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05-09-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,833
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: 25,849
Views: 2,622,681
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: 84
Views: 18,465
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: 1,420
Views: 297,294
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: 25,849
Views: 2,622,681
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
Replies: 25,849
Views: 2,622,681
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, 07:04 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 18,465
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
Replies: 7,665
Views: 2,491,645
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: 1,368
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: 95
Views: 5,694
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: 4,302
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, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,169
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: 25,849
Views: 2,622,681
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: 698
Views: 345,021
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: 25,849
Views: 2,622,681
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: 3,976
Views: 579,607
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: 1,169
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: 25,849
Views: 2,622,681
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: 7,086
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: 6,804
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: 1,220
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: 2,875
Views: 691,240
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: 1,169
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: 3,976
Views: 579,607
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: 25,849
Views: 2,622,681
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: 459
Views: 71,729
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!! ;)
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11-24-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,169
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: 1,012
Views: 413,956
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...
12-25-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3,976
Views: 579,607
Posted By bjjoondo

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Ready to head down hill on the Rock Island Trail, Colorado Springs, CO. Dec....
09-17-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,739
Posted By bjjoondo

Any one else here ride a tandem trike?

My wife and I ride a recumbent Trike Tandem, which at the moment has a drive train set up of a "Efneo 3 speed drive unit", (instead of a standard triple chain wheel) and a NuVinci N330 CVT rear hub,...
09-09-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 25,849
Views: 2,622,681
Posted By bjjoondo

Well it was actually yesterday, 24 miles RT with...

Well it was actually yesterday, 24 miles RT with the wife on our TT Rover Tandem Trike riding the back roads around Security/Fountain CO. where we live. Stayed close to home due to possible heavy...
07-01-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3,976
Views: 579,607
Posted By bjjoondo

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Julie Penrose Fountain, in America The Beautiful Park, Colorado Springs,...
07-01-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,104
Posted By bjjoondo

Been cycling on or off since childhood, single...

Been cycling on or off since childhood, single speeds, 3 speeds, 5 speeds, then in high school I had a part time job at a bike shop and bought my first serious bicycle, a Italian Olmo 10 speed racing...
06-21-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2,875
Views: 691,240
Posted By bjjoondo

Picked up this "new to me", Bike E (RX model)...

Picked up this "new to me", Bike E (RX model) recumbent bicycle to use when the wife and I aren't out riding on our Terra Trike Recumbent Trike TANDEM! 27 speed, mid-drive triple chain wheel. ...
06-01-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 551,292
Posted By bjjoondo

We really enjoy our new to us Terra Trike Rover...

We really enjoy our new to us Terra Trike Rover Recumbent Tandem: :)
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05-15-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2,875
Views: 691,240
Posted By bjjoondo

Main ride: Terra Trike Rover Tandem: ...

Main ride: Terra Trike Rover Tandem:
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05-13-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,439
Posted By bjjoondo

We just got our new to us Tandem Trike

We used to have a nice DF Trek Recreational Tandem back in 2011 but due to my Reiter's Syndrome (arthritis), causing problems with my knees from holding up a passenger and a heavier tandem we had to...
04-24-18, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2,875
Views: 691,240
Posted By bjjoondo

This is my wifes "new to her" Terra Trike Cruiser...

This is my wifes "new to her" Terra Trike Cruiser
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07-05-17, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2,875
Views: 691,240
Posted By bjjoondo

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