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01-21-22, 10:40 PM
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Posted By bjjoondo

We decided to not use the trikes and utility...

We decided to not use the trikes and utility trailer to get food this week as the roads and trail are still messy from the last snow. We have 2 pull carts so we walked to a close Safeway food store...
01-21-22, 10:20 PM
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Views: 779,492
Posted By bjjoondo

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Forum: Recumbent
01-21-22, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 441,354
Posted By bjjoondo

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Me and my TT Rover X8 trike
Forum: Recumbent
01-21-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 441,354
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...
01-08-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 26,156
Views: 2,768,610
Posted By bjjoondo

17 quick miles very close to home before the...

17 quick miles very close to home before the afternoon storms with heavy clouds, wind and snow showers came on strong about 2 pm. here in Co. Springs, CO. Sunday will be 35 for a late afternoon high...
01-07-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 26,156
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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...
01-04-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,711
Posted By bjjoondo

It's all we have!

Well since my wife had a heart attack in 2019 and needed to retire before she cold get her full SS retirement and I retired at 62 on SS retirement we just do not have enough income to have a car so...
01-04-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 26,156
Views: 2,768,610
Posted By bjjoondo

Another Very Windy Ride!

17 miles in partly sunny 50 F and WIND gusts of up to 50 mph. Going west was the worst so I did as little west ad I could! 1st. Ride of 2022 for me and my second time in heavy wind since December 31...
01-03-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By bjjoondo

Wow some of you are machines!!😳 I managed 1800...

Wow some of you are machines!!😳 I managed 1800 miles for 2021 and the wife got 1500 even with 2 week long hospital stays ( heart attack and very adverse reaction to a new diabetic drug!) That's the...
12-30-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 26,156
Views: 2,768,610
Posted By bjjoondo

A very windy ride! 45+ mph. Gusts and dust but at...

A very windy ride! 45+ mph. Gusts and dust but at least sunny!
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12-28-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 26,156
Views: 2,768,610
Posted By bjjoondo

We've got to get in a Food Run (via bike and...

We've got to get in a Food Run (via bike and trailer) on Weds., High Winds on Thurs., Major COLD front with possible snow Friday-Sunday!! Today, (Tuesday), it was sunny but a quite chilly breeze, not...
Forum: Introductions
12-27-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By bjjoondo

Welcome from Colorado Springs, CO. enjoy that...

Welcome from Colorado Springs, CO. enjoy that vintage bike, although I'd have a hard time riding it at my age and health status, I'd LOVE to have my 72/73 Olmo Italian 10 speed racer back again,...
12-06-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 26,156
Views: 2,768,610
Posted By bjjoondo

Got to finally ride in the "Chasing Santa 15K"...

Got to finally ride in the "Chasing Santa 15K" bike ride to support "Christmas Unlimited" this year!! 100 riders in "full santa claus suits, even with the 9 AM start at below 30 F, Dec. 4th. 2021. ...
12-04-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,897
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, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 163,914
Posted By bjjoondo

We rode over to Manitou Springs, then back to the...

We rode over to Manitou Springs, then back to the Alchemy Irish Pub to meet our Son Steven and have their excellent Pfish & Chips for lunch for my wife, JoLynn's 67 birthday meal! A nice but a bit...
12-04-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,317
Posted By bjjoondo

LOL, well I can tell I'd be looking at EVERYONE's...

LOL, well I can tell I'd be looking at EVERYONE's back, infact I'd have to be the SWEEP rider with 99.8% of this group of riders!!! I ride with my wife, JoLynn and she can ride for many hours but...
12-04-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4,249
Views: 662,960
Posted By bjjoondo

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A view of the Garden of the Gods area from the Foothills Trail in Colorado...
11-28-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 26,156
Views: 2,768,610
Posted By bjjoondo

Got in 18 miles in sunny weather we had nice...

Got in 18 miles in sunny weather we had nice month for November here in Colorado springs which is not normal this time of year! It was a Point The Wheel kinda ride and there were lot's of bicycle...
11-23-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,343
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!...
11-23-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 163,914
Posted By bjjoondo

Well we walked to the new Roadhouse Cinemas here...

Well we walked to the new Roadhouse Cinemas here in Colorado Springs to meet up with friends and see the new Ghostbusters Afterlife movie and have lunch! We can only afford 1 splurge a month and...
11-23-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1,817
Views: 410,445
Posted By bjjoondo

You are so right about the west and sadly...

You are so right about the west and sadly Colorado is be becoming the most expensive part of it! I am a native of Colorado Springs so it sucks I might have to leave just to live! :( My only concern...
11-17-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,593
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
Replies: 4,249
Views: 662,960
Posted By bjjoondo

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T-Gap Trail, Colorado Springs, CO. Pikes Peak in the background!
11-17-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4,249
Views: 662,960
Posted By bjjoondo

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T-Gap Trail, Colorado Springs, CO. Pikes Peak in the backgroud
11-17-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,644
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: 910
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...
Forum: Recumbent
11-17-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,085
Posted By bjjoondo

I've put 900 miles on my 2007 SUN EZ-1 SX since...

I've put 900 miles on my 2007 SUN EZ-1 SX since June, quite a few pulling loads in my homebuilt trailer and lot's of recreational rides with the wife on her Terra Trike X8 recumbent trike. LOL, the...
11-17-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1,817
Views: 410,445
Posted By bjjoondo

Being honest, we were forced to give up our 30...

Being honest, we were forced to give up our 30 year old Ford Ranger Pick Up Truck, with only our very meager SS retirement income we just couldn't afford to maintain it! Alas it died anyway,...
11-17-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 35,574
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...
11-17-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 508,900
Posted By bjjoondo

Here is my current "trailer tugger" set up. The...

Here is my current "trailer tugger" set up. The trailer was a old Burley Child Carrier, I stripped it down added steel strapping bars bolted to the frame for the tub, which has u bolts and wing nuts...
Forum: Recumbent
09-30-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,085
Posted By bjjoondo

You will really enjoy that EZ Sport-AX, back in...

You will really enjoy that EZ Sport-AX, back in 2011 after the EZ-1 I traded up to the EZ Sport-AX and I'd probably still be riding it IF my wife Jo and I hadn't decided we wanted to ride a TANDEM...
Forum: Recumbent
09-30-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,756
Posted By bjjoondo

Just remember that if you get a Hase Kettwiesel...

Just remember that if you get a Hase Kettwiesel to get the one that "drives both the rear wheels"! The delta's can slip in some circumstances if only one rear wheel drives on one side, FYI. Let's...
09-22-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 323
Posted By bjjoondo

Need Moderator to delete post

Hello, I put a post in the Recumbent For Sale section for a "Bolt on" front derailleur post for my wife, Jo's Terra Trike Rover X8. I got a post to my e-mail, that a member of Bike Forums had found...
09-11-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 163,914
Posted By bjjoondo

We did one of our 5K walks today as it was going...

We did one of our 5K walks today as it was going to be 97 F by early afternoon to HOT to be out on the recumbent bike! We are lucky we have several trails and Greenways very close by!
Forum: Recumbent
08-10-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,085
Posted By bjjoondo

I just picked a 2007 SUN EZ-1 SX and I'm quite...

I just picked a 2007 SUN EZ-1 SX and I'm quite happy with the bike over all! It's a great lite rec and utility bike and it's much more compatible ride wise with my wifes TT Rover X8 trike than my...
Forum: Introductions
08-10-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By bjjoondo

WELCOME from a fellow Colorado rider, down south...

WELCOME from a fellow Colorado rider, down south in Co. Springs!! Nice old vintage 3 speed, reminds me of my Huffy Sportsman 3 speed I got in 7th. grade to ride to Jr. High, (way back in 1967 when...
Forum: Want To Buy
07-16-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By bjjoondo

Bolt on front derailleur post for Terra Trike Rover Trike

WTB: "Bolt on" front derailleur post for my wife's 2016 Terra Trike Rover X8 recumbent trike. They don't make these any more and IF I can find one it will save me a LOT of money I don't have!! It...
07-16-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 776
Views: 254,916
Posted By bjjoondo

Well we were car free for 10 years, then in 2019...

Well we were car free for 10 years, then in 2019 my wife had a "heart attack" and we lived a long ways from the hospital!! I was there at all hours, some times 3 trips a day so I bought a 1993 Ford...
Forum: Recumbent
07-16-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 441,354
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: 580,963
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: 26,156
Views: 2,768,610
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: 1,468
Views: 324,498
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...
05-14-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1,468
Views: 324,498
Posted By bjjoondo

Installed full fenders on my Escape 3 and the...

Installed full fenders on my Escape 3 and the wife's Liv Alight 3, bought new panniers for both bikes for a upcoming weekend tour ride! :)
05-14-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 34,870
Posted By bjjoondo

Question If your going to be going "over curbs", thru...

If your going to be going "over curbs", thru grass patches, dirt, trails with small routes, My recomendation would be to go for the Giant ROAM 2, The Escape is more a "flat bar ROAD bike", a bit of...
05-09-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,432
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: 26,156
Views: 2,768,610
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: 123
Views: 34,870
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: 1,468
Views: 324,498
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,...
Forum: Introductions
04-20-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By bjjoondo

Welcome from a couple of recreation/utility...

Welcome from a couple of recreation/utility riders from Colorado Springs!!! Sounds like you've got quite a future challenge, all the best at the RAA!! :)
04-12-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 26,156
Views: 2,768,610
Posted By bjjoondo

Friday was COLD and WINDY but Sat. and Sun....

Friday was COLD and WINDY but Sat. and Sun. turned out great, 60 F, sunny with a bit of wind so we headed out on the area urban and rail trails, bike lanes and back streets. We managed 43 miles for...
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