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bikerjohn member offline [3 comments]
Ways to connect: view my journal read my blog: Observation and Perspective visit my website: https://www.facebook.com/bikerj0hn follow me on facebook
Location:
Spencerport, New York
Club Affiliations: Cycle Time Century
Southern Tier Bicycle Club
team bikejournal
USA Towpath and Trail Riders association
The "Corps of Codgers" ride polka-dot today!
Member Since: August 2006
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Distance Chart
goal
distance
2020 Total: 1139.92 miles 2021 Total: 1063.14 miles 2022 Total: 1048.57 miles 2023 Total: 1094.65 miles 2024 Total: 614.76 miles 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2024 1012 0
2024 Miles Traveled: 615
2024 Rank: # 473 of 835 riders
(includes indoor rides)
Lifetime Odometer: 66,883 miles
History:

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Cycling all my life, its a perfect way to commute. Bike Commuting was often a necessity during my teens and twenties.

nowadays, I'm cautious on roadways whether on a bike or in a motor vehicle. Since June 2020 I've been retired and now struggle to find the time for regular biking.

After many years of limited bike use, in 2003, I began again doing occasional work commutes and fitness riding. Logging every mile since February 2003, I began using a Garmin GPS unit in 2013 as an odometer device. Mostly, the journaled miles are work commutes.

Since August of 2006, I have used this website to journal my cycling activity. Logging and journaling is motivational. I have increased my biking effort significantly since first using BikeJournal. Keeping track of my cycling activities has proven helpful in many ways such as in monitoring use and wear on bikes and components, as well as a motivational tool for measuring performance.
 
Bicycles
click to enlarge 2022  Juiced Rip Current S
Electric bike
Description:  2022 Juiced Rip Current S(port?)
Fat tire bike 26X4"
1000W motor,
G2 52V/19.2Ah battery pack,
updated controller programming,
upgraded fender package,
assembled -first ride 12/21/2022


2024 Odometer: 118.3 miles
Lifetime Odometer: 770.4 miles

click to enlarge 2019  Juiced CCX
Road bike
Description:  Juiced Bikes CCX
ELECTRONICS FEATURES
750 Watt Power Bafang Geared Hub Motor
52 V / 19.2 Ah Hyper Extended Range Battery Pack
LCD Advanced Matrix Display
Thumb Throttle
Dual Torque and Cadence Pedal Sensors

MECHANICAL FEATURES
Tektro Hydraulic Disc Brakes
Suntour Suspension Fork NEX HLO 700
Heavy Duty SAPIM Spokes
9 Speed Shimano Cassette Drivetrain
purchased online/direct from Juiced 11/22/18 delivered 12/01/18


2024 Odometer: 102.3 miles
Lifetime Odometer: 4,836.2 miles

click to enlarge 2007 Schwinn 213 recumbent
Stationary bike
Description:  
"Cycle Time" only -on stationary exercise devices; After all, a stationary device doesn't go anywhere.

After some years, I've changed
my perspective. Since most riders count indoor miles why shouldn't I, too?

computer console features:
1 manual program
10 profile programs (user modifiable)
3 heart rate control programs
2 custom user-defined programs
TT program
Fitness test
user defined:
calorie goals
BMI
recovery mode
results mode



2024 Odometer: 388.9 miles
Lifetime Odometer: 1,495.5 miles

click to enlarge 2005 Specialized 40lb-Globe
700c Hybrid bike
Description:  A sturdy commuter; aluminum frame with plastic fenders, front generator hub with through the frame wiring, all Shimano; Suspension fork -replaced with non-suspension fork Nov 1st '08; suspension seat post(nice); Brooks B-17 saddle; Power Grip pedals;
48x38x28 hyperglide chainwheels; 8spd cassette 12x32;
GIFTED TO GUNNEY ANDERSON 04/2016
Tom returned the Globe in the Fall 2016.


2024 Odometer: 5.2 miles
Lifetime Odometer: 12,169.2 miles

Tires:
700 x 35C Nashbar Streetwise NB-SWRW, front, 2,505 miles
700 x 35C Forte Forté ST Cross/K Road Tire / $8.99 , rear, 1,751 miles
Chain:
KMC Z-51 8 speed, 3,886 miles

click to enlarge 2005 Bianchi 32lb-Castro Valley
Road bike
Description:  
"Gang"Green(not typical Bianchi green) on steel frame w/black fenders
Shimano generator front hub w/headlight
9spd commuter, 48T changed to 39T chainwheel in 2008, ;
11x32 cassette
700x28 tires,
Tandem style deep "V" rear wheel
  • July2011: changed front wheel to Vuelta HD
  • (Mar.2010: Vuelta HD (36spoke) rear wheel);
  • (Mar. 2010: added triple Tiagra crank:50/39/30 w/170mm crank arms, replaced rear derailer, added front derailer and Left Sora Brifter)
  • (May 2010: replaced damaged Tiagra Brifter w/newer Tiagra)

    Lifetime Odometer: 13,072.9 miles

    Tires:
    700 x 28C Forte Strada-K Road tire, front, 2,121 miles
    700 x 28C Forte GT2/K Kevlar Belt, rear, 468 miles
    Chain:
    KMC SRAM f6 pc951  9 speed, 5,336 miles

  • click to enlarge other 
    700c Hybrid bike
    Description:  Rentals/borrowed/test bikes


    Lifetime Odometer: 70.8 miles

    click to enlarge 1972  Fantasy Flyer
    26" Comfort bike
    Description:  a rudderless, bevel geared, flying bike design -1972 ART CLASS;

    Lifetime Odometer: 0.0 miles

    click to enlarge 2011 NordicTrack AudioStrider 990 PRO
    Elliptical bike
    Description:  Equating indoor elliptical effort to indoor stationary bike miles. Since time on an elliptical involves greater effort than the equivalent time on an indoor recumbent stationary bike.
    Based on average caloric burn calculations the elliptical requires 1.9x more effort per minute than a stationary bike.

    Typical mileage accumulation/minute
    Stationary Recumbent = .23 mi/min
    Elliptical distance equals 1.9 x .23(mi/min) = .437 mi/min
    -OR-
    "Cycle Time" only -on stationary exercise devices; After all, a stationary device doesn't go anywhere.

    There are Elliptical road bikes.


    Lifetime Odometer: 10.9 miles

    2014 EG Zurich 350IX
    Road bike


    Lifetime Odometer: 0.0 miles
    No planned events for 2024

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