we bought a...

6 years so far but I confess we bought a motorcycle again in March 2013, we use it like most folks use a RV, long rides to far destinations our bicycles are still our day to day and local area...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-29-13, 03:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,375
Posted By bjjoondo
Think of your gears as this: if your bike is a 24...

Think of your gears as this: if your bike is a 24 speed, then you have 8 gears in 3 RANGES, the smallest chainwheel in front is your hill climbing range, the middle chainwheel is your flatland range...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-27-13, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18,930
Views: 1,476,976
Posted By bjjoondo
24 miles, sunny and HOT, 90F+, most of the mud...

24 miles, sunny and HOT, 90F+, most of the mud from the flood of local creeks has been scraped off the rail trail's, now it's just a bit dirty!
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-25-13, 04:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 500
Posted By bjjoondo
I'll put in a firm MAYBE, would love to get up...

I'll put in a firm MAYBE, would love to get up there again but we'd have to rent a car, etc. With a years notice, maybe. I don't think my wife or I could do 85 miles in a day so we might just come...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-25-13, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18,930
Views: 1,476,976
Posted By bjjoondo
24 miles with the wife, a mix of surfaces, trails...

24 miles with the wife, a mix of surfaces, trails and streets and a we split a great roast beef sandwhich downtown Co. Springs at the East Coast Deli!
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-24-13, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 944
Posted By bjjoondo
Highly recommend the Ergon Grips, I've got...

Highly recommend the Ergon Grips, I've got Reiter's Sydrome Arthritis, it effects ALL the main joint area's including the wrists and riding without the Ergon Grips is painful.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-24-13, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1,268
Views: 181,914
Posted By bjjoondo
Yes, I took a old used kid hauler trailer and...

Yes, I took a old used kid hauler trailer and rebuilt it, we dont own a car so I need a way to get a bicycle to the LBS for maint., etc. I designed it so the "50 gallon tub, fit's on steel spacers...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-23-13, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,268
Views: 181,914
Posted By bjjoondo
I just have one, do it all bicycle, rec. riding,...

I just have one, do it all bicycle, rec. riding, utility, etc. 2011 Jamis Allegro 1:
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-n1GHoQly5ss/UP8cdMpN8sI/AAAAAAAAF04/SswH78uwLwU/s640/2013jangog-3.JPG...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-23-13, 11:51 AM
Replies: 18,930
Views: 1,476,976
Posted By bjjoondo
17 miles, had to cut my ride a bit short as the...

17 miles, had to cut my ride a bit short as the rail trail I was on is along Fountain Creek, which over ran it's banks last night and deposited lot's of thick MUD on the trail past Garden of the Gods...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-20-13, 01:20 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,297
Posted By bjjoondo
I use a "Clickstand": http://www.click-stand.com/...

I use a "Clickstand": http://www.click-stand.com/ These don't mount on your frame and you can hide them away in a bag or jersey pocket. I haul a utility trailer and not having a "stand" of some kind...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-20-13, 01:14 PM
Replies: 18,930
Views: 1,476,976
Posted By bjjoondo
23 miles, hot and sunny. :)

23 miles, hot and sunny. :)
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-31-13, 12:58 PM
Replies: 18,930
Views: 1,476,976
Posted By bjjoondo
23 miles, a bit breezy but no rain, which is nice!

23 miles, a bit breezy but no rain, which is nice!
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-27-13, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18,930
Views: 1,476,976
Posted By bjjoondo
23 miles with Mrs. a mix of road, back street,...

23 miles with Mrs. a mix of road, back street, paved MUP, stopped at the LBS to have new brake pads on the wife's bike. Got sprinkled on on the way home but didn't really get wet so it was good! :)
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-05-13, 12:57 PM
Replies: 693
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Posted By bjjoondo
Sorry, no clue on your complaint, it's just a old...

Sorry, no clue on your complaint, it's just a old photo of me on my computer?????
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