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02-14-22, 08:11 PM
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Posted By bjjoondo

America the Beautiful Park, downtown Co. Springs,...

America the Beautiful Park, downtown Co. Springs, CO. Photo shot on the Sky Bridge Overlook, to clear the fence top, no photo of the recumbent trike. ...
02-14-22, 08:02 PM
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Posted By bjjoondo

18-mile ride using 4 different urban/rail-trails...

18-mile ride using 4 different urban/rail-trails then meeting my wife Jo, downtown to get ourselves a "No Buns", lettuce wrap western BBQ cheeseburger for our Valentine's Day Lunch! She had a AM...
01-30-22, 10:31 PM
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Posted By bjjoondo

Tuesday our weather is going down the tubes! 20 F...

Tuesday our weather is going down the tubes! 20 F with wind and -3 F temps that night into Wednesday. Even though the breeze was quite chilly today we bundled up a little and headed out for a 17 mile...
01-23-22, 10:53 PM
Replies: 26,352
Views: 2,843,763
Posted By bjjoondo

Snow melted got in a 19 miles outdoor ride today!...

Snow melted got in a 19 miles outdoor ride today! Sunny but quite chilly low to mid 30 F's at best! First real ride on our new to us recumbent trikes! ...
01-21-22, 10:20 PM
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Views: 834,019
Posted By bjjoondo

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Forum: Recumbent
01-21-22, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 457,120
Posted By bjjoondo

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Me and my TT Rover X8 trike
Forum: Recumbent
01-21-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 457,120
Posted By bjjoondo

Well we found a used Terra Trike Rambler (20 in....

Well we found a used Terra Trike Rambler (20 in. wheels) for a decent price and we will be getting the triple crank (when it get's in) changed to a 22/32/44 for my wife, Jo. With it's 24 speeds and...
01-07-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 26,352
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Posted By bjjoondo

My wife Jo and I managed to ride 19 miles on a...

My wife Jo and I managed to ride 19 miles on a fantastic early winter day here in Co. Springs, CO. 60 F, sunny, no wind, no clouds! We had to go to our shop about a quick fix and then we just pointed...
12-04-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,254
Posted By bjjoondo

All the Hi thoughts, etc. on his site have valid...

All the Hi thoughts, etc. on his site have valid and unvalid points but for some of us it's just a way to SURVIVE! We are trying to live the best life we can due to our older age, physcial/medical...
12-04-21, 06:58 AM
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Views: 711,389
Posted By bjjoondo

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A view of the Garden of the Gods area from the Foothills Trail in Colorado...
11-23-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,056
Posted By bjjoondo

Well I do like how easy it is to get on and off...

Well I do like how easy it is to get on and off my "recumbent"! But they are not everyone's cup of tea!...
11-17-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,330
Posted By bjjoondo

I'm 66 and my wife Jo is 67, she's type 2...

I'm 66 and my wife Jo is 67, she's type 2 diabetic and has had two heart attacks (1 major/1 minor) since Feb. 2019 and we still love to ride and since we retired on our meager SS retirement income we...
11-17-21, 10:39 AM
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Views: 711,389
Posted By bjjoondo

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T-Gap Trail, Colorado Springs, CO. Pikes Peak in the background!
11-17-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,425
Posted By bjjoondo

For us it's "two parts", part one, "WE HAVE NO...

For us it's "two parts", part one, "WE HAVE NO CHOICE" as surviving barely on our meager SS retirement income we can't even dream of affording a car payment, Ins. and maintenance for a AUTO!! Part...
Forum: Recumbent
11-17-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,961
Posted By bjjoondo

If you wanted something higher pressure, Schwalbe...

If you wanted something higher pressure, Schwalbe made a 16 in. and 20 in. Marathon RACER tire that is 85 psi max and has the level 4 protection too! I'm using the 16 in. RACER on the front of my...
11-17-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 42,411
Posted By bjjoondo

Just the one, it's my ONLY transportation! 2007...

Just the one, it's my ONLY transportation! 2007 SUN EZ-1 SX Recumbent, the wife rides a 2016 Terra Trike Rover X8 Recumbent Trike due to balance problems from being both a Type 2 diabetic and having...
Forum: Recumbent
07-16-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 457,120
Posted By bjjoondo

We moved into a 2nd. floor apartment so we sold...

We moved into a 2nd. floor apartment so we sold our "E-trikes" and went back to DF bicycles, as they say, "hindsight" is 20-20! The wife has both heart problems and is a type II diabetic and she...
06-03-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3,982
Views: 598,420
Posted By bjjoondo

We put on our longest "Non E-assist" ride since...

We put on our longest "Non E-assist" ride since 2011 on 6-2, 47.5 miles round trip, trying to build up our "daily mileage" for my wife Jo's 1st. ADA Tour de Cure-Rocky Mountains on Aug. 28. It's a...
06-03-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 26,352
Views: 2,843,763
Posted By bjjoondo

On 6-2, we did our longest mileage "Non E-assist"...

On 6-2, we did our longest mileage "Non E-assist" ride since 2011, we rode a round trip of 47.5 miles from our apt. in Co. Springs to the Pikes Peak International Raceway, south of Fountain, CO. We...
05-31-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 342,915
Posted By bjjoondo

After trying to adjust the "toe in" myself and...

After trying to adjust the "toe in" myself and having the shop I bought the bike from do what they could to stop the "Swanking" when I applied the front brakes, I took it to the shop we got my wife's...
05-09-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,001
Posted By bjjoondo

I've had bikes since 1960's but what I consider...

I've had bikes since 1960's but what I consider my first Road Bike came in 1972, I was a Jr. in High School and started as a apprentice mech. at a local shop, I went with the owner to pick up bikes...
05-09-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 26,352
Views: 2,843,763
Posted By bjjoondo

Last ride on the 7th. Had a early Mom's Day and...

Last ride on the 7th. Had a early Mom's Day and brothers birthday gathering on Sat. morning and it rained all afternoon, of and on snow showers today. Here's some photos from the overlook at Palmer...
05-09-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 42,670
Posted By bjjoondo

The wife and I decided to see where the only...

The wife and I decided to see where the only paved road through Palmer Park here in Co. Springs, CO. would come out on the other end. WOW this is one STEEP road, we worked our way up to the Overlook...
05-09-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 342,915
Posted By bjjoondo

Just received new Panniers for our overnight ride...

Just received new Panniers for our overnight ride in August for my wife's first "Tour de Cure"-Rocky Mountains. The tour is "Virtual" this year so we are going to do 60+ miles from Colorado Springs,...
04-03-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 26,352
Views: 2,843,763
Posted By bjjoondo

WOW, a unbelievable early spring day here in So....

WOW, a unbelievable early spring day here in So. Colorado, 75 F (new record), just a breeze and lot's of SUN!! Had to take my old bike up to the shop to be packed and shipped to a new owner, the shop...
04-03-21, 07:33 AM
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Views: 2,843,763
Posted By bjjoondo

Friday, Apr. 2, had a MTB sized triple crankset...

Friday, Apr. 2, had a MTB sized triple crankset put on my Giant Escape 3 Comfort to make hills easier to climb so I walked the 3 miles from the apt. to the shop, then took the bike out on the Midland...
04-03-21, 07:26 AM
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Views: 342,915
Posted By bjjoondo

I changed out the stock 28/38/44 triple crankset...

I changed out the stock 28/38/44 triple crankset for a 22/32/44 triple crankset to make climbing uphill grades and hills much easier, top end speed means ZERO to me so it works well for ME!! Added a...
04-03-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 42,670
Posted By bjjoondo

I've been happy with the Blackburn series of...

I've been happy with the Blackburn series of racks, that's what I've got on my 2021 Escape 3 Comfort, very versatile with different styles and nice rack bags that "click in" and lock on some the...
03-22-21, 07:49 AM
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Views: 2,697,221
Posted By bjjoondo

Hello, well my wife Jo and I have joined the...

Hello, well my wife Jo and I have joined the ranks of Hybrid Riders, as of 3-17-21 I now ride a Giant Escape 3 Comfort model and as of 3-20-21 Jo rides a LIV Alight 3 model! I got in a 19 mile ride...
03-09-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,434
Posted By bjjoondo

My wife, JoLynn has very short legs and we...

My wife, JoLynn has very short legs and we changed out her Crank arms to "152 mm" triple crankset and she says it's a LOT easier on her knees and let's her "SPIN" much more than before. I'm thinking...
02-21-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 14,725
Posted By bjjoondo

LOL, as my wife and I both say, at this age We DO...

LOL, as my wife and I both say, at this age We DO NOT RUN!! We ride bikes MUCH EASIER and do a lot of walking but running is history for us!! ;)
02-18-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,421
Posted By bjjoondo

No garage, live in a 2nd. floor one bedroom...

No garage, live in a 2nd. floor one bedroom apartment, lucky for me the wife loves to ride her bicycle as much as I do so we found a apt. with a LONG front room and use the bottom half as our...
02-13-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,452
Posted By bjjoondo

My wife and I also use a basic recumbent style...

My wife and I also use a basic recumbent style trainer, a Gold's Gym 400 Ri, it does display, speed, watts, rpm's, time, etc. it's able to do a blue tooth connection to I-fit but sadly we can't...
02-13-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,167
Posted By bjjoondo

Got in a chilly ride on Thursday 11th. of Feb....

Got in a chilly ride on Thursday 11th. of Feb. Sadly the last ride before a serious Artic Cold Front for the next several days! :( I headed over the Sinton trail to the Foothills trail that goes...
02-08-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 26,352
Views: 2,843,763
Posted By bjjoondo

We got a dusting of snow this morning but did get...

We got a dusting of snow this morning but did get in a 20 mile, but VERY WINDY ride on Sunday, headed out in search of some pasta for lunch and found two places CLOSED due to the Super Bowl, finally...
02-03-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 378,720
Posted By bjjoondo

Thumbs up Just built up a homemade utility trailer from a...

Just built up a homemade utility trailer from a old "Burley Child Carrier Trailer", I found for cheap! Found a great TUB to put in it and got it all together and mounted up on Feb. 1. On the 2nd. we...
02-03-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 26,352
Views: 2,843,763
Posted By bjjoondo

Our ride on Feb. 2 was a TEST ride for two...

Our ride on Feb. 2 was a TEST ride for two different changes, I switch from the stock fc-1 seat on my RANS Fusion crank forward bike to a Cloud 9 Cruiser Contour Saddle. The old saddle is designed to...
01-23-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 711,389
Posted By bjjoondo

On the Foothills Trail highest point looking down...

On the Foothills Trail highest point looking down into the valley and the Garden of the Gods, Co. Springs, CO. ...
01-23-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,167
Posted By bjjoondo

We decided to ride on Friday due to the weather...

We decided to ride on Friday due to the weather report saying that there would be HIGH WINDS on Saturday, we headed north on the Pikes Peak Greenway then west on the Sinton Trail. Then turned south...
01-23-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 26,352
Views: 2,843,763
Posted By bjjoondo

We decided to ride on Friday due to the weather...

We decided to ride on Friday due to the weather report saying that there would be HIGH WINDS on Saturday, we headed north on the Pikes Peak Greenway then west on the Sinton Trail. Then turned south...
01-18-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,660
Posted By bjjoondo

LOL, well I guess I'm a total WHIMP here as I...

LOL, well I guess I'm a total WHIMP here as I normally change out the stock triple on my bike for a MTB 22/32/44 set up as fast as possible!!!! We have a LOT of hills here in Colorado Springs, even...
01-11-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,168
Posted By bjjoondo

No not really, I still have way to many aches and...

No not really, I still have way to many aches and pains at 65 then when I was younger! Still I just like the way I feel when I get in a ride, not YOUNGER, just better and that makes it worthwhile to...
01-01-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,420
Posted By bjjoondo

Don't know the stats, but it does have the "front...

Don't know the stats, but it does have the "front wheel" flop like the Sunseeker EZ-Sport AX I owned back in 2011, not quite as bad but it's there. It's very long wheelbase as it won't let me fit it...
12-09-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3,232
Views: 834,019
Posted By bjjoondo

Upgraded from a 2007 Electra Townie 21d to a RANS...

Upgraded from a 2007 Electra Townie 21d to a RANS Fusion crank forward bike this month....
12-09-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,167
Posted By bjjoondo

LOL, well I've changed machines, sold the Electra...

LOL, well I've changed machines, sold the Electra Townie 21d, to a very nice woman in Denver and pick up a 2007 RANS Fusion (Crank Forward) bike, "not the recumbent" just their version of a bicycle!!...
11-26-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 711,389
Posted By bjjoondo

Short ride in the warming sunshine in late...

Short ride in the warming sunshine in late November, Templeton Gap Trail, Co. Spgs., CO....
11-25-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 26,352
Views: 2,843,763
Posted By bjjoondo

November 25, 2020, Tuesday was COLD and Windy...

November 25, 2020, Tuesday was COLD and Windy with some very light snow showers but today, (Wed. 25), was quite nice, just a bit nippy at mid to high 40 F's and sunny with almost no wind!! Headed out...
11-24-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 85,541
Posted By bjjoondo

LOL, ya, look in the mirror and think, who's this...

LOL, ya, look in the mirror and think, who's this Old Man behind me, nope it's ME!! ;)
...
11-24-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,167
Posted By bjjoondo

Post Your Recreational Bike Photos Here!

Since this is "BOTH" the category for "Recreational" and Family I'd like to start a "Rides" photo page for those of us who are Recreational Riders that the "family" is all Grown Up and gone or those...
Forum: Recumbent
06-19-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 457,120
Posted By bjjoondo

Since we got the low level E-assist systems on...

Since we got the low level E-assist systems on our trikes we decided to try some over night or weekend touring. We headed South on CO. Hwy. 115 S. from Colorado Springs, CO. to Canon City, CO. 50...
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